The Commutist episode 2: Apple’s event and why an LTE iPhone is a big deal

The Commutist is a weekly GigaOM podcast giving you all the tech news and analysis you need to know on your way into work.

With Apple’s big iPhone 5 event this week, what other tech news is there to cover? We give you the big takeaways and explain why Apple’s LTE move means more than just speed. Also, a quick heads up that The Commutist is now available on iTunes!


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Hosts: Chris Albrecht and Erica Ogg

0:00:00 – 0:21:00 – Om Malik joins in to give his takes on what this latest Apple event says about the company.

0:21:00 – 0:37:00 – GigaOM writer Kevin Fitchard breaks down everything you could ever possibly want to know about LTE networks and why Apple’s move into 4G is a big deal.

0:37:00 – 0:40:00 – Parting gifts:

Chris brazenly recommends his own timelapse video from outside the Apple event.

Erica likes the Olloclip lens attachments for the iPhone.

Kevin really likes GoJee for making killer meals from what you have.

The Commutist theme song written and performed by Phil Reno.

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