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The Drill Down 254: A Mini Refresh
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This week, Apple launches the iPad Mini as well as a slew of other product upgrades. Should you trade up your 3rd Generation iPad for the new Lightning iPad? Listen in and find out. Joining us on the panel this week is Box.com IT consultant Tosin Onafowokan.

But first, the headlines…Kim Dotcom launches Mega, Microsoft launches Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, Surface, SmartGlass & a new Halo 4 trailer, Zynga uses Apple’s launch to cover layoffs of over a hundred employees, and Google officially announces Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10.

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The Drill Down 238: Scratching the Surface
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On this week’s show, we look at Microsoft‘s big week of announcements, including the new Surface line of tablets designed from the ground up for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. Then we follow up with some Apple fallout and follow-up from last week’s WWDC conference.

But first, the headlines…another volley is launched in The Oatmeal vs. FunnyJunk war, Facebook buys Face.com, Netflix changes its API, and an “˜alarming’ rate of government censorship of Internet content.

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The Drill Down: A Slippery Path
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This week, The Drill Down team talks about online services that collect personal information to provide a more customized experience (including mobile app Path, which was recently discovered to upload your mobile address book to its servers without permission)…and the fine line between personalization and invasion of privacy.

But first, this week’s headlines: We talk about a Best Buy ad featuring notable innovators of tech, Avid brings its editing software to the iPad, leaked features of Windows Phone 8, Amazon plans to open a chain of brick-and-mortar stores, Apple sued in China over use of the name ‘iPad’, Google develops HUD IP-connected goggles, and Slate gets more views by publishing less.

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