Pocketnow Weekly 194: Windows 10 at Build 2016, data only phone plans, is the iPhone SE a success?

Fri Apr 01 2016 (01:52:17)

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How can we tell if the iPhone SE is a sales success? What's new for Windows 10 at Build 2016? Could you use your smart PHONE without any phone call capabilities?

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 we're taking a closer look at mobile audio hardware, but of course we'll be tackling your questions and comments. Make sure you're charged and ready! It's time for episode 194 of the Pocketnow Weekly!

Watch the video broadcast from 2:00pm Eastern on March 31th (click here for your local time), 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 194


Recording Date

March 24, 2016



Juan Bagnell

Stephen Schenck


Jules Wang



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The Rundown



6:12 April drools... it really drools

11:03 Are early iPhone SE sales numbers good?

26:48 Do we really want an iPhone 7 have an edge-to-edge display?

32:27 Samsung's Galaxy A9 Pro is official in China

38:05 Will Qualcomm's next chipset show up first in a Xiaomi?

43:33 Build 2016 all about the Anniversary Update... but Windows Phones are not a priority

56:02 Teenager Tay gone cray-cray as AI is still in infancy

1:06:21 Are consumers ready for "no call" phone plans?

1:15:56 FBI working to decrypt other iPhones while Apple still in the dark on the iPhone 5c exploit



Listener Mail


Listener questions this week from Cory, Brian, and Travis.