Episode #80 of the SMRpodcast, BrothaTech at the Epicenter, is online and ready for download.  Many thanks go out to our special guest BrothaTech, a.k.a, Terrance Gaines for co-hosting the show with us this week.  We also want to thank all our listeners as last weeks show was our biggest show to date in terms of downloads.

There was a lot of tech news over the last week so head after the jump to see the show notes…


Hosts:Rod Simmons, Chris Ashley,Brent Harman, Robb Dunewood

  • Recorded: August 23rd, 2011
  • Published: August 24th, 2011
  • Duration: 1hr 15min 00sec

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We welcome BrothaTech aka Terrance Gaines to the show

  • We begin talking about Apples Plans for a 4G iPhone
  • Rod says they will not release one until AT&T is ready
  • Robb suggest a possibility that Steve Jobs would pull another gangster move
  • Chris Agrees with Robb
  • Terrance says no way Apple pulls that move

We try to figure out why RIM’s naming scheme seems off

  • Rod asks Robb why there are so many BlackBerrys with the same name
  • Robb explains that each device has a different radio
  • Terrance suggest RIM Streamline their naming standards

We talk about HP and WebOS demise

  • Both Chris and Rod lost out on an HP Touchpad purchase
  • Terrance said he missed the boat on reviewing one
  • Robb says that his should be in tomorrow

Robb asks Terrence how Microsoft can get Windows Phone 7 going

  • Terrance feels they need to get a hold of the carriers better

Mentioned Links

follow @BrothaTech




Opening Song

Solid by Ashford and Simpson – Amazon