On this weekâ€™s show: Google previously bought seven robotics companies, and this week it buys the Big Dog (literally), Sprint guns for T-Mobile, Instagram wants a piece of Snapchatâ€™s action, Twitter changes blocking–then changes their mind, are the NSAâ€™s actions unconstitutional?
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What We’re Playing With
Andy: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in HFR 3D
Dwayne: New Pebble Update
Greg: Google Music All Access; woes with the Nexus 4
Audible Book of the Week
Music Break: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen/We Three Kings by Barenaked Ladies (ft. Sarah McLachlan)
Hot Topic: NSA Held to Account
Music Break: Rapper’s Delight by Sugar Hill Gang
Final Word: Everything is a Remix
The Drill Down Video of the Week
Everything is a Remix Case Study: The iPhone
Outro: Long December by Counting Crows
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Geeks Of Doomâ€™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), marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Box tech consultant Tosin Onafowokan. Occasionally joining them is Startup Digest CTO Christopher Burnor.