Chromebooks, Lumia Icon, and Nokia X (MobileTechRoundup show #316)

Summary:Many products were announced the last couple of months and are starting to ship to us for review. Kevin and I talked about a few of these as well as whether or not the Nokia Android move is the right one.

We lost an hour today, but Kevin and I we still able to get up and record MobileTechRoundup show #316. We are both testing out new devices and had a bit of a disagreement about Nokia’s Android strategy. Show topics include:

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  • Hands on with the Toshiba Chromebook 13
  • Looks like 2 new Samsung Chromebooks are coming (finally!) and may have that faux leather trim like the Note / tablets
  • Thoughts on the Nokia X / X+ / XL and should Microsoft keep them?
  • Thoughts on the Nokia Lumia Icon
  • T-Mobile and AT&T continue to slug it out in the wireless world
  • Pebble 2.0 for Android is now available
  • T-Mobile BB incentive program results in 94% of traders switching platforms
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 tablet impressions $750 with 32 GB
  • Moto X touchless control update

Running time: 64 minutes

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Topics: Mobility, Google, Microsoft, Samsung, Windows


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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