Do you remove the Windows 8 recovery partition to save space? I suspect there will be plenty of comments on this one. All the news of the week. Office on the iPad, OneNote Expands, and Surface 2 LTE. Out-takes front and back. See you in the forums!
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I showed off an upcoming review device at the beginning. It’s the Channel Master DVR+ and it will be on homeservershow.com soon. Check out that site and podcast. I also mentioned a Media Center build out of an old Tivo. You can see that here. I still use it as my main HTPC.
Is Microsoft about to buy Xamarin? ZDNet, Mary Jo Foley, March 18, 2014 (more next week if this news firms up. BIG News)
Microsoft shares jump on speculation that Office is coming to iPad, Washington Post, Hayley Tsukayama, March 18, 2014
Best Wishes to Marc Whitten as He Departs Xbox, Xbox Wire, March 17, 2014
UPDATE 2-Microsoft shares flirt with dotcom-boom levels on iPad app report, Reuters, March 18, 2014
Microsoft’s One vision really could be Steve Ballmer’s greatest legacy, WinBeta, Mark Wilson, March 16, 2014
Future Microsoft Store locations revealed, did your city make the list? WinBeta, Ron, March 18, 2014
Announcing Surface 2 (AT&T 4G LTE), Surface Blog, Surface Team, March 17, 2014
Microsoft’s Surface 2 with AT&T 4G LTE coming March 18 for $679, ZDNet, Mary Jo Foley, March 17, 2014
Microsoft Office for iPad will be unveiled this month, The Verge, Tom Warren, March 17, 2014
Feebly allows you to sign up with MS account. Good for Nextgen reader on WP and W8. Feely adds One Note integration to Pro http://www.wpcentral.com/feedly-adds-onenote-integration-pro-upgrade
OneNote now on Mac, free everywhere, and service powered, Office Blogs, OneNote Team, March 17, 2014
Microsoft takes on the ‘free’ OS, CNet, Brooke Crothers, March 15, 2014
Windows Phone Beats Out The iPhone’s Market Share In Romania, Ubergizmo, Tyler Lee, March 17, 2014
Uncertainty Persists As The Nokia-Microsoft Deal Races Towards Deadline, TechCrunch, Alex Wilhelm, March 17, 2014
Mozilla VP: Firefox for Microsoft Metro would be a mistake, Computer Weekly, Adrian Bridgwater, March 18, 2014
Microsoft woos Windows XP holdouts with $50 gift cards, PCWorld, Brad Chacos, March 17, 2014
Using Surface to Reach your Health and Fitness Goals, Surface Blog, Surface Team, March 13, 2014
Microsoft’s Fresh Paint app for Windows Phone 8 receives new update, WinBeta, Ron, March 18, 2014
Office Lens turns your Windows Phone into a scanner for OneNote, WinBeta, Mark Wilson, March 17, 2014
Instagram for Windows Phone finally adds Lock screen support, Windows Phone Central, Sam Sabri, March 18, 2014