MobileTechRoundup 117

Freeware extravaganza! Six freewares plus discussion on new mobile technology in the house!

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MoTR 117 is 37 minutes long and is a 33.9 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 (Washington, D.C.) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:
It’s a freeware extravaganza!
Did Matt keep or return the T-Mobile Shadow?
Are we finally seeing a trend towards simplicity in device usage? The Shadow and Eee PC suggest yes.
James finally breaks down and buys the iPod Touch. How’s the browser?
CBS offers free WiFi hotspot over a 37 square-block area of midtown Manhattan.
Thoughts on the new Zune software, features and functions.
Freeware #1: VLC works great in Linux (and nearly every other platform too!) Windows Mobile folks should consider TCPMP.
Freeware #2: Palm Emulator for the Nokia Internet Tablets.
Freeware #3: LightSaber 1.1 for the Nokia N95. You gotta hear Matt waving his N95 around with this!
Freeware #4: Nokia Audiobooks application.
Freeware #5: iphonelogd archives your iPhone calls in iCal on a Mac.
Elgato’s eyeTV works great for watching television on a Mac. Or on your iPod Touch!
Freeware #6: Handbrake is a great DVD / video encoder for multiple platforms.

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MobileTechRoundup 116

Matt sings to his T-Mobile Shadow, we find out what Eee stands for and a double freeware!

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MoTR 116 is 36:30 minutes long and is a 33.5 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 (Washington, D.C.) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:
Matt’s singing debut his here with “Me and my (T-Mobile) Shadow” 🙂
Using the 20-key entry system on the Shadow, Matt responds to David Pogue’s Shadow review.
Haptics: a nice-to-have or a must have? Nokia’s making strides here.
Google unleashes an Android. What will it mean?
Hey, that Nokia N95 has an accelerometer in it! rotateMe will offer support for it.
Freeware of the show #1: Opera Mini 4
Freeware of the show #2: Cryptex for Palm OS stores your personal data securely
Eee = fun when it comes to the Asus Eee PC. 🙂 Looks like Linux is starting to take a real run at mainstream users.

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MobileTechRoundup 115

Ink experience on the Vye, new HTC phone for Matt and we w

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MoTR 115 is 35:20 minutes long and is a 32.4 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 (Washington, D.C.) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:
Follow up on the Vye S37 UMPC: the inking experience.
What makes a slate comfortable and where did all the slates go?
Matt hit up T-Mobile for a BlackBerry Curve but came out with a new HTC Shadow.
Have you met Neo yet? No, not THAT one. 😉
Kevin bought a vowel… and the Asus EEE PC.
Who is the target audience for the EEE and will it meet their needs?
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