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Thursday - February 25th, 2021

Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 78

Welcome to Episode 78 or as we will affectionately call it Episode 7.8 for everyone waiting on the Windows Phone 7.8 update which started rolling out recently. In this weeks show we cover a lot of news items like the special upgrade price for Windows 8 Pro coming to an end; our changing world of computing devices and how we define them; how to free up some space on your Surface RT; the Office 365 and Office 2013 consumer launch; Nokia intros their music streaming service; Super Bowl 47 and how to watch it; Microsoft closes the Times Square pop up store; Outlook RT being tested at Microsoft; the Kinect effects fades for Xbox 360; the Windows 8 launch may have been hurt by lack of touch screen devices from OEM’s; CNN has an official app on Windows 8; comparing Surface RT and a Chromebook on the road; Yahoo Mail has XSS vulnerability; no more unlocking your cell phones; difference between jailbreaking, rooting and unlocking phones; test your site on modern.ie for IE10 compatibility; your Microsoft licensing questions answered; Twitter doubled in size during 2012; another analyst tries to predict Surface RT sales; Google mobile sync protocols get six more months for Windows Phone but end tomorrow on the desktop; Microsoft should not put Office on iOS; Windows Phone desktop sync client gets updates; BlackBerry launches new OS and handsets; roll out of Windows Phone 7.8 begins; the first multi screen game arrives; Windows 8 Pro deal available for students beginning in February; Microsoft CEO labels Dropbox a fine little startup; check out tweets world wide with Tweetping Map; PC makers are not learning from history and we announce our Microsoft Wedge Touch Mouse and Keyboard winner. Enjoy the show and as always thanks for listening!

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