SMRPodcast #133: Are you Crazy

Episode #133 of the SMRpodcast, Are you Crazy, is online and ready for download.  This week we start the conversation off with talk of the 2012 NFL Football season.  The season starts Wed., Sept 5th, so, get your fantasy rosters set.

Biggest news of the week is probably the Apple press announcement.  Apple isn’t hiding the fact that the name of the next iPhone will probably be the iPhone 5. Additionally, Nokia is holding a press event on the 5th to announce new devices coming this Fall.

We toss the idea of a cross platform BBM client around, and, ponder why Google doesn’t do a better job at marketing its apps.  We’ve got all, this, our picks, and more in episode #133 of the SMRpodcast…

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Show Details

  • Recorded: September 4th, 2012
  • Published: September 5th, 2012
  • Duration: 01hr 16min 00sec
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SHOW TOPICS

Opening Thoughts

  • We give Rod a hard time about the intro
  • Rod got duped by DirecTV

Apple has set there announcement date for September 12th

  • Rod feels the picture used was very clever
  • Chris wants to know what the guys thinks are coming
  • Robb want’s to know how many will be sold

Nokia is announcing  their new Windows Phones Tomorrow

  • Robb says that he really liked the Samsung ATIV
  • Chris explains some of the expected features for Nokia’s phone
  • Rod says they have to bring a good device to market

Robb’s article about a cross platform BBM app really hit a nerve

  • Robb feels that people still want to communicate with other devices
  • Rod points out that users really commented a lot on this point

Bruce Willis is considering to sue Apple

  • Robb explains what the issue is
  • Rod agrees that this is an important issue
  • Chris is wondering if Amazon has the same rules

Google needs to better advertise their services

  • Robb has a friend that didn’t realize that video chat existed
  • Rod says Google really needs to advertise better
  • Chris says that Microsoft is brining a new app that may go cross platform

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