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Episode #112 of the SMRpodcast, Chicken Wings And Beer Part 4, has been recorded, posted online, and is ready for download. This week Rod is out so we go into Chicken Wings and Beer mode. This week we talk about the billion dollar transactions that happened this past week, the Nokia Lumia 900 and early thoughts and the unlocking of iPhones. We also discuss the verge’s review of the Lumia 900 and the discussion afterwards.

Show Details

  • Recorded: April 10th, 2012
  • Published: April 11th, 2012
  • Duration: 01hr 11min 00sec
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Opening Thoughts

  • Rod is out this week so it is just Robb and Chris

We jump right in to the the Facebook purchase of Instagram

  • Chris feels the purchase was done as a defensive move by Facebook
  • Robb just started using it and actually likes it
  • Robb explains why other people like Instagram

Chris bought three Nokia Lumia 900s

  • Chris gives an early rundown of what he likes and does not like about the Lumia 900
  • Robb talks about the need for Windows Phone to get on Verizon

We also discuss the verge’s review of the Lumia 900

  • Robb says that the rebuttal was worse than the original review
  • Chris says that Joshua’s comments did not sound sincere but rather an after thought
  • Chris explains why he feel some of his points were not valid

Other topics we cover

  • AOL sells patents to Microsoft
  • Everybody should be moving to cloud storage
  • AT&T unlocking iPhones for users

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