MobileTechRoundup 135

Why is the low-cost, sub-notebook market exploding?

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MoTR 135 is 33:20 minutes long and is a 30.7 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:
Say hello to the Nano. From VIA, not Apple.
Dell’s Mini Inspirion and Acer’s Aspire One pop up.
Thoughts on the sub-notebook market: pricing and reasons for market growth.
Matt’s Nokia N95-3 has a firmware upgrade but he still likes the N82 as well.
Rumored specs on the Palm 850 and Nokia N71.

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MobileTechRoundup 134

Matt’s back from Mobius and has a new HTC Advantage 7510 to talk about.

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MoTR 134 is 34 minutes long and is a 31.2 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 (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:
Matt’s back from his lengthy travel to Mobius… held where he lives. 😉
Thoughts on the new HTC Advantage 7510.
Where is Opera Mobile 9.5?
AT&T Laptop Connect customers now get WiFi access at AT&T hotspots. Will this impact other WiFi hotspot plans like those from Boingo and iPass?
Skooba and Targus work with the TSA on laptop sleeves approved for air travel.

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MobileTechRoundup 133

Morning mobile tech without coffee. This one’s a doozy!

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MoTR 133 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:
Matt’s Celio REDFLY has arrived.
So did a Nokia N82 and BH-903 Bluetooth heads. Hear Matt’s first thoughts.
New made-up word: “incretion“. It’s the opposite of “reduction” in the mobile tech world. 😉
Lenovo’s IdeaPad U110 is meeting James’s mobile needs.
So which Vista power management scheme offers the highest performance? Balanced, Power Saver or High Performance? You’d be surprised…
WiMAX in the U.S. gets a financial investment, but widespread implementation looks to be moved back.
Happy Mother’s Day!

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MobileTechRoundup 132

3G is in the air for T-Mobile and soon for the Apple iPhone.

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MoTR 132 is 38:45 minutes long and is a 35.6 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:
T-Mobile finally launches their 3G service and there was much rejoicing.
Will AT&T subsidize the next Apple iPhone? Will that influence a purchase or upgrade? Our expectations for the new 3G data plan.
Is AT&T offering free WiFi for iPhone users? They were when we did the show, but now it seems like they shut if off.
Hear about Matt’s new gadget purchase: a Celio REDFLY.
Evernote iPhone beta client gets an upgrade. How well does it work?
Folks are getting exciting about the HTC Advantage refresh.
What’s the entertainment factor of eBooks and the Kindle? Josh Bancroft shares a theory.
Win one of 31 HP Pavilion HDX notebook packages worth over $5,000!

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