Microsoft cuts, Kindle Unlimited, LG G3 (MobileTechRoundup show #324)

Summary:Microsoft is making major changes to the company and Nokia strategy, while also actively updating the Surface Pro 3. Swappa is feeding my smartphone addiction.

Kevin has been using the Nokia Lumia 930 for a couple weeks, but as you can hear on MobileTechRoundup show #324 it looks like his Windows Phone experiment is soon coming to an end. Show topics include:

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  • Kevin's smartphone spreadsheet indicates the iPhone meets all his needs
  • Microsoft is making major job cuts while also killing off their short-lived Android Nokia X experiment
  • Amazon rolled out a Kindle Unlimited subscription ebook service
  • Matt sold a couple phones and bought another. Swappa is his new addiction
  • GoTenna may be a good solution for hikers, hunters, and fishing buddies outside cellular range
  • Matt's Surface Pro 3 is here to stay, thanks to quick action by Microsoft to update the WiFi drivers

Running time: 62 minutes

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Topics: Mobility, Amazon, iPhone, Microsoft, Smartphones


Matthew Miller started using mobile devices in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since. He is a co-host, with ZDNet's Kevin Tofel, of the MobileTechRoundup podcast and an author of three Wiley Companion series books. Matthew started using mobile devices with a US Robotics Pilot 1000 and has owned more than 2... Full Bio

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