Topics discussed on today’s show were Sony’s DMCA takedown requests for the Blender Foundation’s animated short “Sintel,” the impending end of Windows XP (which led to an off-topic discussion on piracy of software, music, and movies), and Amazon’s two new offerings, the FireTV and AmazonDash. For more info, check out the show below.

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Technically Speaking is produced by Drew Gates, Jason McMullan, and Mike Fagan in the studios of WHUS Radio at the University of Connecticut. Jason was out this week, and today’s show was produced with special help from WHUS Promotions Director Carl Duesler.

Regarding the offer made on today’s show, if you’re still running WindowsXP on your primary computer, send an email to with your mailing info and the Technically Speaking crew will send you a LiveCD with one of our favorite Linux distributions so you can try it out*.

*Offer is limited to the first 10 people. Download links to the ISO files will be sent to the rest.

The show recording can be found below, and the post can be found here.

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