The Pocketnow Weekly Podcast, Episode 016

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The holiday period is always a busy one, but when you’ve got industry-defining products launching from literally every major manufacturer and platform-maker, it’s a special Q4 indeed. That’s what we’re looking at with this episode of the Pocketnow Weekly: from Microsoft’s new Surface RT and Windows Phones, to Google’s new Nexus family, to Apple’s iPad Mini, there’s a lot to cover. Throw in a lot of Windows 8 and Android commentary, the typically awesome helping of listener mail, and the fact that two-thirds of the podcast team have bad head colds, and you get a sweet -if stuffy- hour and a half of internet-radio goodness.

You know you want it. Plug in, kick back, and treat your listening holes to episode 016 of the Pocketnow Weekly. Send feedback, questions, and requests to podcast [AT] pocketnow [DOT] com. Follow us on TwitterFacebook, and Google Plus to stay apprised of the latest episodes. And thanks for listening!

Pocketnow Weekly Episode 016

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Recording Date

11/2/2012

 

Hosts

Michael Fisher

Anton D. Nagy

Brandon Miniman

 

Topic List

 

Podcast Preshow / Thought Thread (00:01:39)

Surface RT Review

 

Windows 8/Windows Phone 8 (00:08:53)

Windows 8 and Windows RT Review

Windows Phone 8 Review

Windows Phone 8 Commercial By Steve Ballmer

Samsung Outs Commercial for ATIV Smart PC Pro, ATIV S, and ATIV Tab

 

Android (00:50:53)

Google Announces Nexus 4, Nexus 10, new Nexus 7

With the Nexus 10, Google Looks To Turn Mobile Upside-Down … Again

What’s New in Android 4.2

Hands-On with Photo Sphere in Android 4.2

Google Has Sold Almost 3 Million Nexus 7s to Date

Samsung Has Sold 3 Million Galaxy Note IIs

Mid-Sized Galaxy Note Tablet Now In The Works?

Droid DNA on Verizon Looking Confirmed

 

iOS (01:12:43)

UK Court Orders Apple To Apologize Better

Apple Announced Major Changes in Management As Scott Forstall, John Browett Leave Company

 

Listener Mail (1:18:46)

Kire asks why Windows Phone apps are so expensive

Tom Huffmaster asks if he should be concerned about the Nexus 4 on T-Mobile

Myron Gunn asks for our thoughts on RIM and BBM

TheWim wants to know where our Mirasol phones are at

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Thanks for listening! 

Tune in next week for more!

 

 

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About The Author
Michael Fisher
Michael Fisher has followed the world of mobile technology for over ten years as hobbyist, retailer, and reviewer. A lengthy stint as a Sprint Nextel employee and a long-time devotion to webOS have cemented his love for the underdog platforms of the world. In addition to serving as Pocketnow's Reviews Editor, Michael is a stage, screen, and voice actor, as well as co-founder of a profitable YouTube-based business. He lives in Boston, MA.Read more about Michael Fisher!