Podcast: iPads, Nexus and Goojje

This podcast is from my weekly slot on Radio Australia Today with Phil Kafcaloudes and Adelaine Ng: The MaxiPad, sorry, iPad The Google Nexus One (I’ve got one, not 100% happy with it)  With Google threatening to quit China, enter the Google clones To listen to the podcast, click on the button below. To subscribe, …

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Podcast: The Future of Interfaces

Is the future of interface design one involving, flicking, flailing arms and grunts? A weekly column I recorded for the BBC World Service Business Daily (the Business Daily podcast is here.) To listen to the podcast, click on the button below. To subscribe, click here. Loose Wireless 100120 To listen to Business Daily on the …

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Skype’s New Dawn?

We talk about Facebook, twitter, MySpace and Friendster as the big social networks but we keep forgetting one that is far bigger than that: Skype. This from a Bloomberg piece on Skype’s vacillating fortunes: Skype has soared in popularity since it started in 2003 and has about 548 million users worldwide—more than Facebook, MySpace and …

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Podcast: Google’s China War, and Apple’s Eye Popper?

This podcast is from my weekly slot on Radio Australia Today with Phil Kafcaloudes and Adelaine Ng: The Google/China spat. How bad were the cyberattacks?  Speculation about Apple’s next move: could we soon be controlling our computers with our eyes? To listen to the podcast, click on the button below. To subscribe, click here. Loose  Wireless …

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Facebook in Asia: A Limit to Growth?

Here are the latest figures for Facebook populations in Asia-Pacific: Country Users Australia    7,395,200 New Zealand  1,279,260 Indonesia    15,254,060  Singapore    1,763,340 Malaysia    4,155,880 Philippines    8,667,880 Thailand    2,000,320 Hong Kong 2,565,440 China    60,440 India 5,459,440 While there’s no doubt that Facebook is the premier social networking site in most Asia-Pacific countries, with subscription growing by about …

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Podcast: Tablets, Stress and Conferencing from the Bathroom

This podcast is from my weekly slot on Radio Australia Today with Phil Kafcaloudes and Adelaine Ng: CES: Techies are getting excited about tablets again. Is it deja vu or are we now ready for these devices? Security: it’s possible to tell whether someone is stressed when they’re typing. Could this mean the end of …

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