Welcome to Episode 73 of the show. We once again streamed the recording live over a Google+ Hangout to YouTube and we added a chat room on our Live Events page so you can join in. You will find the latest live stream embedded on that page along with the chat room.
Lots of stuff to cover today including Instagram having a class action lawsuit filed against them concerning recent terms of service changes they were making; SpaceX’s Grasshopper leaps to 140 feet; Microsoft and Google with the Battle of the Santa Trackers; Windows 8 PC sales lagging behind Windows 7; Amazon’s skyrocketing growth; Steven Sinofsky gets a teaching gig after Microsoft; top Twitter trends of 2012; HTC 8X Camera guide; Xbox Live games with achievements on iOS devices now; a trio of shout outs for links and mentions of WindowsObserver.com; Windows Phone growing globally and especially in Italy; learn Windows 8 from an 11 year old salesman; moving from Windows Live Mesh to SkyDrive; Facebook privacy settings and Randi Zuckerberg; File History in Windows 8 for backup; MVP technology and community in 2012; Boost Mobile to begin throttling data users; first MKV video player in Windows Store; Audible arrives in Windows Store with free audio book; Facebook to allow people to send you unsolicited inbox messages; last minute gift ideas; Nokia building a Windows RT tablet; Flickr gives a gift to everyone; Instagram alternatives on Windows Phone; Tweetro+ gets a holiday mark down; Kindle App for Windows Store updated and allows in app purchasing; Microsoft continues retail expansion with more Microsoft Stores and WindowsObserver.com’s Christmas Tech Hangout on Saturday, 29 Dec 2012 at 9 AM EST.
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Date Produced: 27 December 2012
Format: MP3, 128KBPS
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