Archive for April, 2012

“Soda or Pop”

This week we discuss listener mail, New Java Exploit & Microsoft Word Issues for Mac, Flashback Holds Steady, Macs Have Windows Malware, FBI Warns About DNSChanger, Twitter Spam Spreads Anti-Virus Malware, 15 Year Old Hacker Arrested, Apple Gets Personal With Security Questions, Free Snow Leopard, Office 2011 SP 2 for Mac Pulled, e-Book Price-Fixing Spreads to Canada, Microsoft Updates SkyDrive, Google Drive is Finally Here!, Hulu Expands Original Catalog, Intel’s Ivy Bridge, Adobe Photoshop CS6 Updated, AT&T To Release Watson Voice, Serotek Adds Ivona Voices, Windows Eyes 7.5.4.1 Released, AI Squared Spring Discount, Walmart’s Mail Order Pharmacy, Publishers Call for Industry Cohesion on Accessible e-Books,
Disney and Visually Impaired Guest Propose Class Settlement
, FCC Fines T-Mobile $819,000 Over Accessibility Issues, Ruling on Implant Maintenance For Hearing Impaired, Brain-machine Interface Helps Move Paralyzed Hand, Virtual World Offers New Approach To Tackling Autism, Internet Hall of Fame Announced, WWYT #1, WWYT #2, WWYT #3, and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

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This program aired on Sunday, April 8, 2012, on MushroomFM.com, the home of the Fun Guys! Tune in live on Sundays from 7pm to 10pm eastern, or 23:00-02:00 UTC. You may also visit the show page at MushroomFM.com/MeltingPot. To make requests please follow the show’s Twitter account @MeltingPotShow, call (774) ASK-Erin (774-275-3746), or email erin@mushroomfm.com.

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This program aired on Sunday, March 25, 2012, on MushroomFM.com, the home of the Fun Guys! Tune in live on Sundays from 7pm to 10pm eastern, or 23:00-02:00 UTC. You may also visit the show page at MushroomFM.com/MeltingPot. To make requests please follow the show’s Twitter account @MeltingPotShow, call (774) ASK-Erin (774-275-3746), or email erin@mushroomfm.com.

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Image of Brailliant 40This democast will discuss our impressions of the Humanware Brailliant 40. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

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“Metropolitan”

This week we discuss the passing of Dick Clark at age 82 (video auto-plays), listener comments (sort of), Mac OS Flashback.K Declining, Cybersecurity Bill Angers Hackers, Microsoft Patches Office ActiveX Controls, LeNa Malware Strikes Android, Facebook Users Giving Over Debit, Credit and ID Information to Ice IX, Facebook, Dropbox and More Vulnerable to Malware on Jailbroken Devices; Twitter Spam Leads to Legal Action, Judge Preserves Megaupload Evidence For Now, While Gov’t Tries To Pin Blame On Hosting Company, Facebook-Instagram Deal Raises New Privacy Worries, AOL Sells Its Patents To Microsoft For $1 Billion: Microsoft Now Owns Netscape IP, Three Flavors of Windows 8, Raspberry Pi $35 Mini System Starts Shipping, Apple Investigates iPad WiFi Issues, Paramount Renting Movies on YouTube, New Federal Agency Gives Boost To Disability Issues, New Low-Cost Handheld Device Offers Independence for Millions of Visually Impaired Americans, Brain Chips Could Help the Blind See, Audio App for – Learning Ally, Deaf-Blind Glove, WWYT #1, WWYT #2, and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

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This democast will discuss several iOS applications for satisfying your urge to play with bubble wrap. This episode will look at sound, ease of use and VoiceOver support.

Bubble Wrap

Bubble Popper

Bubble Breaker Free

Bubble Bust! Free

Bubble Snap

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“Wings & Things”

This week we discuss Erin’s upcoming appearance on SeroSpectives, listener mail, Flashback.K, Apple Security Fixes for Flashback.K & more, Adobe Flash Auto-Update while promoting “Scareware”, Global Payments Credit Card Fraud and an Update to the Credit Card Fraud, VISA Fails During System Update, Resetting XBOX 360 Doesn’t Remove Your Credit Card Data, White House Seeks to Have Search Engines Play Copyright Cops, April Fool’s Day Roundup, ‘Girls Around Me’ Shows a Dark Side of Social Networks, Facebook Timeline Rolls Out to All Brand Pages, Spotify’s Facebook Timeline Chronicles Over 1,000 Years of Music, School Orders Students To Delete Facebook Accounts Or Face Expulsion, Boys’ Diplomas Withheld For Facebook Kissing Photos, Teacher’s Aide Refuses to Share Facebook Access, Is Suspended, Path Starts Encrypting User Contact Data, Arizona Law Amendment Would Criminalize “Lewd Or Profane” Language On The Internet”, North Carolina Town Bans All Cell Use While Driving, Hulu Plus For Android, MPAA Wants More Criminal Cases Brought Against ‘Rogue’ Sites, MPAA Withholds MegaUpload Data, FCC Pushing New Closed-Captioning Rules, Panasonic Talking TVs Hitting Stores, AFB 2012 Access Awards, Justice Department Intervenes in Lawsuit Involving New Hampshire’s Mental Health System, iPad App That Lets Mute Kids Speak Menaced By Patent Lawsuit, Hearing Aid Can Stream Wireless Audio, Flying Cars, WWYT, and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

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This program aired on Sunday, March 18, 2012, on MushroomFM.com, the home of the Fun Guys! Tune in live on Sundays from 7pm to 10pm eastern, or 23:00-02:00 UTC. You may also visit the show page at MushroomFM.com/MeltingPot. To make requests please follow the show’s Twitter account @MeltingPotShow, call (774) ASK-Erin (774-275-3746), or email erin@mushroomfm.com.

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