October 13, 2013

MobileTechRoundup 307: Galaxy Note, Galaxy Gear and the HP Chromebook 11

Category: Podcast — Tags: , , , , , , , – admin @ 8:16 am

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MoTR 307 is 72 minutes long and is a 61 MB file in MP3 format.

HOSTS: Matthew Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:

  • Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Gear and Galaxy Note 10.1: The power of the PEN! :)
  • Kevin got his unlocked iPhone 5s: Hard not to recommend this phone to anyone
  • HP Chromebook 11 – a really nice ARM-based Chrome OS experience for $279. BUT: There's a $249 Acer C720 with Haswell on the way.
  • Twitter for tablets…. or rather A tablet. :(
  • Samsung Galaxy Round: seems like a gimmick
  • Fitbit Force

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September 22, 2013

MobileTechRoundup 306: iOS 7, Google Wallet for all, iPhone 5s for some, BBM for none

Category: Podcast — Tags: , , , , , , – admin @ 6:00 pm

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MoTR 306 is 65 minutes long and is a 58 MB file in MP3 format.

HOSTS: Matthew Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:

  • More iOS 7 thoughts after some hands-on time
  • Matt stood in line on iPhone 5s day, but didn't buy an iPhone
  • CyanogenMod is a company – whoa!
  • Latest BB news. Big losses predicted, job cuts, out of the consumer market and BBM for iOS/Android gets pulled?
  • Google Wallet now for all Android and iOS, but still neutered by carriers
  • Ubuntu Touch coming out with Ubuntu 13.10 next month (may be worth a try)
  • iOS vs Android: touchscreen speed tests
  • Sprint joins the early upgrade trend, is it actually a good deal?

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September 15, 2013

MobileTechRoundup 305: iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c and… Windows RT?

Category: Podcast — Tags: , , , , , , – admin @ 10:21 am

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MoTR 305 is 69 minutes long and is a 58.7 MB file in MP3 format.

HOSTS: Matthew Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:

  • Hello iPhone 5S/5C and iOS 7!
  • Android on Nokia could have pushed the MSFT deal. Oh what might have been!
  • Kevin bought a Moga Pro controller and loves it!
  • With these new devices, why should RT even exist?
  • Hands-on thoughts with the LG G2
  • Xbox Music available for iOS and Android (Kevin is testing Google Play AA, iTunes Radio)

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September 9, 2013

MobileTechRoundup 304: Galaxy Gear, Note 3, Xperia Z1 and more

Category: Podcast — admin @ 7:29 am

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MoTR 304 is 57 minutes long and is a 50 MB file in MP3 format.

HOSTS: Matthew Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:

  • Samsung Note 3 and Galaxy Gear
  • Sony Xperia Z1 Honami finally revealed
  • Sony QX10 and QX100 camera lenses too
  • Microsoft buys Nokia devices and services division, but Nokia may come back
  • Amazon announces a new Kindle and MatchBook service
  • LG G2 gets pricing and release dates
  • Did the Nexus 5 get shown when Google revealed Android KitKat 4.4?

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August 25, 2013

MobileTechRoundup 303: Moto X, Droid Maxx, and iPhone 5C

Category: Podcast — Tags: , , , – admin @ 12:48 pm

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MoTR 303 is 67 minutes long and is a 56 MB file in MP3 format.

HOSTS: Matthew Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:

  • Moto X is here for AT&T but not without some issues.
  • Speaking of that: Moto X vs HTC One. FIGHT!
  • Motorola Droid Maxx: All the goodness of the Moto X with a larger battery, Qi charging, bigger screen.
  • Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch. Interested?  Kevin wants a Google Now watch.
  • Nokia Lumia 625: Big screen, small specs
  • Bye bye Ballmer
  • iPhone 5C: C is for color, choice or cheap?

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August 4, 2013

MobileTechRoundup 302: Moto X in hand, Office Mobile for Android lands

Category: Podcast — Tags: , , , , , , – admin @ 9:37 am

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MoTR 302 is 63:45 minutes long and is a 53.8 MB file in MP3 format.

HOSTS: Matthew Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:

  • Moto X launch, hands on impressions
  • Matt returned one Nokia for another and made a carrier switch
  • Android 4.3 may speed up laggy old Nexus 7s
  • Nexus 7 winner announced!
  • Office Mobile for Android released
  • Experiences with HTC One Mini
  • Ubuntu Edge
  • HP Slatebook X2 looks decent for those wanting an Android tablet/laptop hybrid

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July 28, 2013

MobileTechRoundup 301: Nexus 7, Chromecasting, new Droids and Lumia 1020

Category: Podcast — Tags: , , , , , , , – admin @ 9:53 am

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MoTR 301 is 70 minutes long and is a 59.2 MB file in MP3 format.

HOSTS: Matthew Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:

  • Chromecast: a great $35 impulse buy that should get better with age
  • The new Nexus 7
  • Wireless charging woes
  • 2012 Nexus 7 giveaway!
  • How about that Lumia 1020?
  • HTC 8XT for Sprint is a solid device
  • Three new Droids announced for Verizon

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July 22, 2013

MobileTechRoundup 300

Category: Podcast — Tags: , , , , , , – kevintofel @ 6:43 am

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MoTR 300 is 67 minutes long and is a 57.3 MB file in MP3 format.

HOSTS: Matthew Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:

  • Thanks to the listeners for supporting us through 300 shows!
  • Google event this week: What's on tap? Android 4.3, Nexus 7, maybe some Chrome OS bits?
  • VZ event this week: New line up of Droids
  • Microsoft takes a big hit (not in a good way) with Surface RT.
  • Hands on with the HTC One Mini
  • Matt bought a new phone (Lumia 925) and is playing with another (Xperia Z)
  • Early upgrade plans compared
  • How to download Google Maps for iOS


contributed by user: palmsolo@gmail.com on date: 2013-07-21 13:02:00 GMT

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July 14, 2013

MobileTechRoundup 299: T-Mobile Jump, Lumia 1020, Moto X and more

Category: Podcast — admin @ 2:10 pm

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MoTR 299 is 67 minutes long and is a 60 MB file in MP3 format.

HOSTS: Matthew Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:

  • T-Mobile's Jump prorgam: good or bad? 
  • Nokia Lumia 1020: Is the best camera on a phone enough to get people to try Windows Phone?
  • The HTC One GE may be Kevin's next phone – may not wait for the next Nexus!
  • Switch app for HTC One: Sense and stock Android on the same phone
  • Moto X thoughts
  • Sony Xperia Z for T-Mo hands on
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Tab 3.0 10″ and Tab 3 8″ in the house

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June 30, 2013

MobileTechRoundup podcast 298: Google Play Editions and Office for iPhone

Category: Podcast — kevintofel @ 1:04 pm

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MoTR 298 is 61 minutes long and is a 52.8 MB file in MP3 format.

HOSTS: Matthew Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:

  • Google Play Editions aren't quite the perfect Android experience phones that many might have hoped.
  • What to make of BlackBerry's sales numbers? It is early yet, but I'm disappointed.
  • New Windows Phones for Sprint, but nobody seems happy. They're just not high end enough.
  • Thoughts on the Moto X leaks?
  • Office Mobile released for the iPhone

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