Episode #18 of the Simple Mobile Review Podcast is up.  We had a special guest this week, Brent Harmon, or, the Gadget King as we like to call him.  Speaking of gadgets, each of us got a new toy to play with since the last show.  We talk about our new tech, why we had to say goodbye to Skype, and, of course, this weeks picks.

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Welcome Brent to the Studio

  • We talk about the Gadget King

Skype new Terms of Service

  • Broadcasters must announce they are using Skype at the beginning and end of every show
  • Chris, Robb and Rod say Goodbye Skye

Chris got the new AT&T Microcell

  • He loves the device and how easy it was to setup
  • Rod likes the security model vs. the Verizon Femtocell
  • Brent Talks about a home made Femtocell device

Is Rim Creating a Tablet

  • Robb says that they don’t know what they want to do
  • Chris is wondering if they will have dancers on their launch video

Apple being investigated for Anti Trust violations

  • Chris says good
  • Rod highlights the fact that a lot of Apple fans say Microsoft does the same thing

Several media outlets want the sealed search warrant that recovered lost iPhone4

  • Robb reminds us that Steve Jobs has some influence with the cops
  • Brent explains some of the other conspiracy theories that are going around

Microsoft releasing Kin One and Kin Two

  • A lot of media outlets are clubbing the phones
  • Chris says is it really fair some of the comparisons
  • Robb mentions the only journalist that gave a positive review so far

Robb discusses his use of the Android Incredible

  • He loves the cool factor on the phone
  • Rod asks about the tethering
  • Brent points out that Robb’s copy issue may be PEBCAK

Mentioned Links

Picks of the Week

Estrongs ( Android )/File Browser for iPad ( File Browsing )– Brent Harmon (SimpleMobileReview)

AT&T Microcell ( In Home Signal Boost )– Chris Ashley (SimpleMobileReview)

CardStar – (Digital Reward Card) Robb Dunewood (RIMarkable)

X-Mini Capsule Speaker ( Portable Speakers )– Rod Simmons (SimpleMobileReview)