Posted July 24, 2013
SMRPodcast #172: Your Truck For A Bicycle

SMRpodcast episode #172 is online and ready for download.  This week, for the first time in a long time, we have a full cast…

We start the show off with a report of incredibly poor customer service from AT&T.  Chris is a huge fan of AT&T, but, is calling them out for the fire drill they are putting his cousin through after convincing him to switch to AT&T from Verizon.

Microsoft writes off $900 million worth Microsoft Surface RT inventory in it's quarterly earnings report for the quarter ending June 30th, 2013.  Robb's points out the fact that Windows RT never made since to him…

Apple also reported earnings for the quarter ending June 30th…  iPod sales dropped 32% QoQ. iPad and Mac sales also dropped, however, more iPhones were sold than ever before.

3 new Motorola Droid's are coming…  The Motorola Droid Maxx, Ultra, and Mini.  Chris questions why the tech media had such an issue with the Xbox One's always listening Connect sensor, but, has virtually no problems with the new Droid's always listening Google Now.

Apple's developer site got hacked, Nokia sold more Lumia smartphones than BlackBerry sold BlackBerry phones, and, Flipboard is coming to to the web.

We've got all this, plus, our picks in episode #172 of the SMRpodcast.

Show Details

  • Recorded: July 23rd, 2013
  • Published: July 24th, 2013
  • Duration: 01hr min 00sec


Big stories we covered this week

  1. Apples Earnings were announced
  2. Motorola announces three new Android Phones
  3. Microsoft takes a huge write down for Surface RT

Fun stories we covered this week

  1. Chris’s cousin has some AT&T Support issues
  2. Rod is back from vacation
  3. Netflix has 14 Emmy nominations


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