Welcome to Episode 32 of the Observed Tech PODCAST. It is good to be back after our break for the US Thanksgiving holiday and we have a very full show. 

The topics we cover this week include a peek inside the big online retailers warehouses; 19 years of text messaging; students with smartphones study more; Windows Phone marketplace catches pirates; Windows Phone App makes more money than iOS version; Hotmail named best web app of 2011 by PC Magazine; adults going online for no particular reason; total number of smartphone apps across top 4 platforms exceed 1 million in total; eBook sales will approach $10 billion within 5 years; Facebook, privacy and the FTC; understanding routers, switches and network hardware; Facebook expands status update character limit; Windows Phone Mango fully deployed; cable companies want a high bandwidth tax for users; Cyber Monday sales increase; 42 billion videos viewed online in October; Upgrade Your Parents Browser weekend; try Windows Phone 7 interface on your Android or iOS device; Black Friday sales; and Windows Phone 7 named Operating System of the Year.

As usual we wrap up with a look at the past week on WindowsObserver.com

Links to all the stories and sources are in the show notes below.

Enjoy and as always thanks for listening!

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Date Produced: 06 December 2011

Length: 48:46

Format: MP3, 128KBPS

Size: 44.6MB

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