New Surface Hardware on Surface Geeks 38

We are wrapping up the talks on the Microsoft / Nokia deal and getting right to the good stuff.  New hardware!  We’re talking Surface 2, Nokia Bandit, Surface Pro, Haswell, and Bay Trail. This is a big episode for hardware.  We also talk about the Lumia 520 and how great it is for the price.  Get it for $85! Link in the show notes.  John Wiskowski and Jim Collison join in as well.

Twitter: Darren CohenDavid McCabe, John Wiskowski, Jim Collison

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Welcome John Wiskowski. Find all of his great writing here.

Jim Collison podcasts from Omaha, NE. Give him a listen.

Meetup 2013 is September 21st!

I have new “I am 3%” shirts in blue.  Check the YouTube for more info. Stay tuned for photos. Order here.

The Next Chapter: An open letter from Steve Ballmer and Stephen Elop, The Official Microsoft Blog, September 2, 2013

Nokia Announcement, Video, September 3, 2013

Microsoft and Nokia: Where do we go from here? Surface Geeks, John Wiskowski, September 3, 2013

Worries That Microsoft Is Growing Too Tricky to Manage, New York Times, September 8, 2013, Nick Wingfield

Windows 8.1 Tablets and PCs Unveiled @ IFA, Blogging Windows, Nick Parker, September 5, 2013

Intel Bay Trail Impresses “You won’t have Atom to kick around anymore.” Forbes, Dave Altavilla, September 11th, 2013

Microsoft Raced to $7.2 Billion Deal With Soul-Searching Nokia, Bloomberg, Matthew Campbell & Aaron Kirchfeld, September 3, 2013

Nokia Windows Phone dominates PCMag’s 2013 Business Choice Awards for end-users, Windows Phone Central, Daniel Rubino, September 10, 2013

PCMag Business Choice Awards 2013, PCMag, Ben Gottesman, September 9, 2013

Nokia slaps Apple with backhander during iPhone event, CNet, Chris Matyszczyk  September 10, 2013

Surface RT 2: Tegra 4, 1080P screen, and more,, Brad Sams, September 9, 2013

Tweet It! takes on Rowi – A Windows Phone 8 App Review, Surface Geeks, John Wiskowski, September 10, 2013

Skype 2.10 for Windows Phone 8: now with Video Messaging, Skype Blogs, Lara Kingwell, September 4, 2013

Dave’s app of the week is targeting to replace the surface or,other windows tablets.  Parallels Access

Skype Pre-Release Arrives on Windows 8.1, Aga Guzik, September 9, 2013

Microsoft Claims Windows 8.1 RTM Downloaded Two Million Times In 24 Hours, Ubergizmo, Adnan Farooqui, September 11, 2013

From the Surface Geeks Forum: Are You Downloading Windows 8.1 Yet?

Microsoft offers free versions of Office 365 to nonprofits, CNet, Dara Kerr, September 10, 2013

Haswell signs up four new Chromebooks, CNet, Seth Rosenblatt, September 11, 2013

Meetup Info – Surface Geeks & Home Server Show

September 21st, 2013

Indianapolis, Indiana

Holiday Inn Express, 9791 North by Northeast Blvd, Fishers, IN 46037

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