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3×11 hellyeah! show: it’s so cold in Alaska

convoyIn this Halloween episode of the hellyeah! show, we discuss Costco, Weewoks, the movie Convoy, food delivery, Amazon Marketplace experiences,, Windows 8.1, OS X Mavericks, the upcoming Xbox One and PlayStation 4, and T-Mobile’s new free global data access.

Emory’s stuff

  • My Weewok

  • I’m still playing TLOU and I’m still loving it


Alan’s stuff

  • Costco

  • Convoy (the movie) review

  • Fluc: local food delivery

  • “Like New” and “New” video games from Amazon Marketplace that aren’t

  • How have people gotten this so wrong?

  • Bad technology choices


  • “The government lags far behind current technology outside the islands of modernization created by high-profile projects. In 2012, according to documents obtained by MuckRock, the Drug Enforcement Agency’s standard server platform was still Windows Server 2003. Magnifying the problem is the government’s decades-long increase in dependency on contractors to provide even the most basic technical capabilities. While the Obama administration has talked of insourcing more IT work, it has been mostly talk, and agencies’ internal IT management and procurement workforce has continued to get older and smaller.”


OS updates

  • Windows 8.1

    • Power users finally have a start button, less confused by strange operating system

  • OS X: Sea Lion

    • Free upgrade for Snow Leopard on up

    • Strange “gotchas” with Gmail and

    • Sync Services gone, people raging

    • AppStore download complaints: Shut up and get broadband


Upcoming game consoles


T-Mobile now has free global data and texting


Alan would like to know what we're telling them this week.