Episode #74 of the SMRpodcast:  Who is The Host?, is online and ready for download.  Chris is back from vacation and he three hours into playing with his new Windows Phone 7 device running Mango.  We touch a bit on RIM’s Investor’s call and we talk about Google+, which I rather like.  All this plus our picks after the jump…


Hosts:Rod Simmons, Chris Ashley, Robb Dunewood

  • Recorded: July 12th, 2011
  • Published: July 13th, 2011
  • Duration: 1hr 03min 00sec

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Opening Thoughts

  • Chris recaps his vacation
  • Rod and Chris talk about the new Mango phone that has arrived
  • Robb is still wondering what it will take to sell more of them

We cover the new Netflix Pricing Structure

  • Rod says that he will not be paying for the DVD’s to be shipped
  • Robb says that he is not happy with the new pricing
  • Chris doesn’t think this is about making more money but rather switching people to streaming

New discuss the new Google Plus

  • Chris says he still does not even know what it is
  • Rod gives a solid description of Google plus
  • Robb says he likes it as much as Facebook

RIM has their investors call today

  • Robb says they are saying the same things but nothing new

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Opening Song

Day-O by Chuck Brown Brown – Amazon iTunes