Episode #27 of the SMR Podcast recorded July 6th while Chris and Rod were both on vacation is now up and ready for listening.  We talk a lot of BlackBerry this week and Rod tells the story of how he almost destroyed his Motorola Droid for the second time by way of water.

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Hosts: Rod Simmons, Chris Ashley Robb Dunewood
Recorded: July 7th, 2010
Published: July 8th, 2010
Duration: 1hr 4min 5sec

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Chris and Rod are on vacation Robb is keeping the lights on at work.

  • Rod’s Phone is in the water again
  • Chris can’t understand tanning
  • Robb agrees with Chris

BlackBerry’s New Phones

  • Rod is wondering if the new BlackBerry is a good phone
  • Robb says it is but it’s not cool enough

Is the iPhone the best multimedia phone

  • Rod says that it is
  • Robb says that it is a great music player

Apple and their antennae issue

  • Rod explains the two separate signal issues
  • Robb says Apple is full of BS on this issue
  • Chris can’t believe Apple did not own up to this issue up front.

Verizon has a new Femtocell device

  • Rod says that the new version will run data over the Verizon network.
  • Chris says that Verizon like AT&T has areas where this device is needed
  • Robb says that Verizon will find the way to charge the most money for their device

Picks of the Week

Overboard Waterproof Case ( Water Proof Phone Case)– Rod Simmons

Dry Case (Water Proof Phone Case – Rod Simmons

Verizon MIFI ( Mobile Internet) – Chris Ashley

Chase Mobile App (Banking App with Deposit Capabilities)– Robb Dunewood