Apocalypse Crackers! [Podcast #52]

Brought to you by Blacknight it’s the podcast, episode 52 for December 20th 2012, with Michele Neylon and Conn Ó Muíneacháin.

Chritmas cracker

Christmas cracker (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

We were on a break – and now we’re back – just in time for the  apocalypse 🙂

Michele has an iPad Mini and he’s seenThe Hobbit at High Frame Rate IMAX 3D = amazing 🙂

WCIT – UN summit implodes.  Here’s how the voting broke down.

Twitter suspends another one of Anonymous’ twitter accounts and then unsuspends it again.

Instagram changes terms and causes outrage, but is that fair? (See also here, and here).

Quirky!  (unfortunately they’re sold out already . … )

WordPress push out another update and nothing exploded .. meanwhile: Wordcamp Europe.

ICANN hold draw for new TLDs.  (See also here, and New TLDs – The Movie!)

Apple Fail 😉 Maps could get you lost  – or worse!

Google Smarmy 😉 Here’s our new Maps app for iOS – oh, and by the way:  a maps SDK for developers of other iOS apps.

Ireland assumes the EU presidency, and spends €244k on a website. (It is a lovely website, though.)

Finally, we’re still not sure what to make of Google+ Communities, but Google Analytics new videos are cool. is brought to you by Blacknight, Ireland’s largest provider of domains and hosting.  Christmas Deals from Blacknight are at  Or check out the deals from Blacknight clients at  That’s it!  Merry Christmas!

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