HTC 10 round up, Galaxy Note 6 rumors, and longer phone upgrades? | Pocketnow Weekly 197


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The HTC 10 makes us wonder if any phone can really be perfect. Galaxy Note 6 rumors are building steam. What might we see on Samsung’s next phablet? With the flagship phone market maturing, we’ll take a look at why people are waiting longer to upgrade their phones?

We’ve been hard at work covering news stories and producing the next generation of phone reviews. We recently started a new series of videos delving deeper into camera performance and phone comparisons, and of course we’ll be tackling your questions and comments. Make sure you’re charged and ready! It’s time for episode 197 of the Pocketnow Weekly!

Watch the video broadcast from 2:00pm Eastern on April 21st (click here for your local time), or check out the high-quality audio version starting this weekend. 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!

Pocketnow Weekly 197

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April 14, 2016



Juan Bagnell

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We talk with Konstantinos Karatsevidis, co-founder and CEO of Eve, a Finnish tech start-up. The company’s soon to launch a crowdfunding campaign for a crowd-designed Windows 10 convertible tablet. You can learn more about that at and find out about a giveaway in partnership with leather skinmaker Mozo happening through April 25r at

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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.