Posted October 12, 2011
SMRPodcast #87: RIM Has Been Doing It For Years

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

  • Recorded: October 11th, 2011
  • Published: October 12th, 2011
  • Duration: 1hr 21min 30sec

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Opening Thoughts

  • Rod mentions the passing of Steve Jobs
  • Brent is quite surprised how many people were affected by his passing
  • Robb says he understands the reactions
  • Chris says he understands peoples reaction just not the same for him

We ask Robb about the BlackBerry Outage

  • Robb says all was well where he is
  • Rod says RIM has enough issues going on
  • Chris wants to know where the confidence level is with QNX

Android Tablets still have a pricing issue

  • Robb says why would anyone buy a Android tablet when they can get a Windows 8 tablet for the same price
  • Chris agrees and mentions the Bluestacks application that runs Android apps on Windows
  • Brent is familiar with Bluestacks and likes it a lot
  • Rod agrees this could spell trouble for Android Tablets

Brent had a mishap at the airport

  • Brent lost is Motorola XOOM at the airport

Chris mentions some Windows Phone 7 News

  • Rod says he hopes the Nokia Phones come to Verizon
  • Chris mentions that AT&T may be running a BOGO offer for the HTC Titan
  • Engadget has some positive reviews for the HTC Titan and Radar

Mentioned Links

Travis Lowdermilk from the WPDEV Podcast will be on with us next week.

Chris did a guest spot on the NosillaCast Podcast


Opening Song

Special Thanks to Laura Tsaggaris for the Music

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Find out more information about Laura on her Website


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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