The Unofficial Mashable Podcast - Audio
Summary: David and Justin are a couple of guys who love the internet, games, mobile and life in general. One of their favourite sites is www.mashable.com so they thought they would get a little podcast happening so they could talk about some of the stories on that site that really gets them going and also allow people to comment and even join in. We hope you enjoy.
Â Hi folks! After around 8 months and ~38 episodes, Justin and David have decided to call it a day on The Unofficial Mashable Podcast! Here's one last episode to wrap things up; we hope you enjoy! Cheers, The TUMPsters. PS: We've got a new project in the works! You can find us at http://www.startcast.com.au
What Happened Tuesday at Mobile World Congress// Mobile // Now that the Mobile World Congress has wrapped up, Justin and David try to come up with their 2011 God Phone, and Justin lays down his buyers guide to Q2 mobile devices
Obama Toasts Tech With Industry Luminaries [PICS]// Tech & Gadgets // The TUMPsters try and imagine what exactly was said at this incredible meeting of the minds (including some high profile names from the biotech and media streaming industries). Did they talk shop, get hammered, or do both?
Would Google or Facebook Pay $10 Billion For Twitter?// Social Media // Who would pay $10 billion for Twitter? Is it worth $10 billion? Justin guides David through his Twitter pet peeves - namely, that there is no behavior system that suggests how the service should ACTUALLY be used.. (which is perhaps the reason Twitter is so successful in the first place)
HP TouchPad Takes Aim at the Competition [VIDEO] // Tech & Gadgets // The TUMPsters lay down exactly why now is the time to buy a (non-iPad) tablet. Justin is ready to take the plunge, but David is still dipping his toes in to see if the water's warm....
Mitsubishi Breaks 5 Guinness World Records in 24 Hours [VIDEO]// Business & Marketing // Mitsubishi makes a smart advertising campaign out of breaking records... The TUMPsters also mull over a few records they could break to raise TUMP's profile
Music Video Made on Microsoft Kinect Is Ghostly and Lovely // Media // Kinect in the news again - this time being used to create an amazing video clip similar to Radiohead's multi-million dollar clip "House of Cards" from 2007. Also, how awesome are oil rigs? Very awesome!
âAngry Birds Rioâ Game to be Released in March [VIDEO] // Tech & Gadgets // The TUMPsters talk about the complete genius of marketing a movie through one of the most successful mobile games of the past 2 years (and not paying $140 million to have the game itself developed).
Startup Launches to Save Men From Giving Bad Gifts on Valentineâs Day // Startups // Ah, to be able to provide gifts that our partners, friends and family actually want! Oh, hello Thoughtful.co...
Futuristic VW To Hit the Streets, Gets 260 MPG [PICS] // Tech & Gadgets // To put it simply, David and Justin want the future right now, and they think Volkswagon has made it for them. Enjoy the episode as Justin recommends that the whole planet starts to make the future, right now. Please chime in with any thoughts below in the comments section.
Old Spice To Use Chosen Superfan To Promote Next Ad // Business and Marketing // In what has to be their biggest disagreement yet, the TUMPsters debate the role of advertising in social media. Is it genius, or just plain evil?
Facebook Denies Partnering With HTC for âFacebook Phone // Mobile // In this episode of TUMPcast, the lads debate the conflicting information coming out of Facebook (and Mashable) about the 'Facebook Phones'. They come to the conclusion that it would be way more awesome to have Facebook Nike Dunks instead...
UK Art Gallery Showing Hipstamatic Exhibit [PICS] // Mobile // In this episode of TUMPcast, the lads discuss the possibilities of mobile photos as art
Google to Launch Groupon Competitor [EXCLUSIVE] // Business & Marketing // On this episode of TUMPcast, the lads discuss what Google Offers could mean for the Group Buying industry, as well as the problems and benefits of the industry itself!
Why Google Needs Its Own Steve Jobs [OP-ED] // Social Media // Justin and David give their take on the recent movements within the two tech mega giants Apple and Google and what the positives and negatives on the huge shifts in power that are happening right now. Feel free to contribute to the conversation below.