Engadget Podcast 299 – 06.22.2012

Jun 22, 2012 // No Comment // Categories: Business, Computers, Tech, Uncategorized.

Microsoft BOB makes its humble return on the Engadget Podcast this week. It’s an “if you don’t know, don’t ask” situation. Hosts: Tim Stevens, Brian Heater, Dana Wollman Producer: Trent Wolbe Music: Orbital – Never 00:03:40 – Microsoft reveals its own Windows 8 tablet: meet the new Surface for Windows RT 00:05:00 – Microsoft announces Surface for Windows 8 Pro: Intel inside, optional pen input 00:06:15 – Microsoft Surface tablets: the differences between Windows RT and Windows 8 Pro models 00:14:15 – Hands-on with Microsoft Surface for Windows RT, Touch Cover and Type Cover (update: video!) 00:16:00 – Microsoft one ups other tablet ‘smart’ covers with Surface’s Touch Cover and Type Cover 00:19:50 – Microsoft introduces Windows Phone 8 for fall release, incompatible with current devices 00:21:00 – Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 share lots of code, NT kernel 00:23:30 – Microsoft confirms no upgrade path to Windows Phone 8, unveils 7.8 for legacy devices 00:26:14 – Windows Phone 8 to support multi-core CPUs, HD resolutions, SD cards and NFC 00:27:13 – Windows Phone 8 to use Nokia map data with built-in turn-by-turn navigation (update: deals too) 00:29:00 – Lumia 900 owner vents Windows Phone 8 frustrations, Stephen Elop responds 00:30:40 – Windows Phone 8 introduces new Start screen 00:37:15 – Microsoft brings NFC payments and loyalty cards to Windows Phone 8 00:40:12 – Microsoft demos support for NFC-enabled ads, business cards in Windows Phone 8 00:40:42 – Microsoft brings true, background multitasking to Windows Phone 8 00:42:36 – Microsoft unveils Internet Explorer 10 for Windows Phone, very similar to the desktop 00:43:05 – MS teases Windows Phone 8 enterprise features: Company Hub, encryption, secure boot, IT management 00:52:55 – MacBook Air review (13-inch, mid 2012) 01:01:40 – RIM reportedly firing up to 6,000 in $1 billion savings drive 01:03:30 – Samsung Galaxy S III is hot: bursts into flames and melts through its own casing 01:05:49 – Fitter, Happier: an eight week exercise in using technology to help lose weight 01:08:35 – Reading Rainbow launches iPad app, we go hands-on (video) 01:13:39 – Listener Questions Hear the podcast Subscribe to the podcast [ iTunes ] Subscribe to the Podcast directly in iTunes (enhanced AAC). [ RSS MP3 ] Add the Engadget Podcast feed (in MP3) to your RSS aggregator and have the show delivered automatically. [ RSS AAC ] Add the Engadget Podcast feed (in enhanced AAC) to your RSS aggregator. [ Zune ] Subscribe to the Podcast directly in the Zune Marketplace.

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Engadget Podcast 299 – 06.22.2012

Jun 22, 2012 // No Comment // Categories: Business, Computers, Tech, Uncategorized.

Microsoft BOB makes its humble return on the Engadget Podcast this week. It’s an “if you don’t know, don’t ask” situation. Hosts: Tim Stevens, Brian Heater, Dana Wollman Producer: Trent Wolbe Music: Orbital – Never 00:03:40 – Microsoft reveals its own Windows 8 tablet: meet the new Surface for Windows RT 00:05:00 – Microsoft announces Surface for Windows 8 Pro: Intel inside, optional pen input 00:06:15 – Microsoft Surface tablets: the differences between Windows RT and Windows 8 Pro models 00:14:15 – Hands-on with Microsoft Surface for Windows RT, Touch Cover and Type Cover (update: video!) 00:16:00 – Microsoft one ups other tablet ‘smart’ covers with Surface’s Touch Cover and Type Cover 00:19:50 – Microsoft introduces Windows Phone 8 for fall release, incompatible with current devices 00:21:00 – Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 share lots of code, NT kernel 00:23:30 – Microsoft confirms no upgrade path to Windows Phone 8, unveils 7.8 for legacy devices 00:26:14 – Windows Phone 8 to support multi-core CPUs, HD resolutions, SD cards and NFC 00:27:13 – Windows Phone 8 to use Nokia map data with built-in turn-by-turn navigation (update: deals too) 00:29:00 – Lumia 900 owner vents Windows Phone 8 frustrations, Stephen Elop responds 00:30:40 – Windows Phone 8 introduces new Start screen 00:37:15 – Microsoft brings NFC payments and loyalty cards to Windows Phone 8 00:40:12 – Microsoft demos support for NFC-enabled ads, business cards in Windows Phone 8 00:40:42 – Microsoft brings true, background multitasking to Windows Phone 8 00:42:36 – Microsoft unveils Internet Explorer 10 for Windows Phone, very similar to the desktop 00:43:05 – MS teases Windows Phone 8 enterprise features: Company Hub, encryption, secure boot, IT management 00:52:55 – MacBook Air review (13-inch, mid 2012) 01:01:40 – RIM reportedly firing up to 6,000 in $1 billion savings drive 01:03:30 – Samsung Galaxy S III is hot: bursts into flames and melts through its own casing 01:05:49 – Fitter, Happier: an eight week exercise in using technology to help lose weight 01:08:35 – Reading Rainbow launches iPad app, we go hands-on (video) 01:13:39 – Listener Questions Hear the podcast Subscribe to the podcast [ iTunes ] Subscribe to the Podcast directly in iTunes (enhanced AAC). [ RSS MP3 ] Add the Engadget Podcast feed (in MP3) to your RSS aggregator and have the show delivered automatically. [ RSS AAC ] Add the Engadget Podcast feed (in enhanced AAC) to your RSS aggregator. [ Zune ] Subscribe to the Podcast directly in the Zune Marketplace.

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