Posted November 3, 2010
SMRPodcast #43: Is that Taps I hear for RIM

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Hosts: Rod Simmons, Chris Ashley, Brent Harman, Robb Dunewood
Recorded: November 2nd, 2010
Published: November 3rd, 2010
Duration: 1hr 13min 50sec


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BlackBerry OS 6 Leaked

  • Chris and Rod have a nice joke for Robb
  • Robb says that the numbers are bogus because of timing
  • Brent says that Apple should get penalties for all the crazy things that Steve says

Android replaces RIM for US Market Share

  • Rod is wondering if globally is next
  • Robb says that the India ban lift should help RIM
  • Brent mentions that the first 1.2 Ghz smartphone may be coming soon
  • Chris is wondering how hot that phone will get

Apple iOS 4,2 goes “Gold Master

  • Chris is wondering if Rod or Brent has tested it
  • Brent says the biggest feature he needs is folders for apps

Will the BlackBerry Playbook price be a big deal

  • Rod says that price will be a big factor in it’s success
  • Robb says 299 is the sweet spot
  • Brent mentions that it may take some time for Android Tablets to take off
  • Chris says price may not be a big deal


Opening Song

Keep On Loving Me by The Whispers – Amazon