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Dialed In 159: Cell phones are serious businessToday's podcast is a laugh riot. OK, not really but it's certainly action-packed. We kick things off by addressing the rumors of a Facebook phone and reports that the BlackBerry PlayBook will run Android apps. We also sort through the carriers' confusing...
Hello everyone and welcome to -- in -- cellphone podcast it is January -- -- -- -- -- 11 and I am senior editor Bonnie tracking it in New York. And then San Francisco we've got Kent German Nicole Lee Jessica -- court -- tokens on the little guys came -- I everyone. A that going and we are well how are you haven't flown it there again it's -- -- every day it's now it's lovely now. -- -- -- -- Yeah I'm glad you could yeah quest the -- planet -- And really do welcome the idea being outside the mutiny that category and many in the -- and she says we humans do right -- and you plan might. -- -- -- -- You know I think -- on -- rampage to make a -- relieved. Oil companies -- and sometimes -- Nicol the brand name. How. Chaotic come up with -- and if I wasn't yeah I know that if we had factors that have now the yeah I've got -- I think when he stated you're gonna get your own comment and I credit card and. Expanded nervousness. And hey let's get I'm hitting news and let's step for the couple were married and the first -- -- about this morning. About the FaceBook phone this year has resurfaced. And publication -- -- -- -- called city AM which have never really heard of them neither. Has said that HTC. Is then introduced his faith but bring in its Smartphones and mobile world congress. And they're saying that that devices will be someone like the nexus line and already tweaked version of Android. But will have -- the FaceBook feed. Displayed on the home screen. And -- -- have FaceBook branding and colors. They outlook held -- a mock up created by ETC in the article but there's no mock up in my article on. The top amount if there was one in the capital leaders like the drawing yes. Yeah right I don't know. Play it. I I am you know again this numeric came up in mid September and FaceBook said no we're not working on our own phone but they said. You know. They were mulling the idea of a FaceBook branded Smartphone. I am I'm a little skeptical that. We will see this already at mobile world congress -- mean. You know. This isn't very reminiscent of -- for Android was happening and writes is there -- yet found is they're not -- on -- operating system is not and do you think that concept is I mean. Mobile congress maybe to -- -- the concept is is unlikely. At all I I don't know my question who would -- -- FaceBook branded phone and you know I feel like the mobile app. -- a good job of integrating that you know FaceBook into -- like -- it really offer banner. And it can it be -- -- -- -- -- skin or some other out on that that they wouldn't be responsible for an entire. Phone and all the compound and to download the software behind and. Seems a little bit. Exclusion at the Google -- kind of access is because Google has so many different entities to -- hill. In its voice is on the other can of components to Google the -- -- it's just that. FaceBook is since you know him social mountain and it really -- -- video editing -- -- -- Jumping off point for a phone -- -- -- -- if if you if you have an iPhone for instance -- entry whenever and he you have -- -- you have the app. I mean are you really going to be on you need really that much more -- I mean a you know do -- and emling. Downloading and maybe there's nothing going on but I am but I Yemen I think it's some. I mean I can maybe -- they also have there chat and there communications messaging with salmon. Some other. Journals -- take and share -- look at that that you could see how how -- may be. -- in. You could use sort of a messaging with them but again on all of this seems like an add on feature -- that may seem like for example -- the windows phone seven devices that could -- incorporated the contacts -- -- something like that -- -- -- that that -- Great and now is one of the things that this article is saying you know you would be able to email. You know people from your FaceBook contact with a link where you can do that now we haven't yet though. And -- now. And flow velocity. Fiat sells -- for combating global and -- usually announces that and Patrick there it. We'll see defeat but -- -- one of them. Neither -- merit kinda cool you -- display and the possibility of the Blackberry Playbook running injuring at what's going on there and yes Philip. A boy genius report reported today that -- -- you have some sources that claim that. Erin is trying to finally a -- playbook tablet to run Android apps. We just a little bit interesting because it does it leave it at a playbook tablet currently runs the QX. Two -- operating system. And the might find a way to do it in virtual machine -- something you make. Run -- can be be able to access and an Epson. You know and the county is some other website. -- -- called the street -- -- have similar articles. Sort of proposal that some of -- those -- -- And I just don't think. I just think it's it's a lot wishful thinking at this point just because. Rim has its own one of the network at this point and ending the capital lot of time and effort and -- -- you've been to these rim. In conferences and it isn't the beginning yeah and in basin the severity. -- dedicate -- to get owned developer program it just seems out of character. For them to see other Disco and and I were talking about the -- -- -- of course and he had. -- -- -- That this that there are ready so many -- -- inch Android tablet and what -- -- possibly gain. From also having separate apps but can scale. What well I -- and today is that if -- -- any tablet specific Android apps yet and that because only it still waiting for any company. So -- this just seems very early days district of temperature. I just don't think. You know you need a smoother but doesn't that it doesn't make -- -- does it fifteenth but. And -- -- is that. People quarantined and to the -- in -- announced that. -- at Marrakesh. Yak that it's I think the timing it for the company continue -- yes on March timeframe. Nineteenth. -- we'll keep and I and that as well. -- -- This is another amendment looking more and more to be true in and engadget has actually. Got some hands on time with a PlayStation phone. This hazardous and ericsson's worst kept secret the east and Australia and we've we've seen. We've seen is found pop up multiple times and I think it's an -- -- when we first -- so it's hard the first rumor says that that is perfectly possible. And now that we out look like real devices important and you know I was talking to Sony Ericsson at CES and then went up -- -- -- PlayStation phone. And what you're talking about so it is very telling that -- sees this -- this thing. It comes down. And we have seen a lot of photos haven't already and that -- this is the first time we got some. Mr. blurry cam their real photos -- clear you can see an action needs -- working. The worst video which we posted that was this one increase while ago and it's it's really loud techno music -- from. But really -- like this Michael who look at the phone and you can see -- -- -- this aspect but this is this seems pretty substantial. They got some limited it seems like a prototype because there by accident the design -- a little flimsy. By ants but promising at Scott Rasmussen to the experience play -- the name and that matches with the rumor we heard him. We for previously that it will carry the experience family her experience carry experience me. -- should it. And and related at Sony actually tonight at 10 PM Pacific which beat morning in Tokyo they are released -- -- -- BP SP two though may be related to that I mean wouldn't know exactly having a different course the phone -- have a problem. I am and John economy -- it's asking me ago. How they really pushed the communities -- they can just do it just like the iPod Touch and maintenance one as the game went once upon one's not in India once running Android. And once can be styled differently -- gonna have more features in the 1000. We yes -- this. Looks very probable firm world congress launch and the very well could be out every thirteenth at the eclipse that starts that -- press conference at 6 PM Barcelona times as many here there are attempt at least. And -- will talk about. Puppet playthings or that I'd petition on and I am very excited because means -- -- apartment and the -- Japan and 99 if you actually modifying I'm not -- these days now -- in Canada Verizon iPhone is no longer rumored exists in the -- or speculations that businesses and finally having. This actually being real would be -- I am anything I like confidence have -- -- huge gamer. But. It sounds like -- concept -- -- If he's pretty. Cool. And speaking of the iphone's Harry and if you -- and -- content now they're gonna okay. And got it and few bits of news about the Verizon on the speak first. This is Maggie reared its story of right and finally announced the data plan. Where the iPhone as well as a mobile hot -- feature. So for a limited time -- -- there. We economy he -- -- -- and the iPhone for you will be able to get a three dollar unlimited data plan for an iPhone. And again -- they weren't very clear about what limited time and patent. First we you know that in this is -- it was gonna be but then they came back and clarified that infinitely going to be for a limited time. And we know that the -- hobbled if they care olive AT&T you young men a -- ever by the way name we're switch -- They also confirmed that there eliminating there fifteen dollar per month plan which with. I believe what was that -- if he. She -- -- just 200 -- and yet they are eliminating that data plan. And -- the mobile hot -- feature will between dollars per month which is what they charge now offers you know. Android phones that have opened up a site that fit just 200 atlas AT&T is okay it wasn't just went to theory -- them. -- and eighteen TV did away with -- and limit unlimited data plan for new customers in June cracked but if I'm remembering correctly. But they -- existing customers could keep that they were grandfathered in and keep -- and limited -- -- Via via via an event -- -- I think that. If they renewed them it would have to him they would have to do that they would have to switch yeah I'm pretty sure -- -- typically am. -- I mean that some incidence to that and can you Los and I answered some music -- questions about Verizon phone and near Hong Kong it's the yeah we refute it -- -- received a lot of these and Eric there -- argument he answered a bunch. I had the swim plan some of them see humane simultaneous voice and data -- -- Google genetic -- discuss what this is CG which is the development group. And about what exactly that means that each tech -- program. Which were missed out on a column but then I had a couple questions one was that -- scene is. If we really think that price will come out with an iPhone five it's gonna be called this July -- the summer. And I -- a lot about it and I've -- currently it's aired rumors about both scenarios by. I'm aloha I'm doubting right now that the price from -- will have a new iPhone in just. It's not that Apple is never one to beat -- against a chance to get you to upgrade mean now that's what they're all about every year but you can upgrade if you want. So I think this is too short treatment for them. And I think -- they're really don't want penalties and the LT -- to really get fleshed out through them to expand so lot of cities -- -- and bring three G to an iPhone three GH that AT&T and so quite a while after a three G was on AT&T says they jumped on -- -- -- I'm and I think that windows short even for Apple I think there one -- the price is gonna wanna see how the phone is his -- working on its network. You're gonna wanna flesh it out -- gonna wanna get its LT up and running and make it really wide spread and prevalent now Apple's gonna -- that he's working and then not that stuff. -- -- once a media world. Very concerned about quality control it can also be a concession to the eighteenth he you're getting that milk diapers -- available for a Verizon now but. At least eighteen T get you get a nice you know Anaheim -- 66 month commissioners -- -- -- that -- And you'll be like a nice little well you can get them both but what you other really good ones earlier. -- -- -- -- -- I like how Apple is trying not to get and so that that they. Yet that commercial accelerate where they hand. Both phones running I I mean I'm -- is on Saturday at the same time and at -- and they remove the phones and underneath one of AT&T and underneath others says -- -- and to have Apple's endorsing both of them equally because -- -- phone. -- -- Airplay in the game brain. I think if you if you're gonna -- iTunes. I think the usage I really think of it by China announces that -- and talented that you really how you should see you see something you right now. You should to get it just like to be here there you think it's -- -- you never really know something is gonna come -- on the line -- mean it probably is but it may not enemy be a really long way. NC could end up waiting a long time with phones and it's going through comes out -- is here comes on -- -- -- -- -- or congress and -- -- pushed it back hubris and about. I think you should if you -- -- even waiting a long time for the rights and I found I would get to scan -- And just. Com. And and just by Ed Emmett got that and then when it comes out when the next comes out you just upgrade. -- -- -- So I would say that and then a couple of -- -- about apps if you can use apps William sound more apt to use data you'll be able to. If the -- will use. It'll have facetime yes but it will work on the way I just as they -- to seeing things yeah. -- sprint will commitments we don't answer me this question. And by hot you know I my gut tells me that that goes the next -- would get it could be tomorrow. MetroPCS gonna get it through ticket again. And interests violent and everybody wants it I mean I -- I carrier now that was -- -- Obtained by with that but I just -- we're not ready to Apple's. That -- contracts and make the Q and have no idea how long they have exclusives if they count but maybe Verizon is seeking exclusive. We just don't now and when -- and that and so you know somebody but a -- -- documents -- -- and but yet -- -- That. -- -- -- -- And you know buying -- iPhone is confusing enough but so are they data plans and the claws come up with a very nice informative turnabout. Data -- data plan price comparisons mechanical. Yes. Meals on anything in how the lot of Garcia picked up. Derek K is do not make it easy beauty yet it's very confusing then does save a thank you Nicole. Exit because going like it at all just try it I basically did that meant to every -- -- and attracted by phone and by -- And is going to connect to speaking that even the cheapest plan of the cheapest -- the equipment supplies. Any band Alice -- feasted like -- different choices for voices and voice minutes and thirty different kinds of messaging and I Ellison's. Again of the -- cross -- running. And you get all these and any you know these that the apartment Arthur hi my name is Chris can I help we asked him think -- -- our way. It's okay so I think because there's so many differences between -- -- as bundled computers don't. Some can use separate out the beat of the messaging something is done in Los -- -- -- Confusing minefield I just figured -- his upper -- that the cheapest. Bundle out of all of them -- and and today is -- bundles and see how that it's and then from day Ni -- can go from that. So I a combat to the four major carriers sprint T-Mobile -- he Verizon. Some chairs. Offer. -- -- want to make it based -- the minimum -- attitude to rise and once since that Justine is if companies now that you no longer have to hunt and fifteen gigabytes via. For Smartphones. So so overall it's it seems that if you want the cheapest cheapest bundled for -- like. As well as keeping and edit text as ftp and -- -- It seems that the the right options are sprint and T sprint and T-Mobile so fight you and -- -- -- -- -- -- End of the cheapest voice minutes that every few minutes -- in -- is because -- movable offered those few packages for eighty dollars. A month. Some people in the comments that -- -- just a little bit better actually because the -- fifteen minutes only a type of price to landline. -- offers mobile to mobile calling unlimited. Across all across the board. So the thought fifteen minutes sexy to landline to landline phones. You -- it if it is another and I call them mobile mobile this. -- is -- at some -- taken and the most expensive bundle would be Verizon. Unlimited voice text and and you know this -- everything although we don't know when -- removed under the plan and a decent million with a Verizon plan. And also also listed a data plan only -- it's it's situations this is a TVs pretty surprising to I didn't know that T-Mobile. Offered get a plant only plants in -- voice that no voice plan know -- minutes. Just -- like a Smartphone I didn't -- they they offered -- and they an iPhone on T-Mobile site. So you can have that if you only one year the iPhone and -- and and generally be -- that the computer -- -- CD only. I can get that for fifty dollars and mobile -- apparently has the same thing but. And openness -- again today and he was like -- is unavailable so. I don't I think they removed it since I last checked. -- -- of this that the mobile hot spot a tethering plans each carrier has. -- if -- antennae thirty dollars looks like at the cheapest one with T-Mobile. -- mobile hot -- for fifteen. You know these things to -- -- -- to change yen at the end of or something called under. The heart that's. -- at every couple way yeah and you know when the -- has announced an LP plans as I'm sure you alone -- soon. -- -- -- -- -- -- Well I think the word unlimited is oftentimes what trips people bringing out -- -- nobody wants to go over because they're gonna get it charged out the year. And I don't think it's really obvious to users how much time they're earning years and stayed there really -- Yeah -- not something that you can all lean. I guess sort of ascertain after looking at your record month after month and things -- -- -- and everything and so yeah charity at as at some point that's him. And I think that's what makes the touch when she. The tough when choosing a plan. Which won the Iranian how much of my really getting -- the conflict here need to use a smart yeah you can I don't know okay many years maybe. Battered -- play it safe and just by the mark up of one and then dialed down if I mean fail. Top -- there. Then. All thanks again a call for their full of lovely Terry as I -- great information and -- of course we get to our blog. And -- speaking -- more changing things sprint has changed their premier handset program. You think this is going -- lot lately. SO ID just communities after it's been announced in recent handle increased its. Supplements in -- actually that -- be changed -- formula. Used to be EP if you and -- programs spring. If you're a customer from Warrington UA's. The at least even two dollars a month for an individual and I'm dollars a month for a company you can get this could mean -- program -- its deep into the upgrade your phone. The fully subsidized price after only twelve months and -- And those other benefits discount. After April 1 however view it will be split -- -- -- school in silver memberships. It's confusing but that gold memberships it is -- program relief for those who have been around for more than -- -- of the soupy. These nine dollars and individual -- that at least. That's three dollars more. It was that was previously and an 880. -- dollars. And only those who need only -- memberships will get that benefit that. The aptly. The silver silver and and Amber's gonna get -- what won't be able to qualify -- the upgrade Hadley at least Tinny tune into a two year contract. Get that. It's it's it's it's -- TV. And. And made -- -- community user -- you know about it at large card check it. -- -- about them going to be good -- it. Anglican in. Region two now then fewer sprint customer. -- and Benton handset announcements this week -- -- Samsung did have a few new galaxy phones. Announced today practice test and indeed that they announced be used globally. Starting in Russia actually first. One of them is available today. And with expansion into Europe and Asia -- at the phones are all Android phones -- the galaxy eighth. That GM and many. From what I can tell there they are running Android we don't know a lot of things again like which version of operating system we know -- -- -- -- -- They're gonna and created -- social hub for communication. And some of Samsung's custom apps. On top of the Android market and then -- only common thread going through them as -- -- less premium then the first wave. So about Samsung -- in the press release him on kept stating that they're trying to broaden it to different demographics. But they were really specific about what those were so I included -- -- -- At the -- is aimed at trendy and fashionable young professionals well I read up for four times can descriptions of almost all the phones and there's one of them that -- exposed to being. Aimed towards. That business users but it -- only had a 600 megahertz -- -- and how. And you know a smaller screen than you would expect and no physical keyboard so. I'm not really sure what we're going to see -- but EU -- and -- are gonna see any hands on that most likely at some yup mobile world congress in Barcelona. So I -- to get some pictures. Of them there is a little slide show that -- them and are all pretty much the candy -- -- And they look like -- -- phones. So there -- a lot of its distinguishing features that I can Fiat panda again on the screen -- are all smaller. That 3.3 per appointee throughput when engine and the highest profits that -- that was named was -- Hun -- Megahertz processor and -- I like. Like the turned in social William -- I like now I wanna have I was here from bird in you can put out of style you will never met with the notion of -- and saying things via the compete with the well we're -- -- -- outlook -- outlook like I also like how a selling point on one of the phones but with the entry level mini. Not only at many by the way is spelled with a lower -- and T enhanced -- in its fitness of those. Cores that are style guide dictated that we capitalized -- what the selling point that -- -- a colorful street on the side. Funny I am going to pay them. Telling point okay islands and moving on and so -- -- about it but this is definitely a different tack for Samsung with the galaxy line. I think that. Just a trend an injured in general I think yeah a lot of the manufacturers are emulating there's a market in the lower and you know entry level. And -- -- even I think Eric Schmidt says me Google -- content news. The goal for this -- -- more intimately. Yeah so now. Thanks for infants -- in the gave -- National. Carrying. Couple last beings have Verizon's finally pushing Blackberry O sixteen bare -- and finally end the months and months after should -- -- that came out. -- even if you're a Verizon customer I am sorry sprint mobile eighteenth you could if you're a Verizon customer you -- -- -- upgrade. The Blackberry 960 people and need to make if the -- CD it is very. OSX operating system of course that tests the new home mean he'd be better universal search -- that have -- -- web browser. And a lot more so -- -- Verizon and -- those. Of -- again. And finally -- -- look back at Motorola and man. History of -- than just being in the mobile business and I look back at some of these phones delivery hearings -- running this thing. Yeah yeah. Because so of course. We are member -- And -- test with Jessica. It's more like an entry -- When the dining tent came out which is their very first. The very first commercial and I -- twinkle in and Newton's. And it was the brick and -- -- three and a half pounds return happens. And it cost -- thousand dollars. Only cache and he paid a dark skinned thing he doesn't mind and voice call for -- -- dispersed service and then voice calls -- no for the any time whenever it's. Forty cents fifty cents -- forty cents a minute at peak hours between force and -- -- that's how and then of course we had a lot of -- -- the star attack. The 600 and the fact that the RAZR V three. Gonna -- -- as evidence. Finesse and a sliver of the rise or the first three G phone in the US and and -- -- mobile. I've yet that was a swivel with -- -- said I -- And my wireless is that it was really nice to see Motorola have a Dixie asked is adding. -- people forget. Exactly -- history and the -- Motorola has had in creating original from industry. I mean it really created technology they created the first verse available so. And that some planet times -- -- -- really frustrated with them because -- only in. They've done things that have been deployed in the capital of the -- hey wait wait wait wait too long massive vote buying in every on an island -- -- Everyone else that -- everyone -- -- quick it's easy for instance -- having -- sequence now but. AC wasn't anything that and then they got into the business after. Companies like Motorola proves that it was workable and cell phones wants to and it was technology -- people in Africa. So I think it's I hear this a lot of here lot of contrast Motorola I think its its. Probably irresponsible literature gadget animate -- -- -- and to do that they had such a such a tremendous role in creating industry. So. I think they -- -- -- that needs to be remembered and certainly. Certainly. Knock them if they make a mistake -- I'm not happy where I like the evoke a response ever looked at. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I think a dry definitely was the -- -- that. There yet. Very cool take a look at this -- and it's a fun. And erode the rock tree line of course which is the first iPhone before. That that I Tanzania allergy and -- -- -- iTunes and if anyone remembers. Such date and that was months of speculation leading up that was this oh and -- what's the big event -- -- any senator and there was I can remember who. Did it from now -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And but -- now as he slowly overshadowed the -- -- Producing the new iPod guy yeah I know I guess at MacWorld was an idea and I now know it was the thought it was the -- -- a subset -- yet. And they have that was -- hundred song memory on me. Limited and -- -- you couldn't use stereo Bluetooth. Which of course iPhone -- content for a long time the end there's really sluggish you can only transfer music via wired connection. These cameras ugly. Primary looking -- ethnic. I went to the Monroe added that Apple representative approach. About it so explain that's a hundred thing to me that that's what it is. A little that I know being bought a moral that I was more about the -- -- -- Motorola was not please -- -- EU mission but. He's -- Trailer and game. They can't and irate well before we get to do this because -- -- we're gonna take a quick break and not. Alex take a look at the fine on XP thirteen hundred core. Yes this is 83 -- some implement looked at its one of these the lubricant found some as the that he returned with recruitment freeze me. Put in a concrete block him to office and it reminded me the last phone we looked at the summit that there's a person if there's a great scene at the first the -- government -- coal. It's taking this. But I remember that what -- it was like a big poster tube was really no stress and she has been an -- -- -- -- -- found itself on the but anyway. Said this is I've really rugged design making use stand that's a lot of things in this part and -- that you know I've heard from people listen -- I've been able to break it I'm sure you having nothing is indestructible. Right this found is going to stand up to a lot more abuse than most other handsets out there. -- it doesn't offer a lot of feature and I believe have a problem with -- -- a -- -- they made a big deal about what's this loud and it's just me decimals and there are at their periods -- -- -- -- -- can hardly -- especially it's an -- -- place. So. Good call clarity -- today by -- to but looking at a phone that's completely indestructible. It's not bad it's a little expensive because it's -- many ninth -- unlocked. But -- and it doesn't give you -- and writers they give -- music player anything like that. But if you work around anti freeze that are really did a lot -- choices anyway Tara grant -- -- dry -- and what's with the space and time to check that out me big ideas it. -- -- -- People think of the video and I took a look at HTC trophy which is one in the international windows phone seven devices. You know we -- to get those in when we can just see what we're missing time that. The trophy is actually -- it's a solid device it doesn't have any distinctive features like this around which has the finance speaker -- the HD seven which had that X killers displayed. But a really its slim solid form factor. I would prefer that over that there's actually. Feature wise it's pretty much on par with the rest of it lying unit has a five megapixel camera. Being an international phone it doesn't part North American -- -- so I'm if you were to buy it and pop in the T-Mobile Larry AT&T and you're only gonna get into in this. Call -- solid performance aside by -- unless you're really looking for an unlocked phone I would say you know you're better off going with the Samsung Focus there HD seven and nine -- and now. It is I think it's about 400 dollars 500 dollars unlocked -- -- one. And Nicole Lee took a look at it couple had think starting with the job a job bone. Era. -- said assistant job and at and you know I hate and continually fascinated by the EQ it says market. The V doubled and a so it's a set of Bluetooth headset but it has a built in excellent -- -- And he has like a cup dual processors. Inside a tiny little bleaching -- and you may be wondering why does -- have processors and -- -- -- do yeah provident. And it's because I was wondering that. I think. So the actual drama -- is and and the dual processors as law and it's essentially has a couple of motion. Activated and options resembles if you shake it a couple of times -- will initiate the pairing. When you tech a couple of times to do you answer -- com. Still a variety of actions that can be subscribe to basic -- -- -- you Cindy seeking do two pixels around and -- exceed treaty cool. For example if you could not wearing -- that. The call comes to shake it twice and it -- just called -- -- -- answers. So -- the something really cool about anything instances of his passing button and -- certainly unique and ever heard yes so it's interesting also. On currency job like this is just -- -- kidding really did you have more features for the excellent -- the in the future this is just them trying suits have figured out. And you know that the fit it is this it has seen kind of technology in the Dublin icon and you -- you get some really interesting design began -- nice that there. To get into DP -- used gene which is pretty cool he all of these who functions while you know noise canceling out that it is. Always know -- bone and since its infusion peaked at nice sum pattern. So it's all of that plastics odometer plus -- new at and expenses new technology. And I think it's added I acting as a very forward looking as well is very forward thinking -- motion next technology. On plus is compatible with all of these different clinical apps that you get -- -- The -- has -- for example if you press the -- top patent. You can have it go to a service like dot -- dot edu -- can that you and dictate messages are imposed. Sadomasochistic one. And so -- is just more than this morning it's one of its you know it's it's it's of writing that is a tool for communication and it really sounds like it. -- -- seemed to -- down and committed. And an editor's -- Yes that's the lovely -- and the Plantronics waiter who use he had -- his announcement it yet and just it's a completely different. The different -- that it looks so much different. -- it it has that really you o.s who tell erected in looking at have been caused took -- long civilly boom might get hello I'm I'm Nicole you're technically -- president. And Clinton if it's -- read it but the voyager headset has a lot of things that I get a lot of email comments a lot of publicity I love my -- -- -- I don't want to to take the the bulk cost and liked it that way. So that -- added that the fans that want that big -- -- because if you get the most comfortable -- who is the best audio quality. You know because of love all of the site I mean I did and when -- use headsets -- use model and used them. Sometimes the ones that are really small like I just feel like it's gonna follow them yet the act now to Vista line like it's it's just that -- behind behind UC Suisse securities and -- in is pretty. This while the pro you see in I think the reason why I can't -- it really highly. It's because it has an inch Justine sensor technology so that job and I had excellent barometer is has touched since. So. Whenever you get incoming call. He won't it will -- whether to direct the call your headset acute phone depending on whether you wedding hits and -- do not rain hits -- -- go to -- if you can't if you -- if it is just -- -- -- there's no -- no fumbling around about defining hits at way exit. On this note in notes -- -- -- -- -- out. -- -- that's about it now or later. So it's just very automatic it's very seamless for example if you're playing music because it's -- -- -- music -- and picking it up a pop music. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- It's just that it's it's smart sensors touch sensor technology. And I think that really -- really elevates above. He previously duplicate -- which is like taking an interest -- -- and -- nearly -- all of the a two DP streaming and great call quality to boot. And I think Bolivia to -- that go to Dublin and -- and devoid of police Hewlett. It's amazing to me -- just because it says but all the technology that -- their devices is just. Hear him -- hosting the parent aggression between acute peer reviewed Nicole which one would you pick. Personally if you were gonna buy a brand -- had the Plantronics right to throw you see and I think this is what they're aiming for its Amy is aimed for. The mobile professionals like -- -- get home because the with the Skype. Scott and and -- right -- a software. It's it's it's built to is -- to work with those particular applications it's for more for those who work at home. Who -- have a small business who have a very busy corporate life I think it's more for that market. The job and it seems the more fashionable more -- -- -- -- one haven't written in very nice looking. Fashionable jewelry can -- it's not being. You know very different. I think the markets also I have to say the Dublin as only -- 130 dollars devoid -- priciest 200 dollars. -- you paying a lot more -- that touch sensor technology. -- -- food that had sent her to. Different. People into the. Apple and -- -- and a futile reviews coming up -- with it. If that the care star -- in -- Yeah it's it -- -- satellite consciously orders via satellite from the time period you can get it to run an AT&T it's. And there's not it does and it works -- -- is for the analysis for any US he has so it's not -- canker. Published by -- -- -- -- place in Minnesota service. Which I it will not -- we get to the next two days. -- -- -- Places are discussed certainly don't have so infinite -- apparently get -- -- town and -- that went back from it does it is my idea. Cool and I finally got and the Dell venue pro a working one thing here if -- can see it and I will be reading that tomorrow the review we'll go up. And HTC Mozart which is another international windows phone seven -- -- -- and -- they've got a couple of probably the. Since then yes. Later today you'll have been -- and 735. Which last week and it I quoted as hallway calling -- -- -- Also if pilots. Adventurous thing. I don't wanna give away. -- -- in -- nominal in everything that you're just gonna have compassion admired. And also I had to do put -- hold on the while way ideas acts five in trade Smartphone. About one is unlocked but it also wasn't working correctly so hopefully aren't yet and you went in Marrero and then I'll be -- depressed and go on -- -- -- about. Dairy can and Atlantis and the show with them reader emailed in one -- of all start looking for because I believe Jessica might. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Mac says I like your show on cellphones but you guys need to stop all the phony laughing to fill in time it really sounds TV and Mac. We only have one response for you. No laughing at home. I friend now line we our -- you are so my -- Going to be serious citizens it and now we will not have a positive about and ourselves you not take our subway. -- like them just kidding me. -- -- -- -- really after we leave any to start him in -- from. I want it I idea me eat with them but have laughter that we can that man. -- going anywhere any other remember I've got plan and actually this came to death and -- It is I thank the chairman Bonnie you can only lead to due to accident during the podcast -- yes it. And it's regarding that Android 2.2 for -- update for Samsung vibrant and he's wondering if it's actually going out because he has received the and it. An and use that -- -- about post these updates come out in -- you know they send them out in fact is they don't do it all at once so. I have read from readers and other forms that it it has gone down. I've had admit I've read makes things about how well as performing I've heard from the a you know it's improved battery life and death we fixed it GPS. And I've also heard -- -- -- the phone in. In command of bad -- and but it is going out so he used -- matter in April -- yes the infinite. But and you know -- -- -- Samsung about oriental you know spring fed -- they are working with Samsung. To bring an update as soon as possible but the it's should be coming to other devices. I think -- -- and when it -- I'm gonna meant knuckle. Time for the funny laughter. But the who. This adopted. 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