Pocketnow Weekly 173: DePRIVal

Fri Nov 06 2015 (01:29:41)

The Android BlackBerry that's got everyone talking; the newest and most affordable smartphone from OnePlus; the obscene forearm-cuff that only a mother could love. Plus, the strap-on that makes any watch a smartwatch and a Cortana clip-on that hints at something familiar. This week's mobile tech avalanche awaits –along with your listener mail– on episode 173 of the Pocketnow Weekly!

Watch the video broadcast from 12:30pm Eastern on November 6 (click here for your local time), or check out the high-quality audio version the Monday after we broadcast. 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 172


Recording Date

November 6, 2015



Michael Fisher

Stephen Schenck



Jules Wang


Podcast Rundown



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The internet has no clue how to feel about the BlackBerry Priv

(Reviews from Wired, Engadget, AndroidCentral, Gizmodo, Android Police)

OnePlus X lacks important US LTE bands

Of course the Nexus 6P bends — and here's why

Chronos aims to make any wristwatch a smartwatch

PuzzlePhone offers more details on its modular smartphone

Apple patents iPhone panic mode through nifty TouchID trick

Microsoft Clip rumored as upcoming Cortana-powered wearable

More sources hint at 2016 Surface Phone with Intel Inside

Detailed Q4 predictions offer dire outlook for nearly all tablet manufacturers

PMA + A4WP = AirFuel Alliance

What god would allow this?


Listener Mail


E-mailed submissions from Brandon, Noah and Ganesh

See you next week!