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Episode # of the SMRpodcast, It Is Not An Attack, has been recorded, posted online, and is ready for download. This week we talk about the new BlackBerry Playbook OS and our early thoughts on the updated features. We also give our opinion on the Google Privacy issue and talk about Microsoft's video against Google Apps. Finally, we talk about some new Windows Phone devices hitting the market and Netflix changing gears.

Show Details

  • Recorded: February 21st, 2012
  • Published: February 22nd, 2012
  • Duration: 01hr 16min 00sec
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Opening Thoughts

  • Rod talks about why he missed some big announcements today
  • Chris still gives him a hard time

We talk about the BlackBerry Playbook Version 2.0

  • Robb says that he was able to install it and liked what he saw do far
  • Chris says he really likes the remote control feature
  • Rodd is considering switching back to the PlayBook

We talk about Google circumventing users privacy

  • Chris recaps the issue of Google tricking IE and Safari into accepting third party cookies
  • Robb says that a company that has so many free services will do whatever to make money
  • Rod help explains how wrong Google’s position is

Microsoft releases a video showing off new SkyDrive features

  • Chris talks about the new features demoed in the video
  • Robb says that he would love a service that could hold all his files
  • Rod says the new integration looks a lot smoother

Other Topics

  • Two New Windows Phones leaked out
  • Netflix Brings Back $7.99 DVD Only Plan

Mentioned Links

Microsoft video against Google Apps

SkyDrive integration video

 

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