Pocketnow Weekly 214: T-Mobile, Sprint go unlimited, Google phone rumors, Duo video chat, and Honor 8 revealed

Sat Aug 20 2016 (01:36:20)

T-Mobile and Sprint are delivering "optimized" unlimited data plans. What does this mean for your phone bill? We've spent some time with Google's Duo video chat. Will this pull people from Facetime? Plus we went hands on with the new Honor 8 at the launch even in San Francisco, and it seems we have yet another premium budget phone to compete against Oneplus, ZTE, and Alcatel. Make sure you're charged and ready for episode 214 of the Pocketnow Weekly!

Watch the live video broadcast from 2:00pm Eastern on August 18th at our YouTube page, or check out the high-quality audio version right 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!

Pocketnow Weekly 214


Recording Date

August 18, 2016


Juan Bagnell


Jules Wang


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The Rundown


13:19 | The US starts pre-ordering the Honor 8, one sexy phone.

41:14 | We have to talk about the Google Phones again.

49:34 | Can the HTC Desire 10 models pick up the HTC 10's sales slack?

58:58 | Marco? Duo! Google's new video chat app is out.

1:04:07 | BlackBerry hits Quadrooter, but it's not as dangerous as this Linux bug.

1:11:06 | Press, pan and twist your watch to do more.


1:16:21 | The new unlimited! T-Mobile and Sprint deliver "optimized" unlimited data plans for your phone.

 We'll be covering Listener Mail next week!