We are wrapping up the talks on the Microsoft / Nokia deal and getting right to the good stuff. New hardware! We're talking Surface 2, Nokia Bandit, Surface Pro, Haswell, and Bay Trail. This is a big episode for hardware. We also talk about the Lumia 520 and how great it is for the price. Get it for $85! Link in the show notes. John Wiskowski and Jim Collison join in as well.
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Microsoft to acquire Nokia’s devices & services business, license Nokia’s patents and mapping services, Microsoft News Center, September 3, 2013
Accelerating growth, Presentation, Microsoft's strategic rationale for deal announced with Nokia, Microsoft News Center, September 3, 2013
The Next Chapter: An open letter from Steve Ballmer and Stephen Elop, The Official Microsoft Blog, September 2, 2013
Steve Ballmer, Stephen Elop, Brad Smith, Terry Myerson and Amy Hood: Microsoft Nokia Transaction Conference Call, Microsoft News Center, September 3, 2013
Nokia Announcement, Video, September 3, 2013
Lumia tablets? Surface phablets? Microsoft's tricky new post-Nokia positioning challenges, ZDNet, Mary Jo Foley, September 3, 2013
With Nokia, Microsoft wants to triple Windows Phone marketshare by 2018, The Verge, Jeff Blagdon, September 3, 2013
Microsoft and Nokia: Where do we go from here? Surface Geeks, John Wiskowski, September 3, 2013
Worries That Microsoft Is Growing Too Tricky to Manage, New York Times, September 8, 2013, Nick Wingfield
Windows 8.1 Tablets and PCs Unveiled @ IFA, Blogging Windows, Nick Parker, September 5, 2013
Intel Bay Trail Impresses "You won't have Atom to kick around anymore." Forbes, Dave Altavilla, September 11th, 2013
Microsoft Raced to $7.2 Billion Deal With Soul-Searching Nokia, Bloomberg, Matthew Campbell & Aaron Kirchfeld, September 3, 2013
Nokia Windows Phone dominates PCMag’s 2013 Business Choice Awards for end-users, Windows Phone Central, Daniel Rubino, September 10, 2013
PCMag Business Choice Awards 2013, PCMag, Ben Gottesman, September 9, 2013
Nokia slaps Apple with backhander during iPhone event, CNet, Chris Matyszczyk September 10, 2013
Microsoft's Surface 2: New reports on Surface RT's successor, ZDNet, Mary Jo Foley, September 9, 2013
Microsoft holding Surface 2 event on September 23rd in New York City, The Verge, Tom Warren, September 9, 2013
Surface 2 Details Emerge, Surface RT no more, but still Windows RT on the inside where it counts, Win Super Site, Paul Thurrott, September 9, 2013
Surface RT 2: Tegra 4, 1080P screen, and more, NeoWin.net, Brad Sams, September 9, 2013
Tweet It! takes on Rowi – A Windows Phone 8 App Review, Surface Geeks, John Wiskowski, September 10, 2013
Skype 2.10 for Windows Phone 8: now with Video Messaging, Skype Blogs, Lara Kingwell, September 4, 2013
Microsoft reveals 20 upcoming Excel Web App features, including Android tablet support and chart editing, The Next Web, Emil Protalinski, September 11, 2013
Dave's app of the week is targeting to replace the surface or,other windows tablets. Parallels Access
Skype Pre-Release Arrives on Windows 8.1, Aga Guzik, September 9, 2013
Microsoft Claims Windows 8.1 RTM Downloaded Two Million Times In 24 Hours, Ubergizmo, Adnan Farooqui, September 11, 2013
From the Surface Geeks Forum: Are You Downloading Windows 8.1 Yet?
Microsoft offers free versions of Office 365 to nonprofits, CNet, Dara Kerr, September 10, 2013
Haswell signs up four new Chromebooks, CNet, Seth Rosenblatt, September 11, 2013
Record share for Windows phone, Kantar WorldPanel, September 2, 2013
Kantar: Android Took 65% Of Sales Across Major Markets In Last Quarter; Windows Phone Grew By Tapping Dumbphone Users, TechCrunch, Ingrid Lunden, September 3, 2013
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