MobileViews Podcast 185: Post-Thanksgiving podcast with Mike Temporale

MobileViews Podcast 185

  1. Microsoft Solitaire Collection for Android & iOS Free to install but costs $1.99 per month to turn off ads.
  2. Apple Black Friday sales is not much of one. Only the iPhone 6s and Watch Series 1 devices on “sale”. And, the sales is not a sale. You get a gift card between $25 and $150 depending on the item
  3. Apple captures record 91 percent of global smartphone profits
  4. Discussion: buying gifts for significant others in this tech environment
  5. Tech anniversary: 12 years ago this week World of Warcraft was released
  6. ShapeWays– 3D printing and service site
  7. Digital video streaming

Available via Google Music Podcasts and Apple iTunes.

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MobileViews Podcast 184: A discussion with Dr. Kent “Kim” Bridges – the tech botanist

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  1. Acer Chromebook R 13 can’t be shipped by Amazon to AK and HI
  2. Google Sites update – finally
  3. Marshall Islands – GPS a real life saver
  4. 8000 miles on a Segway
  5. Travel strategies – mobile technologies – Wear-one-carry-one – Ice Breaker (marina wool)
  6. Smart car w/tech accessories
  7. Lumena-8 purchase instead of a new Porsche
  8. Microsoft Surface Studio?
  9. On this day in technology
    Amazon debuted the Kindle in 2007 (Selling out in 5 hours). It was also 9 years ago today that Nintendo released the Wii
  10. Jon’s Car Story of the week, maybe I need a segway

Available via Google Music Podcasts and Apple iTunes.

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MobileViews Podcast 183: Post-election podcast

  1. Android Auto for Android 5.0 or later.
  2. https://www.navdy.com/#discover – $799 for a heads up display!?!?
  3. Gmail and Google Calendar for iOS updated
  4. Chromebook’s with a display larger than 10.1-inches will need an Office 365 subscription to run Office for Android Ref: 9to5google
  5. NES Classic. Ref: USA Today
  6. Jon’s Useless Information for this Week: A Classic Tech Tale Oddity: The music in the anti-piracy ads was pirated (2013)

Available via Google Music Podcasts and Apple iTunes.

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MobileViews Podcast 182: 8th anniversary and World Series podcast with guest Frank McPherson

Todd Ogasawara, Jon Westfall, and Frank McPherson discuss things we’re waiting for like Nougat, Chrome OS with Android apps production release, and Air Pods.

  1. Still no sign of Android 7.0 Nougat OTA for my Nexus 6.
  2. Google not taking advantage of both Apple and Microsoft deciding not to refresh its lower priced products or introduce replacements. If it doesn’t move its Android app running version of Chrome OS from beta to production soon, it is going to miss the holiday gift giving season. Acer Chromebook R 13 review. Ref: Laptop Mag
  3. Jon: Still no Air Pods
  4. Beats Solo 3 headphones. Ref: 9to6mac.

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MobileViews Podcast 181: New Apple & Microsoft hardware – w/Jason Dunn & Sven Johannsen

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Jason Dunn, Jon Westfall, Sven Johannsen

Jon Westfall and I discussed Apple’s and Microsoft’s recent hardware announcements with guest panelists Jason Dunn and Sven Johannsen.

  1. What didn’t get announced:
    • Surface “amateur” 4 to follow-up the popular low-priced Surface 3
    • Windows Hello mouse with fingerprint reader
    • Affordable (sub $900) Macbook anything
    • Refreshed Mac mini – has not been refreshed since Oct. 2014

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  2. Microsoft Surface Studio Anandtech
  3. Surface Dial TechCrunch
  4. $2400 – $3300 Surface Book The Verge
  5. Windows 10 Creator Update Venturebeat
  6. VR headsets for PCs starting at $299 TechCrunch
  7. Microsoft Paint 3D TechCrunch
  8. Apple

  9. Jason Dunn’s Apple TV two-factor authentication annoyance. Availability of two-factor authentication for Apple ID – Apple Support
  10. MacBook Pro 13-inch with Touchbar starts at $1800. Nothing but Thunderbolt ports. No optical drive. Also gone: MagSafe, HDMI, SD slot, Thunderbolt 2, & USB A port
  11. 11-inch Macbook Air is gone…
  12. LG Ultrafine 27-inch 5K display $1300
  13. TV app for Apple TV that doesn’t know about Netflix or Amazon Prime – the two most popular streaming service.

Available via Google Music Podcasts and Apple iTunes.

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MobileViews Podcast 180: Streaming video, Dyn DNS

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  1. Dyn DNS has big customers? Graphic from Internet Traffic Report shortly after the DDoS attack on North America
  2. CBS will be part of Google’s Web TV Service. Will be a YouTube premium service. $30 to $40 per month for a “skinny bundle” Ref: Reuters
  3. All the Good Netflix Movies Are in Canada and Brazil. Ref: Gizmodo
  4. Outlook.com premium service Ref: ZDNet
  5. Fav iOS games no longer available for the iPhone: Boggle, Civilization Revolution (iPad version still available)
  6. Jon’s mini review of the: iXpand Sandisk Flashdrive – good for multi-computer users, not so great for backing up photos (it’s primary use!

Available via Google Music Podcasts and Apple iTunes.

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