TDH – Mobile Focus

Back on the air after a basketball hiatus! Finally! This week on the show I talk about many things mobile, from getting Wikipedia in text message form, to Visa’s new mobile payment project. You’ll soon be able to access the internet on your cell phone in North Korea, but not before you see what Google wants to build an expansion to the Googleplex.

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Microsoft prepping public preview of Windows Blue
http://www.theverge.com/2013/2/24/4023724/windows-blue-public-preview-search-improvements

Google’s new building:
http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57570916-93/google-flexes-its-googleplex-with-planned-expansion/

Firefox to block third-party cookies
http://www.theverge.com/2013/2/23/4023078/firefox-to-start-blocking-cookies-from-third-party-advertisers

Mozilla, AT&T and Eriksson to partner for browser calls
http://www.engadget.com/2013/02/24/mozilla-att–ericsson/

Wikipedia to deliver content through text
http://www.theverge.com/2013/2/22/4017716/wikipedia-articles-via-text-messages-coming-months

Visa’s new mobile payments project
http://techcrunch.com/2013/02/22/visa-debuts-new-mobile-payments-and-nfc-partner-program-for-merchants-and-developers-ready/

Remember the 90’s slap bracelets? Thats Apple’s iWatch.
http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2013/02/21/172609637/watch-out-apple-patent-hints-at-something-for-your-wrist

North Korea allowing cellular data
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21546877

Chromebook Pixel allows Linux
http://www.engadget.com/2013/02/23/chromebook-pixel-linux-unverified-bios-slot-custom-bootloader/

PS4 comments and reactions
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/02/lets-talk-ps4-will-it-take-console-gaming-to-the-next-level/

Science and Kickers:
Obama administration backs open access to federal research
http://arstechnica.com/science/2013/02/obama-administration-backs-open-access-to-all-federal-research/