CrowdGadgets Episode 47: Google Fiber launches

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Move over cable, because Google Fiber has launched in Kansas City and will hopefully expand to more areas soon. And speaking of launches, Apple’s new Mountain Lion has roared onto the scene, Google Handwrite is now available on most Android and iOS devices, and some sweet new Windows Phone 8 features have been leaked. If you want to know more, be sure to tune in!

00:23 – Stuart’s Mountain Lion impressions
04:32 – Google Fiber launches in Kansas City
08:15 – Google launches Google Handwrite
12:26 – False Microsoft Surface rumors and Gabe Newell’s misquoted thoughts
16:35 – Xbox games branding being update
17:07 – Windows Phone 8 features leaked

Hosts: John Freml, Stuart Cope, and William Devereux
Podcast Editor: Calob Horton
Newsletter Editor: John Freml

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CrowdGadgets is the official podcast of the CrowdGather Gadget Network: Anythingbutipad, Anythingbutiphone, Anythingbutipod, Good and EVO, Pocketables, and Zune Boards. Read the latest news from the network below.


Now that Mountain Lion is available for the Mac, we want to know: how is it working out for you? As far as our own Calob is concerned, Mountain Lion comes with some of the best dictation software and one of the best browsers, so it’s definitely worth the upgrade. But in case OS X and Apple aren’t quite your cup of tea, you definitely won’t want to miss our continuing coverage of Windows 8.


Pocketables has a diverse team of gadget experts that brings you some of the most well-rounded reviews on the web, on everything from the coolest apps to the latest gadgets. So be sure to check out our in-depth review of the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S III, along with a detailed unboxing, in addition to our reviews of the LapDawg o-Stand accessory for tablets and the TSF Shell launcher app for Android devices.

Tips and Tricks

Here at Pocketables, we are constantly looking for new ways to make your gadget life easier. Some of our latest tips and tricks include showing you how to easily fix GPS problems on your Galaxy Nexus, letting you know how to get a free MiFi and three free months of 4G internet service with an Ultrabook purchase, and demonstrating how to use Google Groups from the Gmail app on iOS and Android.

Good and EVO

Attention all movie lovers: find out how to get a $25 HTC Watch credit for your HTC EVO 4G LTE. Rooters and power users should also be pleased to know that the Team Win Recovery Project has made flashing firmware a lot easier, and in case you’re a flashaholic, be sure to take a look at our latest ROM Picks: Rejuvenated Stock 2.1 for the EVO 4G LTE and Devil Toast 0.7.1 for the EVO 3D.

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CrowdGadgets is the official podcast of the CrowdGather Gadget Network. It brings together the latest news and tech updates from Anythingbutipad, Anythingbutiphone, Anythingbutipod, Good and EVO, Nothing But Tablets, Pocketables, StreakSmart, and Zune Boards. In September 2012, it became the official newsletter of Pocketables.