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This week in take 2 the boys chat about Valve’s Anti-Cheat system, Xbox One patches and price cuts. Firefox might be getting some ads on the new tab page. Nokia is making Android phones, and Ford might stop using Microsoft in cars? Comcast and TWC are trying to merge, and Verizon is cutting prices.

 

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The VAC Is Watching You

Xbox One Gets Social

You Got Ads In My Firefox

Is Nokia And Ford Removing The Microsoft

Comcast Is Trying To Get Bigger

Verizon Feeling The T-Mobile Pain

Apps of The Week
Nick S. – PBA Bowling Challenge – (Android/iOS) – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pba-bowling-challenge/id657459418?mt=8
Nick W. – Bridge Constructor (Steam/Android/iOS) – http://www.bridgeconstructor.com/

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This week the boys get to deal with a horrible internet connection to talk about how fast SteamOS is moving along. Google finally opens up the Chromecast SDK, and Comcast is sharing your home internet. Looks like Amazon is getting into the gaming space, while Flappy Bird is leaving it. Oh and Microsoft gets a new CEO.

 

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You Got Music In My SteamOS

Let The Chromecast Flood Gates Open

Microsoft Gets New CEO

Comcast Is Sharing Your Internet

Amazon Gets A Killer Game Developer

Flappy Bird Flaps No More

Apps of The Week
Nick S. – NBC Sports Live Extra – (Android/iOS) – http://www.nbcsports.com/sports-mobile
Nick W. – Hearthstone (Windows) – http://us.battle.net/hearthstone/en/

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 47 – Crushing Candy

January 31, 2014

This week the boys chat about some Microsoft news with Gears Of War and Skydrive. Google sells Motorola, buys Nest, and gets Chrome extensions stuffed with Adware. Last but not least, King.com makes Nick W. very mad when it attacks Indie Developers.   Here’s What You’ll Get in This Week’s Show!!! Gears Are Turning At […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 46 – We’re Not Net Neutral

January 18, 2014

This week the boys talk a little SimCity with memories of the good old days. We also wonder how Sprint will survive. Nick W. gets mad at the U.S. Court Of Appeals on Net Neutrality. The music is free with new Spotify and Winamp surviving. We also can make our own toys with a 3D […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 45 – CES

January 10, 2014

This week the boys are back in town and are talking CES. Valve shows us some Steam Machines and Roku is making a TV. Sony shows off it’s streaming gaming service. Intel finally kills the McAfee brand. Apple says it did not work with the NSA. We tell you how to play some classic games […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 44 – Next Gen Consoles

December 15, 2013

In this special episode Nick and Nick talk with special guest Chase Nunes about the state of next gen gaming. Nintendo’s fate in the arena is discussed as well as Steam’s changing the scope with the Steam Machine. Of course we also bring up the PS4 and the Xbox One. Special Guest: Chase Nunes of […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 43 – Whipping the Llama

December 11, 2013

This week the boys will talk about Valve putting down some money to back linux. CyanogenMod installer gets add and taken out of the Google Play Store. Amazon creates the best Cyber Monday ad ever. The llama shall be whipped no more as AOL gets rid of Winamp. There is also a bunch of talk […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 42 – My Steam Is Bigger Than Your Xbox Live

November 12, 2013

This week Nick W. and Anthony chat about some more revelations in the NSA leaks with Google and Yahoo. We also get excited for HBO with an internet only Comcast service, and the Nexus 5 gets released. The FAA gets on the modern electronic bandwagon, while it seems the FCC is going back in time. […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 41 – BBM Is Still Around, WHAAAAAT?

October 31, 2013

This week Anthony and Nick W. talk about the new Apple products. If Nokia’s new products can compete with Apple. Why did David Pogue join Yahoo!? T-Mobile still being awesome every week, and why did BBM get downloaded so many times. Anthony also vents at Amazon raising prices to get free shipping.   Here’s What […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 40 – Microsoft Is Not Riding Those Tubes

October 24, 2013

This week the boys talk about the surprise Apple has in store for us next week. We also discuss the Microsoft vs Google relationship. The PS4 controller will be usable on the PC, and HP makes a cool Chromebook. T-Mobile will let roam the world with free data, and are we willing to become the […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 39 – No NCAA For You!

October 7, 2013

This week all 3 boys talk about some more Valve news with a Steam Controller and Half-Life 3. We also talk about all the fun going on with the NCAA. Would we subscribe to a Xbox fitness service? The amazingness of the Mighty No. 9 Kickstarter, and all about Adobe losing some account information.   […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 38 – Will You Touch My Surface?

October 2, 2013

This week Nick and Nick discuss whether or not they might get a Surface 2. They also talk about the state of Blackberry, and one of the weirdest controllers they have ever seen. There is talk of which is better Roku or Chromecast, and the new tablets from Amazon. Is it time for a sports […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 37 – Nintendo Memories

September 29, 2013

This week Nick and Nick talk about Amazon Instant Video, and how much Windows 8.1 will cost. Valve is moving into the living room. Google gets a little bit bigger, and Diablo 3’s gameplay is getting fixed. Finally we talk about Hiroshi Yamauchi and Nintendo. This brings back some good old school memories.   Here’s […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 36 – We Now Are The Makers Of The Phones

September 26, 2013

This week Nick and Anthony talk a little bit about the SOPA fallout. Apple gave us not one, but two phones to talk about. Microsoft felt left out in phone manufacturing, so the bought Nokia. Valve let’s you share you games with friends and the Xbox One gets it’s birthdate.   Here’s What You’ll Get […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 35 – Nintendo Now Makes Axe Heads

September 2, 2013

This week Anthony and Nick W talk about the retirement of Steve Ballmer, EA say no more online only single player, Nintendo drops the Wii U price and releases a 2DS, Xbox Live now using real money, and last but in no way least GTA V the trailer!   Here’s What You’ll Get in This […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 34 – Elder Scrolls Like It’s 1999

August 27, 2013

This week the boys will parse some of the biggest news at Gamescom. PS4 rules the roost, Microsoft falls back in love with Indies, and Diablo gets expanded. The Elder Scrolls Online will use a payment plan from 1999 over the Free To Play model. In the non-games news Apple breaks Find My iPhone, and […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 33 – The Split Personalities Of Microsoft

August 25, 2013

This week the boys talk about the good times and the bad times with Microsoft products. One of Nick W.’s gaming heroes trying to give us good VR, and the new For Sale Sign sitting at a certain fruit named phone company (and no it is not Apple).   Here’s What You’ll Get in This […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 32 – Who Loves Ya iTunes?

August 5, 2013

This week the boys debate their love for iTunes, which got some radio in it. They also warn the public on the danger of mobile phones. We got some Google news with Google Fiber, Chromecast, and the new MOTO X. Microsoft is also putting Office everywhere, with paid subscription.   Here’s What You’ll Get in […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 31 – Google Spam

July 28, 2013

This week two of the guys talk a ton about the new items from Google that are coming out. They also discuss the Apple Developer Site getting hacked, and portable game systems. There is more of Batman in the DC films, and of course why is Google sending us emailed ads? There is even a […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 30 – It’s Getting Hot In……Everywhere!

July 23, 2013

This week the boys give some great news for us consumers. TV on the internet is winning and patent trolls are running back under the bridge. Some good Xbox One news, some bad EA news. Plus one more reason why Valve is one of the greatest companies on the face of the planet. Enjoy the […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 29 – Allergies Rule

July 21, 2013

Nick Wallace and Anthony Ackerman bring you another fantastic episode of Thursday Tech Talk. I was very excited to hear Anthony has FINALLY come around on the greatness that is Michael Bublé. I hope that someday Anthony and I end up in a karaoke bar and we both get to belt out “Feeling Good” one […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 28 – Who Needs Nick?

July 5, 2013

Nick Wallace and Anthony Ackerman did a bang up job last week while I was out of town for yet another wedding. Thankfully, this is the last wedding I’ll be in for quite some time. Anthony shows off his Audacity skills and I am thoroughly impressed. Enjoy This Week’s Show!!! If you’re on Google+ make […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 27 – WWDC and E3

June 15, 2013

For you tech heads out there have you been enjoying the past 3 weeks? Microsoft, Sony, Apple, big announcements the biggest names in the Tech industry. We certainly do our best this week on the podcast to cover the big items. We’re joined by a newcomer this week in Anthony’s absence. Steve Nussel makes his […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 26 – Music Genres and our Favorite Turtles

June 1, 2013

I made my triumphant return this week to Thursday Tech Talk though Nick Wallace and Anthony Ackerman filled in admirably last week in my absence. This was the first show on our newly built PC designed strictly for our live SPNT live streams. We established this week that Anthony (he’s British) is NOT a fan […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 25 – Xbox One and Google IO

May 28, 2013

Who needs the podcast host???? Nick Wallace and Anthony Ackerman filled in admirably for me last week on Thursday Tech Talk. I think I have found my replacements! Seriously these guys did a great job and have all kinds of information for you this week. Here’s What You’ll Get in this Week’s Show The Week’s […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 24 – Cell Phones Game Consoles and More

May 3, 2013

We’re back after a week off, someone had to cover the NFL Draft last week. Can you guess who? This week we discuss Microsoft and their next generation game console. Will you be making the upgrade to another console? It’s hard to believe we’re already at the new cycle. Seems like yesterday the 360 just […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 23 – Twitter Music and an Old Friend

April 21, 2013

This week we had the luxury of talking about some old videos games we enjoy, seems like this is the case every week. This week though I stopped by my local Gamestop and picked up a copy of one of my favorite video games of all time, Modern Warfare 2. The game was originally released […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 22 – Can You Hear Me?

April 13, 2013

Over the past few months, off the air, Anthony and I have always given Nick grief because of his lack of a microphone. Yes the built in mic on your laptop works, but there are some issues that come along with using that microphone. Finally Nick broke down this week and got a new Audio […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 21 – Old Enough to Drink

April 9, 2013

Wow! Our show is finally old enough to drink! Somehow we’ve managed to record 21 of these episodes. Here’s What You’ll Get in this Week’s Show The Week’s Top Tech Headlines T-Mobile’s UnCarrier event roundup, and would we switch to the new service. Playing games in the web browser, Mozilla working with Epic on a […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 20 – It’s a New Dude

March 21, 2013

How many of you trade in your old games when buying new ones? I’m trying to think of the last time I purchased a game at full price, new or used. It’s been a really really long time and even if I did buy it at full retail my guess is that I used a […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 19 – Goodbye Google Reader

March 15, 2013

90% of my day just got eliminated. That’s right. I use Google Reader everywhere. It is my home page on every single browser I run on the 3 computers I use on a daily basis. I am an AVID user of Google Reader so to hear the news that Google is shutting it down, really […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 18 – PS4 and More

March 3, 2013

After a few weeks off Thursday Tech Talk is back as Nick and Nick discuss the latest PS4 news. What were your thoughts on the news? Will you be getting a PS4? As someone who just recently purchased a PS3 I can safely say there is no way I’m getting a PS4. I wasn’t blown […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 17 – Dude! You’re Gettin’ a Dell

February 8, 2013

I wonder if anyone had the courage to say that to Michael Dell the former founder of Dell Computers. Last week he purchased Dell for just over 24 billion (with a B) dollars. It would have been pretty funny at least. We must not have scared Anthony too badly last week because he came back […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 16 – You Sound Like You’re From London

January 31, 2013

We’re back after a week hiatus due to some technical difficulties we experienced last week. This week on the program we introduce you to our newest member of the show! Say hello to Anthony Ackerman, TTT’s number one fan! He’s a technology buff and a great guy and we are thrilled he’ll be joining us […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 15 – CES Wrap Up

January 18, 2013

From everything I’ve watched, heard, read, CES had a down year in 2013. UNLESS you liked headphones, iPhone cases and 4k televisions. It wasn’t a complete bummer though. We got to finally use our Boston accents on our show when talking about Dish Network’s Hoppah, er Hopper. Apparently this really great DVR won Best of […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 14 – Sell This Picture

December 20, 2012

It’s the Holiday season and everyone is out and about buying some of the latest and greatest tech gear. What did you buy for your signifcant others? Friends? Family? THQ recently announed filing for bankruptcy. I had fond memories of playing Wrestlemania 2000 in my college dorm. Thanks for the memories THQ. Apparently our App […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 13 – Bye Bye Nintendo Power

December 6, 2012

How many of you had Nintendo Power growing up? I never was a subscriber growing up but I had friends that were and it was awesome when they’d get new issues at their house. One of the most memorable things about that magazine was the posters. This week marks the last edition of the long […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 12 – Wife Lessons

November 29, 2012

Microsoft announced pricing this week for the Surface Pro tablet. It’s a very pricey tablet/pc that doesn’t come with a keyboard. Who knew that the Wii U would be so popular. Over 400K units sold last week breaking the record held by the Wii. 750K Xbox 360’s sold last week, and 500K PS3’s sold during […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 11 – MP3 History

November 16, 2012

Do you remember the first MP3 file you ever downloaded? What was the first MP3 player you used to play MP3’s? It was fun hitting the wayback machine this week. We want to hear your MP3 memories. Hit us up at techtalk@spnt.tv. Also, don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @spnttechtalk. Here’s What You’ll Get […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 10 – Tech-nical Difficulties

November 8, 2012

We recorded tonight’s show but experienced some technical difficulties with the live feed. Sorry about that. At least we spared the Youtube world this week so no one will have to look at our ugly mugs, till next Thursday. There was a lot of backlash last week over our Apps of the Week. We re-focused […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 09 – That’s NOT an App!

November 1, 2012

Well who saw that coming? Lucasfilm, Ltd sold for 4.05 BILLION DOLLARS to….Disney?? Wait…what? Yeah that is insane! How nice would it be to have 4.05 BILLION in your pocket right now? The real question now is what is the future of such movie franchises like Star Wars and Indiana Jones? Is this a good […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 08 – Announcements Galore

October 25, 2012

Windows 8, iPad Mini. What a week it was in the announcement business. Both Microsoft and Apple have been extremely busy this week with their products. Oh and guess what? Google joins the act this Friday. I feel like it was just yesterday we were watching WWDC. Hey iPad 3 users, how angry are you […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 07 – Windows 8 Review

September 29, 2012

Last week we spent most of the time talking about the new launch of iOS 6 and the Maps app. This week we discuss the Windows side of things. Nick had a chance to download and install the final build for Windows 8. Here what he has to say about the OS on this weeks […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 06 – iOS 6 and Maps

September 20, 2012

So iOS 6 has launched and everyone is up in arms over how poor the new Maps app is performing so far. It’s the new internet rage, for today. Have you downloaded iOS 6 yet? Let us know your thoughts. Email us at techtalk@spnt.tv. Here’s What You’ll Get in this Week’s Show The Week’s Top […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 05 – So There is a New iPhone?

September 13, 2012

I don’t know if you heard the news but yes indeed there is a new iPhone. The iPhone 5 was finally announced this week by Apple as well as the latest iOS 6. We also dive into some video game talk in depth as we look ahead to the fall video game lineup. Is there […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 04 – Apple v Samsung and Kindle’s

September 6, 2012

After a few week hiatus, we are back and better than ever here on the podcast! Here’s What You’ll Get in this Week’s Show The Week’s Top Tech Headlines Apple v Samsung iPhone 5 Introducing the new Kindle lineup Xbox for Windows Valve making hardware? Apps of the Week Email us at techtalk@spnt.tv or follow […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 03 – PS3 Launches YouTube App

August 16, 2012

We’ve made it to episode 3 of Thursday Tech Talk! After last weeks tirade about Google Listen being dropped by Google, Seubs settled down. This week we take a deeper look at the PS3 vs the Xbox Live platorm. Thursday Tech Talk is available on iTunes, Zune Marketplace and Stitcher Smart Radio so download away […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 02 – Wishing Google Would Just Listen

August 9, 2012

Seubs found out shortly before the show started that Google will no longer support iGoogle (so what) or Google Listen (ok that hurts). If you have any suggestions for some new podcasting apps for the Android OS, please email us at techtalk@spnt.tv! The podcast is also now available on iTunes, Zune Marketplace and Stitcher Smart […]

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Thursday Tech Talk – Episode 01 – Mountain Lion Doesn’t Like Us

August 2, 2012

Welcome to Thursday Tech Talk hosted by Nick Seuberling and Nick Wallace. This is a weekly podcast devoted to all things tech from mobile phones, computers, music, gaming. We cover it all. Here’s What You’ll Get in this Week’s Show The Week’s Top Tech Headlines We discuss Facebook’s stock has plummeted PIPA and SOPA is […]

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