- Welcome to the show
- Special guest star Sean Kearney
- Word of the Week is “MVP”
- Surface Labs
- Colin reports from Redmond
- We are part of the Tech Podcast Network.
Recorded onsite Cistel Studios in Ottawa South
04:00 MVP Summit
- System Center Hackathon
- Met other members of Surface Nation!
- Real people really use the Microsoft Surface – not just Geeks!
07:00 Surface Labs
- CNC Milling Machines
- Working on 2 generations out from what is shipping today
- Materials room was fascinating for high-end paints and fabrics!
- Whenever Colin went in a room, they covered benches up
- Artificial scenes for testing cameras
- Anechoic Chamber for testing microphone and speakers
- Met with Surface Dock team
David used electrical tape to join his Surface Brick and Surface Dock.
27:00 Is Colin Going to Buy a Surface Book
- Does Peter have an opinion on the topic “Is Windows Phone Dead”
- Colin complains about the lapability of the Surface Book.
- David suggests Colin check out www.slickwraps.com
- David complains (again) about the lack of a Kensington lock connector
- IKEA Book, Book http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2014/09/04/new-ikea-ad-spoofs-apple-promotes-book-book-technology/
33:00 Windows Phone
- Windows Phone Internals Kit
- Windows RT can run on a Lumuia 520
- Sean wants Raspberry Pi Zero to run Windows
The Astoria Bridge (Run Android Apps on Windows 10 Mobile) has been canceled
40:00 Buying a Windows Phone
- Kids” buy the Blackberry Priv because it is cheaper than Samsung Android Phones
- Colin likes iPhone
- Colin thinks Billionaires use the iPhone, David thinks it would be 50/50 Android vs. iPhone
47:00 What’s Coming Up
- SmithBusters with Dell Latitude Tough – is it tougher than Sean?
49:00 Outro – Call for your help with the podcast, please…
- Pennies for the Podcast Sir? – Our Amazon store has been expanded – buy your tech through our link and we’ll earn a few pennies
- Samsung Q2U Microphone is both a USB and a standard Microphone
- Follow and re-tweet @SurfaceSmiths
- Listen www.SurfaceSmiths.com
- Email Podcast@SurfaceSmith.com
- Purchase Amazon A Store
- David’s Blog www.whateverwindows.com
- Colin’s Blog http://sunbehindtheclouds.com/
50:00 Whiskey of the Week – Destimel
This is a special drink made in Brazil. Vitor brought this to Colin when they met at the MVP Summit in Redmond.