MobileTechRoundup 145

Matt’s in Singapore looking at mobile devices. What will he buy?

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MoTR 145 is 34:30 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 (in Singapore) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:
Matt’s recording Singapore, hence a little audio challenge for this show.
Nokia N79, N85 and N96 coming to America.
Where are all of the OLED devices?
There’s an MSI Wind with 6-cell battery on the way.
Matt scores an Amazon Kindle for $200 since Kindle 2.0 isn’t coming soon.
WiMAX getting location-based services and there’s potential for “the ability to use multiple devices on the same account without being charged multiple times“. That would be sweet!
What do we expect (or want) the WiMAX offerings to be?
Android is getting an AppStore, er Market… which looks to be less restrictive than Apple’s.

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MobileTechRoundup 144

The Acer netbook goes back and the Palm Treo Pro is here!

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MoTR 144 is 39:20 minutes long and is a 36.1 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:
How many devices will Matt take to Singapore?
Good-bye Acer Aspire One. Back you go. 🙁
Balancing gadget purchases with spousal acceptance.
Matt’s first impressions of the Palm Treo Pro.
Where is Palm headed?
Freeware of the show: Simplify Media for sharing music, streaming it to the iPhone.

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MobileTechRoundup 143

Acer Aspire One in the house, plus mobile tech news and views.

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MoTR 143 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:
Acer Aspire One in the house! Who is it for and how is it right out of the box?
Where are all of the benefits we expected from SSD memory?
Matt’s iPhone 3G didn’t make the cut.
Maybe he’ll hang on to his new device a little longer?
Celio REDFLY price drops to $399.
James is enjoying his Richard Solo iPhone 3G external battery.

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MobileTechRoundup 142

Feature phone and smartphone lines are blurring.

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MoTR 142 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:
Hands-on thoughts of the MWg Zinc II.
Have Windows Mobile handsets stagnated while other platforms catch up?
Usability: an oft-overlooked feature.
Speaking of features: are the lines blurring between feature phones and smartphones?
Mobile websites and device-specific formats.
Freeware of the show: Palringo for the iPhone, S60, BlackBerry (via Java) and Windows Mobile.
Windows Live FrameIt beta arrives: photos and RSS on your digital photo frames.
Where in the world is Andy Abramson? 😉

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