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MobileViews Podcast 171: Apple announcements speculation

In this podcast, Jon Westfall and I discuss

  1. Google Play Music Family Plan
  2. Rumored Apple event on September 7
  3. Discussion Q: What is the biggest annoyance you have on a mobile device today, and could it be solved within the next 24 months by manufacturers?
  4. Chrome apps going away in early 2018. What does this mean?

Available via Google Music Podcasts and Apple iTunes.

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MobileViews Podcast 170: Surface Pro 4 vs. iPad Pro?

In this podcast Jon Westfall and I (Todd Ogasawara) discuss:

  1. SimpleNote too simple to be an EverNote replacement? And, iOS, Android, and macOS Apps Now Open Source
  2. Windows 10 Anniversary Update
  3. Microsoft leaded a golden key?
  4. What roles do the Surface Pro 4 and iPad Pro have in our toolkits?

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MobileViews Podcast 169: Guest Don Sorcinelli – watching the Olympics on your mobile device

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Todd Ogasawara speaks with guest co-host Don Sorcinelli about:

  1. Olympics on mobile devices. NBC Sports app (US)
  2. The importance of the Slingbox and the passing of Sling Media’s co-founder Blake Krikorian
  3. Windows 10 Anniversary Update
  4. Starbucks app for W10 and the Windows Phone app gap
  5. Google Photos for iOS gets storage recovery option. Recovered about 1GB on my iPhone
  6. Mobile Meeting technology

Available via Google Music Podcasts and Apple iTunes.

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MobileViews Podcast 167: Telecommuting & more w/Frank McPherson & Don Sorcinelli

Don Sorcinelli and Frank McPherson join me (Todd Ogasawara). Out focus in this podcast is telecommuting. This is something that Don recently started doing on a full-time basis and Frank does for most of his work week. We also discuss:

  1. Stack Overflow Documentation Beta announced. Site is at http://stackoverflow.com/documentation
  2. Google Play Books introduces Bubble Zoom
  3. iOS 9.3.3 Many security patches including ones for end-user apps like Calendar, FaceTime, and Safari.
  4. Frank: Huawei Android Wear smartwatch
  5. Available via Google Music Podcasts and Apple iTunes.

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MobileViews Podcast 166: Google Fi, USB 3.0 RF interference, TripAdvisor flight reviews, Pokemon Go (again)

Recorded July 16, 2016
Available via Google Music Podcasts and Apple iTunes.

Frank McPherson dropped by to join me (Todd Ogasawara) and Jon Westfall for this podcast.

  1. Faster Google Fi data when traveling internationally. Ref: Android Official Blog
  2. Intel 2012 white paper USB 3.0* Radio Frequency Interference Impact on 2.4 GHz Wireless Devices
  3. The purpose of this document is to create an awareness of radio frequency interference to wireless devices operating in the 2.4 GHz ISM band as a result of certain USB 3.0* devices and cables. This is a guide to customers of the USB 3.0 RFI mitigation options that are available.

    The 2.4 GHz ISM band is a widely used unlicensed radio frequency band for devices such as wireless routers, as well as wireless PC peripherals such as a mouse or keyboard.

  4. TripAdvsior adds flight reviews
  5. Jon’s mini review of Pokemon Go
  6. Jon’s Discussion Question: What mobile tech hack that you’ve created are you most proud of?

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MobileViews Podcast 165: Pokemon Go, Evernote backlash, and more

Recorded July 9, 2016
Available via Google Music Podcasts and Apple iTunes.

  1. ‘Pokémon Go’ international rollout will be ‘paused’ as players overload the system
  2. Android N. N is for Nougat. Not Nutty McNutface.
  3. Evernote pricing change. Free service limited to syncing two devices.
  4. DuckDuckGo partnership with Yahoo More information about DuckDuckGo using Yahoo search engine in Reddit
  5. Google MyActivity: Everything Google knows about you in one place.
  6. Five years ago on June 30, 2011, Microsoft disbanded its original Windows Mobile MVP group. Today, it disbanded the consumer focused group that replaced the original group. However, this time the current MVPs were moved into a new entity called The Windows Insider MVP Program
  7. Jon’s New Tech Toy: The Star Trek Bluetooth Communicator

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