The Pocketnow Weekly Podcast, Episode 020


You know what happens when you get a bunch of geeks swapping hot new gadgets and talkin’ tech? The Pocketnow Weekly podcast, that’s what. We just hit our twentieth episode, and to celebrate, we decided to tie the podcast into our latest giveaway contest. So in addition to in-depth discussion on the Nexus 4 versus the world, the Lumia 920’s camera ups and downs, and the Android-to-Windows Phone learning curve, there’s something special for your ears only. Somewhere in today’s episode of the Pocketnow Weekly is the special hint word you need to email us at contest [AT] pocketnow [DOT] com for your chance to win a $300 wireless HiFi stereo system from Sonos! Click here for full contest rules.

Plus, there’s iOS discussion, in-depth exploration and debate on Google’s entire Nexus family, and listener mail from two familiar faces. Also appearing, for the first time in episode 020: a short outtake reel easter egg, which we hope you’ll enjoy.

Enough rambling. It’s time you put the podcast in your ears. Plug in, kick back, and treat your listening holes to episode 020 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 020

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Michael Fisher

Brandon Miniman

Anton D. Nagy


Topic List


Special Announcement (00:01:28)

Giveaway: Blow Our Your Eardrums with this Sonos Wireless HiFi System (Giveaway)


Podcast Preshow / Thought Thread (00:05:09)

1) Samsung ATIV S Not Arriving Until 2013 In Some Markets?

2) Brandon Miniman riffs on Google Play Store’s new “Keep Shopping” button


Windows 8/Windows Phone 8 (00:15:50)

OTA Update Coming In December To Fix Windows Phone 8 Reboot Problems

Microsoft Working on WP8 “Apollo+” Update

Five Solutions To Windows Phone Frustrations

Nokia Loses Damian Dinning; What Will It Mean For PureView?

Three Features The Nokia Lumia 920’s Camera Needs Right Now

Microsoft Will Support The Surface RT Until 2017


Android (00:39:49)

Nexus 4 Review

Nexus 4 vs Droid DNA

LG’s 1080p Optimus G2 Rumored For Spring Launch

Samsung Reveals Dual-Screen, Quad Core Flip Phone


iOS (01:04:00)

iOS Once Again Number One in US

Apple Continues With Firings Following iOS6 Maps Fiasco

AT&T Offering Cheap iPhone Refurbs


Listener Mail (01:14:16)

TheWim from The Netherlands asks about the future of BlackBerry vs. other platforms in the enterprise space

Ryan Field from California asks for our buying advice on the Nexus 10 as he searches for an HP TouchPad replacement


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!