Episode #114 of the SMRpodcast, Get Back in the Corner, online and ready for download.  We experimented with the intro this week (Chris forgot to run it) so the show starts with me in mid sentence about a minute or so in before we run the intro…

This week we cover the launch of Google Drive and who has the best cloud storage offering, Apple’s quarterly earnings,  and Windows 8 adoption in the enterprise.

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Show Details

  • Recorded: April 24th, 2012
  • Published: April 25th, 2012
  • Duration: 01hr 22min 00sec


Opening Thoughts

  • We try a live opening to the show
  • Chris really jacks up the opening

Google announces Google Drive and we discuss it vs. SkyDrive

  • We talk about attaching files from Google drive in email
  • Rod says that Google is on the right track in how they handle attachments
  • Chris says that people should just links
  • Robb feels attachments are easier to handle

Chris talks about the new integration of SkyDrive for Windows

  • Robb said that he signed up for his free 25GB
  • Rod agrees with Robb that today Dropbox might be easier to setup but not for long
  • Chris says that SkyDrive is significantly easier to setup then in the past

A few companies have reported their earnings

  • AT&T reported a great first quarter
  • Apple reported a an awesome first quarter Robb points out analyst were not happy
  • Rod thinks that Tim Cook is in a bad position

We have a big debate over Windows 8 adoption

  • Robb feels business will not want Windows 8 with the Metro UI
  • Chris feels that Windows 8 will be easier for users
  • Rod points out the validity in both points of view

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