Words from Nerds 132: Netflixed

Same3Guys Words from Nerds

The Steve Jobs biography is out. Sprint releases an update for HTC Android phones. And Netflix loses a ton of customers. All this and more!

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Nerd News:

  • Big buzz this week is the Steve Jobs biography which was released and is expected to be #1 on all of the best seller lists.
  • Some revealing information thus far about Bill Gates, Google and perhaps Steve’s final “one more thing”?
  • Need proof that consumers can be heard when they speak with their wallets. 800,000 Netflix customers did just that.
  • Jaguar recalls 18,000 cars due to major software flaw.
  • Sprint issues OTA fix for security flaw in HTC Android phones.
  • Happy 10th Birthday Windows XP! Now stop using it already!

This Week in Nerd History:

  • October 27, 1904 – NYC subway opens!
  • October 26, 1940 – P-51 Mustang takes maiden flight
  • October 28, 1965 – St. Louis Gateway Arch open

Reminder: We’re going to Comic-Con at the Ashtabula County Fair (Bldg 4-H) on November 5th from 12p-7p. Check out the NE Geek Expo Facebook page for more details. Come out and meet us, be part of our podcast, and check out all of the other festivities. The featured guests will be the Siegal And Shuster Society.