Lumia 2520 replaces iPad, Nokia, Chromebook, and iQi (MobileTechRoundup show #311)

Summary:I surprised Kevin, and possibly many others, with this week's purchases. We talked about that and many other mobile topics in the latest MoTR podcast.

I caught Kevin a bit off guard with the purchase last week that I described on MobileTechRoundup show 311. Keep in mind it is the device that fits MY needs. Show topics include:

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  • Nokia's Lumia 520 may be the best selling WP; New 525 doubles RAM. Kevin may buy a 520 for $50.

  • Matt scores one for the Chromebook crowd in the recent debate !

  • Acer C720P touchscreen Haswell-powered Chromebook announced. Still looking for the mid-tier device.

  • Wireless charging with the iPhone no longer requires a bulky case: Hello iQi!

  • What's with the Apple patent to refocus images after taking them? (Uh, Nokia and Lytro: are you watching?)

  • Nokia offers a free keyboard with the Lumia 2520 : good deal!

  • Google Wallet cards are here. Will you use one?

  • Republic Wireless Moto X : Matt's new alternate carrier and device

Running time: 66:30 minutes

Listen here (MP3, 58.5MB)

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Topics: Mobility, Apple, Google, iPad, iPhone, Nokia, Tablets, Windows 8, Windows Phone

About

Matthew Miller started using a mobile devices in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since. He is a co-host with GigaOM's Kevin Tofel on 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 over 200 d... Full Bio

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