Posted May 13, 2010
SMRPodcast #19: Excuses Never Explain

Record Date Wed May 5th 2010

Record Date Wed May 5th 2010

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Rod Simmons (SimpleMobileReview)
Chris Ashley (SimpleMobileReview)
Robb Dunewood (RIMarkable)


Verizon and Sprint Cancel Nexus One

  • Chris says that users are losing out on faster updates
  • Rod says that he understands why they did it
  • Robb says he likes is Incredible

OnStar creating an App for Android

  • Chris says that this is a feature that could keep him on Android
  • Robb likes the integration aspect

Apple and AT&T have a 5 year exclusivity deal

  • Rod wonders if the contract was renegotiated
  • Robb says too bad for Verizon users
  • Chris compares this to a Dave Chappelle skit

HTC Files Patent suit Against Apple

  • We all were wondering what HTC's move was going to be

Facebook adds location Check-in services

  • Robb says it was nice to know Gowalla and Foursquare

Consumer Reports survey

  • Robb believes most people still want to hold a phone
  • Chris was surprised that AT&T was the worst when it comes to devices
  • Rod would like to see more data about this are people happy and in high volumes

FCC Trying to regulate the internet

  • Rod says this is a good thing to keep providers under control
  • Robb loves the fact he has so many options for internet
  • Chris is scared of too much power

4 College students taking on Facebook

  • Chris like the idea of a peer to peer social network
  • Rod says they have an uphill battle



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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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