Posted December 15, 2010
SMRPodcast #49: I am a Free Agent

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Hosts: Rod Simmons, Chris Ashley, Robb Dunewood
Recorded: December 7th, 2010
Published: December 8th, 2010
Duration: 1hr 24min 03sec


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Brent has something stolen

  • Brent tells us about a stolen gadget
  • Rod talks about devices he has lost
  • Chris tells a story of losing a phone on a plane

We discuss RIM

  • Robb talks about the need for RIM to get a device sooner than later
  • Rod mentions that RIM is waiting for dual core devices for QNX
  • Brent talks about how RIM hasn’t had a new device on Verizon

We discuss Google

  • Rod is wondering if anyone cares about Chrome OS
  • Chris says no
  • Robb isn’t sure where they will fit in
  • Brent makes the case on how Chrome OS will work

Microsoft introducing another Windows 7 Tablet next year

  • Brent is wondering if Microsoft gets that Windows 7 can’t be on a tablet
  • Chris says that Windows 8 is rumored to be all touch capable
  • Rod is wondering how finger friendly it will be

WIt Seems that Verizon has hitched their wagon to Android

  • Brent is wondering if they will try to diversify by adding Windows Phone 7 and Apple
  • Robb says that Microsoft needs to beat Apple onto the Verizon network
  • Rod says that he is getting Windows Phone 7 on Verizon when it releases


Opening Song

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