Unbreakable Galaxy S7, new voice assistants, and Crazy HTC Vive pre-orders | Pocketnow Weekly 190


The glow of MWC 2016 is fading, and we’ve shared our early reactions to the new devices announced. Did Samsung build an unbreakable phone? Will anyone actually buy the LG G5? Plenty of people pre-ordered the HTC Vive, which is a good thing considering the M10’s first teaser vid was a dud. Are folks game to play with a new voice assistant? Soundhound thinks you’ll be impressed with their new helper.

We’ve been hard at work covering news stories and prepping for the next generation of phone reviews. We recently started a new series of videos delving deeper into tech explanations and photography term definitions, and of course we’ll be tackling your questions and comments. Make sure you’re charged and ready! It’s podcast time on episode 190 of the Pocketnow Weekly!

Watch the video broadcast from 2:00pm Eastern on March 3rd (click here for your local time), or check out the high-quality audio version starting at 3am Eastern on Sunday. And don’t forget to shoot your listener mail to podcast [AT] pocketnow [DOT] com for a shot at getting your question read aloud on the air!

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Juan Carlos Bagnell
Juan has been geeking out on personal computing since before PCs had GUIs. After studying Theatre in college, Juan worked with a contractor that supported servers and mobile devices for Department of Energy facilities. After moving to Los Angeles California, and working as a commercial casting director, he now dedicates his time to discussing the tech landscape as a consumer advocate. You’ll often see him pop in local news broadcasts. Passionate about mobile content creation, he recently published his first book on smartphone photography.