Not all of us have read The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, so not all of us were exactly qualified to make the lame joke that kicks off this week’s podcast. But we made it, and we stand behind it. Because as hundreds of fifth-rate “manufacturers” well know, sometimes you just have to fake it.
But we’re not talking about secondhand knockoff products in this episode of the Weekly. Rather, we get serious about octa-core comparisons, the till-recently-mythical HTC M4, the insanely cheap new Lumia out of Finland, and just how tired we are or [...]
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we go through the recent news regarding the FCC’s request to the FAA to remove the limit on tablet usage during flights. Then we talk about the Galaxy S II and how you can install multi window support on it, just like you can with the Galaxy Note II. Then we go through the Galaxy Camera and the rumors of it reaching Verizon. Then we talk about the Nokia Lumia 820 after our unboxing coverage. We end today’s show talking about the HTC Butterfly and how it disappoints.
All this and more after the break.
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There’s no better news, than those that have to do with device launches. Those of you curious as to when AT&T will launch most of their fall line-up of smartphones, the wait is over. As of today you may hit AT&T stores for the HTC One X+, which is being sold for $199 after a two-year contract. That drops the price of the old HTC One X to just $99 after a contract if you’re still interested. In the case of the HTC One VX, which is more of HTC’s entry-level solution on the AT&T network, well that’ll cost you $49.99 after a two-year contract as well. [...]
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent rumors of an LG Nexus device in the works. Then we go through our coverage of the AT&T event yesterday where we had some hands-on time with the HTC One X+, One VX, Samsung Galaxy Camera and even some additional time with the Nokia Lumia 920. Then we talk about some improvements to iOS 6, though things are still not perfect. We later talk about the rumors of a probable Microsoft Surface phone and Redmond’s look for a manufacturer. We end today’s show remembering Steve Jobs, his legacy and importance to our [...]