Case tests on the Lumia 928, literally! Siri on iOS7 fails live on camera and why doesn’t explorer have tabs? Richard Hay is back with Darren Cohen and we go over all the latest for you in Surface Geeks 29.
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Tech Stocks: Sony and Microsoft square off, USA Today, Ben Mitchell, June 11, 2013
No internet for Xbox One? Get a 360, says Microsoft, The Verge, Tom Warren, June 12, 2013
First mini-Windows 8 tablet to ship next weekend, Woody Leonhard, InfoWorld, June 10, 2013
Netflix app for Windows 8 and Windows RT receives minor update, WinBeta, Ron, June 11, 2013
With Windows 8.1, Microsoft is aiming squarely at mobile devices, ZDNet, Ed Bott, June 12, 2013
New Microsoft ‘Windows Everywhere’ ad crosses product boundaries, ZDNet, Mary Jo Foley, June 12, 2013
Small and midsize companies in the cloud reap security, privacy and reliability benefits PRNewswire, June 11, 2013
Bing Maps adds 270TB of Bird’s Eye imagery, the most to date, and expands Venue Maps to 4,700 in 59 countries, The Next Web, Emil Protalinski, June 11, 2013
Bing-powered Siri joins Microsoft’s anti-Google allies, PCWorld, Mark Hachman, June 10, 2013
WWDC ’13: Apple quietly highlights Bing (not Google) in iOS 7 update, ZDNet, Rachel King, June 10, 2013
Siri: Will Microsoft’s Bing give me quality search results? ZDNet, Mary Jo Foley, June 12, 2013
Crazy Eddie or just Crazy: Microsoft Surface Sales at TechEd 2013, WindowsITPro, Rod Trent, June 11, 2013
The June 2013 Surface Pro Firmware and Driver Pack Ready for Deployment, Window IT Pro, Rod Trent, June 12, 2013
Apple Flatters Microsoft With Imitation, Business Week, Ashlee Vance, June 11, 2013
Microsoft retrieves lost Windows Phone handset running on prototype software, The Verge, Tom Warren, June 9, 2013
Acer Plans to Sell a Windows Phone 8.1 Device in 2014, Daily Tech, Jason Mick, June 10, 2013
HTC Tiara Windows Phone 8 smartphone leaks online, Know Your Mobile, Ananya Prabhu, June 11, 2013
Windows Phone Device Stats: June 2013, Paul Thurrott’s Super Site for Windows
MapQuest arrives for Windows Phone 8, Engadget, Jon Fingas, June 11, 2013
Major Overhaul To Nimbuzz for Windows Phone Brings A Long List of Changes, TruTower, June 10, 2013
Apps of the Week
TeamViewer for remote control on Windows Phone 8 (from the forum):
Insider. Tipped from Kyle who you know did a few shows here at Surface Geeks.
Not Windows Phone Insider, which is a different app.
My two Podcast consumption apps:
I’ll come back around to the other apps soon. They all have great features and a podcast player app is a very personal decision. These two apps may not be for you but I like what the developers have done so far and in my opinion these two devs have set themselves up for the best apps with future updates.
September 21st, 2013
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