July 6, 2011 by openbytes
Intro music: “I fought the troll” by Tom Smith. You can find more of his work here.
A diverse collection of digital musings from Roy and myself. Weighing in at approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes, you will hear (amongst many things) how a .com domain could get you a free trip to the USA and how a certain fruit logo can make you more attractive to other people! – The secrets of sexual attraction are only part of the revelations you’ll hear in another unique episode of the TechBytes show.
* Tablets – Microsoft fails to impress. Is this another market where Microsoft falls flat on its face? [TechRadar]
* Roy makes observations and opinions on the impartiality of tech news sites.
* IE Browser usage decline – If you’ve used IE, this shouldn’t come as a surprise. We also discuss Chromium, Firefox and our personal preferences to browse the world wide web. [CNET]
* The US is trying to extradite UK Pirates! – Get yourself a free trip to the States with a copyright infringing .com or .net domain! [eWeek]
* Toyota is looking to Linux for its future [Linux Foundation]
We also look at Fedora in public libraries, I consider my position on Gnome 3 shell. We look at how Unity is being received now that the dust has settled, how an Apple logo is supposed to make you more appealing to other people and finally a few predictions – Including my Ballmer prediction from last year.
Both myself and Roy have Creative Commons music choices, with my selection being Demon Ridden by Cynicism from the album Portrait of Extinction.
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