Posted May 27, 2010
SMRPodcast #21: Bad Wheels and Touching Screens

Record Date Wed May 19th 2010

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


A slight mishap on the court

  • Robb is going under the knife

AT&T ups SmartPhone early termination fee

  • Rod says it was the right thing to do
  • Robb says that it is bigger news than people initially let on
  • Chris says kudos to AT&T Addressing it

Law may require registration of Pre-Paid Mobile Phones (Remember Mexico)

  • Big debate if this is a privacy issue to be concerned with or not
  • Chris says no
  • Robb and Rod say yes

Google announces some new stuff this week

  • Chris likes the new secure searching
  • Rod likes the ability to buy an app online and download to the phone
  • Robb is wondering if Chris upgraded his Nexus One

Microsoft has a good and bad week

  • Rod says that it would not be that big a deal if they stopped opting people in
  • Chris likes the new video showing off gaming on Windows Phone 7
  • Robb agrees that this could be huge for Microsoft
  • Rod is wondering if the executives are leaving out of anger

Picks of the Week

Facebook Privacy Settings / Palm Pre Plus $.01 on Amazon Verizon or AT&T / Better Keyboard for Android ( New Facebook Privacy / Palm Pre Plus sale / Keyboard App ) Rod Simmons (SimpleMobileReview)

BerryPopup (Pop up preview for new email and SMS messages) Robb Dunewood (RIMarkable)

Targus laptop Cooler ( Laptop cooling Pad ) Chris Ashley (SimpleMobileReview)

Special Thanks to Laura Tsaggaris for the Music

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Find out more information about Laura on her Website


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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