Galaxy S7 rumors, LG G5 accessories, and MWC 2016 | Pocketnow Weekly 188

Update: Well, that was a whirlwind. And next week’s gonna be crazy as well. Join us then!

The Pocketnow team is prepping for harvest season at MWC 2016 in Barcelona. We’re expecting some huge announcements from some major players, and we’ve been catching some interesting leaks from around the web. Samsung is teasing “life proof” build quality on the Galaxy S7. We might finally know what LG’s “Magic” accessory port is all about, and what’s going on with selling unreleased phones through Dubai’s version of Craigslist? Another week of mobile tech news has passed, and we’re going to talk about all of it on episode 188 of the Pocketnow Weekly!

Watch the video broadcast from 2:30pm Eastern on February 18 (click here for your local time), or check out the high-quality audio version starting at 3am Eastern on Sunday. 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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February 18, 2016



Juan Bagnell

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We were short of time this week, so we did not get to e-mailed submissions from Anthony, Beast, and Koneko. We’ll make up for it soon, though. Thanks for your patience!

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Juan Carlos Bagnell
Juan has been geeking out on personal computing since before PCs had GUIs. After studying Theatre in college, Juan worked with a contractor that supported servers and mobile devices for Department of Energy facilities. After moving to Los Angeles California, and working as a commercial casting director, he now dedicates his time to discussing the tech landscape as a consumer advocate. You’ll often see him pop in local news broadcasts. Passionate about mobile content creation, he recently published his first book on smartphone photography.