Posted March 14, 2012
SMRPodcast #108: Vote for Robb

Episode #108 of the SMRPodcast, Vote For Robb, has been recorded, posted online, and is ready for download. This week on the show we talk a little more about the iPad 3 and who is getting one, and also the usability of the Windows 8 UI. AT&T has sent us a Galaxy note and we have a few thoughts on the gigantic device. Finally we have to talk about Yahoo suing Facebook and some more Anti-trust investigations.

Show Details

  • Recorded: March 13th, 2012
  • Published: March 14th, 2012
  • Duration: 01hr 11min 00sec



Opening Thoughts

  • It was a slow news week this week
  • Rod was hanging with Allison last week

We are still wondering when Rod is getting his iPad

  • Rod admits he almost ordered one but got distracted
  • Robb says he still may hold off a few months
  • Chris mentions that he and Rod will be checking them out with AT&T on Friday

We talk about the usability of the new Windows 8 UI

  • Rod feels the UI is really more touch than desktop
  • Chris says that Rid is basing his opinion on the wrong data
  • Robb finally installed Windows 8 and agrees with Rod

Chris is wondering if a locked boot loader for Windows 8 Arm Tablets are a big deal

  • Robb says that this is not a big deal and the majority of people will not care
  • Rod feel that this will only cause a swell of hackers and that will help the platform
  • Chris can’t believe the lever of outrage over this

We talk about the Samsung Galaxy Note

  • Chris loves the device and thinks Robb should get one
  • Rod says he feels weird holding it to his face
  • Robb is asking for Verizon to get a version

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