Welcome to Episode 108 and week where we have more second generation Surface news as well as info about Windows 8.1 which will hit General Availability in two weeks.

I also share with you how you can upgrade to Windows 8.1 and save over $120 in the process – make sure you stay tuned till the end of the show for that one!

Here are some of the other things I discuss in this show:

  • Twitters IPO
  • Steve Ballmer’s tearful farewell leaked and other info as well
  • Microsoft without Bill Gates
  • Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2 will have multiple form factor sizes and LTE connectivity
  • Delta picks Surface 2 for electronic flight bags
  • Surface Ads finally hitting home on devices capabilities and uses
  • Second Generation Surface Sellout
  • Windows Phone making market gains in Europe and around the world
  • Nokia Lumia GDR2 and Amber update still not on 40% of devices worldwide
  • Microsoft is most inspiring company to work for above Apple, Google and Amazon
  • IE and Windows 8 usage climbs in September
  • SkyDrive Smart Files improve your cloud storage experience
  • Expanding Microsoft’s YouthSpark program
  • Outlook 2013 Blank Navigation Pane fixed
  • Windows Store app roaming increased to 81 devices
  • Modern Apps on Windows 7
  • Windows 8.1 upgrade up and ready for pre-order from Microsoft
  • A tip to save over $120 in upgrading to Windows 8.1 Pro
  • The Windows 8.1 Mail App is done right this time
  • Building a Windows Phone App in WP App Studio

Until next time enjoy the show and thanks for listening.

Date Produced: 03 October 2013

Length: 42:26

Format: MP3, 128KBPS

Size: 41.1MB

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