Pocketnow Weekly 130: CES 2015 Wrap-Up! The best and worst of mobile tech from Las Vegas

Sat Jan 10 2015 (01:27:54)

An echo-filled hotel room, hosts with cracked voices and stuffy noses, and a rundown full of the hottest new mobile technology in the world. Those ingredients can spell only one thing: a CES 2015 wrap-up podcast straight from the heart of Las Vegas, hosted by your very own Pocketnow pixel pirates.

And we're not alone! Joining us on this two-hour mission to tame the wild ramparts of the mobile tech scene are two podcast guests near and dear to our hearts: Nicole Scott of MobileGeeks and Joshua Vergara of Android Authority. Together with our CES video host/producer Hayato Huseman, it makes for a mighty rambunctious roundtable whose enthusiasm hopefully helps temper the echo.

So if you're trying to pick up the pieces from CES like we are, join us for Pocketnow Weekly 130 below. It's an audio-only show so don't go looking for the YouTube embed; this one you'll have to devour through your ears. Not to worry though: we'll be back with our usual sound quality, Hangouts Q&A, and listener mail next week. To prepare, shoot your questions to podcast [AT] pocketnow [DOT] com for a shot at getting your question read aloud on the air – and enjoy this episode in the meantime.

Pocketnow Weekly 130


Recording Date

January 8, 2014



Michael Fisher

Jaime Rivera

Hayato Huseman



Nicole Scott (MobileGeeks)

Joshua Vergara (Android Authority)



Jules Wang


Podcast Rundown





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CES 2015: the great smartphones and smartwatch summation



LG G Flex 2 hands-on

Panasonic Lumix CM1: hands-on

YotaPhone 2 unboxing: hands-on

BLU Life One and Life One Xl hands-on

BLU Studo Energy hands-on

BLU Vivo Air: hands-on

Saygus V2 superphone: hands-on

Lenovo Vibe Xtension Selfie Flash hands-on

Lenovo Vibe X2 Pro hands-on

Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy A5

Firefox Fx0 hands-on

HTC Desire 826 hands-on

Stainless steel Sony Smartwatch 3 hands-on



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Thanks for listening! See you next week!