Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 120

Welcome to Episode 120. On this Monday morning edition of the show we have late breaking news from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona where Nokia just announced their Android based Nokia X which has integrated Microsoft services. To say the device is creating a huge social media discussion is an understatement. We also discuss the information shared by Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore yesterday relating to Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 including the confirmation that Windows 8.1 Update 1 is for real. There are plenty of other news items this week to be discussed including Western Digital TV Live Media Player Giveaway, Western Digital MyCloud Impressions, Nokia X Android Phone, Satya Nadella interview with NY Times, Cutting OEM’s cost for licensing Windows 8.1, Some Windows XP based systems will be supported until 2019, HERE Maps coming to Windows 8.1, Nokia Lumia Icon, Cortana on Windows Phone, Windows Phone App Studio beta Update, SkyDrive becomes OneDrive, Windows Phone OneDrive App Released, Office Web Apps becomes Office Online, Spotify finally updating their Windows Phone App, Blackberry Messenger coming to Nokia Lumia’s, @XboxStore Twitter Account for Xbox Live Gaming Deals, Office 365 After One Year, OneNote and OneDrive Join Up, The next versions of Office, Chromebooks and Office, Surface 2 with LTE Arrives at FCC, Facebook Buys WhatsApp for $19 billion, Facebook will keep your privacy settings the same when you die, Tweetium App continues blistering development pace, Netflix and COMCAST Deal, MetroAppSauce website, Samsung is expanding Retail Footprint and Fitbit Force Recall due to customer rashes. Until next time enjoy the show and thanks for listening.

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