by Michael Fisher | November 2, 2012 12:34 PM
The holiday period is always a busy one, but when you've got industry-defining products launching from literally every major manufacturer and platform-maker, it's a special Q4 indeed. That's what we're looking at with this episode of the Pocketnow Weekly: from Microsoft's new Surface RT and Windows Phones, to Google's new Nexus family, to Apple's iPad Mini, there's a lot to cover. Throw in a lot of Windows 8 and Android commentary, the typically awesome helping of listener mail, and the fact that two-thirds of the podcast team have bad head colds, and you get a sweet -if stuffy- hour and a ...
by Michael Fisher | September 4, 2012 9:59 AM
A Romanian and an American at a German trade show featuring Asian devices? Things just got international, ya'll. Grab some bratwurst and Bitburger and join Michael Fisher and Anton D. Nagy for the latest episode of the Pocketnow Weekly, straight from one of the smallest hotel rooms in Berlin. This is a special-edition podcast, covering all the devices we got hands-on time with at IFA 2012! From gymnasium-level Samsung to mini-booth ASUS, we cover it all ... and share some insights on trade shows -and Germany- along the way. If that kind of international IFA intrigue sounds like something ...
by Anton D. Nagy | August 31, 2012 9:57 AM
Samsung's new ATIV brand (we're still trying to get the pronunciation right on that one) is all about Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. At IFA 2012, they were showing off the new ATIV tablet, a Windows-based slate that has a 1.5GHz dual-core Intel Atom CPU with 2GB of RAM and a 10.1" 1366x768 display. The tab is powered by a 8,200mAh battery, and is NFC-capable. Then there's the ATIV Smart PC Pro also running on Windows 8 with your choice of either an Intel i5 or i3 IvyBridge CPU. It has integrated Intel HD 4000 Graphics, and offers 4GB of DDR3 memory. At 11.6", the display is a full 1080p ...
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