Posted May 16, 2012
SMRPodcast #117: Chicken Wings and Ribs

Episode #117 of the SMRPodcast, Chicken Wings And Ribs, has been recorded, posted online, and is ready for download. This week feels Rod sick and Robb and Chris picking up the slack. In this episode we cover Some surprising market share stats between Windows Phone and BlackBerry. We also talk about Windows 8 and the possible anti-trust lawsuit and also give out some Android tips and tricks.

Show Details

  • Recorded: May 16th, 2012
  • Published: May 17th, 2012
  • Duration: 00hr 58min 00sec




Opening Thoughts

  • Rod called out sick this week and Chris and Robb are holding the show down
  • Robb is looking for some Rib rub for his next barbecue

We talk about some Android tips when changing phones

  • Robb was surprised to hear more listeners not leveraging their Gmail login
  • Chris points out that the “to the cloud” commercials actually did resonate with people
  • We talk about “cloudifying” your phone

It seems that Sprint along with Verizon is interested in Windows Phone 8

  • Robb believes that Windows Phone 8 will be a nice update
  • Chris feels that this is a sign that carriers are liking what they see
  • Robb describes is dream phone

BlackBerry losses another corporate environment but this time to Windows Phone

  • Robb is not surprised as BlackBerry 10 is not released yet
  • Chris points out why they chose Windows Phone over iPhone and Android

Kantar Reports that Blackberry is down to 3% Market share in major cities

  • Robb is wondering what caveats come along with these findings
  • BlackBerry as a phone designed by Porche

We cover various other topics

  • Facebook IPO price goes up
  • Siri calling the Lumia 900 the best smartphone
  • The Windows 8 naming and possible anti-trust lawsuits


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