Pocketnow Weekly 134: HTC M9, Windows 10, & Galaxy S6 leak-fest
Everybody wants the new hotness, but no one wants to wait for it. That's evident from the deluge of leaks surrounding the world's most-talked-about mobile devices, and we're going to stick our straws in for a quick sip –just to whet our whistles– on today's podcast.
Looking for more than just product talk? As a famous retailer used to say, "Yeah, we've got that." The FCC puts forth its hardest-hitting proposal ever for enforcing net neutrality, Microsoft kills Windows RT, I take a walk on the magenta side with T-Mobile ... and RadioShack goes to meet its maker in the great tech Sto-vo-kor in the sky.
All of the above, plus a new edition of Tough Spot and your usual bounty of listener mail lies ahead; join us, won't you? Pocketnow Weekly 134 is waiting for your participation. Shoot your questions to podcast [AT] pocketnow [DOT] com for a shot at getting your question read aloud on the air. See you then!
Pocketnow Weekly 134
February 6, 2015
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Stop the presses
Pour a little out for RadioShack
A segment about hard choices and tough decisions, made in imaginary-land on the heels of a hypothetical. Today's Tough Spot comes to us from reader Greg Vogt:
If you had to purchase a phone and use it for the length of a 2 year contract and your only choices were a cheaply made smartphone running your preferred OS, or ideal hardware for you (screen size, battery life, camera, build quality/materials) but running on your least favorite OS, which one would you choose? Also what would your favorite OS and least favorite OS be?
E-mailed submissions from William Li, Frank, and Vijay V.
It may just sound like a ringtone to you, but our transition music track ("Radiation") is a real song, from a real album, by a real artist: Ali Spagnola. You can download that album, along with many others, at Ali's website here, visit her YouTube page here, and follow her on Twitter here!