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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Getting ready for Windows Phone 8, the Amazon Appstore and simpler international roaming

Podcast - 27th June 2012

In this week's edition of The Fonecast we're talking about the forthcoming Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system, the UK launch of the Amazon Appstore and the GSMA's plans to make international roaming easier to understand.

There's also time to discuss new mobile tariffs from Virgin Media, cars that call for help after an accident, some mobile shopping research and LG's future as a tablet manufacturer.

You can listen to the programme on our website audio player, via iTunes, by using our RSS feed or by downloading the mp3 or OGG audio files directly. Alternatively, install the Android, iOS or webOS Stitcher Radio app and stream the podcast straight to your mobile phone.

01:00 Microsoft previews its new mobile platform
10:00 Amazon brings its application store to the UK
13:15 New Virgin Media tariffs include unlimited data
15:30 European MPs want cars to phone for help
18:00 Sponsor's message: 51Degrees.mobi
20:30 New GSMA initiative to simplify international mobile use
23:30 Research shows how mobiles are disrupting high-street shopping
27:15 LG tablet development takes a back seat
30:00 Twitter recovers after a glitch last week
31:15 Android-powered Google TV heads for the UK

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