Apple Watch review, Windows 10 updates, iPhone 6s rumors | Pocketnow Weekly 148

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We’ve talked about it endlessly since its official unveiling last September, and now we’ve finally got one on our wrist. It’s time to share thoughts from our two-week Apple Watch review period, and we’ve brought the biggest iOS expert we’ve got onto the airwaves to help us do just that (and talk a little iPhone 6s rumors in the process).

Technology is more than Apple, of course, and despite our early broadcast time this week we’ve got plenty of hypermatter for the news reactor. From “the last version of Windows” to the Galaxy S6 Active to an Android-powered pen –with real ink and everything!– we’ve got a lot to stick in your ears and not a lot of time to do it.

So let’s quit pussyfooting around and get to podcasting, because Pocketnow Weekly 148 is rolling out of the Podcast Assembly Building on its slow crawl to that big Blue Yeti launchpad on the horizon. Watch the video broadcast from 12:00pm Eastern on May 13 (click here for your local time), or check out the high-quality audio version. And don’t forget to shoot your listener mail to podcast [AT] pocketnow [DOT] com for a shot at getting your question read aloud on the air!

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Michael Fisher
Michael Fisher has followed the world of mobile technology for over ten years as hobbyist, retailer, and reviewer. A lengthy stint as a Sprint Nextel employee and a long-time devotion to webOS have cemented his love for the underdog platforms of the world. In addition to serving as Pocketnow's Reviews Editor, Michael is a stage, screen, and voice actor, as well as co-founder of a profitable YouTube-based business. He lives in Boston, MA. Read more about Michael Fisher!