Posted September 14, 2011
SMRPodcast #83: Windows 8 Love

Hosts:Rod Simmons, Chris Ashley,Brent Harman, Robb Dunewood

  • Recorded: September 13th, 2011
  • Published: September 14th, 2011
  • Duration: 1hr 21min 39sec

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Opening Thoughts

  • Chris is Downloading Windows 8 during the show
  • Robb says he is not quite overwhelmed with Windows 8 yet
  • Rod says the boo time alone is impressive

We wonder how long it will take for old Windows apps to be cut

  • Rod is guessing really long term
  • Robb says at least 4 operating systems
  • Chris agrees it will take some time

Robb got two new phones

  • Robb says the BlackBerry 9850  has not come it but he is worried about the bad reviews
  • Chris wants to know how Robb likes the on screen keyboard
  • Robb really likes his new Android phone

Rod is having batter issues with the

  • Robb says he is not having the battery issues Rod is having
  • Rod says without using the phone he ended up with the battery at critical
  • Chris points out this is the first time Rod was hesitant to switch platforms (Windows to Android)

We talk about a few other topics

  • Chris mentions the Netflix backtracking
  • Rod mentions Samsung getting banned
  • Robb says the banning was justified

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Special Thanks to Laura Tsaggaris for the Music

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Laura Tsaggaris is a Pittsburgh, PA native, who now calls Washington, DC home. Laura is currently touring and working in support of her second full-length independent recording, Keep Talking. Tsaggaris has delivers a focused collection of songs peppered with hard-won insight. Her unique writing style, electric stage performance, and glowing national press for this new record serve as proof that Laura Tsaggaris has arrived and is here to stay.

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