Episode #82 of the SMRpodcast, Is it Still a Smartphone?, is online and ready for download.  It’s the second week in a row that we have a full cast and we cover a lot.  Be sure to check out our Picks this week as we’ve got some really good ones and we want to remind everyone that we are giving away three 1-year, 30 GB SugarSync cloud based file sync and online backup accounts.  See the full show notes after the break…


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

  • Recorded: September 6th, 2011
  • Published: September 7th, 2011
  • Duration: 1hr 26min 15sec

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Opening Thoughts

  • Rod is wondering if anyone likes the new MD University uniforms
  • Robb doesn’t like them
  • Rod doesn’t like them
  • Of course Chris does

Verizon announces the BlackBerry Torch 9850

  • Rod wants to know if Robb is getting one
  • Robb says that he is buying one

Robb wants to know if BlackBerry is still a smartphone

  • Rod says yes
  • Brent agrees with Rod

Netflix new streaming rules

  • We are all disappointed in the new Rules

We talk about the New Windows Phone 7 devices

  • Robb wants to know if they will be on Verizon
  • Brent still wants a 4G radio
  • Chris loves the size and the features