WPCentral Podcast 127

With one week before Nokia World, Dan and Jay take on this week's rumors, Mango news, software updates and an odd discussion on sneezing. Tune in now!

Full show notes after the break!

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Daniel Rubino

Daniel Rubino is the Editor-in-chief of Windows Central, head reviewer, podcast co-host, and analyst. He has been covering Microsoft since 2007 when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, laptops, next-gen computing, and for some reason, watches. Before all this tech stuff, he worked on a Ph.D. in linguistics, watched people sleep (for medical purposes!), and ran the projectors at movie theaters because it was fun.

  • Hello,I managed to find your podcast a few days ago. Nice work, quite enjoy it. Got a questions for you lads, actually three. (1) why only 16GB?Nearly all Windows Phones are limited to 16GB. Why do you think this is? I see this really hurting the WindowsPhone. If you'r going to enter into a multiyear contract costing thousands of dollars why would anyone settle for less than 32GB? (2) WP certified microSD cards? are they dead?The Fujitsu is the only windows phone with 32GB built in. The Dell VenuePro, and the Samsung Focus can do with aftermarket microSD cards, but there are no WindowsPhone certified microSD cards available for sale. SanDisk doesn't list any of their cards as being WP certified. Is this certification program no longer active? I considered buying a 8GB Samsung Focus on amazong for $250, but it's a hard purchase to make with the uncertainty of 3rd party microSD cards. (3) Is there anything equivalent to Apple's airport express in the Microsoft world? I don't own any Apple products but this little thing is drawing me in. It only costs $50, and lets you stream music from a computer to it over wifi. It has analog stereo output so you can plug it into a book shelf stereo. Microsoft has options for streaming music or video to a TV or home theatre via xbox, or DLNA type device, but there's nothing cheap and simple like Apple's Airport express.Netgear's NeoTV ($80) has no analog audio output.WD TV Live ($100) has composite video output, still trying to figure out if it's suitable for analog stereo output for music.Cheers
  • Loved the Show!!! My key board disappears every once in a while:(Also Any news on Whatsapp updates????Also i have the HTC Surround and ever since the Mango update sometimes when i slide out my speaker is pauses the music. Does this have something to do with the sound enhancer app, which i heard was removed from the marketplace? and last thing smart DJ works on my zune nicely, but not on my phone. It always says to make sure that the setting is on connect with zune. Which it is....?I'm in Ontario, Canada on Telus.Thanks
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  • I posted a suggestion over at the WindowsPhone usersvoice page. Suggesting there needs to be a microsoft equivalent to Apple's Airport Express that lets you stream music from your PC to a stereo over wifi and use your WindowsPHone as a remote. Microsoft has plenty of streaming options from PC to TV (home theatre) but nothing for just a stereo like Airport Express.So far the response has been....nothing lol. It's still at 1 vote, mine. Hopefully you can give it a shout out on the podcast, get some WPCentral users to vote it up. :)http://windowsphone.uservoice.com/forums/101801-feature-suggestions/sugg...How to vote:1. Go to http://windowsphone.uservoice.com2. Register. You can use your twitter or facebook id.3. Vote for the suggestion titled "Airport Express, WiFi audio receiver", it's in the Accessories category.:)