Posted May 10, 2012
SMRPodcast #116: A Phone with Ebola

Episode 116 of the SMRpodcast, A Phone With Ebola, has been recorded, posted online, and is ready for download. Chris is back on the show after a week of travel and Robb is actually in studio. We talk about the Facebook IPO and some copy cat Ultrabooks. We are also scratching our heads over the release of a new BlackBerry device. We have a lot of fun this week with all of us together so download the show and enjoy.

Show Details

  • Recorded: May 9th, 2012
  • Published: May 10th, 2012
  • Duration: 01hr 22min 00sec


Opening Thoughts

  • Chris is back from his trip
  • Robb is in studio this week

We talk about the Facebook IPO and who is buying it

  • Robb says that he is definitely getting a few shares of their stock
  • Rod said he put his order in already
  • Chris says that he is going in with Rod

There are a few Ultrabooks that released some that look like MacBooks

  • Chris talks about an ultrabook that he recently played with
  • Rod says that he is holding out for a Windows 8 tablet
  • Robb says that he is looking at a Google tablet

BlackBerry Curve 9320 Announced

  • Rod asks Robb why is RIM releasing a new device on the heels of announcing BlackBerry 10
  • Robb says this move makes no sense to him
  • Chris is wondering if they are doing it for enterprise vs. consumer

Some quick hit topics

  • Chris talks about AT&T and the Samsung Focus 2 and their new home automation
  • Rod asks Chris about their exclusive apps announcement
  • We talk about the $99 dollar Xbox

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