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TGP #0714 | Blackberry Classic, New Instagram Filters

In This Episode: BlackBerry Classic Harks Back to Bold 9900 to Lure Business Loyalists, Instagram Releases New Filters For Photo Sharing App, LG to launch next version of WebOS for smart TVs at CES, Samsung May Partner With LoopPay To Create Apple Pay Competitor, Internet tax moratorium extended again, Curiosity has discovered organic matter on Mars, NASA probe to end 11-year mission by crashing into Mercury…on purpose


TGP #0713 | YotaPhone 2 Launches, Skype 7 Released

In This Episode: Steve Jobs gives posthumous testimony in Apple trial, YotaPhone 2 dual-screen smartphone launches in UK and Europe, Apple Inc. And Samsung Group Continue Fight As Sub-$1 Billion Award Looms, CBS goes dark for Dish Network subscribers, Sony Celebrates PlayStation's 20th Anniversary With a Limited-Edition PS4, Cisco Systems Sues Rival Arista Networks, Improved Skype 7 for Windows rolls out against backdrop of user complaints


TGP #0711 | Google Nexus 6, Apple iPad Pro

In This Episode: Apple Rumored To Be Readying 12-Inch 'iPad Pro', Microsoft shows some love to Mac users, announces new version of Outlook, Getting to Know the Big and improved nexus’s line: Nexus 6, The Internet Arcade: 900 Games Ready To Be Played in Your Browser, Virgin Galactic crash: SpaceShipTwo probe 'may take year', NASA Releases Sounds From Space On SoundCloud, Why Facebook Just Launched Its Own 'Dark Web' Site


TGP #0709 | Apple Oct. 16th iPad Event, Tesla Model D

In This Episode: Apple Gold iPad Air 2 to Feature Touch Id Sensor and a More Powerful Processor, Apple's Oct. 16 event: Here's what we expect, FBI director warns Apple's new privacy features put criminals 'beyond the law', Military's secretive X-37B space plane returning to Earth after two-year mission, What Is Tesla's D, and Why Is Everyone Talking About It?, Google launches telemedicine beta for video chats with docs, Dropbox blames other services for claimed 7 million password hack


TGP #0706 | Amazon Fire Phone vs. Samsung Galaxy S5, Nest Buying Dropcam

In This Episode: Google’s Nest to Buy Security Startup Dropcam for $555 Million, Project LiveWire: Harley-Davidson stuns fans with new electric motorcycle, Lego's Evolution Will Be Digitized, Amazon's Fire phone's big hurdle: The learning curve, Amazon Fire Phone vs. Samsung Galaxy S5: Specs Compared, Delay-stricken SpaceX launch scrubbed, Microsoft Inadvertently Confirms the Surface Mini


TGP #0702 | Apple Buying Beats by Dr. Dre, Hires Lead Nokia Lumia Camera En

In This Episode: Apple hires lead Lumia camera engineer Ari Partinen, who worked on Nokia’s PureView cameras, Oracle Wins Appeal In Google Android Suit, Court Rules It Can Copyright Java APIs, Facebook kills Snapchat clone Poke and Facebook Camera, California lawmakers greenlight mobile killswitch bill, NASA's Lunar Orbiter has new version of the famous 'Earthrise' image, NASA DEBUTS LIVE HD STREAM OF EARTH FROM ISS, What Apple is really buying with Beats


TGP #0701 | New Web Security Flaw, Samsung Pays Apple $120 Million

In This Episode: Samsung ordered to pay Apple just $120 million for infringing patents, Cisco Replaces WebEx Social With Jive, Facebook, Google Users Threatened by New Security Flaw, Apple Buys Tiny LED Display Maker LuxVue as Dealmaking Increases, Centurylink Cuts Prices, Doubles Cloud Capacity, Facebook Promotes VP Of Product Chris Cox To Chief Product Officer, But No Organizational Change, NASA Curiosity rover will wield its drill on Mars for the third time


TGP #0642 | Public OS X Beta Testing, The End of Nokia

In This Episode: Apple kicks off public OS X beta testing, Awesome Project Ara concept teases a bright future for mobile gaming, Apple Releases iOS 7.1.1 Update, Is this the end of Nokia? Leaked documents reveal possible Microsoft rebranding, Microsoft's Cortana mixes AI with human-added humour, Nest Learning Thermostat now available on Google Play for $249, Lytro Illum camera lets users refocus blurred photos after shooting


TGP #0641 | Heartbleed Security Update, Earth Day 2014

In This Episode: App and Browser Plugin Check for Heartbleed, Get Alerts From Google Trends in Your Inbox, Flickr Launches New App Redesign For iOS and Android, Meet Kepler-186f: First exoplanet found to be 'almost like Earth', SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Defies Bleak Weather and Flies, Moon orbiter LADEE crashes triumphantly after 'amazing' mission, Astronomers say there may be a 'new Saturn moon', Earth Day 2014: Scientists Urge Immediate Action on Climate Age


TGP #0640 | Google Glass Software Update, Android Users Security Risk

In This Episode: Google Glass Software Update Nets Longer Battery Life, New Features, Google Previews New Designs for Its Modular Smartphones, Android users at risk of Heartbleed bug, Google gobbles Facebook-wooed Titan Aerospace, Has NASA discovered a new Saturn moon?, SpaceX launch to space station delayed: When will it fly again?, Intel’s Mobile-Chip Progress Falters While PC Market Stabilizes


TGP #0639 | Google Glass On Sale For A Day, Amazon Preparing To Release Sma

In This Episode: NSA denies report it used Heartbleed bug to capture information, Amazon Preparing to Release Smartphone, Sony issues warning on Vaio battery glitch that could cause burns, Google Glass to go on sale for one day, NASA Testing Flying Saucer Spacecraft Bound For Mars, NASA preparing to place people on Mars by 2030


TGP #0638 | Amazon Fire TV, Vine Messages

In This Episode: Xbox password flaw exposed by five-year-old boy, Early Xbox 360 Titanfall copies are being sold by retailers, Amazon unveils streaming media device, Hands on With Vine Messages: The Creative Way to Chat, Qualcomm MU-MIMO to Triple Wi-Fi Speeds, Final Fantasy XIV's PlayStation 4 beta is now open to everyone, Samsung says it is closer to flexible electronics after graphene breakthrough


TGP #0637 | Apple’s A7 Cyclone Chip Detailed, Samsung Announces Tab4 Series

In This Episode: Apple's A7 Cyclone CPU detailed: A desktop class chip that has more in common with Haswell than Krait, Apple says Samsung copied iPhone after suffering 'crisis of design', Samsung Announces Tab4 Series 10.1-inch, 8.0-inch, and 7.0-inch Tablets, Office for iPad Is Microsoft Corporation's Best Move in Years, BlackBerry to End Sales With T-Mobile US After Apple IPhone Spat, Zebra Stripes Are To Keep Flies Away, New Study Says


TGP #0636 | Facebook Sends in the Drones, Tesla to Retrofit 16,000 Cars

In This Episode: Facebook to build web drones, Tesla to retrofit 16,000 cars to reduce fire risk, Birth of the BIONIC Olympics: Competition will let athletes compete using exoskeletons and even brainwaves in 2016, Comet lander checks in with Earth, 2018 mission: Mars rover prototype unveiled in 'Mars Yard' testing ground in UK, X-37B: The Air Force's Mysterious Space Plane, Tesla, Cuomo Cut Deal to Keep N.Y. Stores


TGP #0635 | Microsoft Releases MS-DOS Source Code, Facebook Buys Oculus

In This Episode: Google is Selling the HTC One (M8) With Stock Android, With Remote Play, Nvidia Shield’s Killer PC Game Streaming Hits the Road, Intel shows it's serious about wearables, picks up health tracker maker, Audi Self-Driving Car Rides Nvidia, Google to De-Dorkify Glass in Partnership With Ray-Ban Maker Luxottica, C:\ Microsoft releases MS-DOS source code, Feds launch cyber-safety campaign for children, What does the Facebook Oculus deal mean for Kickstarter?


TGP #0634 | Google Glass Myths, Microsoft Offers $100 to Drop XP

In This Episode: The Answer to Google Glass's Perception Problems: Show, Don't Tell, Microsoft offering $100 to drop Windows XP, Google enhances encryption for Gmail, PlayStation 4 Supply Issues Will Be Fixed This Summer, ASTRONOMERS USE SPITZER TELESCOPE TO CREATE MILKY WAY COLLAGE, NASA Spots New Gully on Mars, Symantec Announces CEO Transition


TGP #0633 | Microsoft Office for iPad, Google Smartwatch Android Wear

In This Episode: Google clocks in with smart watch software, Sony unveils prototype virtual reality headset for Playstation, Microsoft prepares to show off Office for iPad during late March event, Apple launches cheaper 8 GB iPhone 5c, NASA releases stunning new images of Monkey Head Nebula, Pandora Lifts Subscription Cost of Ad-Free Music on Royalty Fees, Blizzard pulls the plug on Diablo 3's infamous auction house


TGP #0632 | National Pi Day, Asus Chromebox

In This Episode: U.S. to relinquish remaining control over the Internet, Skype's Xbox One app gets better chat sync, contact management, Affordable Asus Chromebox Cloud PC Fires Shot Across Microsoft's Bow, Microsoft Nixes Nook Plans for New 'Consumer Reader' App, SAMSUNG'S ULTRASONIC SMARTPHONE CASE HELPS THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED SENSE THEIR SURROUNDINGS, National Pi Day Celebrations in the United States


TGP #0631 | Watch Microsoft’s Cortana Assistant, Apple CarPlay

In This Episode: Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer handing over reins to Luca Maestri, Apple hopes CarPlay will drive further success, Watch Microsoft’s Cortana Assistant For Windows Phone 8.1 Shown Off On Video, VMWare Teams With Carpathia to Sell Hybrid Cloud to Federal Government, Microsoft Leadership Changes: Satya Nadella Announces Two Former CEO Candidates Are Leaving, Verizon in talks with content providers for online video service, Neil deGrasse Tyson to host new 'Cosmos,' 34 years after...


TGP #0630 | NASA Discovers 715 New Planets, Google Announces Project Ara De

In This Episode: Tim Cook advises climate change deniers to get out of Apple stock, Apple Inc. (AAPL) promotion fuels rumors that new Apple TV release is imminent, Google Announces Project Ara Development Plans, AT&T plans national tech trial, Northern Lights illuminate the UK, NASA Discovers 715 New Planets, Japan launches net into space to help with orbital debris