Posted November 12, 2014
SMRPodcast #232: Boy Gets His First iPhone

SMRpodcast Episode #232 is online and ready for download. We are back to a full crew this week, and, after technical difficulties with the feed last week, you should have episode #231 in your stream as well.  We cover a lot this week… From Net Neutrality, to new Microsoft Lumia phones, to battery powered leaf blowers, we've got you covered.  Have a listen…

Show Details

  • Recorded: November 11th, 2014
  • Published: November 12th, 2014
  • Duration: 01hr 53min 00sec

In this week's news, President Obama urges the FCC to “do everything it can” to protect net neutrality for everyone and asks that internet connectivity be reclassified under Title 2 of the Telecommunications Act.   The goal is to ensure that service providers have a legal obligation not to block or limit users access to websites.

Alibaba sets a new single day online sales record with of $9 billion is goods and services being sold on Singles Day, 11/11, a “made up holiday in China the company created in 2009 to bolster sales.

Apple finally fixes the problem of missing text messages from iOS users to folks that have left the iPhone for another platform.  The problem was that messages from iPhone users which used to be delivered to your iPhone via iMessage still have their messages delivered via iMessage even if you no longer use an iPhone.  The problem has been resolved, however, Apple is still facing a class action suite.

Microsoft releases Lumia 535, Gmail gets a fresh coat of paint on the Android App, Skype for Business announced to replace Lync, and Word, PowerPoint, and Excel are now free on iOS devices.  We've got all this, our picks and more in episode #232 of the SRMpodcast


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