Surface Geeks December Giveaway 48

We are giving away some great Surface gear and talking MVP Summit and the news of the week.  Great show this week and great to be back!  Enjoy and see you in the forums.


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 December Give Away Information

A Winning Tablet, and From Microsoft, NYTimes, Bob Tedeschi, December 4, 2013

Holiday Shoppers Snatch Up iPads, $199 Surface, PCMag, Chloe Albanesius, December 1, 2013

Microsoft May Expand Surface Sales To More Partners, But Requirements Are Strict, CRN, Kevin McLaughlin, December 4, 2013

Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 suffering from overheating, pocketnow, Jaime Rivera, November 28, 2013

Microsoft Surface Barely Registers On Web Usage Microsoft Surface tablets are still getting crushed by the iPad, web use data shows, InformationWeek, Michael Endler, November 27, 2013

Microsoft Surface Usage Continues to Grow Following Surface 2 Release, Chitika, November 26, 2013

Microsoft is finally tired of bashing Apple, sets sights on Samsung instead, BGR, Zach Epstein, December 2, 2013

Microsoft latest Surface 2 ads take jabs at iPad Air, Galaxy Tab 3, Blog.GSMArena, Kyle, November 27, 2013

The World Famous staff on Chromebook: No deal. (

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Windows 8.x growth flatlines, Internet Explorer 11 makes a splash OS X 10.9 and Windows 8.1 are neck and neck, ArsTechnica, Peter Bright, December 2, 2013

Microsoft’s Windows future: One core, many SKUs, ZDNet, Mary Jo Foley, December 3, 2013

Microsoft codename ‘Threshold’: The next major Windows wave takes shape, ZDNet, Mary Jo Foley, December 2, 2013

Microsoft: We aren’t going to have three different versions of Windows, ZDNet, Mary Jo Foley, November 25, 2013

Microsoft on ‘Threshold’ of Windows Phone growth, ComputerWorld, Matt Hamblen, December 4, 2013

Microsoft counters latest PS4 sales figures with meaningless zombie stats, The Verge, Tom Warren, December 3, 2013

European Commission clears Microsoft’s Nokia purchase, ZDNet, Mary Jo Foley, December 4, 2013

U.S. Department of Justice gives Microsoft-Nokia deal the OK, ZDNet, Mary Jo Foley, December 2, 2013

Mint app brings its money moxie to Windows Phone

And now, too, there’s also a Windows 8 version of Mint, the financial-planning and transaction-tracking service, Cnet, Sarah Mitroff, December 4, 2013

6snap app update for Windows Phone 8 gets fast app resume, blur filters and more, WinBeta, Ron, Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Unofficial Google Maps app for Windows Phone 8 updated, change log missing, WinBeta, Ron, Tuesday, December 4, 2013

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