LN-QRM #87: Just look in the South East Sky

Recorded: 24 March 2013

Hosts: Jash, Barry J & Michael

Topics

Even we are sick of snow now 20+ feet since January 15th. (It does compress, sublimate)
Maple weekend in New England
Facebook Shows Off New Home Page Design, Including Bigger Pictures
Skype scores an iOS update
How did the microphone not pick that up?
Michael putting in his FireFighter application (something to do in his spare time…)
An odd radiation shield for Mars mission
Grocery store review
Google’s Eric Schmidt says Google Now for iOS approval is in Apple’s court
Apple says Google Now for iOS has not been submitted to the App Store
Apple’s Podcasts app updated
Once again, iPhone ranks highest in J.D. Power smartphone customer satisfaction survey
Mac Mini works much better with OS X
HBO considers U-turn on cable-free access to HBO Go
Got to view pan-STARRS at +0.2 mag (not what I planned, but really cool)
Must have been a hell of a night
A man’s sink
Damn!, Ice, or is that Ice Dam (I hope)
Mardi Gra in Da Keweenaw this weekend &
Change in plans for Sunday work…
My tractor is not a John Deere, it’s my neighbors…

Musical Guest: Gaia with “Settlin For This”

 Theme Song: Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

 

LN-QRM #86: Is Google Doing Harm?

Recorded: 17 March 2013

Hosts: Jash, Barry J & Barty

Topics

2 stories of snow!
Mac Vs PC again
Pope Francis elected as 266th Roman Catholic pontiff
US to reinforce missile defences to counter North Korea ‘provocations’
Google kills Reader
Samsung Galaxy 4 released
Dropbox to buy Mailbox and retain 13 employees, will keep service as stand-alone app
Star Wars trio to reprise roles

Musical Guest: Texarillo with “Stone Cold Heart Breaker”

 Theme Song: Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM #85: !#@% Windows 8

Recorded: 10 March 2013

Hosts: Jash, Barry J, Barty & Michael

Topics

10 more inches of snow
TV Pilots Turn to Internet, Not Network
Hugo Chávez… is still dead
Changing banks is a pain in the ass!
Got my electric bill – Holy Crap!
Jash and his Mrs. go to Jasper’s Homebrew & Wine Shop in Nashua
Roku 3 streaming box
Plus a whole lot more!

Musical Guest: David Philips with “Lovely”

Theme Song: Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM #84: S#1T Happens

Recorded: 3 March 2013

Hosts: Jash, Barry J, Barty & Michael

Topics

Copperdog 150
(3 AM pick-up this morning)
FRC – CodeRedRobotics – and sponsored by someone you know….
Sequester is in effect
“Barack Obama…Firearms Salesman Of The Year”
‘Download This Gun’ — 3-D Printed Gun Reliable Up To 600 Rounds
Clear for Mac to Support Leap Motion Controller
Lockheed Martin powers up its first GPS III satellite, stays on track for 2014
Safari blocking outdated Flash plug-ins due to security holes
Watered-down booze bamboozles drinkers
Sergey Brin: Smartphones are “emasculating”
Judge invalidates almost half of Apple’s $1B verdict against Samsung
Evernote Hacked
Windshield Wipers were made for this?
Veteran gets dying wish
For Pandora users, the party’s over: Company to limit free mobile listening
Cooking Bread by the Meh? method.
Only my cats noticed
Almost have my tractor pulled apart…

Musical Guest: Ryan Lovett  with “Wicked Mainah Style”

Theme Song: Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM #83: The Unboxing

Recorded: 24 February 2013

Hosts: Jash, Barry J & Michael

Topics

Story from an unnamed blizzard
Emerson “HD Action Cam”
Barry’s MBP Unboxing
18 Carriers Sign Up for Firefox OS Phones
I used Google Glass: the future, but with monthly updates
Sony PlayStation 4: everything you need to know
Chromebook Pixel hands-on video and impressions
Huh?
The Fight
Russian Dash Cams
Musical Guest:Jen Foster with “I Believe In This Love”

Theme Song: Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”