MobileTechRoundup 103

Which hosts are buying an iPhone this week and why or why not?

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MoTR 103 is 32:30 minutes long and is a 29.8 MB file in MP3 format.

INTRO: Based on Time v2.1 by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick.

HOSTS: James Kendrick (Houston), Matt Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:
Did you see the 20+ minute iPhone walkthough yet? Most impressive!
Will the iPhone become “my phone”? Each host answers and explains why or why not.
Lots of little usability touches work together for a great Lenovo X61 Tablet PC experience.
Is Opera Mini 4 good enough to pull Matt away from his beloved Symbian S60 browser? 🙂
Kevin decided to taste the Symbian Kool-Aid with a Nokia N80ie phone.
Listener question from Tyler in Alaska re: Windows Mobile market share compared to Symbian.
The HTC Advantage shows its unlocked face on Amazon at $850!
Does HTC have another Ace up their sleeves in the Shangri-La? Windows Mobile 6 and Vista. 🙂
Is it the Shanga-La actually the HTC Shift? We have the official definitive answer direct from HTC in the show.

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MobileTechRoundup 102

Options for synching handhelds with Macs & Windows, a free visual voicemail service and more!

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MoTR 102 is 33:45 minutes long and is a 31 MB file in MP3 format.

INTRO: Based on Time v2.1 by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick.

HOSTS: James Kendrick (Houston), Matt Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:
Who Matters Now? Fake people more than real people apparently. 😉
Is James still using the Nokia N95 or is the T-Mobile Dash back in the everyday mix?
Nokia Media Transfer: great for synching media between a Mac and a Nokia phone.
The Missing Sync 4.0 is in alpha; plenty of new features!
Parallels Desktop v.3: first impressions from Matt and James.
Safari for Windows; we don’t use it on our Macs, so why are going to use it on Windows? 😉 Hey, where’s the support for ink anyway?
Who needs the iPhone for visual voicemail? GotVoice has it and it rocks, especially the Mobile Compose feature!
iPhone ‘ownage’ for business users: could be tough going. (But we guess that won’t stop Matt)
Smartphone keyboards for text input on slates and UMPCs? Toshiba says “Oh Yes You Can!” with their G900.
Matt’s experience with the HTC Touch.

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MobileTechRoundup 101

New device round up from Palm and Raon Digital plus other mobile tech thoughts. Join us!

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MoTR 101 is 34:20 minutes long and is a 31.5 MB file in MP3 format.

INTRO: Based on Time v2.1 by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick.

HOSTS: James Kendrick (Houston), Matt Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:
Palm tries to intro the Foleo while Matt’s out of the country. No dice.
Are we sold on the Foleo concept? Round-table discussion….
What’s the ‘acid test’ on bringing a device with you?
Do you use Google Reader on a small screen? Don’t forget about ReaderMini for the same function!
James compares Nokia’s synching solution to Microsoft’s: guess who wins? 😉
The Kingston 2GB microSD with adapter is working well for the Nokia N95 James is using.
Can your smartphone usage change due to owning a UMPC?
Raon Digital unveils the Vega successor: the EVERUN. Who is it for?

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MobileTechRoundup 100

Our centennial episode! Join the mobile party as we cover the latest mobile tech news!

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MoTR 100 is 33:00 minutes long and is a 30.2 MB file in MP3 format.

INTRO: Based on Time v2.1 by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick.

HOSTS: James Kendrick (Houston), Matt Miller (South Padre Island) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:
Our 100th show! w00t!
What phones does Matt have on his travels this time?
James is getting more use out of his T-Mobile Dash thanks to the keyboard.
Thoughts on the Smartphone platform versus the Pocket PC Phone Edition devices.
Dude, you’re gettin’ a Dell Tablet PC.
Lenovo follows up the X60 with a more capable X61 Tablet PC. 64-bit if you want it!
(Note: Kevin inadvertently said that some older Pentium M chipsets were 64-bit; the correct statement is that some older Pentium 4 chipsets were 64-bit)
Matt returns the HTC Vox and Kevin loses a bet.
Fujitsu jumps into the UMPC pool with a small convertible.
Thanks for supporting us through 100 shows!

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