iPhone wins big while Windows Phone runs on empty | Pocketnow Weekly 133 (Podcast)
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It’s a mighty fine month to be an iPhone, a pretty terrible one to be a Windows Phone, and an interesting one (as always) if you’re an Android. The first month of the new year brought equal parts delight and dismay for mobile users everywhere, and we’ll be talking about both ends of the spectrum –and covering the rest of the mobile tech news space– on today’s podcast.
We’re also putting in our public-service hours on today’s show by resurrecting a favorite segment from 2014. On this week’s Which Phone Should I Get, we talk everything from smartphone reading to smartphone photography, and toss out recommendations ranging from the mainstream to the super-niche in an effort to pair our listeners with exactly the right mobile hardware.
All of the above, plus Dial F for Fail and your usual bounty of listener mail, lies ahead; join us, won’t you? Pocketnow Weekly 133 is waiting for your participation –either through the live video stream at 1:00pm Eastern on January 29 (click here for your local time), or the high-quality audio version available later on– and shoot your questions to podcast [AT] pocketnow [DOT] com for a shot at getting your question read aloud on the air. See you then!
Pocketnow Weekly 133
January 29, 2015
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What Phone Should I Get?
Ryan Field wants the best camera he can find, and Jessica O’Donnell is hunting for a phone that she won’t have to hunt for (among other things). We’ll do our best to help both of them out in this week’s What Phone Should I Get?
Dial F for Fail
A segment from our top news wrangler about injustice, misdeeds, and general foolishness within the mobile industry. Today’s topic concerns all the mobile banking you can(‘t) get done on a Windows Phone these days.
If you leave: why dropping an app is worse than never making one at all
E-mailed submissions from Uroš Tršan, Chris Austin, and Boyan Novakov
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See you next week!