Go check out episode #20 of the Simple Mobile Review Podcast. Brent from SMR makes another guest appearance. Rod has a an airport mishap. Even though I really want to, I just can’t find a reason that I “need” and iPad. All this plus our weekly picks.


Hosts: Rod Simmons, Chris Ashley, Brent Harman, Robb Dunewood
Recorded: May 19th, 2010
Published: May 20th, 2010
Duration: 1hr 14min 04sec


A slight mishap on the way to the airport

  • We all discuss a little issue Rod had
  • Robb is still considering a NetBook or a iPad
  • Brent makes the case for a NetBook

Intel announces 1 Million desktops sols a day

  • Rod echoes Paul Therottes sentiment that the iPad is insignificant
  • Brent mentions that Apple could stop selling Computers

The Good and bad side of Google

  • Rod mentions that Android ships 65k units a day
  • Chris says that they have now passed Windows Phone
  • Rob and Brent say that Google data collection is not a big deal
  • Chris and Rod disagree

Facebook Privacy still in the news

  • Rod says that it would not be that big a deal if they stopped opting people in
  • Chris and Robb says that they don’t put that much info on Facebook

Hurt Locker Producer flames user in email

  • Chris says if you copy stuff be prepared to do the time
  • Brent agrees with Chris
  • Rod says you should still be able to back up something you buy
  • Robb says he does not bootleg stuff anyway

Amazon releasing Kindle App for the Droid

  • Chris mentions an article that says this is the death of the Kindle
  • Brent says no way
  • Rod agrees with Brent

Picks of the Week

Air Video ( iPhone/iPad Watch Videos Anywhere )  Brent Harman

BerryWeather – (Weather App for BlackBerry)  Robb Dunewood

Reclaimprivacy.org ( Set Facebook Privacy )  Rod Simmons

Amzer Solar Powered External Battery ( Mobile Battery Charger )  Chris Ashley