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Podcast: Is $99 the new $199 for smartphones?

Here's our first installment of a joint ZDNet-TechRepublic podcast called the Big Question. In it, we---Jason Hiner, Bill Detwiler and I---pick apart the following:RIM's prospects in a price war;Palm as an acquisition target;And how the smartphone-feature phone lines are blurring so every phone is "smart.

Here's our first installment of a joint ZDNet-TechRepublic podcast called the Big Question. In it, we---Jason Hiner, Bill Detwiler and I---pick apart the following:

  • RIM's prospects in a price war;
  • Palm as an acquisition target;
  • And how the smartphone-feature phone lines are blurring so every phone is "smart."

You can play this 21-minute episode from the Flash-based player at the top of the page or you can download the MP3 or grab it via RSS:

In October we'll also be launching the podcast in iTunes and the Zune Marketplace.