MobileTechRoundup 308: New iPad Air, a Nokia tablet and the HTC One Max

Thoughts from the Apple event, a new Nokia tablet, hands on with Acer’s latest Chromebook and some updates for BlackBerry.

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MoTR 308 is 60 minutes long and is a 58.1 MB file in MP3 format.

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

TOPICS:

  • Apple event and hands on with the iPad Air, iPad mini Retina Display
  • Related: T-Mobile's 200 MB of free monthly data could push some from a Wi-Fi to an LTE tablet
  • Acer C720 Chromebook in hand: better peformance and battery life, but screen and keyboard are meh
  • Surface 2: The hardware Surface RT should have had
  • Nokia 1520, 2520, and 1320 (not for the US)
  • Matt bought and returned two things since last show
  • HTC One Max: A blown up HTC One Mini, but not a bigger HTC One
  • BBM for iOS and Android finally released. Does number of downloads indicate how many will really use?
  • Blackberry releases 10.2 update: Is it too late for such a good update?

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MobileTechRoundup 307: Galaxy Note, Galaxy Gear and the HP Chromebook 11

Hands on with all three new Samsung Galaxy products plus the HP Chromebook 11.

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MoTR 307 is 72 minutes long and is a 61 MB file in MP3 format.

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

TOPICS:

  • Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Gear and Galaxy Note 10.1: The power of the PEN! 🙂
  • Kevin got his unlocked iPhone 5s: Hard not to recommend this phone to anyone
  • HP Chromebook 11 – a really nice ARM-based Chrome OS experience for $279. BUT: There's a $249 Acer C720 with Haswell on the way.
  • Twitter for tablets…. or rather A tablet. 🙁
  • Samsung Galaxy Round: seems like a gimmick
  • Fitbit Force

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