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Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 48


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Richard Hay

Jacksonville, Florida

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Welcome to Episode 48 of the Observed Tech PODCAST. We get back into multiple subjects for this show after focusing a lot on the Nokia Lumia 900 last episode although we do still have quite a bit of related news again this week.  On top of that we talk about an HTC Trophy Windows Phone update; Office for Mac 2011 P2 release; Best Buy announces the 50 stores they are closing; WordPress powering 48 of the top 100 blogs on the Internet; Xbox 360 #1 for 15 months running now; HTC Titan II reviews; Flashback Malware on Apple computers; using multiple monitors; a bad version Angry Birds Space out there with malware; worldwide PC shipments went up last quarter; the arrival of affordable solid state drives; Amazon wanting your old compact discs; lot of young kids are on Facebook and Instagram users are bolting after purchase by Facebook.

As usual we wrap up with a look at the past week on WindowsObserver.com.

Check out the notes below for links to all the sources.

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Show Links:

  • HTC Trophy 8107 update for Verizon now available (The Verge)
  • Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 – Service Pack 2 Released (MSDN Blogs)
  • Best Buy releases full list of 50 store closures. Is one of them in your town? (The Next Web)
  • WordPress Powers 48 of the top 100 Blogs (WebLogTools Collection)
  • Xbox 360: 15 months as the best-selling console in the US (ZDNet)
  • HTC Titan II- The Other LTE Windows Phone Is Big, Beautiful, Pricey [REVIEW] (Mashable)
  • Flashback Malware Hits 600,000 Macs (Techilicious)
  • Apple Releases Update to Remove Flashback Trojan (Mashable)
  • The Complete Guide to Multiple Monitors (TechRadar)
  • Nokia Lumia 900 VS. HTC Titan II – Which One is For You? (ChipChick)
  • Adjusting to rapid Marketplace growth—and preparing for the future (Windows Phone Developer Blog)
  • Lumia 900 sales have ‘exceeded’ expectations, says AT&T retail chief (The Verge)
  • Inside Windows Phone #36 The Rowi Guys (Channel 9)
  • Malicious version of Angry Birds Space spotted in the wild (ZDNet)
  • Is it time to buy that SSD? (ZDNet)
  • AT&T planning Windows Phone update with latest bug fixes ‘and more’… someday (The Verge)
  • Surprise: Worldwide PC shipments rise slightly (GeekWire)
  • Office 2007 gets a six-month support extension from Microsoft (ZDNet)
  • 38% of Children on Facebook Are Younger Than 12 (Mashable)
  • Amazon to take your old CDs for trade-in (Crave)
  • HTC Titan II review (The Verge)
  • Jack Tramiel, founder of Commodore, dies at age 83 (MSDN Blogs)
  • Many Instagram Users Already Heading for the Exits (Mashable)

WindowsObserver.com Week in Review:

  • Space Shuttle Discovery Tribute Themes and Wallpapers
  • An iPhone User Says Farewell to Their Phone After Upgrading to a Nokia Lumia 900
  • Get WinPatrol PLUS for Just 99 Cents
  • Windows Phone Ecosystem Dominates Amazon List of Top Rated Cell Phones
  • Observations After One Week With the Nokia Lumia 900
  • New Channel 9 App Available in Windows Store on Windows 8 Consumer Preview
  • Nokia Announces Availability of Data Bug Fix for Nokia Lumia 900 Handsets
  • Windows Phone App Flow- The Knowledge Bowl
  • Confirmed: Rogers Customers will Receive Nokia Lumia 900 Phone Credit
  • Recommended Apps for Your New Windows Phone
  • Multiple Nokia Lumia 900 Phones on Same Account Eligible for Credit
  • Nokia Lumia 900 No Commitment Purchasers Eligible for Refund Only if Service is with AT&T
  • AmazonWireless Customers Who Purchased Nokia Lumia 900 with AT&T Service Also Eligible for Refun
  • Data Issue on Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone Handset Confirmed with Fix and Refund Coming
  • Microsoft Releases Security Bulletin Details for April 2012 Patch Tuesday Updates
  • Windows Vista Reaches End of Mainstream Support Today
  • Windows Phone Resources for New Users
  • AT&T Corporate Store Nokia Lumia 900 and HTC Titan II Launch Experience
  • AT&T and Nokia Miscues For Nokia Lumia 900 and HTC Titan II Launch
  • Nokia Lumia 900 Phones Top Amazon Best Sellers List to Start the Week
  • Nokia Collection Apps Available on the Nokia Lumia 900
  • Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone First Impressions

Date Produced: 16 April 2012

Length: 38:26

Format: MP3, 128KBPS

Size: 35.2MB

This PODCAST is a member of the TechPodcast Network.

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