Posts tagged with: behind the scenes
  • by | May 21, 2013 5:19 PM

    We all love smartphones. Without them, Pocketnow wouldn't exist, and my decades-old dream of living in Star Trek's universe of awesome pocketable gadgets would never have been realized. It's fair to say that everyone here -editors and readers alike- understands and appreciates smartphones and other connected devices. But sometimes we take our eye off the significance of the infrastructure supporting those devices. Sure, we take a peek at carrier equipment here and there, but too often the billions of dollars' worth of network hardware that enables our portable gadgets goes completely ...

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  • by | March 7, 2013 7:00 AM

    MWC is not only a crazy show to cover, but crazier to cover if you plan ahead to also do a behind-the-scenes of it. That said, we did take some time to film ourselves as we filmed stuff for you. Whether it was running down the trade show or figuring out which drink we'd use as an appetizer, we've got it all on film. In our second episode of Pocketnow Insider we go through the various challenges and solutions that we faced in order to bring you the best coverage for the largest mobile show in tech. As you expected, not everything went right at MWC, and if you think of how bad it is to pack ...

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  • by | September 6, 2012 3:07 PM

    Ever since the launch of our latest format, dubbed "Pocketnow 5.0," we've been broadening our focus bit by bit. We're still keeping our eyes mainly on smartphones and tablets, of course, but we've started expanding into some behind-the-scenes material as well. This is the kind of stuff that formerly would have been of interest only to a tiny fraction of our readership, the die-hard tech media superfans, but which is rising in popularity as our little corner of the journalism world grows. Think about it: when Pocketnow started 12 years ago, it was one of only a handful of tech blogs, ...

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  • by | May 21, 2012 4:31 PM

    What's more annoying to a mobile-phone user than not having service? If you answered "nothing," you're right. And never is that truer than when a user is trying to share something. Like the awesome photo they just snapped from their courtside or ringside seats as the ... puck hit a ... home run ... through the fullback's legs. Okay, I don't do sports. But according to my basketball-savvy friends, we're in the midst of something called the "2012 playoff season," which I gather is a pretty big deal. In an effort to avoid butchering any sports terminology, I will put this succinctly: The ...

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