SMRpodcast #128, Awkward Silence, is online and ready for download. This week Terrance Gaines from Brothatech.com joins us as we discuss the tech news of the past week including the launch of Outlook.com, which, we all liked. We also talked about the Apple TV getting Hulu+, Google Fiber, and, I really like the Google Nexus Tablet.
Images of a 10-inch BlackBerry PlayBook eaked, Verizon can no longer block data tethering apps, and we all believe a few execs from Zynga are going to prison. All this plus our picks, and more, in episode #128 of the SMRpodcast…
Have a listen…
- Recorded: July 31st, 2012
- Published: August 1st, 2012
- Duration: 01hr 30min 00sec
- Rod Simmons @RodSimmons
- Chris Ashley @bigChrisAshley
- Robb Dunewood @RobbDunewood
- Terrance Gaines @brothatech
- Everyone is impressed by Outlook.com
- Chris is ecstatic about it…
- The adds are much less intrusive than in hotmail
Apple TV Gets Hulu+
- Terrance wonders if there is a huge difference between the HD and the regular versions of the Apple TV.
- Rod says not really.
- Robb notices that connected Bluetooth devices don’t take precedence over wired headphones
- Rod points out that the virtual keyboard doesn’t automatically pop up in all places that it should
- Rod shows Robb inconsistencies in the order menu options in the phone screen
10-inch BlackBerry PlayBook images leaked
- Robb thinks that the 10-inch PlayBook images may be dated
- No one on the show is interested in this device
- Robb believes best case for RIM is for the company to be acquired
Were Zynga Execs dumping stock based on inside information?
- Robb believes someone is going to prison
- Chris thinks that if Martha Stewart go convicted for getting a “hookup” a Zynga exec or two is definitely getting locked up
Picks of the Week
- RHA MA-350 Noise-Isolating Earphones — Terrance Gaines (Brothatech)
- Tip – Battery Saver Mode on Windows Phone — Chris Ashley (WinGadgetNews)
- Voxer App Store | Google Play — Robb Dunewood (RIMarkable)
- NBC Olympics Live Extras App Store | Google Play — Rod Simmons (SimpleMobileReview)