If you could download and print your own weapon, would you? Should you be allowed to? This week, we get into the impending legal & copyright minefields associated with the untamed frontier that is desktop 3D printing.
But first, the headlines… Facebook launches real-world Gifts, Tim Cook issues an apology for iOS6 Maps, Apple manufacturers start building a mini iPad, Microsoft to launch XBOX Music service, T-Mobile merges with MetroPCS, Judge lifts ban against Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, Samsung adds iPhone 5 to lawsuit.
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What We’re Playing With
Andy: iPhone 5; How the West Was Won in 3-strip Cinerama
Devindra: Kindle Paperwhite, Microsoft’s new keyboards and mice suck
Audible Book of the Week
Musical Interlude: You Could Make a Killing by Aimee Mann
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Geeks Of Doom’s The Drill Down is a roundtable-style audio podcast where we discuss the most important issues of the week, in tech and on the web and how they affect us all.
Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), VentureBeat editor Devindra Hardawar, marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Startup Digest CTO Christopher Burnor. Occasionally joining them is Techmeme editor Lidija Davis.