The Geeks cover iPhones in China, HD DVD and Blue-ray, changes to Bit Torrent and much more. Timothy Jordan leads the Geeks this week covering the news and answering lister’s calls.
With Engadgets recent article noting that [Toshiba is pulling the plug on HD DVD|http://www.engadget.com/2008/02/16/toshiba-pulling-the-plug-on-hd-dvd-already]
the battle seems to be way over now.
It looks like the iPhone is a [big success in china|http://apple20.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2008/02/15/china-mobile-400000-iphones-are-using-our-network] even though there is no official carrier. This may explain why Apple’s iPhone sales are so much higher then AT&T reports.
There is a [class action lawsuite against Samsumg|http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20080211-samsung-sued-over-defective-first-gen-blu-ray-players.html] because of their defective first run Blu-ray discs.
! Digital to Analog TV
There is a [government coupon|http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ntiahome/press/2007/DTVfinalrule_031207.htm] available to subsidize the cost of getting a Digital to Analog converter. Without one your TV will not be able to get TV signals off air.