Welcome to Episode 115. This week it is an early morning recording session on Friday the 13th, by the way nothing went wrong during recording, to bring you a snapshot of this past weeks tech news.
I kick things off reminding you about the TechPodcast Networks CES 2014 coverage next month in Las Vegas. Each year TPN has a group of partner shows on the ground out there to bring you interviews with product teams and additional product demos to show you the new tech heading our way.
I will have a dedicated page setup for CES 2014 coverage including TPN’s live stream so keep an eye out for that in January as well.
This weeks other topics of discussion include:
- Tech companies rally together about surveillance reform
- Microsoft Account activity history
- AT&T offering gigabit Internet for your web history
- Swipe Down in Windows 8.1 to close apps
- 50 best tech products of 2013
- Angry Birds Go!
- Office 365 Admin App goes cross platform
- Instagram Direct
- Buffer for Business
- Nokia’s 8 inch tablet
- A week with Surface 2
- A 3 Surface family in Seattle
- Remove Kindle Ads
- Clarification on Windows 7 retail sales deadline
- Windows XP end getting closer
- Windows 8.1 Preview license expiration
- Making Windows 8 a free upgrade
- More Windows 8.1 tutorial videos from Scott Hanselman
- Changes coming to Windows 8.2/Threshold
- Microsoft Stores and the PC market
- Photosynth App update
- Surface firmware updates
- Surface Pro 2 firmware install issue
- Dell Venue 8 Pro post Patch Tuesday Wi-Fi issue
- Focus on Steve Ballmer as he prepares to leave Microsoft
- Bill Gates resigning as Chairman of Microsoft
- Xbox One gets first post release update
- November gaming console sales numbers
- Predicting who wins December between Xbox One and PS4
- Steve Sinofsky pokes at Windows in jest
- Twitter steps back from blocking change
Until next time enjoy the show and thanks for listening.
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Date Produced: 13 December 2013
Format: MP3, 128KBPS
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