Posted August 16, 2012
SMRPodcast #130: I’m 50/50

Episode #130 of the SMRpodcast was just a two man show with hosts Rod Simmons and Chris Ashley, however, we hold it down while Robb is out. This week we get right into the Microsoft Surface Tablet $199 price rumor and how true we think it is. We get into some RIM news this week as they were just saved from a huge settlement payment. We also discuss Apple and the iPhone 5 as well as what the iPad mini will do to the market.

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Show Details

  • Recorded: August 14th, 2012
  • Published: August 15th, 2012
  • Duration: 01hr 02min 30sec


Opening Thoughts

  • Robb is out this week and we start speculating on why he is not in

We jump right into the rumored Surface price of 199.99

  • Rod wants to know if Chris believes
  • Chris can’t decide if he believe sit or not and states why

There are talks of a new update process for Windows

  • Rod says this is a good model for Microsoft
  • Chris says he would love to see this on the Windows RT devices

Rod asks Chris his opinion on the new iPhone

  • Chris talks about what he has seen so far
  • Rod points out a new iOS feature and which company it will hurt

RIM gets Million dollar fine overturned

  • Chris points out that RIM has finally had some good news
  • Rod agrees that this is good news for RIM

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