Tag: Microsoft Download Day

Tuesday - July 16th, 2024

Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 43

Welcome to Episode 43 of the Observed Tech PODCAST – our early Sunday morning episode!. On this show we start off talking about the busy week that is in front of us with Microsoft Download Day 2012 on Wednesday which includes the release of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Other areas we cover are Skype’s milestone of 32 million logged in users at one time; voting on student Windows Phone Apps; Nokia sales 2.7 million phones; Twitter co-founder says spending too much time on Twitter is unhealthy; lots of pcAnywhere users still unprotected; no direct folder to folder sync in the new SkyDrive; parents continue to be unaware of their child’s online activities; how to raise a geek child; Foxconn, ABC and FLA reports about Apple factories; auto-translate being tested on Twitter; Comcast to have a streaming service as well; create a password recovery disk for Windows; judge says defendants can be notified of need to appear via Facebook; Microsoft officially extends consumer security update cycle to 10 years; some misconceptions about SPAM; Google breaking some privacy settings and rules in IE; new Windows 8 logo is coming and we learn just how long and how much it would cost to build our own Death Star. As usual we wrap up with a look at the past week on WindowsObserver.com.

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