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Did Microsoft Hit a Home Run with Surface Tablet?

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Did Microsoft Hit a Home Run with Surface Tablet?

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Continuing on with new logos for the shows. iPad365 got updated last night. More updates coming. There is a little more Geek news than Tech, but the big news of Surface tablet takes over the last part of the conversation. Citrix are giving away some 3rd Gen iPads this month (http://www.geekazine.com/gtm). Like them on Facebook to win! Hotline - 608-205-4378 - geekazine (at) gmail.com (http://www.geekazine.com/images/download.png) Download the audio version  Subscribe to the podcast via: Feedburner (http://feeds.feedburner.com/GeekazinePodcast) - Zune (zune://subscribe/?geekazine=http://www.geekazine.com/?feed=rss2&cat=3) - iTunes (http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=268238310) - TechPodcasts (http://techpodcasts.com/geekazine/) - Blubrry (http://blubrry.com/theshow/) - Stitcher (http://stitcher.com/geek) You can catch me on Twitter @geekazine (http://twitter.com/geekazine) -   (http://about.me/geekazine)Geekazine Facebook Group (http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=28342275106) - About.Me (http://about.me/geekazine)Other shows: Google Plus (https://plus.google.com/109876467727174291780)Day in Tech History (http://www.dayintechhistory.com/) - Geekazine Special Media Feed (http://www.geekazine.com/category/special) - iPad365 (http://www.geekazine.com/ipad365) Geek Smack! episode 228 Tech News:   Facebook Acquires Face.com (http://techcrunch.com/2012/06/18/facebook-scoops-up-face-com-for-100m-to-bolster-its-facial-recognition-tech/?icid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlws-sb-bb%7Cdl11%7Csec3_lnk1%26pLid%3D170972)-One step closer to a Facebook phone? Flipboard getting Google+ Integration (http://www.mobileburn.com/19896/news/flipboard-to-soon-feature-google-stream-integration) - I guess Google is only giving their friends access to Google+ in other ways. Either that, or their on a Pay-to-Play model. IBM Supercomputer Overtakes Fujitsu (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18457716) - Fujitsu computer was on top for 2 years. Songza Gets 1.15 million Downloads (http://gigaom.com/2012/06/18/mobiles-newest-star-songza-is-red-hot-with-1-15-million-ios-downloads-in-10-days/) - Since WWDC, Songza is burning up in the space. Mozilla for iPad (http://www.informationweek.com/news/mobility/business/240002224) - Only problem is Safari is still the default no matter what GM, Ford, Chrystler get TLD (http://www.freep.com/article/20120619/BUSINESS01/206190329/GM-Ford-Chrysler-apply-for-new-Internet-domain-names) - Car companies join many others that have new top level domains. Geek Smack! Geek News: Kickstarter - The Kick Light (http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1918868829/the-kick-a-pocket-sized-lighting-studio-for-photo) Haloween - Cool AT&T Costume (http://blog.makezine.com/2012/06/19/tandem-at-at-walker-costume/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+makezineonline+%28MAKE%29)Book or Kindle - Harry Potter Free on Kindle Library (http://www.theverge.com/2012/6/19/3096428/harry-potter-series-available-free-kindle-owners-lending-library) LEGO - LEGO Data Center (http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2012/06/19/video-lego-data-center/) Food or Commerce - Let's Pizza Vending Machine (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/13/pizza-vending-machine-lets-pizza_n_1593115.html) (can you really make pizza in 2 1/2 minutes through a vending machine?) Cleaning - New Roomba 790 (http://www.chipchick.com/2012/06/irobot-roomba-790.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ChipChick+%28Chip+Chick%29) Food Service - Meat Slicing with Frikken Lasers (http://www.ohgizmo.com/2012/06/19/this-meat-slicer-gets-equal-slices-every-time-with-frikkin-lasers/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Ohgizmo+%28OhGizmo%21%29&utm_content=Google+Feedfetcher) Street Art - 3D Pac Man Painting (http://laughingsquid.com/incredible-3d-pac-man-street-painting/) Entrepreneur - The Hangover Bus
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