Apple vs Samsung, Note 10.1, upcoming mobile announcements (MobileTechRoundup show #275)

Summary:Apple won big over Samsung and it was the first topic we covered on MoTR 275. There were several other devices we had the chance to check out over the last few weeks as well.

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Mobile news was a bit slow in August, but Kevin and I did have a chance to catch up on happenings in MobileTechRoundup show #275. There are lots of announcements being made in September that Kevin and I covered, along with the following mobile topics:

  • Nokia Lumia 900 gets Tango update
  • Two press conferences coming on Sept. 5: Nokia/Microsoft and Motorola/Verizon
  • What’s next for Amazon: Kindle Fire is still the “best selling product on Amazon” but Nexus 7 / other tablets have improved
  • Matt’s Chromebook experiences
  • Galaxy Note 10.1: Early impressions from Kevin
  • Nexus 7 case with magnets
  • Google Play getting better (FINALLY!): gift cards, wishlists and delta updates for apps.
  • Sony releases new ebook reader

Topics: Mobility, Apple, Microsoft


Matthew Miller started using mobile devices in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since. He is a co-host, with ZDNet's Kevin Tofel, of the MobileTechRoundup podcast and an author of three Wiley Companion series books. Matthew started using mobile devices with a US Robotics Pilot 1000 and has owned more than 2... Full Bio

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