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SkyBoxDriveSyncCloudDrop

On episode 38 of inThirty we cover all the ways to get your files into the cloud without  putting your USB drive into a catapult. Google finally released its cloud storage service, Drive, and we take it for a spin and compare it to it’s older, wiser competitors.
Find out how Chaim, Harry, and Justin get their bits into the sky and listen to us conjecture about the future of file sharing.

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Google Drive
Google Drive vs. Dropbox...” | The Verge
Harry’s Dropbox Referral Link
Google Drive Terms vs. Dropbox Terms” | CuriousRat.com
Justin’s Free Cloud Storage | Google+

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Correct Horse Battery LastPass

Can’t remember if your bank password has a ^ before the p or an * after the q? On episode 37 of inThirty we cover passwords and guest Amber Gott of LastPass takes us through her company’s password management software and their goal of reducing to exactly one the number of passwords you have to remember. We talk about the best way to share passwords and discuss whether the expanded use of Facebook Connect diminishes the need for traditional passwords.

Don’t get locked out of your bank account, listen to inThirty.

Show Notes: LastPass / Password Strength, xkcd

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What’s on Your Wrist?

Work it. Episode 36 is here and we cover wearable tech from digital pedometers that clip onto your belt, to headsets that plug into your ears, to those new Google glasses that perch on your face and make you look like a total…ly nice guy. We discuss whether form or function is more important when choosing your geek chic and find out how many steps Chaim takes in an average day.

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FitbitNike+ FuelBandSony SmartWatchiPod NanoGoogle Glass: “One Day”SCOTTEVEST

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Too Long, Read on Kindle

On inThirty number 35 we delve into online publishing and discuss the best methods for consuming written content on our digital devices. We ferret out whether it’s better to burrow under or climb over the paywalls that an increasing number of online publishers are erecting around their content and discuss the revenue sharing model Readability uses to keep writers and readers happy.

 

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Readability
What the Betamax Case Teaches Us About Readability” | Mike Industries
Interview with Readability CEO Richard Ziade” | Curious Rat

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Google I/O, I Don’t Know

Chaim is going to all the way to Google I/O in California to find out what dessert Google will match up with their tenth, J, release of Android. He’s hoping to come home with a complimentary jar of jellybeans and a lot of Android hardware. We cover the input about Google’s rumored Drive service and the output on its decision to plaster Play all over its UI to promote the new entertainment service.

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Google I/O 2012 tickets sell out in record time (update)” | The Verge
Google Play
Google I/O 2012
Is Google Drive Coming Soon?” | PCWorld
The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs” | Harvard Business Review