June 20, 2013
Elaine Petrocelli from
www.bookpassage.com reviews her favorite new books and provides suggestions
for summer reading.
The list of titles mentioned today by Elaine can be found
just unveiled. Is this the phone that can wrest away momentum from the
unstoppable Galaxy S III? Might be, if only Verizon would carry it. Still, it
- Mobile World Congress next week in Barcelona. Biggest cell phone show in the
world. Expectations include: Quad Core + 1080p displays everywhere. Windows
Phone 8 should kick off Microsoft's full court press to make it in phones and
tabs. New Nokia phones that will show if they are in this thing or not. New
Samsung Galaxy Note, up to 8" as well as more phablets. But NO Samsung Galaxy S
4 at MWC.
- New Playstation will be unveiled Weds evening in NYC. We expect more emphasis
on streaming video, streamed games, new controller and second screen technology
as well as possible 4K TV support.
- Two major carmakers are now set to offer Siri built into their cars: Che
vy and Honda. I'll explain why its a big deal.
- Also, two carmakers now have opened up their vehicles to app developers: Ford
and GM. This is the beginning of an explosion of awareness around the connected
- The end of Hotmail: Microsoft moves everyone to Outlook.com<http://outlook.com/>,
which has a Windows 8 look, storage online (and its a gateway drug - they hope -
to using Office 365 for $10 a month). Phases in through the Summer. You keep
address and can claim a new outlook.com<http://outlook.com/>
one as well.
- What's new with Apple? Mac Pro may get a big refresh, and Apple TV might be
opened up to developers...or an Apple Television might arrive. Too early for the
rumored iWatch, but we can talk about it.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy Beam
LG Optimus 4X HD
And we have our back to school guide here:
CrimePush, iFixit, Decide and 7 Little Words.
RONN'S HOT LIST
for the latest list
"Love in America" (JTX)
"NYC Girl" (the Orion Experience)
"Price Tag" (Jesse J)
On June 1st we
did our "Get a Job Hour" where we take your calls and let you pitch yourself to
the audience. Click
the full list.
Ronn did his first "Get a Job Hour" of 2012.
for all the people featured.
Book Passage President Elaine Petrocelli joined me on December 21 with reviews
of her favorite new books. See them here:
If you heard someone you want to hire, or a job that sounds like it would work
here is everyone featured on our 'Get a Job' hour on Dec 1:
Looking for work and looking to hire
R&B Joke Hour
Selected as one of top 25 Local Radio Hosts by Newsmax
Brian Cooley's Gadgets
Elaine Petrocelli's Book Recommendations
Ronn inducted into the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame
Ronn nominated to Radio Hall of Fame
wins News Talk Personality of the Year
Why The Left And Right Are Wrong
by Ronn Owens
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