by Michael Fisher | February 7, 2014 3:35 PM
Sometimes it's not the promise of saving money, nor the allure of a shiny device that drives you from the warm arms of your current wireless carrier - sometimes it's just a matter of standing up for what you believe in. That's the case with today's podcast guest, friend of the show and longtime Verizon Wireless customer Chris Larson, who's leaving Big Red for the much smaller T-Mobile USA due to Verizon's stance on net neutrality. On this episode of the Weekly, we'll talk to Chris and find out just what he's prepared to sacrifice, and why. Before that, though, there's an avalanche of news ...
Pocketnow Weekly 080: HTC M8 x, Galaxy Note 3 Neo, a $50 Motorola smartphone & a resurgent BlackBerryby Michael Fisher | January 23, 2014 7:01 AM
"Our revels now are ended, Kirk." That's a quote from Star Trek VI, paraphrasing a line from Shakespeare's The Tempest. In the latter instance (minus the "Kirk" bit) it's a conceit of sorts, an admission that the play is a falsehood - and an observation that so, perhaps, is life. In the former example it's a wisecrack from a Klingon bent on shooting our favorite captain's ship out from under him. In both cases, it's a kind of farewell. And in today's example, it's also a goodbye - to the old times. That's a pretty dramatic way of saying that we're finally, officially past the post-CES ...
by Stephen Schenck | January 21, 2014 7:14 PM
When it comes to the HTC M8, we've got plenty of questions. When will HTC launch the phone? What can we ultimately expect from the hardware? And maybe one of the simplest – and one that's eluded us thus far: what will the phone end up being called? This time last year, we were still calling the HTC One by its own codename, M7, and it wasn't until early February – less than two weeks before HTC's launch event, when the HTC One name hit our radar. As we wait to learn just how the M8 will arrive, a new twist is being thrown on top of this puzzle, with the name M8x showing up in an ...
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