Pocketnow Weekly 087: the calm before the #ANHO

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The All New HTC One won’t grace us with its presence until the end of the month, and at this point we’re beginning to wonder if HTC will have anything left to reveal at the announcement. From a sales guide to promotional materials to yet another undercover hands-on video, the leaks surrounding one of the year’s most anticipated Android handsets refuse to let up – and we’re here to talk about them in our latest pre-#ANHO podcast!

Before that, of course, we’ve got the usual news of the week, including a duo of Samsung tablet reviews, rampant speculation about a brick-and-mortar Google store, and a tour of Microsoft’s new Windows Phone camera application set to some very sultry music indeed. All that and more is waiting for you on episode 087 of the Pocketnow Weekly, so mash those cans on, turn the volume up and rip the knob off: we’re here to talk mobile tech, and it’s gonna get awesome.

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Pocketnow Weekly episode 087


 

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Recording Date

03/13/2014

 

Hosts

Michael Fisher

Taylor Martin

Stephen Schenck

 

 

Podcast Rundown

 

Reviews of the week (00:01:58)

Pocketnow Throwback: HTC HD2 retro-review

Galaxy TabPRO 10.1 review

Galaxy TabPRO 8.4 vs Nexus 7 (2014)

 

Android (00:19:50)

Samsung Android software accused of concealing secret backdoor

All New HTC One keeps leaking away

All New HTC One dual-camera purpose detailed in leaked ad

All New HTC One spotted in Verizon livery

Google screws up Android YouTube app update

Sony Xperia Z2 may face delays

Time for a Google Store? Brick-and-mortar NYC location rumored

One PlusOne will support voice commands from sleep

 

Windows (00:51:07)

Microsoft kills WP8 licensing fees for some OEMs?

Windows Phone revamped camera app detailed on video

Lumia 2520 to lose half its color options?

 

iOS (00:59:28)

Apple releases iOS 7.1 to compatible devices

iOS 7.1 transforms iBeacon into something a bit more useful

Apple drops iPhone return policy from 30 days to 14

iPhone 6 phablet leaks call it more of a 5c than a 5s

 

Listener Mail (01:17:25)

Jonathan Michael invites is to speculate on the future of front-facing cameras; Christopher Lui wonders whether he should spring for a Pebble or not; and Virag asks for a Nexus 5 workout solution for her husband.

Thanks for listening!

Tune in again next week!

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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!