This Week in Tech

Sep 30th 2007

This Week in Tech 115

You Killed My Cow

Hosted by Leo Laporte
The US Army invades the Digital Life Expo, Palm fills the iPhone gap, and AT&T learns from Myanmar...
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The US Army invades the Digital Life Expo, Palm fills the iPhone gap, and AT&T learns from Myanmar...

  • Don thinks that Digital Life was rather boring. It is a conference geared towards consumers and technology.
  • The United States Army actually had one of the cooler booths displaying their official game: America's Army.
  • There were Angelina Jolie and Howard Stern lookalikes at Digital Life.
  • Ooma is a P2P VoIP network which seems very promising.
  • The Palm Centro for $99 has all the functionality of the latest Treos, but is much sleeker.
  • Don wrote a column for News.com entitled "Why Microsoft must abandon Vista to save itself."
  • Microsoft is going to continue selling OEM copies of Windows XP until June 2008.
  • The new iPhone 1.1.1 update has broken 3rd-party apps, relocks iPhones and makes them into semi-bricks.
  • Apple did release a statement of warning mere days before the update was released.
  • Leo made analogy of Apple bricking iPhones to maintaining a cow.
  • AT&T says that they reserve the right to cancel your service for criticizing them.
  • The government of Myanmar has completely turned off the Internet connection in the country.
  • US senators have stalled on extending a moratorium Internet tax bans.
  • All f Francis Coppola's property was stolen by armed men in Argentina.
  • Patrick's first episode of Tekzilla was released.
  • Halo 3 is apparently only running at 640p.