MobileTechRoundup 131

Boingo Wireless, next-gen iPhone requirements, divine freeware and more!

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MoTR 131 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:
Boingo Wireless, Starbucks and you. First impressions; $22 a month for PCs and $8 for mobile phone WiFi.
We tested the Skype Mobile Java client right before the show. Impressive!
What compelling features would make you upgrade to a new Apple iPhone?
Freeware of the show: DupeDeDupe removes duplicate contacts from your Windows Mobile device.
Alternative freeware: Outlook Duplicate Remover, courtesy of St. Thomas the Apostle in the UK.
Palm is beta testing something new and exciting. What could it be?
Hotspot or 3G: which do we choose and why?

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MobileTechRoundup 130

HP tx2000 Entertainment PC in the house, plus thoughts on the new Asus Eee PC and Mac OS X on a touchscreen tablet!

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MoTR 130 is 35 minutes long and is a 32.1 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:
HP tx2051 Entertainment Notebook in da house!
Matt’s Mini-Note purchase from last time gets rescinded.
Asus Eee PC 900-series coming soon. Specs and thoughts and the reason there’s no Atom inside yet.
Differences in the HP Mini-Note and the Asus Eee PC.
So how does Mac OSX run on a touchscreen UMPC? Not too bad, it turns out… and the boot time is very interesting.

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MobileTechRoundup 129

HP Mini-Note in da house!

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MoTR 129 is 35:30 minutes long and is a 32.6 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:
HP introduces the Mini-Note. Thoughts, questions and comments.
Dell plans to join the low-cost, small notebook market. Do they need to differentiate their product?
Does Matt pull the trigger on a Mini-Note while “on-the-air”? 🙂
QWERTY or T9 on a handheld? The answer requires more thought than you’d think. 😉

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MobileTechRoundup 128

CTIA commentary, freeware and more mobile tech news.

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MoTR 128 is 28:30 minutes long and is a 26.3 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:
Where’s the XOHM WiMAX promised at CES?
Freeware of the show: Opera Mini 4.1 beta
Thoughts on the next version of Internet Explorer Mobile and Windows Mobile 6.1.
Astraware starts developing games for the S60 platform.
Nokia’s N-Gage platform goes live on several devices.
Velocity Mobile debuts with two sweet looking unlocked smartphones.
Windows XP gets a stay of execution for the ULCPCs.
Stay tuned for something new and exciting on the next show.

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