Posted July 11, 2012
SMRPodcast #125: Hanging with The Cubicle Chick

Check out episode #125 of the SMRPodcast with special guest host Danyelle Little from This week we, once again, try to figure out what the heck is going on at Research In Motion. Google gets hit with the biggest fine of its kind for bypassing security in Safari, and, we go off on an interesting tangent on cutting the cord. We also talk about the Samsung Galaxy S III, 7-inch iPads, and, we've got this weeks picks. Get all this and more in episode #125 of the SMRPodcast…

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Show Details

  • Recorded: July 10th, 2012
  • Published: July 11th, 2012
  • Duration: 01hr 21min 12sec



Opening Thoughts

We talk about the fire sale going on at RIM

  • Danyelle says she used to be a huge RIM fan but has switched Android
  • Chris still thinks there is room for four vendors
  • Rod talks about the sale of RIM’s plane
  • Robb says that he is thinking positively about RIM

Google close to a settlement for bypassing Safari Cookie Settings

  • Robb quotes the estimated cost of 22.5 million
  • Chris says it is not enough
  • Danyelle thinks Google seems to skate through any scandle
  • Rod said it should be based on how much money they made

DirecTV and Viacom in contract battle

  • Chris is annoyed with the networks on this issue
  • Danyelle agrees that a change is needed in how shows are carried
  • Robb says although it is beginning we are a long way off
  • Rod agrees with Robb

Other Topics we cover

  • Microsoft Surface
  • Robb gets a new Android Phone
  • Apple being sued for stealing technology

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