Whether you’re excited, anxious, or apathetic with regard to the fifth-generation Nexus smartphone from Google, you’ve got to admit it’s a big deal. Ever since the class flagship dropped back in January of 2010, Google has used the Nexus program as a showcase of what’s possible using the power of stock Android – and more recently, just how affordable that power can be.

With an optically-stabilized camera, cutting-edge Snapdragon 800 processor, and many of the other features that made the LG G2 such a significant smartphone, the Nexus 5 stands a good chance of being the most impactful device ever to carry the Nexus name. We’ve got no shortage of opinions on the device, and they’re constantly shifting as we get up-to-the-minute updates from sources as well-known as the AP and as obscure as Yorkshire-based graphics designers.

All the news is doing in the intervening time is cooling off, so let’s quit the jabbering and get to a very special 90 minutes of Nexus yammering on episode 068 of the Pocketnow Weekly podcast. Send feedback, questions, and requests to podcast [AT] pocketnow [DOT] com. Follow us on TwitterFacebook, Instagram, and Google Plus to stay apprised of the latest episodes. Tell your friends about the show so we don’t have to do a telethon to stay on the air. Join our forums to offer topic suggestions and more. And thanks for listening!

Pocketnow Weekly Episode 068

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Recording Date

10/31/2013

 

Hosts

Michael Fisher

Anton D. Nagy

Joe Levi

 

Topic List

 

Sources for this episode’s on-air leaks/news:

AndroidPolice

N1troz (Twitter link)

 

Overview (00:03:46)

Nexus 5 rumor round-up: is this really happening?

 

Nexus 5 Design (00:12:41)

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New Nexus 5 render leaked

Nexus 5 real-life images surface again

New Nexus 5 pics pour in from various sources

Google rethinking CDMA? Nexus 5 tipped for Sprint

Potential Nexus 5 packaging leaks

 

Android 4.4 (00:56:45)

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Nestle posts Android 4.4 teaser video

Top 5 Google Nexus predictions

 

Nexus 5 misc (01:14:43)

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3 reasons I want the LG G Flex more than the Nexus 5

Nexus 5 prototype leaked in video

 

Listener Mail (01:21:04)

Nexus 5 questions from John Martin, Stephen Toth-King, and Michael Lofft

Thanks for listening!

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