Posts tagged with: stitcher
  • by | 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 ...

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  • by | January 31, 2014 12:53 PM

    "'New beginnings in print beget new beginnings in podcasts.' We’re not sure who said that. In fact, we might’ve just made that up right here, on the spot. And that’s the kind of seat-of-the-pants action you’re going to get every week on our new podcast, the Pocketnow Weekly." That's the opening graph of the post that kicked off our audio-only podcast back in July of 2012. Today, 81 episodes of "seat-of-the-pants action" later, we've been lucky enough to amass a following of thousands of loyal listeners each week - listeners who've heeded our call to action in a big way, by voting ...

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  • by | January 10, 2014 7:37 PM

    Horrible sickness. Missed flights. Broken promises from major airlines. Desert air-induced hacking. A too-late arrival followed by a too-early departure. That's just a partial list of the challenges faced by the four-man three-man Pocketnow team at 2014's International CES in Vegas, easily one of the most difficult trade shows we've ever done. But while the road was rough, the payoff was (mostly) worth it: in exchange for our hardships, we were among the first to spend time with some of the world's newest and hottest mobile gadgetry, and we did the best we could to share it with you in a ...

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  • by | January 3, 2014 9:36 PM

    Technology trade shows are often a breeding ground for plague and disease, so here at Pocketnow we opted to inoculate ourselves early … by picking up some crazy wintertime head colds just days before flying to Vegas for the 2014 International CES. That's right: on the first podcast of the year, all three of your humble hosts are suffering from respiratory distress and an overabundance of mucus, all of it glazed over with enough combined medication to drop a Snapdragon dead in its tracks. Or something. On the brighter side, in addition to being bastions of bacteria, trade shows like ...

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  • by | January 2, 2014 5:42 PM

    Last month, we called in a favor from the listeners of the Pocketnow Weekly podcast: we asked you to vote for our nomination to the 2013 Stitcher Awards. And like the loyal and dedicated fanbase we knew you to be, you brought us there! On behalf of all those who've worked on the show over the year-plus we've been on the air, from the traditional Pocketnow crew to our occasional special guests, I thank you very much for your votes. As a result of your tireless campaigning, the Weekly stands alongside some truly great contenders in the race for Best Tech Podcast of 2013. It's an honor to be ...

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  • by | December 20, 2013 8:00 PM

    Update: There are only a few more days left to vote, folks. We're starting to see some progress already (see below), and we thank you for all your efforts so far. Please keep the clicks rolling in, and give a listen to the latest episode of the Weekly, posted just a few minutes ago! You may not know it, but each week thousands of people tune in to hear the vocal stylings of the Pocketnow team as they discuss the happenings in mobile technology. The audio-only Pocketnow Weekly podcast started in the summer of 2012, replacing the defunct PocketCast as the official tech podcast of Pocketnow. ...

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  • by | December 20, 2013 7:55 PM

    Just what use would an iris scanner be on a smartphone? When will 2K displays take over the smartphone world (and why should we care)? How exactly does one spell "Magotes," anyway? If these questions have ever crossed your worried minds -and even if they haven't- the second-to-last episode of the Pocketnow Weekly's 2013 season is right up your twisted alley, friend. But even if you're not interested in such tomfoolery, there's still plenty here to ping your pong. In this episode we talk headline-grabbing rumors like the Galaxy S 5 and wooden Moto X, yes - but we also spend a lot of time ...

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  • by | December 12, 2013 7:53 PM

    Sometimes there's so much news you need to call in the Reserves just to handle it all, and that's just what we've done this week. Between Google's surprise announcement of an unlikely pair of additions to the Google Play Store; Microsoft's rumored offer to pay Samsung to keep making Windows Phones; and a boatload of reviews, we're in over our heads this week - so we've brought in four team members to do the news justice. Sorry, no listener mail this week - but in its place you get a consolation prize: you get to know what curious fate befell that Lumia 2520 we were tinkering with a while ...

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