Pocketnow Weekly 201: New Moto G, Google I/O recap, and Nokia Returns to Phones

Sat May 21 2016 (01:26:09)

There's a new Moto G coming soon. How will it compete in a market full of mid-range and entry-level phones? Google I/O delivered some exciting developer news, what might consumers have to look forward to on Android? The Nokia brand is returning to smartphones! What might we see out of Finland?

Plus, we'll be announcing the winners of our 200th episode giveaway!

We've been hard at work covering news stories and producing the next generation of phone reviews. We recently started a new series of videos delving deeper into camera performance and phone comparisons, and of course we'll be tackling your questions and comments. Make sure you're charged and ready! It's time for episode 201 of the Pocketnow Weekly!

Watch the video broadcast from 2:00pm Eastern on May 20th (click here for your local time), or check out the high-quality audio version starting this weekend. 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 201

 

Recording Date

May 05, 2016

 

Hosts

Juan Bagnell

Adam Doud

Producer

Jules Wang

 

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The Rundown

12:08 Google I/O 2016 rehash

43:13 Nokia is returning to smartphone game!

48:55 Instagram closes API links to 3rd party sharing services

55:30 Reveling in three versions of the Moto G4

1:03:38 We revisit the LG V10 to see if it lived up to the hype

 

Listener Mail

(01:07:00)

Listener questions this week from Michael, Haniko, and Tech Turtle