Here is episode 26 of the Observed Tech PODCAST!
In this week’s show we talk about the Building Windows 8 Blog; Google+ traffic stats trend; Kinect winning another award; Windows Live Writer; Sony’s latest security and user account issues; Windows 7 passing Windows XP in global use; Security Intelligence Report version 11 and users role in malware distribution; registering your website with the copyright office; Siri and lack of international use; Online gaming passes; Play Xbox Live Arcade official website; Online game trading risks; how to repair a malware damaged computer and a contest with the chance to win a free copy of PerfectDisk12.
We close out by taking a look at the last week on WindowsObserver.com and cover some of the news we blogged about.
Links to all the stories and sources are in the show notes below.
Enjoy and as always thanks for listening!
- Building Windows 8 (MSDN)
- Google+ Traffic Falls 60% From Post-Launch Highs (Mashable)
- Xbox Kinect wins T3 gadget of the year award (WinRumors)
- Saving Time and Managing Guest Bloggers Easier with Windows Live Writer (Windows Team Blog)
- PlayStation Network Compromised Again; Stark Reminder You Need Strong and Varied (How to Geek)
- Windows 7 overtakes XP to become the most widely used OS (WinRumors)
- Microsoft SIR 11 Finds Social Engineering is Leading Cause of Malware (TechNet)
- 6 Reasons to Register Your Site with the U.S. Copyright Office (Blog Herald)
- Siri to get international maps and local search in 2012 (Tech Radar UK)
- Battlefield 3 is yet another Online Pass-enabled game, try to act surprised (Digital Trends)
- Play XBox Live Arcade Official Website
- Online game trading – sometimes more than you bargained for (TechNet)
- How to repair a malware-damaged PC (Tech Radar UK)
WindowsObserver.com Week in Review:
- Infographic- Microsoft Finalizes Purchase of Skype
- WindowsObserver.com Windows Phone App Updated
- Xbox 360 Fall 2011 Dashboard Update Preview Program Now Closed
- NPD September Report Out and Xbox 360 Continues To Lead Sales
- Infographic- Non Profits and Social Media
- WordPress for Windows Phone 7 App Updated
- RIM Founder and CEO Apologizes For Service Outage- Is It Enough-
- Some Users Reporting iOS5 Update Issues On Twitter
- Xbox 360 Fall 2011 Dashboard Preview Program Sign Ups Are Live
- Follow Your Twitter Sent Items in Tweetdeck
- Infographic- The Numbers on Music Subscription Services
- October 2011 Patch Tuesday Related Bulletins Released
- Infographic- NFL Now Embracing Social Media
- Windows Phone Guides for IT Professionals Available for Download
- Example of a Facebook Chat Scam
- Netflix Snuffs Out Qwikster and Says No More Price Changes
We also discussed the contest we are holding right now for a chance to win 1 of 3 free licenses, a $30 value, for PerfectDisk 12. Read the post Taking Care of Your Solid State Drives and leave a comment to be eligible. The entry deadline is on 21 October so head on over to get your comment in.
Date Produced: 16 October 2011
Format: MP3, 128KBPS
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