November 8, 2005

MobileTechRoundup: Episode 3

Category: Podcast — admin @ 11:45 am

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MoTR 3 is 32:50 minutes long and is a 22.5 MB file in MP3 format.

INTRO: Based on “Time v2.1″ by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick.

HOSTS: David Ciccone, James Kendrick and Kevin C. Tofel

Thank-you BatteryGeek Inc. for sponsoring MoTR!
James describes the many BatteryGeek products for mobile devices.
Nokia 770 hits the United States this week and we have more thoughts on the specs.
Watch that bandwidth usage with your cellular provider!
The 770 is fun, but Dave’s i-mate JasJar is a serious device.
Do you need voice services, data services or both?
How do both of these devices compare to the upcoming Palm Treo 700?
Dave reports that Palm has patented a vCard popup function on the Windows Mobile Today screen.
Windows Mobile and square screen support; the Palm Treo 700 is likely 240 x 240.
Is unsecured WiFi going to become illegal in Westchester County, New York?
Free WiFi pros and cons “debate.”
New OneNote power-toy: Daily Journal
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  1. OneNote Daily Journal on Mobile Tech Roundup

    Trackback by Andy Gray — November 8, 2005 @ 1:36 pm

  2. Concerning the Treo 700, I noticed this:

    Comment by Robert Werner — November 8, 2005 @ 4:36 pm

  3. Can I pose two related questions for a future show?

    1. What constitutes legal/illegal use of accessing a free WiFi signal?

    2. Do such laws vary by state/province/country?

    Comment by Robert Werner — November 8, 2005 @ 4:51 pm

  4. Robert, a joint press-conference was held by Verizon, Palm and Microsoft on 9/28 to announce the new device; I’m not sure what the date on the link is that you provided, but I can’t imagine that there will be any FCC holdups on this device. Word has it that Verizon will offer it within the next three months. Of course, as we hear more, we’ll be sure to provide updates!

    I definitely like your follow-up questions, so you can count on us for opinions in a future show. In case you hadn’t noticed, we’re not shy with our opinions! :) Thanks!

    Comment by Kevin — November 8, 2005 @ 7:36 pm

  5. OneNote Daily Journal and OneNote MultiCreate feedback

    Trackback by Andy Gray — November 9, 2005 @ 12:28 am

  6. What carriers support the JasJar?


    Comment by Mike Hamilton — November 9, 2005 @ 1:34 pm

  7. Well Mike it all depends on where you are located. ANY GSM provider will work. I know for sure in the USA it works with Cingular and T-Mobile.

    Comment by Dave — November 10, 2005 @ 9:34 am

  8. Love the show guys!!

    For some free software tips for your listeners. IF they are current satellite radio users there are some free ways to listen to satellite radio on your Pocket PC or Windows Smartphone. There are clients that stream given an internet connection content from both Sirius and XM. Works great on GPRS, EDGE, EvDO, WiFi, etc…

    A bunch of options listed here:

    The latest version of SirCE by Emulamer and Kraven just came out and is available here:

    Only downside is that channel information on all clients aren’t broadcast via the stream(like it is on the PC) so artist,song information isn’t available…yet…

    Also if you want to try it out both XM and Sirius have free trial offers…

    Still I get my satellite radio anywhere I have internet without a satellite antenna… :)

    Keep up the good work…

    Comment by Steven Hughes — November 16, 2005 @ 5:08 pm

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