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Tuesday - July 5th, 2022

Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 152 #OTP

Welcome to Episode 152. In this weeks episode we talk hardware including Surface Pro 3 making Time’s list of the 25 best inventions of 2014, the limited availability of Microsoft Band throughout the US and Xbox One’s celebration of its one year birthday on the market. There is also news on the app front as Foursquare gets a complete makeover on Windows Phone with a little help from Microsoft while another big company, American Airlines, decides to pull their Windows Phone app. Related to apps news is the fact that Twitter has decided they will not open up their full searchable Tweet Archive to 3rd party apps via the Twitter API so we discuss the impact this will have on third party Twitter app development. There is also plenty of other news items on the list for discussion so be sure to check out the entire show. Until next time enjoy the show and thanks for listening.

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Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 130 #OTP

Welcome to Episode 130 where we get to talk small tablets and productivity among many other items. As I Start Up the discussion involves Universal vs Linked apps, the usability of Windows 8.1 on non-touch devices, Office Blog consolidations, Google Glass cost, Google scanning for ads, more businesses moving to Surface and Windows devices, doom and gloom for Apple’s tablet business, saving your business time and money, Samsung’s infringement on Apple patents and declaring AV dead. Of course there are many areas we keep an eye on each week and as always they cover items relating to Microsoft, Windows, Windows Phone, Office, Security, Cloud, Services, Hardware, Apps, Xbox and Social Media. Heading towards Shut Down I discuss Apple hoaxes, teacher training resources for Windows 8.1, trademarking Delve as a SaaS, lots of cable channels but few are watched, celebrating 50 years of BASIC, Sony store heading into Best Buy, tech support scams continue, products and Star Wars Day, 2048 game on Windows Phone, waving to flush and I wrap up talking about Surface Mini and productivity on small tablets. Until next time enjoy the show and thanks for listening.

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