Who cares about Windows 8? Well, Harry, Chaim, and Justin care enough to talk about it and the state of the desktop OS in general for thirty minutes.
We discuss the most important elements for creating a solid user experience on the desktop and the aspects that lock users into a platform. And try to figure out if Microsoft’s upcoming OS with its Metro UI can create a halo effect to get people interested in Windows Phone.
Windows 8: pictures, video, & a hands-on preview of the developer build | This is My Next
Nothing Wrong | Curious Rat
Microsoft’s Creative Destruction | New York Times
Ask yourself this question: how are you going to listen to this podcast?
It’ll of course be with deep interest and admiration for its hosts, but will you do it on a smartphone, a laptop, with your home theater in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound?
Chaim, Harry, and Justin discuss whether or not the PC has run its course as being the de facto digital communication device and what the new king of the 1s and 0s is.
And yes, this post was typed on a clamshell laptop.
HP puts the kibosh on WebOS and throws a fire sale on the TouchPad.
We discuss the implications for the tablet market, where HP went wrong with the TouchPad, and what it would take to unseat the iPad as king of the tablets.
Most importantly, though, listen to find out whether or not Chaimtime was able to find a TouchPad in stock.
Sergey and Larry decide that they’re sick of building all of their products out of 0s and 1s and want to make something you can really get your fingerprints all over, or at least chuck across the room at one of Apple’s lawyers during a deposition.