MobileTechRoundup 253

Amazon Kindle Fire vs. the Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet: our likes, dislikes, tweaks and who should (or shouldn’t buy) one of the two new low-priced e-reading tablets.

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MoTR 253 is 66:54 minutes long and is a 59.1 MB file in MP3 format.

HOSTS: Matthew Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

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It’s not often we spend a whole show on one or two devices, but that’s what we did for this week’s podcast. Hear all of our thoughts on the Amazon Kindle Fire and the Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet: likes, dislikes, tweaks and who should (or shouldn’t buy) one of the two new low-priced e-reading tablets. Plus a secret on how Amazon built their interface atop Google Android!

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MobileTechRoundup 252

An interview with Stephen Elop and hands-on impressions of Nokia’s Lumia 800 start the show, as we later cover the new Nook Tablet, upcoming AT&T smartphones and discuss Android tabets; now with quad-core processors!

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MoTR 252 is 59:30 minutes long and is a 49.9 MB file in MP3 format.

HOSTS: Matthew Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:

  • An interview with Nokia CEO, Stephen Elop
  • Adobe kills Flash for mobile
  • Hands-on thoughts on the Nokia Lumia 800
  • Big Windows Phone 7.5 launch in NY; new AT&T phones
  • One week with the Jawbone UP
  • Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet is official (and impressive!)
  • iOS 5.0.1 released to fix battery issue
  • Tegra 3, a quad-core CPU, comes to tablets

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MobileTechRoundup 251

Top 10 smartphones for the holidays, Motorola’s Xoom 2, the HTC Radar 4G and thoughts on the tablet strategies from Amazon and Barnes & Noble with the Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet.

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MoTR 251 is 59:15 minutes long and is a 51.7 MB file in MP3 format.

HOSTS: Matthew Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:

  • Thoughts on the HTC Radar 4G
  • Matt’s Top 10 Smartphones of 2011
  • HTC Rezound launch event
  • Jawbone’s UP device
  • Motorola’s Xoom 2; improvements over Xoom?
  • Have Amazon / Barnes & Noble created a “second” tablet market that’s going to successful?
  • BBM Music goes from beta to public launch
  • InPulse smartwatch shows potential

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