Posted September 21, 2011
SMRPodcast #84: How's Your Battery Life

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

  • Recorded: September 21st, 2011
  • Published: September 22nd, 2011
  • Duration: 1hr 31min 00sec

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Opening Thoughts

  • Rod asks Chris about his anniversary
  • Chris finally has a replacement Kindle
  • Robb prefers his books to move

Allison Sheridan from the NOSILLA Cast sends us a message

  • Allison corrects us on iOS management support in the enterprise
  • Rod clarifies the level of support in the enterprise
  • Robb provides a nice analogy comparing Blackberry policies to iOS policies
  • Chris talks about his friends take on iOS policy support

Chris picks up the Acer Iconia Windows Tablet

  • Chris loves the unit especially with Windows 8
  • Rod agrees that it is a nice looking device
  • Robb is wondering about the battery life
  • Chris describes a solid day of battery usage

Chris asks Robb about a potential Playbook Firesale

  • Robb says don’t release devices until the are ready
  • Rod says they only sold 200,000

We talk about Windows Phone 7 being successful now and in the long term

  • Robb says Windows Phone 7 is a failure
  • Chris wants to know why is the standard different for Windows Phone 7 than iOS and Android
  • Rod thinks it is too early to determine success and failure

Mentioned Links

Special thanks to Allison Sheridan from the NosillaCast for checking in with us. Check out her show at


Opening Song

Wifey by Next – Amazon