Posted December 1, 2010
SMRPodcast #47: My Wifes new NetBook, AKA my Old One

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Hosts: Rod Simmons, Chris Ashley, Brent Harman, Robb Dunewood
Recorded: November 30th, 2010
Published: December 1st, 2010
Duration: 1hr 25min 15sec


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Brent got the new MacBook Air

  • Brent loves his new laptop
  • Rod ordered one for his wife
  • Chris says Rod will be ordering another one soon
  • Robb says he can not spend the money on it

Chris is considering dumping Windows Home Server

  • Chris is switching to Windows 7 as a Media Server
  • Robb asks why Microsoft made the change
  • Rod explains why Microsoft removed the Driver Extender feature
  • Brent explains it a bit better

We discuss is this the time to get a new tablet

  • Robb is considering the Playbook
  • Brent says that the Android tablets are good
  • Chris says that you have to wait to see what Microsoft is coming out with

Rim has another Blackberry Curve Coming

  • Robb says not to get it
  • Brent provides a reason why Blackberry is still producing them
  • Rod says that RIM needs to step their mobile phone game up

Chris received an email asking weather to get an iPad or a Laptop

  • Rod says she should get an iPad
  • Brent says that is she is consuming data an iPad but creating content then a Netbook
  • Robb agrees with Brent
  • Chris is bias and suggests every reason to get a Netbook

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Opening Song

Leave with Me by Mateus – YouTube