Posted February 21, 2011
SMRPodcast #56: Chicken Wings And The Mothership

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Hosts: Chris Ashley, Robb Dunewood

  • Recorded: February 20th, 2011
  • Published: February 21st, 2011
  • Duration: 1hr 26min 18sec

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Mobile World Congress Discussion

  • Chris mentioned that this was the biggest Mobile World Congress
  • Robb talks about the iPhone winning the device of the year
  • We also discuss HTC winning manufacturer of the year

Nokia actually considered RIM before Selecting Microsoft

  • Robb says that it was the right decision for RIM to turn Nokia down
  • Chris is wondering if RIM could have become more profitable if they did not
  • Chris also mentions why Android did not get picked

Microsoft had some huge announcements for Windows Phone 7’s future

  • Chris runs down the list of coming enhancements
  • Robb mentions that Windows Phone 7 is good for the average user

We talk about Twitter shutting down TwiDroyd and UberTwitter

  • Robb  says a lot of his readers were affected by this
  • Chris says Twitter could not have taken this decision lightly

Motorola is charging 800 dollars for the XOOM tablet

  • Robb can’t believe that they are charging so much
  • Chris says they should have released a cheaper version first

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Opening Song

Sugar Hill by AZ – Get this song from Amazon