MobileTechRoundup 124

Matt’s back from MWC in Barcelona to give us a summary… and his rendition of haptic feedback!

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MoTR 124 is 33:05 minutes long and is a 30.4 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 (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:
Palm intros the Centro on AT&T’s network. Thoughts on the device and audience.
Matt’s summary of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona highlighted by the XPERIA X1.
What does VGA in Windows Mobile *really* mean?
A MoTR first: Matt makes an “electric shock” sound describing haptics. 🙂
Yahoo! OneConnect ties your social networks into a single mobile interface.
20,000 books on your iPhone or iPod Touch with TextOnPhone.
WiMax gets a shot in the arm: $2 billion from Intel.
Thoughts on the Verizon Unlimited plan rumors… that turned out to be unlimited voice after the show. 😉

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MobileTechRoundup 123

A Fujitsu U810 and P1620 are on the way, plus a freeware that turns your S60 device into a WiFi hotspot!

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MoTR 123 is 31:40 minutes long and is a 29.1 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:
Why do broken Apple products “just work” in the Apple Store? 🙂
Two of out three MobileTechRoundup-pers have new gear on the way.
Matt succumbed to the dark side and ordered “Darth Vader”: a Fujitsu U810 UMPC.
James has a Fujitsu P1620 with 2 GB of RAM arriving in a few weeks.
Does the P1620 replace or supplement the HP2710p for James?
Freeware of the show: JoikuSpot turns your S60 device in to WiFi hotspot.
T-Mobile updates the Shadow; Matt can type even faster on it now.
Did T-Mobile misplace their 3G network? 😉
Matt’s off to Barcelona for the Mobile World Conference; perhaps we’ll get an update from Spain on the next MoTR?

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MobileTechRoundup 122

MacBook Air discussion: who’s it for?

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MoTR 122 is 31:40 minutes long and is a 29.1 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:
Third time’s a charm for this show. 😉
General thoughts on the MacBook Air. Who is really for?
64 GB SSD option for the HP 2710.
Matt’s iPhone is finally arrested and back in jail.
Mail for Exchange gets a minor update from Nokia.
Gmail IMAP finally fixed on Windows Mobile.
Do you really need all of your PIM items to sync over the air in both directions?
Everex CloudBook delayed again until the end of February.
How well will Skyfire work on the HTC Advantage… or the refresh of it?
PCMobilizr brings remote desktop connectivity to the BlackBerry platform.
Amazon adds to their media empire with the purchase of Audible.

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