Dropping the iPhone 6, reviewing the Moto X, and drooling over HTC Rumors | Pocketnow Weekly 114
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If you ask us, the first thing you should do on iPhone launch day is take a long, hard look at the competition. Not because the iPhone is a bad product, but because everyone else tends to step up their game when Apple brings a new phone –or two– to the yard. And that’s more true than ever this year.
With that in mind, we’ll talk about all kinds of smartphone and smartwatch news and reviews today, from the new Motorola Moto X and Moto G to their wrist-worn, round-faced companion the Moto 360. We’ll also cover the latest letdown from OnePlus, the juiciest rumors from HTC, some sad news from Sony, and, yes: the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and iOS 8.
All that plus some cringeworthy video fun at a clumsy man’s expense, and the return of listener mail, await you! So if that’s the kind of podcast that bites your Apple, then the Pocketnow Weekly is the show for you! Join us for Pocketnow Weekly 114 below – either through the unedited video version, or the high-quality audio version – and shoot your questions to podcast [AT] pocketnow [DOT] com for a shot at getting your question read aloud on the air. Enjoy!
Pocketnow Weekly 114
September 19, 2014
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A segment about difficult choices between unappealing alternatives, and making the most of a difficult situation. On today’s Tough Spot: the next smartphone you buy has to carry you through the duration of a two-year contract … and its screen size has to be 6 inches or greater. Which device do you choose? Justify your answer.
E-mailed submissions from Eric Hontz, Noah Larson, Jason Beckles, and Trevor Reis
It may just sound like a ringtone to you, but our transition music track (“Radiation”) is a real song, from a real album, by a real artist: Ali Spagnola. You can download that album, along with many others, at Ali’s website here, visit her YouTube page here, and follow her on Twitter here!
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