Episode 106 – Groundhog Day – 02/02/2012

On this week’s show, Gary talks Constitutional Law, Will talks Lego sorting strategy, and Norm can’t wait to shop at Penney’s. All that, plus the latest on Windows Phone Apollo, the Facebook IPO, 24-bit audio, and another episode of fake outtakes!

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  2. Why even put Apollo in the description if you talk for it for less than five minutes?

    Also, it’s hilarious that Will thinks that Office matters less nowadays when in fact it’s now Microsoft’s biggest money maker. Office matters more than it ever has before.

  3. Did I just hear Gary say that Iphones are cheap? The process itself is, the markup sure as hell isn’t, I’ve never seen an Apple product and been attracted to it by price, thats always the wall for me.

    200 for a smartphone IS cheap.

    Also, I’m pretty sure iPhones can play 24-bit audio…

  4. Did I just hear someone say that they don’t like Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me? What a bunch of utter Hitlers. Tested.com, official neo nazi organization.

    Did I just hear Gary say that Iphones are cheap? The process itself is, the markup sure as hell isn’t, I’ve never seen an Apple product and been attracted to it by price, thats always the wall for me.

    200 for a smartphone IS cheap.

    Also, I’m pretty sure iPhones can play 24-bit audio…

    Nobody is paying $200 for an iPhone. At the very least you’re looking at around $300 for the cheapest model after your cell phone carrier has fiddled with your anus and added all those extra little fees. The biggest probably being sales tax, which applies for the original price of the phone off contract (around $500). In California it comes down to around $50 in taxes.

  5. I am not afraid to admit that I signed up for the Bricked thing… and now I’m looking at Lego’s site to see what to tackle next after my TIE Defender.

  6. 24 bit audio can be big file wise, but isn’t necessarily locked DRM down wise.I buy a lot of stuff from HDtracks, who sell 44.1/24, 48/24, 88/24, 96/24 and 192/24 remastered tracks, mainly in FLAC.

    Sound wise there isn’t a HUGE advantage, but it is (in my opinion) better than itunes quality, and from v3.1, Android supports FLAC playback.

    And SACD isn’t 24 bit. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Direct_Stream_Digital

  7. Did I just hear someone say that they don’t like Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me? What a bunch of utter Hitlers. Tested.com, official neo nazi organization.

    Did I just hear Gary say that Iphones are cheap? The process itself is, the markup sure as hell isn’t, I’ve never seen an Apple product and been attracted to it by price, thats always the wall for me.

    200 for a smartphone IS cheap.

    Also, I’m pretty sure iPhones can play 24-bit audio…

    Nobody is paying $200 for an iPhone. At the very least you’re looking at around $300 for the cheapest model after your cell phone carrier has fiddled with your anus and added all those extra little fees. The biggest probably being sales tax, which applies for the original price of the phone off contract (around $500). In California it comes down to around $50 in taxes.

    This Tuesday I’ll be upgrading from a iPhone 3G to an iPhone 4 for $99 plus fees, tax etc.

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