Hear This: On Digital Media, Episode #14

In episode #14 of On Digital Media, Ken Gellman is traveling on business but Chia-Lin Simmons and John Federico are joined by Steve Hatch.

* Email from Ken and his opinion on the launch of the Microsoft Zune
* Microsoft will reward you for Zune song sharing
* Zune not yet compatible with Vista, will be by January 30th
* Zune Marketplace will allow purchasers to re-download content
* Zune to allow video sharing
* Apple cuts deals with airlines to enable charging, video playback on seat-back video screens
* An Apple ODM confirms that it has received an order from Apple for “12 million phone/mp3 players�
* Two types of Apple iPhone?
* Shout out to Mac OS Ken
* Zune DRM on Windows Mobile?
* Google’s Eric Schmidt thinks that your mobile phone should be free, subsidized with advertising
* Cingular killed Wi-Fi in Nokia E62. Is the radio still in there? Is it hackable?
* Comcast, Time Warner to offer cellular service via Sprint to better compete with Verizon, et al.
* Are we spoiled by broadband?
* NPR takes flak for advocating digital tech
* Still a big Digital Divide in the U.S.?
* NBC News will podcast Meet the Press and The Nightly News in their entirety, for free
* Build yourself a SteveO
* Book: Mind Your X’s and Y’s by Lisa Johnson
* Listener Email: Bob Scheffler of BroadBus

Our wines this week were: Clos du Bois 2003 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon and Francis Coppola Diamond Series Pinot Noir.

Our closing music is Democracy from Alexander Blu.

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