August 1, 2006

MobileTechRoundup 60

Category: Podcast — admin @ 3:21 pm

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MoTR 60 is 35:16 minutes long and is a 32.4 MB file in MP3 format.

INTRO: Based on “Time v2.1″ by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick.

HOSTS: James Kendrick (Houston), Matt Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:
Here comes the judge! It’s time for the annual Smartphone & Pocket PC Magazine Best Software Awards.
Zune, Zune, Zune: what does Microsoft have to do to make this successful and what is it all about?
James recommends the KISS approach to Zune: Keep It Simple Stupid! ;)
Follow along the Zune-scape with ZuneThoughts, which is coming soon!
T-Mobile updates the MDA ROM with some radio issue fixes and the all-important A2DP Bluetooth stereo profile.
James and Matt spend Kevin’s money on a Bluetooth headset to test A2DP. Could it be this one from Sony that we eye-spied on the FCC site?
What’s up with phones that can seamlessly roam between cellular and WiFi? Is the general public ready? Are the networks ready?!?
Listener VM from Matt: Any Q1 case suggestions? How about webcams?
Listener VM from Warner Crocker via OneNote Mobile 2007! Sweet!! :)
Freeware of the show: map4pda lets you work with Google Maps on your Windows Mobile 5.0 device. Hey, it works with Yahoo! Maps, Ask.com and Virtual Earth too!

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5 Comments

  1. MobileTechRoundup Podcast #60: Zune, A2DP, VMs and more…

    Another great Podcast by the folks from MoTR. Among the topics in this cast you will hear about the annual Smartphone & Pocket PC Magazine Best Software Awards, Zune, and ZuneThoughts, which is coming soon!You can listen to the MoTR…

    Trackback by Mobility Site — August 1, 2006 @ 7:37 pm

  2. MobileTech Roundup Turns 60 And Gives A Shoutout to GBM

    Trackback by GottaBeMobile.com — August 1, 2006 @ 8:23 pm

  3. Thanks for the shout out guys! Keep up the great stuff.

    Comment by Warner Crocker — August 1, 2006 @ 8:34 pm

  4. [...] MobileTechRoundup show #60 finally covers the Zune announcement we planned on discussing a few shows back. We then chatted a bit about the T-Mobile MDA update and using A2DP on mobile devices. Do you use A2DP and Bluetooth stereo headphones with your devices? The question of whether consumers are ready for a phone that switches between WiFi and cellular networks was talked about with our conclusion that the world is not yet ready to embrace this technology. A couple of listener voicemails were played and answered on the show, including a cool OneNote recording from Warner Crocker. We went over time getting to the freeware of the show, but if mobile mapping is important to you then you won’t want to miss what was sent to us for Windows Mobile devices. [...]

    Pingback by » MobileTechRoundup show #60 | The Mobile Gadgeteer | ZDNet.com — August 1, 2006 @ 10:56 pm

  5. Idea for the Q1 case: Since it’s about the size of a book, what about a Bible case? Some of those are REALLY nice, with pockets and colors and you can even get a waterproof one. They come in many different sizes, so maybe…

    Comment by Tracy Hooten — August 4, 2006 @ 11:56 pm

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