Pocketnow Weekly 184: Perfume, Islandwood and other crazy codenames

Sun Jan 24 2016 (01:33:54)

HTC Nexus phones, a free smartwatch with your smartphone and iOS apps coming to Windows Phone. Who says the post-CES lull has to be dull? All of the above –plus a special announcement from Pocketnow's Editor-in-Chief and your listener mail– awaits on episode 184 of the Pocketnow Weekly! So put on your Perfume and varnish up your Islandwood; we're about to pay another visit to the techno club that is the Pocketnow Weekly podcast.

Watch the video broadcast from 1:00pm Eastern on January 21 (click here for your local time), or check out the high-quality audio version 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 184 Recording Date

January 21, 2015



Michael Fisher

Anton D. Nagy

Juan Bagnell (SomeGadgetGuy)



Jules Wang


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Anton's Announcement


Editor-in-Chief Anton D. Nagy has requested an audience with you, dear listeners – and when Tony asks for something, it's our policy to give it to him. Join us for a few minutes with Pocketnow's lead lion-tamer as he shares exciting news about the future of the site!






12:50,HTC Perfume flagship expected to roll out in Snap 820 and MediaTek fragrances / latest rumors point to March launch

26:50,HTC to build Nexus phones once again?

34:40,AT&T tries moving Samsung phones with free Gear S2 deal

42:02,rMinor Apple Watch revision with FaceTime camera in the works?

48:02,Islandwood 101: Microsoft gives iOS bridge tutorials

51:36,Garmin Quatix 3 speaks to the inner sailor in all of us

56:23,Ubuntu tablet coming to MWC with its own take on Microsoft Continuum

1:00:59,The Huawei Mate 8 is the new flagship to beat for battery life


  Listener Mail


E-mailed submissions from P.C., Unicorn, and Carlos

See you next week!