SMRPodcast #93: I Guess I am Eating Ham

by Rod on November 22, 2011 · 0 comments

by Rod on November 22, 2011 · 0 comments

SMRPodcast

Episode #93 of the SMRpodcast, I Guess I Will Be Eating Ham, has been recorded, posted online, and is ready for download.  This week we welcome special guest Allison Sheridan from the NosillaCast podcast back to the show.  In this episode we talk Kindle Fire which is selling lot hot cakes, although, reviews have been a bit less than stellar.  To compete with the sub $200 price tag, Research in Motion, for a limited time, has dropped the price on the BlackBerry PlayBook  to $199.  We also talk a bit about the HTC Titan.

Show Details

  • Recorded: November 22nd, 2011
  • Published: November 23rd, 2011
  • Duration: 01hr 11min 00sec
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Guest
Allison Sheridan @podfeet

SHOW TOPICS

Opening Thoughts

  • Allison Sheridan joins us for the show
  • Robb recaps his appearance on Allison’s show

We talk about the state of the BlackBerry Playbook

  • Robb mentions that the Playbook is $199
  • Rod mentions that the HP Touchpad Sale put it at number 2
  • Chris says that HP should have done the sale earlier
  • Allison is wondering if QNX can be “scraped” off and replaced with Android

Allison mentions that iOS 5 has not been working very well

  • She says that the last update fixed the battery issue but reboots on the iPad are more frequent
  • Rod says that no matter what battery life is bad for him on any phone
  • Robb reminds Rod that he is very hard on phones
  • Rod tells Allison about the phones he has gotten wet

Chris talks about his new HTC Titan Windows Phone

  • He says that it is the best phone he has ever owned
  • Robb says he saw the TItan at his local AT&T store and liked what he saw
  • Rod comments on how well made the phone is
  • Allison asks about the size compared to other popular large phones

Chris also talks about the new XBOX interface coming in December

  • Allison says that they have a PlayStation at their house for movies
  • Chris is trying to convince Robb to get a Kinect Device
  • Rod is considering getting one this holiday season
  • Robb says that his XBOX is just for games

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