We have a ton of stuff to talk about as we recap the week on the latest GeekWire radio show and podcast — starting with the pricing announcement for the Surface Pro tablet, and our overall impressions of Microsoft’s tablet lineup.
Our colleague John Cook also took the Surface to his home, and struggled a bit with the interface, which prompted me to give him a few Windows 8 pointers on the air. (He wasn’t impressed.)
In the second segment, Taylor shares more details on a story he covered this week, about a former Amazon.com executive whose new startup is aiming to change the way we buy clothes at retail, using smartphones and robots. John offers up an interesting conspiracy theory about this particular venture.
Other topics discussed on the show include Google’s purchase of a rival to Amazon Lockers, my latest struggle with Amazon’s new wine-buying e-commerce portal, and the rumor that T-Mobile will be finally getting the iPhone.
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