Summary:

On this week’s podcast: Kevin Fitchard says T-Metro is kinda crazy, Stacey Higginbotham breaks down the problems with broadband caps, and Om Malik discusses Steve Jobs’ lingering shadow over Apple, one year after his passing.

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Is a T-Mobile/MetroPCS merger crazy… or so crazy that it just might work? Is your ISP capping your broadband and what should we do about it? And is it time to let Steve Jobs finally rest in peace? We talk about all this and more on today’s Commutist podcast with special guests Kevin Fitchard, Stacey Higginbotham and Om Malik.

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SHOW NOTES:

Hosts: Chris Albrecht and Erica Ogg

0:00:00 – 0:11:00 – Kevin Fitchard explains everything you need to know about a T-Mobile/MetroPCS merger

0:11:00 – 0:12:00 – Today’s episode is sponsored by the GigaOM RoadMap conference

0:12:00 – 0:25:00 – Stacey Higginbotham breaks down broadband caps, and how they could be capping innovation (and here’s her cap chart)

0:25:00 – 0:36:00 – Om Malik discusses why we just can’t let go of Steve Jobs, one year after his death

0:36:00 – 0:38:00 – Parting gifts

Erica likes the WiThings home blood pressure monitor

And Chris recommends aspiring writers listen to the Nerdist Writers Panel podcast

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