Pocketnow Weekly 174: An iPad, a BlackBerry and a watch phone walk into a bar

Mon Nov 16 2015 (01:30:18)

We get a late-night delivery from a mysterious man in an unmarked minivan – and he comes bearing an wrist watch right outta the future. We get our Apple iPad Pro ordered up, and we find a friendly Canadian to tell us what to expect. And we finally spend a few days with the BlackBerry Priv – and it turns out we don't know how to feel about it any more than the internet does. All of the above –plus your listener mail– awaits below on episode 174 of the Pocketnow Weekly! So charge up your Pencil and clear off an acre of desk space, because we're about to get all Pro on you. Again.

Watch the video broadcast from 4:00pm Eastern on November 13 (click here for your local time), or check out the high-quality audio version you have 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 174 Recording Date

November 13, 2015

 

Hosts

Michael Fisher

Stephen Schenck

Daniel Bader (MobileSyrup)

 

Producer

Jules Wang

 

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Gadgets in Hand

(00:05:49)

 

MobileSyrup's Daniel Bader joins us to talk about one device from each of our three main coverage categories: the BlackBerry Priv, Apple iPad Pro, and LG Watch Urbane 2nd Generation LTE. Use the Q&A feature built into Google Hangouts to submit your questions live on the air when we kick off the show!

Context:

BlackBerry Priv first & second impressions | demand outstripping supply | wireless charging hokum

iPad Pro Review (MobileSyrup)

LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE hands-on | pricing going nuts | updates go out

 

News

(00:57:08)

BlackBerry "Vienna" is another Android model with keyboard

New HTC One X9 render sports Nexus 6P-lookalike camera design | What it is/n't

Could we see an HTC One A9 for Windows soon?

Motorola opens the tap on Moto X Marshmallow updates

Google may be thinking about building its own smartphone

Bluetooth updates will double speed, quadruple range in 2016

ASUS sets 2016 target for augmented reality headset

The dark side of T-Mobile's new plans

  Listener Mail

(01:19:58)

E-mailed submissions from Luke, Aleksi, and Naaim

See you next week!