Welcome to Episode 40 of the Observed Tech PODCAST – our Super Bowl Edition!
In this show we discuss the importance of backups; game exchange service Goozex; the upcoming WindowsObserver app for Windows Phone; Super Bowl commercials, early winner announcements and the big games numbers; Windows 8 already being on sale – not; a couple of key Microsoft departures; BetaBait app testing service; book your travel based on who has WIFI and live TV; the future of touch screen tech; Huffington Post starts a streaming news channel; it is Windows Phone not Windows Phone 7 or WP7; identify fake Facebook accounts and Microsoft’s Personal Data Dashboard.
As usual we wrap up with a look at the past week on WindowsObserver.com
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- Giants Website Prematurely Reveals Super Bowl Winner [PIC] (Mashable)
- Super Bowl 2012 By the Numbers (Mashable)
- Wait, Windows 8 at Walmart already? (Ed Bott)
- Stepto leaving Microsoft- One last reading from the Xbox Live Book of Enforcement (Geek Wire)
- Like Testing New Apps? BetaBait Will Hook You Up (Mashable)
- Travel Website Lets You Book Flights Featuring Wi-Fi, Live TV (Mashable)
- Windows Phone app leader goes to Amazon Kindle team (Geek Wire)
- Is This The Future of Touchscreen Tech? New Video Will Blow Your Mind (Mashable)
- Can The Huffington Post Reinvent Cable News? (Mashable)
- It’s time to stop calling Windows Phone ‘WP7′ (cNet)
- How to identify fake Facebook accounts (cNet)
- Microsoft Personal Data Dashboard lets you decide how Microsoft uses your data (The Windows Club)
WindowsObserver.com Week in Review:
- WindowsObserver App for Windows Phone Version 2 Update Arriving Soon
- Expand Your Touch Apps Selection on the Windows 8 Developer Preview
- Dropbox- Free Cloud Storage for Beta Testers
- Is the Windows 8 Consumer Preview Arriving Soon-
- Windows Phone Marketplace Continues to Expand
- If You Are Fed Up With Facebook Changes then Check Out FriendIO
- Want A Years Worth of Free Zune Pass- Buy a Windows Phone
- Skype Updated To Version 5.8 Now Supports Full HD Video
- Windows Phone App Flow- The Best of SkyDrive
- Vimeo Releases Official Windows Phone App
- Microsoft Offers Alternatives to Google and Their New Privacy Policies
- Kinect For Windows Hardware and SDK Now Available
- Crackle Joins the Xbox 360 Entertainment App Lineup
- SlingPlayer App Now Available For Kindle Fire
- Insects, Flora and Terra Windows 7 Dynamic Theme Updates for 27 January 2012
Date Produced: 05 February 2012
Format: MP3, 128KBPS
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