Episode 014 – Full of Surprises

Episode Summary

0:00 – Intro – new theme music by Rob at the Failed Musicians Podcast.

0:30 – Word of the week – Surprise!

3:00 – News and Rumors

13:00 – Stephen Hawking’s (our former intern) theorizes that you can from a black hole? In related Microsoft news can Microsoft dig out of the Black Hole that is their phone business?

15:00 – Is the Insider Program for Phones Ending? – No the current beta will stop working at the end of September.

18:00 – Matt wonders if he will have to pay for his Windows 10 after the “free year” as passed? It is free for the foreseeable future.

21:00 – New Surface Application – Less features, bad user interface and doesn’t fix the ability to customize the pen-top button. Check Colin’s Blog next week for information on a script that will return some of this functionality.

26:00Touch Me Gesture Studio lets you … “create, edit, and export a customized gesture file and that’s it! This app does not and never will contain the gesture engine that actually brings those gestures to life.”

27:00 – Product Review – Guest Review Kyran Mountain reviews the “BESTRUNNER 16GB USB 2.0 OTG Flash Drive Memory Stick for OTG Phone PC Tablet Micro USB Pen U-disk 1Pcs”. Follow Kyran on Twitter @Kyran.

33:00 – Call for contributors – This is a community podcast so please contact us if you’d like to contribute like @Kyran did!

36:00 – Contest – Twitter based contest for accessories has limitations as Colin and David are having trouble tracking re-tweets. Please follow us @SurfaceSmiths and re-tweet us!

40:00 – Outro – Call for your help with the podcast, please…

  1. Follow and Re-tweet, @SurfaceSmiths
  2. Purchase Amazon A Store 

40:30 – Whiskey of the Week is a gin. Ungava Canadian Premium Gin.

Updated: September 17, 2015 — 3:49 am

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