Pocketnow Weekly 073: LG G Flex and Moto G chat with MKBHD


Earlier today, while we were busy hanging with some of you fine folks on the latest episode of the Pocketnow Live, a lot was going down elsewhere. Our LG G Flex review was in the final polishing stages; our own Taylor Martin was kicking out some coverage on Motorola’s mold-breaking budget wonder, the Moto G; and friend of the show Marques Brownlee was interviewing Dennis Woodside, CEO of Motorola Mobility. All that activity demands a followup, of course, and what better venue for an end-of-week wrapup than the Pocketnow Weekly podcast?

We can’t think of any, either. So whether you’re here for our full and complete thoughts on the LG G Flex, the latest on Motorola’s $180 wonder, or the freshest news on how OEMs and carriers are making smartphone ownership easier, you’re in the right place. So crack your knuckles and stretch out your smartphone: episode 073 of the Pocketnow Weekly podcast is here for your weekend enjoyment.

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Pocketnow Weekly Episode 073



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Michael Fisher

Taylor Martin

Marques Brownlee (MKBHD)



moto mkbhd

MKBHD sits down with Motorola (00:02:13)

Marques fills us in on his recent chat with Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside


LG G Flex out

LG G Flex review: the smartphone of the future (00:22:41)

Discussing the world’s newest and most innovative curved smartphone




Android (00:46:08)

Moto G vs Moto X

Discounted Moto X hardware sells out in a flash; you can try again next week

Nexus 5 camera fixes confirmed

HTC announces financing program for HTC One

AT&T starts discounts for no-subsidy hardware

Samsung rumors discuss multiple 1Q2014 launches


iOS (00:59:44)

iPhone 5S TouchID accuracy getting worse over time?


Windows (01:02:15)

1080p Samsung Windows Phone shows up in import logs

How YOU doin’ Lumia 929? Leaked pics surface



Listener Mail


Justin Eades asks about the perils of switching from iOS to Android in 2013; Vijay V. wonders where the Nexus 10’s replacement is; Dushyant Shrikhande wants to know when everyone will finally tire of phablets; and Vai Rostampour asks if using different platforms for smartphone and tablet is a good idea.

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!