Last week we had a poll which asked how many hands you tend to use while using your phone. We had some great responses, of which some were quite surprising. David and I ended up discussing in depth, so if you are interested, go back to last week’s episode at msmobileshow.com/008. You can also see the poll results at … http://msmobileshow.com/008/
A special shout-out to Vernon’s brother, Pete, who recently discovered podcasts after years of badgering from his big brother. So far he has been listening to the Dave Ramsey Show, and maybe, just maybe, he will be listening to this episode on his Galaxy S4. He did recommend the app Podcast Addict, which can be found in the Google Play store. If you hear the show through your Android device, let us know which app you prefer!
Another shout-out is in order to Robert Shurbet, also known as The Cheeky Taurus. As some of you know, I have been debating on which phone I would use to replace my wife Anna’s Lumia 920 that recently died. Robert was willing to part with a device of his for a very reasonable price, and my wife and I thank him for that. Thanks!
Tip of the Episode
Want to make a hands-free phone call to someone and put them on speaker phone?
Disclaimer: I do NOT endorse phone use while driving.
Steps: “Hey, Cortana.” –> “Call [name of contact], mobile, on speaker”
Two friends stab each other over iOS or Android argument.
New features of Windows 10 Mobile leaked:
- Background transparency slider
- New accent colors: 48, up from 21
- Lumia Camera 5.5, allowing the fast-launching of the camera app, using a Lumia 1020!
- Developer features
- Call Screening and Contacts
- New app versions:
- Trust Center
- Personalize Office
- Enable locally relevant content
MS apps available in the Apple Watch?
- OneDrive (view pictures) and PowerPoint (advance slides)
Microsoft Account App, which helps with two-factor authentication
App Coming to Windows Phone
Windows Phone app picks
David: Modern Translate
David: The Hush Sound: “As You Cry” “We Intertwine” “Not Your Concern” “Wine Red” “Scavengers”
Vernon: Andrew W.K.
David: Zunited Podcast (retired, but tribute is needed)
Vernon: Paterfamilias Podcast
How to get started with Twitter
- Make an account & follow our tips from last episode
- Use Twitter’s SEARCH feature to find people with similar interests
- Bio content
- ENGAGING with users – follow, favorite, retweet
- Respond to people
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