SMRPodcast #119: I Love Google

by Rod on May 30, 2012 · 1 comment

by Rod on May 30, 2012 · 1 comment


Episode #119 of the SMRPodcast, I Love Google, has been recorded, posted online, and is ready for download. This week we fight through technical difficulties to deliver America another funny and fun recap of the latest tech news. We find ourselves talking about the state of RIM as they seem to be getting worse, What Google may do with their new Platforms and more. Everyone also weighs in on the idea of a Facebook phone and a pretty cool discussion around Amazon Prime streaming on the Xbox.

Show Details

  • Recorded: May 29th, 2012
  • Published: May 30th, 2012
  • Duration: 01hr 16min 00sec


Opening Thoughts

  • We start the night with some technical difficulties but decide to power through them
  • Everyone recaps their weekend cookouts

We begin discussing RIM and their new round of layoffs

  • Rod reminds us that this is not the first set of layoffs for RIM
  • Robb says that he is still rooting for them to make a comeback
  • Chris says even when they release a phone it is still a long road back

Should Facebook create a phone

  • Rod says that if they do the should skin another ecosystem
  • Robb feels that they do have some services to offer people
  • Chris feels that Facebook should not be creating a phone

Some quick topics we covered this week

  • Rod says he is not a fan of Facebook buying Opera Browser
  • Robb wants to know who wants a 22 inch Android Tablet
  • Rod clears up the 500 million Windows 8 devices sold statement from last week

Xbox 360 Gets Amazon Prime Streaming App

  • Robb wants to know why he should switch to the Xbox for streaming
  • Chris explains why he uses his Xbox
  • Rod says that he may have to use his Xbox for streaming more often

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