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We get a late-night delivery from a mysterious man in an unmarked minivan – and he comes bearing an wrist watch right outta the future. We get our Apple iPad Pro ordered up, and we find a friendly Canadian to tell us what to expect. And we finally spend a few days with the BlackBerry Priv – and it turns out we don’t know how to feel about it any more than the internet does. All of the above –plus your listener mail– awaits below on episode 174 of the Pocketnow Weekly! So charge up your Pencil and clear off an acre of desk space, because we’re about to get all Pro on you. Again.

Watch the video broadcast from 4:00pm Eastern on November 13 (click here for your local time), or check out the high-quality audio version here. 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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November 13, 2015



Michael Fisher

Stephen Schenck

Daniel Bader (MobileSyrup)



Jules Wang


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Gadgets in Hand


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MobileSyrup’s Daniel Bader joins us to talk about one device from each of our three main coverage categories: the BlackBerry Priv, Apple iPad Pro, and LG Watch Urbane 2nd Generation LTE. Use the Q&A feature built into Google Hangouts to submit your questions live on the air when we kick off the show!


BlackBerry Priv first & second impressions | demand outstripping supply | wireless charging hokum

iPad Pro Review (MobileSyrup)

LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE hands-on | pricing going nuts | updates go out





BlackBerry “Vienna” is another Android model with keyboard

New HTC One X9 render sports Nexus 6P-lookalike camera design | What it is/n’t

Could we see an HTC One A9 for Windows soon?

Motorola opens the tap on Moto X Marshmallow updates

Google may be thinking about building its own smartphone

Bluetooth updates will double speed, quadruple range in 2016

ASUS sets 2016 target for augmented reality headset

The dark side of T-Mobile’s new plans

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E-mailed submissions from Luke, Aleksi, and Naaim

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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!