MobileTechRoundup 286

Our 2012 wrap-up with thoughts for next year, plus some apps and devices we’ve been using lately.

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MoTR 286 is 61 minutes long and is a 36.4 MB file in MP3 format.

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

TOPICS:

  • CES preview – what we expect
  • 2012 wrap up thoughts: surprises, winners, losers.
  • NFC tagging: what is it good for?
  • T-Mobile Note II updated with multi-window too
  • iOS v Android: is one better for phones and one better for tablets? 
  • BlackBerry 10 is looking good – still time or is this still a 2 horse race
  • Chevy Volt update: 5 weeks before a fillup. Topped 1,450 miles on this first tank (which wasn't a full one)
  • Kevin's addicted to TuneIn radio on iOS/Android (WP, BB and PALM supported too) : radio stations on line, recording ability (for Pro, Android/iOS/BB only) and best of all: 7×24 Beatles A Rama!

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MobileTechRoundup 285

More time with Surface RT, a roundup of portable speakers and low cost Lumias.

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MoTR 285 is 67 minutes long and is a 40.9 MB file in MP3 format.

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

TOPICS:

  • Low cost Lumias: a good strategy at this point
  • Surface Pro thoughts: pricing, battery life, use cases
  • More with Surface RT: After a few weeks, it mainly replaces Matt’s iPad
  • Kevin bought a drone. 😉 AR Parrot you control with iOS or Android. Has a 720p camera.
  • Chevy Volt is a well connected car – Pandora, Stitcher, an app that lets you remotely start the car, monitor charging/energy, etc….
  • Portable speakers: Jamboxes vs the competition

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