Posted December 21, 2011
SMRPodcast #97: And More RIM Bashing

Episode #97 of the SMRpodcast, More RIM Bashing, has been recorded, posted online, and is ready for download. This week we start with a message from our friend Allison Sheridan regarding Barnes and Noble’s latest Nook change. We also talk about a strange conversation from a T-Mobile rep that Robb witnessed. Finally we get into the latest tech news from RIM, Microsoft and a big Apple discussion.

Show Details

  • Recorded: December 20th, 2011
  • Published: December 21st, 2011
  • Duration: 01hr 24min 00sec


Opening Thoughts

  • Robb had a rough night on the basketball court
  • We do mention that this is the last show of 2011
  • Allison Sheridan from the Nosilla Podcast drops us a line
  • Robb tells a story of a T-mobile visit

We talk about the Barnes and Noble removing Side loading of apps

  • Chris says that they may be ignoring a large portion of their fans
  • Brent thinks that Amazon MAY do the same thing
  • Robb agrees that they may be hurting themselves against Amazon

We talk about the latest RIM missteps

  • Robb says that they are just doing everything wrong
  • Rod says that the CEOs are not idiots
  • Brent agrees with Robb
  • Chris suggests that they adopt Windows Phone 7 again

Should RIM adopt another ecosystem

  • Rod agrees  that they need a new platform and suggests Amazon
  • Chris thinks the should go with Windows Phone
  • Robb agrees with Amazon
  • Brent also agrees that they need an ecosystem

Chris brings up a new HTC Lte Windows Phone rumor

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