September 28, 2006

MobileTechRoundup 70

Category: Podcast — admin @ 5:47 pm

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MoTR 70 is 33:47 minutes long and is a 30.9 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:
It’s a roundup of schedules for the week as James & Matt head to Boston for Mobius.
Catch up on last season’s shows for free via iTunes.
Kevin doesn’t own the word “podcast” but he does own his own “miDrive”
Windows Vista drivers are now allowing for video RAM sharing
Would you run a beta OS within a Virtual Machine environment? Matt would.
James gets some hands-on time with new Verizon phones: the Blackberry 8703e & 7250, the LG Chocolate, the Motorola Q, the Samsung A990 and the Migo. Verizon will be allowing tethering on 3G phones going forward….
Enter the “Name Matt’s Samsung Q1 UMPC” contest! You can win this mobile tech bundle:

  • ThinkOutside Bluetooth keyboard and case
  • Unlocked Orange SPV E200 Windows Mobile Smartphone with Krusell leather case and two extra batteries
  • BoxWave retractable mini USB cable
  • How to enter: post a comment to this show (with a valid e-mail address) providing us your suggested name for Matt’s Q1
  • We’ll narrow down the choices in a future show and have the listeners vote.

Freeware of the show: Weather Watcher Mobile for Windows Mobile. [Thanks to Pocket PC Thoughts for this find!]
Bloglines partners up with Skweezer for better mobile feed reading.
Kevin is demo’ing the Newsgator Go! client.

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September 23, 2006

MobileTechRoundup 69

Category: Podcast — admin @ 1:45 pm

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MoTR 69 is 36:55 minutes long and is a 33.9 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:
Freeware of the show: InScribe from Ilium Software. A great new input method for UMPC and other Tablet PCs! There is a known conflict between InScribe and ActiveWords, but rest assured, it’s being worked on!
There’s a 60-second video review if you want a preview of InScribe.
Do you name your devices if you own them? We do and James now OWNS the Samsung Q1-SSD UMPC!
Kevin got the new Think Outside Sierra Bluetooth keyboard. It rocks! [Not literally, it's actually much more stable than the older model]
Listener e-mail from Eric: has the vectoring on the Q1 been an issue? Are these Origami’s “Vista Ready?”
Listener e-mail from George: can the 40 GB drive be upgraded on the Samsung Q1 UMPC?

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September 16, 2006

MobileTechRoundup 68

Category: Podcast — admin @ 5:30 pm

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MoTR 68 is 32:18 minutes long and is a 29.5 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:
“MobileTech Masterpiece Theater” courtesy of Sumocat. ;)
Zune announcements unveiled; not much we didn’t know but we have some thoughts on the tech specs and usage.
What about the “3 days or 3 plays” type of sharing? How about content that you created?
Apple iPod announcements: iTunes Movies is official and works fairly well on a UMPC.
New smaller Shuffle, purty colored nanos and iTV next year.
ThinkOutside Sierra Bluetooth keyboard is finally here! A dedicated row of number keys: w00t!
James is trying the Samsung USB Keyboard and Organizer.
New phones coming from HTC, Nokia and i-mate! Don’t forget the new Samsung IP-830w world-phone from Sprint too.
Ack, we almost neglected the new Blackberry 8703e!

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September 10, 2006

MobileTechRoundup 67

Category: Podcast — admin @ 3:20 pm

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MoTR 67 is 34:49 minutes long and is a 31.9 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:
The new Microsoft-backed high school of the future opens in Philadelphia.
Blackberry Pearl hitting the streets.
Samsung intros the i600 Windows Mobile phone with 3G and WiFi.
Kevin wonders what the next killer phone feature will be? Everything seems to be a variant of what’s already out there.
HTC hits the market with four new smartphones.
When will we catch up to the Asian cellphone handset and services markets?
European markets are very different as well: a lifestyle vs. a tool.
How many Samsung Q1 models are there?!? Now there’s a Pentium M model along with the expected Via unit.
There’s one more model and James has it! The Q1 with the SSD or Solid State Drive is in da house thanks to ICUBE-Kemplar.
Witness the first ever podcast to have a bootup race between two Q1 UMPCS: one with a hard drive and one with a flash drive.

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