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Episode #119 of the SMRpodcast, I Love Google, is online and ready for download.  It was a bit of a slow mobile tech week, however, we did talk a lot about Research in Motion and the problems the company is going through.  We also talk about the Google Nexus platform, whether or not Facebook should build a phone,  and Amazon Prime streaming on the XBox.

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Show Details

  • Recorded: May 29th, 2012
  • Published: May 30th, 2012
  • Duration: 01hr 16min 00sec
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SHOW TOPICS

Opening Thoughts

  • We start the night with some technical difficulties but decide to power through them
  • Everyone recaps their weekend cookouts

We begin discussing RIM and their new round of layoffs

  • Rod reminds us that this is not the first set of layoffs for RIM
  • Robb says that he is still rooting for them to make a comeback
  • Chris says even when they release a phone it is still a long road back

Should Facebook create a phone

  • Rod says that if they do the should skin another ecosystem
  • Robb feels that they do have some services to offer people
  • Chris feels that Facebook should not be creating a phone

Some quick topics we covered this week

  • Rod says he is not a fan of Facebook buying Opera Browser
  • Robb wants to know who wants a 22 inch Android Tablet
  • Rod clears up the 500 million Windows 8 devices sold statement from last week

Xbox 360 Gets Amazon Prime Streaming App

  • Robb wants to know why he should switch to the Xbox for streaming
  • Chris explains why he uses his Xbox
  • Rod says that he may have to use his Xbox for streaming more often

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