SMRpodcast #128, Awkward Silence, is online and ready for download. Â This week Terrance Gaines from Brothatech.com joins us as we discuss the tech news of the past week including the launch of Outlook.com, which, we all liked. Â We also talked about the Apple TV getting Hulu+, Google Fiber, and, I really like the Google Nexus Tablet.
Images of a 10-inch BlackBerry PlayBook eaked, Verizon can no longer block data tethering apps, and we all believe a few execs from Zynga are going to prison. Â All this plus our picks, and more, in episode #128 of the SMRpodcast…
Have a listen…
- Recorded:Â July 31st, 2012
- Published:Â August 1st, 2012
- Duration: Â 01hr 30min 00sec
- Rod SimmonsÂ @RodSimmons
- Chris AshleyÂ @bigcashley
- Robb DunewoodÂ @RobbDunewood
- Terrance Gaines @brothatech
- Everyone is impressed by Outlook.com
- Chris is ecstatic about it…
- The adds are much less intrusive than in hotmail
Apple TV Gets Hulu+
- Terrance wonders if there is a huge difference between the HD and the regular versions of the Apple TV.
- Rod says not really.
- Robb notices that connected Bluetooth devices don't takeÂ precedenceÂ over wired headphones
- Rod points out that the virtual keyboard doesn't automatically pop up in all places that it should
- Rod shows Robb inconsistencies in the order menu options in the phone screen
10-inch BlackBerry PlayBook images leaked
- Robb thinks that the 10-inch PlayBook images may be dated
- No one on the show is interested in this device
- Robb believes best case for RIM is for the company to be acquired
Were Zynga Execs dumping stock based on inside information?
- Robb believes someone is going to prison
- Chris thinks that if Martha Stewart go convicted for getting a “hookup” a Zynga exec or two is definitely getting locked up
Picks of the Week
- RHA MA-350 Noise-Isolating EarphonesÂ — Terrance Gaines (Brothatech)
- Tip – Battery Saver Mode on Windows Phone — Chris Ashley (WinGadgetNews)
- Voxer Â App StoreÂ | Google PlayÂ — Robb Dunewood (RIMarkable)
- NBC Olympics Live Extras Â App StoreÂ | Google Play — Rod Simmons (SimpleMobileReview)