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Tuesday
Mar202012

005 - From China, with Lies

This week on the 512 Podcast, Stephen and Myke discuss some followup, the "This American Life" thing and the new iPad.

1080p AppleTV UI

Apple TV review (2012) | The Verge

Apple TV (3rd gen., early 2012) Home Theater Product Review | Macworld

Retraction | This American Life

Transcript | This American Life

Mike Daisey misses the reason for his own discrediting | 52 Tiger

Daring Fireball: Separating the Baby From the Bath Water

‘This Is A Work of Non-Fiction’

Foxconn won't sue Mike Daisey or 'This American Life' for bogus claims

Factory: 'iPhone Girl' Is For Real, Not Fired | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

Resolutionary? — 512 Pixels

The New Verizon Store — 512 Pixels

Dropping the Beats: A Review of the HTC Rezound — 512 Pixels

70Decibels - Contact

This episode of the 512 Pixels podcast is brought to you by TextExpander:

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Getting Started: Make a snippet for your email address. You’ll be amazed at the keystrokes you’ll save not having to type that over and over.

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Even More Advanced: Create your own AppleScript and shell script snippets.

Get the free demo at Smile Software. And you can get 20% off TextExpander through March 31. 2012. Use the coupon code SYN0312 in the Smile store.

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