Episode #119 of the SMRpodcast, I Love Google, is online and ready for download.  It was a bit of a slow mobile tech week, however, we did talk a lot about Research in Motion and the problems the company is going through.  We also talk about the Google Nexus platform, whether or not Facebook should build a phone,  and Amazon Prime streaming on the XBox.

We’ve got all this, our picks, and, more in this weeks episode of the SMRpodcast…

Check us out!

Download the MP3, subscribe via RSS, or, check us out on iTunes

Show Details

  • Recorded: May 29th, 2012
  • Published: May 30th, 2012
  • Duration: 01hr 16min 00sec


Opening Thoughts

  • We start the night with some technical difficulties but decide to power through them
  • Everyone recaps their weekend cookouts

We begin discussing RIM and their new round of layoffs

  • Rod reminds us that this is not the first set of layoffs for RIM
  • Robb says that he is still rooting for them to make a comeback
  • Chris says even when they release a phone it is still a long road back

Should Facebook create a phone

  • Rod says that if they do the should skin another ecosystem
  • Robb feels that they do have some services to offer people
  • Chris feels that Facebook should not be creating a phone

Some quick topics we covered this week

  • Rod says he is not a fan of Facebook buying Opera Browser
  • Robb wants to know who wants a 22 inch Android Tablet
  • Rod clears up the 500 million Windows 8 devices sold statement from last week

Xbox 360 Gets Amazon Prime Streaming App

  • Robb wants to know why he should switch to the Xbox for streaming
  • Chris explains why he uses his Xbox
  • Rod says that he may have to use his Xbox for streaming more often

Picks of the Week