Surface Pro 3, LG G3 and iOS 8 (MobileTechRoundup show #320)

Summary:Microsoft revealed their new Surface computer, Google improved the functionality of Chromebooks, and Apple has some exciting things coming in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8.

It seems we tend to talk about phones more than any other type of mobile technology on MobileTechRoundup, but in this week's MobileTechRoundup show #320 we actually spent most of the time on the computers from Microsoft, Apple, and Google. Show topics include:

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  • MS Surface Pro 3, a much improved laptop / tablet hybrid. I can't wait to finally get my pre-order in a couple weeks.
  • LG G3 in the house, too bad it's a Korean version.
  • WWDC discussion: Mac OS upgrade and iOS 8
  • Motorola to close Fort Worth facility
  • Asus Padfone X thoughts
  • Chromebooks play movies offline
  • Free app of the week: MightyText functions similar to Motorola Connect for other Android devices
  • Samsung working on a standalone smartwatch designed to replace your phone: They may also be looking at VR headgear

Running time: 53 minutes

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Topics: Mobility, Apple, Google, iOS, Smartphones, Tablets


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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