Posted May 6, 2010
SMRPodcast #18: GoodBye Skype

Record Date Wed May 5th 2010

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Rod Simmons (SimpleMobileReview)

Chris Ashley (SimpleMobileReview)

Brent Harman (SimpleMobileReview)

Robb Dunewood (RIMarkable)


Welcome Brent to the Studio

  • We talk about the Gadget King

Skype new Terms of Service

  • Broadcasters must announce they are using Skype at the beginning and end of every show
  • Chris, Robb and Rod say Goodbye Skye

Chris got the new AT&T Microcell

  • He loves the device and how easy it was to setup
  • Rod likes the security model vs. the Verizon Femtocell
  • Brent Talks about a home made Femtocell device

Is Rim Creating a Tablet

  • Robb says that they don't know what they want to do
  • Chris is wondering if they will have dancers on their launch video

Apple being investigated for Anti Trust violations

  • Chris says good
  • Rod highlights the fact that a lot of Apple fans say Microsoft does the same thing

Several media outlets want the sealed search warrant that recovered lost iPhone4

  • Robb reminds us that Steve Jobs has some influence with the cops
  • Brent explains some of the other conspiracy theories that are going around

Microsoft releasing Kin One and Kin Two

  • A lot of media outlets are clubbing the phones
  • Chris says is it really fair some of the comparisons
  • Robb mentions the only journalist that gave a positive review so far

Robb discusses his use of the Android Incredible

  • He loves the cool factor on the phone
  • Rod asks about the tethering
  • Brent points out that Robb's copy issue may be PEBCAK

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Picks of the Week

Estrongs ( Android )/File Browser for iPad ( File Browsing ) Brent Harman (SimpleMobileReview)

AT&T Microcell ( In Home Signal Boost ) Chris Ashley (SimpleMobileReview)

CardStar (Digital Reward Card) Robb Dunewood (RIMarkable)

X-Mini Capsule Speaker ( Portable Speakers ) Rod Simmons (SimpleMobileReview)

Special Thanks to Laura Tsaggaris for the Music

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Laura Tsaggaris is a Pittsburgh, PA native, who now calls Washington, DC home. Laura is currently touring and working in support of her second full-length independent recording, Keep Talking. Tsaggaris has delivers a focused collection of songs peppered with hard-won insight. Her unique writing style, electric stage performance, and glowing national press for this new record serve as proof that Laura Tsaggaris has arrived and is here to stay.

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