Apple iPhone release, BlackBerry woes, carriers still restrict Google Wallet (MobileTechRoundup show #306)

Apple iPhone release, BlackBerry woes, carriers still restrict Google Wallet (MobileTechRoundup show #306)

Summary: Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c appeared in stores this week, BlackBerry showed off a new device and then halted stock trading, and Google Wallet launched on Android and the iPhone with limited NFC support.

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Last week was Apple iPhone release week and on MobileTechRoundup show #306 you can hear why I stood in line at the local Best Buy Mobile store. Show topics include:

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  • 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
  • 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
  • iOS vs Android: touchscreen speed tests
  • Sprint joins the early upgrade trend, is it actually a good deal?

Running time: 65 minutes

Listen here (MP3, 58MB)

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Topics: Mobility, Android, Apple, Google, iPhone, BlackBerry

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