W00t! With your help this podcast reached #41 in iTunes gadget podcasts. Thanks to you! We chat a bit about the Smartphone Round Robin, iPhone launches in Europe, unlocked iPhones, supposed spat between AT&T and Apple, rumors of the SDK being seeded, Universal CEO mockery, and the usual looks from our community.
I'd also like to apologize for the lateness of this podcast -- we've been t roubled with some audio problems since we upgraded to Leopard. Okay, I've had some audio problems since we upgraded to Leopard. Dieter has been fine.
Phone Different Podcast #10 for December 4, 2007
w00t, #41 on gadgets in iTunes! ahead of our other podcast somehow at 58. no review, though. hey, at least you know we're not astroturfing our own stuff, right?
Smartphone Round Robin
- iPhone reviewed by CrackBerry.com Kevin
- Treo 680 reviewed by iPhone Mike.
- T-Mobile vs. Vodaphone. Turns out that Vodaphone won and T-Mobile makes their $1500 unlocked phones available. Spendy!
- if you want an officially unlocked iPhone, france is your cheapest option so far.
- random foreign 3G rumors always cropping up. May, or so they say. Don't believe it!
- iPhone as next major computing platform according to Inc.com.
- seemingly a confirmation of late 2008 for 2nd gen iPhone. ppl talk about this like it's a spat.
- Greg Joswiak talked about the SDK. It's mostly PR, but it's a good review of stuff.
- There are rumors the SDK has already been seeded to partners. Hopefully for this.
- you always seem to be able to find stories of incompetence in the record industry if you want it. Today, the UMG CEO.
- weird Cringely rumor. I'm usually a fan; Dieter usually isn't.
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Highlights from the community:
- AT&T confirms jobs, becomes good discussion. story comments, w00t
- web apps manifesto from supes2000 good time to mention palm's mobile portal.
- CrackBerry.com Kevin on the iPhone thread. official SPE RR.