In this week’s Mobile Roar podcast, we talk about Microsoft’s cool new “Cortana” virtual assistant that could be making its way to Windows Phone, Kevin gives his thoughts on the iPhone 5s, Edgar reminds us the dangers of mixing bleach with urine, and we take a break from tech news to talk briefly about Burger King’s new Satisfries. Yes, those are a thing. Of course, there’s loads of Android news as well, so take a load off and have a listen.
- 0:54 Blackberry sells for $4 billion
- 5:20 Blackberry Messenger gets delayed
- 9:52 Kevin demos iPhone 5s fingerprint scanner
- 14:07 Thoughts on the iPhone 5s (quick review)
- 18:00 Chris buys an iPhone (but he’s still Team Android)
- 21:52 iOS 7 has quickest adoption rate, 9 million iPhones sold over launch weekend
- 24:40 Windows Phone “Cortana” voice assistant and more
- 28:20 Burger King’s new “Satisfries”
- 30:49 Sony’s new QX100 and QX10 lens cameras now available
- 37:00 Edgar is hospitalized after mixing urine with bleach.
- 40:02 Oppo N1 was announced, features rotating camera
WINS & FAILS OF THE WEEK
- 42:26 Kevin’s Win: Gold iPhone 5s/Fail: Gold Samsung Galaxy S4
- 46:46 Edgar’s Win: Hangouts update/Fail: Blackberry Messenger
- 50:58 Joe’s Win: Windows Gift Cards/Fail: Nokia’s weird names
- 55:07 Chris’ Win: Moto X camera update/Fail: iOS 7
- 59:20 The new Steve Jobs movie sucked thanks to Ashton Kutcher
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- Waze comes pre-installed
- Google+ being split up
- YotaPhone 2 launches this Spring
- Lenovo Pocket Projector
- Check out the Oppo N1 forums, see the specs, or find news and reviews.