Google Play Editions, BlackBerry disappoints, Sprint Windows Phones (MobileTechRoundup show #298)

Summary:HTC and Samsung released Google Play Editions of the One and S4, but they are not Nexus devices. BlackBerry released their Q1 2013 results and they are not as good as hoped.

Kevin and I started off talking about the Google Play Editions that enthusiasts have been asking about on MobileTechRoundup show #298, but now it is time for people to put their money where their mouth is. Show topics include:

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  • Google Play Editions: high end devices optimized for different experiences
  • BlackBerry disappoints, will they be a successful services-only company?
  • Sprint finally gets some new Windows Phones, too bad they are mid-range
  • Thoughts on the Moto X leaks?
  • Office Mobile released for the iPhone

Running time: 61 minutes

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Topics: Mobility, BlackBerry, Google, iPhone, Microsoft, Smartphones, 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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