Pocketnow Weekly 148: Apple Watch review, Windows 10 updates, iPhone 6s rumors

Thu May 14 2015 (01:42:21)

We've talked about it endlessly since its official unveiling last September, and now we've finally got one on our wrist. It's time to share thoughts from our two-week Apple Watch review period, and we've brought the biggest iOS expert we've got onto the airwaves to help us do just that (and talk a little iPhone 6s rumors in the process).

Technology is more than Apple, of course, and despite our early broadcast time this week we've got plenty of hypermatter for the news reactor. From "the last version of Windows" to the Galaxy S6 Active to an Android-powered pen –with real ink and everything!– we've got a lot to stick in your ears and not a lot of time to do it.

So let's quit pussyfooting around and get to podcasting, because Pocketnow Weekly 148 is rolling out of the Podcast Assembly Building on its slow crawl to that big Blue Yeti launchpad on the horizon. Watch the video broadcast from 12:00pm Eastern on May 13 (click here for your local time), or check out the high-quality audio version. 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 148 Recording Date

May 13, 2015

 

Hosts

Michael Fisher

Stephen Schenck

Jaime Rivera

 

Producer

Jules Wang

 

Podcast Rundown


 

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Announcement

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Win this LG G3 from Pocketnow!

 

News

(00:09:12)

What Windows 10 means for the future of Windows branding

Microsoft prepares new Windows 10 for phones update

Could these be the first pictures of the Galaxy S6 Active?

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 render shows possible Galaxy S6-inspired tablet

New Moto X camera upgrades could include arrival of OIS

Livescribe 3 smartpen and Livescribe+ for Android review

iPhone 6s predictions claim new metal covers, camera upgrades and more

 

  Gadgets in Hand: Apple Watch review roundtable

(00:53:46)

Apple's first true wearable is finally a thing – and we've got that thing on our wrist for this Very Special Episode. If you're watching the show live, use the Q&A feature built into Google Hangouts to ask us questions during this Apple Watch review roundtable!

Context: Apple Watch review | Google's first Apple Watch app is News & Weather |

 

Dial F For Fail

(01:26:27)

A segment from our top news wrangler about injustice, misdeeds, and general foolishness within the mobile industry. Today’s topic: the LG G4's once-denied, now-confirmed Quick Charging capability.

Why don't you know what your own phone can do? (And how much of this is our fault?)

Context: LG G4 has Quick Charging after all | LG G4 review

 

Listener Mail

(01:33:00)

E-mailed submissions from Ed Carden and Imran Ahmad

Thanks for tuning in, see you next time!