August 2011 The Computer Guys on WAMU 88.5 FM

Kojo NnamdiThis month’s adventures with Kojo Nnamdi and The Computer Guys

Listen here: http://bit.ly/ofujZk (60 minutes)

#1   Kojo (and many listeners) aren’t using a cell phone for calling anyone:  video Streaming 39% of all mobile traffic http://www.socialstrategy1.com/2011/07/27/video-streaming-now-39-of-mobile-traffic/  

# 2 Who’s tracking who?   Not the feds . . . perhaps your spouse . . . paging Ben Bederson

http://www.pcworld.com/article/236456/whos_tracking_your_cell_phone.html

# 4 Google Plus:  faster to hit 20M than Facebook or Twitter     

      Social networks have exploded – took only 24 days for Google+ to hit 20M
             Twitter:    1035 days to hit 20M
             Facebook    1152 days to hit 20M
             Google +      24 days to hit 20M
 https://plus.google.com/112418301618963883780#112418301618963883780/posts

#5          350 B per day!  — now, that’s a lotta tweets . . .  I sent one last week to @kojoshow !

 http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2011/07/twitter-delivers-350-billion-tweets-a-day.html

 # 6Personal Computers: out of fashion — who’s cutting the cord?

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/a-smartphones-proliferate-some-users-are-cutting-the-computer-cord/2011/07/11/gIQA6ASi9H_story.html?hpid=z4  

#  7Wow  fifteen billion apps  . . . maybe John was wrong . .. . naaaaawwwwww 

http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9OB0A280.htm

# 8  Google + >>>  behind the scenes ;;; Microsoft owns Skype;  Microsoft has large part of Facebook!

 http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/07/technology/facebook-introduces-video-chat-in-a-partnership-with-skype.html

 # 9 At long last! Bill makes a fashion statement – his shirt can charge his phone!

 http://news.discovery.com/tech/charge-your-phone-with-your-shirt.html

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