Listener, it's been a weird week. Big Brother's inside your phone, a tasty new OS is inside your phone, and now it's even easier to livestream your life from your phone. How do all these revelations change the way you'll go about your gadgety business? There's only one way to find out: listen, listener, to the Engadget Podcast.

Host: Tim Stevens, Brian Heater
Guest: Terrence O'Brien
Producer: Trent Wolbe
Music: All The Small Things

01:20 - Carrier IQ: What it is, what it isn't, and what you need to know
09:38 - ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime review
17:20 - Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich review
26:40 - FCC finds AT&T merger not in public interest, Genachowski issues order to hold trial
30:00 - AT&T, Deutsche Telekom withdraw FCC application for T-Mobile merger, look toward DoJ
32:10 - AT&T blows a gasket, calls FCC report 'an advocacy piece, not analysis'
36:25 - Spotify gets app-happy with new platform (video)
40:00 - Spotify apps hands-on
45:50 - Color for Facebook iPhone app hands-on
52:44 - Listener questions







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