Episode 015 – Attack of the Clones

Episode Summary

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

0:30 – Word of the week – Kryan!

2:00 – News and Rumors:

  • Bigger discounts on Surface Pro 3 that fuels the rumour that the Surface Pro 4 is coming
  • Lenovo Miix 700 is a Surface clone 12″ screen with kickstand, detachable keyboard (included), 2 USB ports, LTE, and Hello compatible camera
  • Acer announces a Windows 10 phone with Continuum, 21 MP camera and the unique name of Jade Primo.
  • Dell is partnering with Microsoft to sell the Surface Pro
  • We will be meeting with Northern Micro to tour their provisioning facility where they prepare computers (including the Surface) for their customers, the largest of which is the Government of Canada.

17:00 – Review of Urban Armour Gear Scout for Surface Pro 3. We give it a very high rating of 4.7 out of 5.0.

34:00 – Kyran Mountain gives us a review of the Logitech Bluetooth K480 Keyboard supports up to 3 separate devices.

36:00 Growing Surface Nation – As always please contact us with your ideas, and even segments like Kyran does!

38:00 – Outro – Call for your help with the podcast, please…

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

42:00 – Whiskey of the Week is Alberta Springs Rye Whiskey.

image: https://sunbehindtheclouds.files.wordpress.com/2015/09/uag-scout1.png

UAG Scout Review Summary

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Expected Reliability


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Gets Surface Ethos


Overall Score


Updated: September 17, 2015 — 2:16 am

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