Also on our show this Thanksgiving, Instagram has a new look in mind for its app and we have Black Friday deals spanning from Google to Samsung and Apple.
The encryption keys that your phone or computer and your Wi-Fi router may not be as safe as you think they are. The scramble is on for a fix.
Cortana can do a lot of what Google Assistant can do on Allo. But instead, it's Skype. Is it trying hard enough to convert it into a general chat app?
We chat with Engadget's Evan Rodgers on how to strike the balance between pitting visual hedonism with consumer nuance in our editorially-starved world.
We talk to Dr. Timothy Fong, a psychiatrist researching addiction at UCLA, about smartphone addiction, technology research, digital mental health and more.
Mark Buckman, a professed "Google evangelist," has lost some faith in the company after the way he believes the company handled his issue with the Pixel.
FitBit is looking to buy Pebble for $40 million. We look at the implications of the Pebble deal and what it could mean for the future of wearables.
Google is shifting the focus of their smartphones from developers to consumers. Google's Pixel Paradigm and the future of Android | #PNWeekly Podcast 221
Google Hyperdrives to Andromeda! Will Android and Chrome finally merge? Also, no more in-house hardware from Blackberry? #PNWeekly Podcast episode 220!
Is the HTC 10 perfect? Galaxy Note 6 rumors are popping up. Why are folks waiting longer to upgrade their phones? Episode 197 of the Pocketnow Weekly!
AT&T is lighting up gigabit broadband for LA, California. We sat down with Vice President Rehan Asad to talk about the new Gigapower roll out.
Google has upped the ante, Android Wear on iOS is a now a reality - with some limitations. Your move, Apple.
He made the first cellular phone call in 1973. Now Dr. Martin Cooper joins us for a look back at the world he made possible – and what's yet to come.
We sat down with Bar Rescue host Jon Taffer to learn about his new app BarHQ – and to hear about the challenges of going from TV host to app developer.
It often seems there’s a direct correlation between the widespread use of mobile technology and typos. Let’s face it: being precise while typing on a mobile device can be a real pain, and the autocorrect only makes things worse at times. How often have you sent a text message or an email only to discover an embarrassing mistake a minute later?
Although there are plenty of keyboard apps aimed at taking the frustration out of mobile typing, Minuum stands out from the crowd. Its goal is to revolutionize the way we type on a variety of mobile and wearable [...]
Looking through Sarah Jarrett's gallery, it's hard to believe her main medium is an iPhone. In this interview, Sarah shares her mobile photography secrets.
Daniel Berman, creator of the Mobile Photography Awards, lives in a world where smartphone photos sit alongside Warhols and Lichtensteins.
We discuss the "Flagship killer" OnePlus One, its creation and the vision behind it with Carl Pei, the company's director.
We sat down with Phonebloks to learn about the challenges involved in creating a modular smartphone and the company's vision for the future.
He's the world's most notorious leaker - and on this week's show, he sits down for an interview. @evleaks joins us for the Pocketnow Weekly; you should too.
We sat down with Yovav Meydad to learn about the ups and downs of building Moovit, an app that aims to crowdsource your morning commute.
When OEMs started moving away from removable batteries, many of us were disappointed, frustrated, even angry. Before then we had been able to extend the runtime of our devices by simply slipping an extended battery into the back of our phones and covering it with a new back-plate.
Even if we didn’t want to go with an extended battery that packed more mAh into a bigger space, we could always carry a spare battery or two with us to make it through extra-long hauls. Non-removable batteries made that impossible to do, which has given rise to the popularity of portable battery [...]