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Canadian Tech Podcast

Stuart Clark

London, Ontario

Description: Canada's take on tech

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Welcome to the Canadian Tech Podcast. A weekly show on what’s going on in the tech scene from a Canadian perspective.

Thanks to our sponsor this week Orpheum Hosting Solutions.

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Hosts
Stuart Clark
Jamieson Roberts
Derek Martin
Jamie Edwards

 

Topics

Congrats to Carmi at his new job at Microsoft.

iMessage and facetime hit by outage
http://mashable.com/2012/11/18/imessage-facetime-twitter/

Microsoft hit by 2nd office 365 mail outage in 5 days.
http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-hit-by-second-office-365-email-outage-in-five-days-7000007342/

MS investigating reports of random Windows Phone 8 reboots
http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-investigating-reported-windows-phone-8-reboots-7000007615/

Rim adds free call feature to BBM
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/technology/mobile/rim-adds-free-call-feature-to-bbm/article5274314/

“Microsoft Has Failed” – Windows 8
https://semiaccurate.com/2012/11/14/microsoft-has-failed/

Sinofsky Fired, Julie Larson-Green Promoted
Bio of JLG – http://www.zdnet.com/who-is-julie-larson-green-meet-the-new-head-of-windows-7000007292/
- user interface/experience person for IE 3 & 4, Office XP, Office 2003, Office 2007

Jamie Says – note that MS fired Stephen Sinofsky – president of the windows division (2 weeks after the launch of Windows 8 http://www.extremetech.com/computing/140733-sinofsky-abrupt-firing-can-microsoft-finally-make-progress-in-mobile ).

Jamieson got hands on with the Microsoft Surface.

Jamieson’s report and review with some hands on time on a surface as well as a visit to the popup store in the Eaton Center.

Ghosting issues on Retina display macbooks

http://www.macrumors.com/2012/09/17/retina-macbook-pro-users-still-complaining-of-image-persistence/

Derek’s Macbook has this issue. More severe than the article implies.

Cisco Buys Cloud-Networking Firm Meraki for $1.2 Billion
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2412290,00.asp

Pics of the week.
Stuart – Reeder   RSS reader for Mac and iOS devices.
Jamieson  https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/keynote-remote/id300719251?mt=8
Derek – Square.ca & free dongle
Jamie – Robert Half Technology Salary Guide 2013 (http://www.rhi.com/SalaryGuides)

 

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