Pocketnow Weekly 183: Picking up the pieces post-CES

Sun Jan 17 2016 (01:05:09)

The comfortable Airbnb with the log burning in the fireplace is gone, as are the dry sandwiches and free coffee of the press room. We're back in our respective cities following the crazy hallway podcasting days of CES 2016, most of us wiser, all of us older, and at least one of us with a big 'ole post-Vegas beard. And now that you're caught up with where we're sitting ... we're gonna catch you up with what's new in mobile tech.

Sweet, sweet news on smartphones, tablets, wearables and VR headsets –plus your listener mail– awaits on episode 183 of the Pocketnow Weekly! Watch the video broadcast from 2:00pm Eastern on January 14 (click here for your local time), or check out the high-quality audio version when it lands afterwards. 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 183 Recording Date

January 14, 2016

 

Hosts

Michael Fisher

Stephen Schenck

 

Producer

Jules Wang

 

Podcast Rundown


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Announcement

(00:04:41)

Joe Levi kicks off Pocketnow Smarthome series

 

News

 

6:38 LG confirms "major smartphone" for next month / could have funky design

14:07 Moto G, E alive and well despite -torolacide / Lenovo hints at what to expect from the new Moto

17:35 Sony eventually got around to releasing the Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact in the US / but not without stepping on its own finger(-print sensor)

18:35 Microsoft caught fooling around with Snapdragon 820

23:18 Remix OS for PC Alpha drops

27:54 VR "more important" than phones, HTC says

 

  Questions, Answers, Listener Mail

(00:33:34)

E-mailed submissions from Remington, Unicorn, and Victoria. Plus, viewers' questions from our Hangouts Q&A panel answered LIVE!

See you next week!