Essential Apple Podcast 91: It’s all about the software…

Well this week it has been all about WWDC and that was all about the software. I am joined by iOS developer WeyHan Ng to talk about all that and a few other stories too. Extra special thanks to Han for being a real trouper after someone forgot to push the record button… (What a numpty!)
Why not come and join the Slack community? You can now just click on this Slackroom Link to sign up and join in the malarkey!
I may not have mentioned this enough but thank you all you Patreon supporters (we really do appreciate you) and Mark even put out some Patreon only content last week!

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Microsoft Band 1 Offer

Grab The Microsoft Band 1 For A Bargain £69.99

It might be last years tech but it was a sleeping hit for microsoft.  You can now pick up the original Microsoft Band from the Microsoft Store UK site for just £69.99 – that’s £100 less than its original list price of £169.99.

To help seal the deal you’ll also get a ZAGG invisibleSHIELD Screen Protector for Microsoft Band which on it own retails at £9.99.  The free screen protector will only be included with the Band until November 12, or until stocks run out.

If you already own the Band version 1 then there’s still good news for you as you can trade it in to get £70 if you are interested in pre ordering the Microsoft Band 2

Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard Review.

Recently I’ve been a bit of a microsoft convert, Office 2016 is an amazing piece of software, surface tablets are coming along nicely and now hell must have frozen over with the release of the Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard.

Thanks to the small, portable keyboard yours truly is blogging whilst enjoying a sunny day, overlooking a beach and being able to type frustration free on my iPad.

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Office 2016 for Mac available for download

Yes you read that right. 5 years since office 2011 has passed with minor updates and Microsoft have are a public beta has now landed for office 2016.

Welcome to the new and modern Office for Mac! You will receive regular updates automatically until the official release in the second half of 2015.

okay so it’s not quite a full download but nothing has to be better than the horrendous office 2011. 

HP Stream 7 drops to £74.99. Save £24 + Includes Office 365

Of all the tablets out there that i’d consider the HP Stream 7 Signature Edition Tablet is right at the top of the list, make even more tempting because not only has it been reduced by £24, includes Office 365 but the Signature Edition means It’s fast, without junk and test software, and comes with an anti-virus software that never expires.

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Word of iPad Screenshot

Microsoft Office For iPad Is Now A Reality

Microsoft have finally shown us the much vaunted Office for iPad in their. Microsoft is using a “freemium” model for Office for iPad. The base suite, which includes Word, Excel and PowerPoint, is free. Users who don’t add an Office 365 subscription to the offering still can do some basic tasks. But to do more advanced tasks, users will need an Office 365 subscription.

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Microsoft Surface

Microsoft Surface Pro and RT vs iPad Specifications

A short roundup of the known stats of the Microsoft RT and Pro models vs the iPad. Strange that the industry is quite disputed on whether or not the Surface is something actually credible. What struck me for a predominately software based company, no actual software was displayed or really demonstrated during the demonstration. For every idea and solution pushed forward just as many questions are raised. Who will develop for Arm when an easier Windows platform exists?

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