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Richard Hay

Jacksonville, Florida

Description: Keeping an eye on Windows and other things tech!

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Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 59

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Welcome to Episode 59. As I say in the show thanks for your patience while I was recovering from a bad chest infection after that last show! In this episode we talk about Windows 8 RTM; the tablets boom; what it is like to develop for the iPhone platform; new Twitter API rules for 3rd party apps; no Metro is not being banned in app names in the Windows 8 Store; SkyDrive.com’s modern facelift; 10 million Outlook.com users already; YouTube copyright claims require you to reveal personal details to unknown parties; land and drive the Mars Science Laboratory Rover Curiosity; Windows 8 is a very secure OS; new updates for Windows Photo Gallery and Movie Maker in Windows Essential 2012 and the inflight WiFi company GoGo offers free eBay shopping to customers on Delta and Virgin Atlantic.

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Show Links:

  • Supersite for Windows – Windows 8 (Paul Thurrott)
  • This is my next: Windows 8 (The Verge)
  • Tablet shipments boom, up 66% in a year (Puget Sound Business Journal)
  • True confessions of a former iPhone developer (ZD Net)
  • Will Twitter’s New Stricter Rules For Developers Hurt Your Favorite Twitter App? (All Twitter)
  • Changes coming in Version 1.1 of the Twitter API (Twitter Developer Blog)
  • Difference Between Windows 8 And Windows 8 Pro (Into Windows)
  • The story that wasn’t. Microsoft is not banning apps with Metro in their name (WP Central)
  • A new modern SkyDrive.com, updated apps, and Outlook.com at 10 million users (Inside SkyDrive Blog)
  • Blogger calls foul on YouTube’s copyright claims system after trolls try to collect her name and address (The Next Web)
  • Take the rover for a spin around a virtual Mars crater (cNet)
  • Mars Rover Landing for Xbox 360 and Kinect (Xbox Marketplace)
  • Microsoft’s new Outlook.com screams to 10 million users (The Next Web)
  • Will Windows 8 be the most secure OS in town- (IT Pro Portal)
  • Introducing the New Windows Photo Gallery and Movie Maker (Windows Experience Blog)
  • In-flight WiFi company Gogo now offers Delta and Virgin America customers free access to eBay (The Next Web)

WindowsObserver.com in Review:

  • Windows 8 RTM Reviews Collection
  • Free Windows 8 Enterprise 90 Day Evaluation Edition Software Available
  • Windows 8 RTM Available for MSDN and TechNet Subscribers
  • Nokia Pushes Out North American Tango Update to Nokia Lumia 900 Phones
  • Windows 8 Just Needs A Chance
  • SkyDrive Web Interface Goes Modern with Selective Folder Synching In The Works
  • August 2012 Patch Tuesday Arrives with Nine Bulletins and Related Updates
  • Microsoft Community Video Tips Campaign- Week One Favorites

Date Produced: 18 August 2012

Length: 35:52

Format: MP3, 128KBPS

Size: 32.9MB

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