Do you prefer streaming or owning your media? We tackle the question from a couple of angles, arguing both sides in order to better understand the question and market. We also discuss Leo Laporte’s recent frustrated rant about the Windows naming scheme. Could their Win RT/Win Phone/Windows 8.1 naming debacle scuttle the Surface Pro, despite the Pro’s unique niche market placement? Finally, we take some listener calls on music organization and holiday virus threats.
A great cross-platform international messaging system would be GroupMe. It’s not VFR direct like iMessage, and it is more of a group chat app than a messaging system but if you use the DM function you can use it like a text message platform and it will go across any desktop or mobile computer platform.