MobileViews Podcast 243: Mobile World Congress – meh; Microsoft’s dismissed products; goodbye to our pets

  1. Jon’s family and mine both lost beloved pets this weekend. We took a few minutes to reflect on them
  2. 300 Tesla Powerwalls deployed in Hawaii schools to run air conditioners in classrooms
  3. The Verge’s Mobile World Congress expectations.
    Todd: Meh
    Steady extermination of headphone jacks
  4. ZDNet did an article on products Microsoft has killed. Do we miss them?.
    List of product: Media Center editions,
    Media Center Extenders (hardware),
    Flight Simulator,
    windows home server,
    Windows 10 Mobile,
    Microsoft Auto / Sync.
    Todd: Microsoft SPOT watch & service
    Jon: Windows Live Mesh Remote Desktop / p2p sync. / Foldershare
    Todd: Windows Handheld PC & ActiveSync