Episode #113 of the SMRpodcast, Lean on Me, has been posted and is ready for download.

We’ve got the full crew this week as we touch a bit on the Oracle vs. Google copyright infringement case, the reasons why Jim Balsillie stepped down from Research in Motion’s board, and Nokia Lumia 900 sales.

We also talk about AT&T LTE data speeds and we’ve got really good picks this week.

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Show Details

  • Recorded: April 17th, 2012
  • Published: April 18th, 2012
  • Duration: 01hr 23min 00sec


Opening Thoughts

  • Rod is back from his trip and rejoins the show this week

We start out talking about the Google vs. Oracle lawsuit

  • Rod says that you should not be able to sue over API use
  • Robb agrees that Google may win this suit
  • Chris thinks that it makes sense that Oracle would sue

Jim Balsillie resigned from the RIM Board of Directors

  • Chris recaps Jim Balsillie’s stepping down from his CEO position
  • Robb explains why he stepped down from RIM
  • Rod wonders if RIM can survive without selling phones

The Verge’s Joshua Topolsky is still crying about user comments

  • Chris says that he deserves what he gets
  • Robb says that his view points were not that far off
  • Rod says that Joshua really put himself into that position

We have some quick subjects we touch on

  • YouMail dropping support for BlackBerry
  • AT&T 4G proves to be faster than Verizon
  • Nokia Rebates 100 dollars to early Lumia cusotmers

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