Pocketnow Weekly 046: Tablet Z vs TouchPad Go; Galaxy S 4 Mini; iOS 7; Nokia Amber

Thu May 30 2013 (01:06:22)

We had an interesting bit of synchronicity crop up in the offices of Pocketnow this week: we're simultaneously in possession of one of the thinnest, newest tablets in the world - and one of the clunkiest, oldest ones. The interesting part about the latter: it never officially existed.

We'll talk about that, plus rumors of yet another mini-Galaxy that ain't bashful about skimping on specs, and a Motorola smartphone that's all-American from design to manufacture. We'll also cover rumors of a newer, flatter iOS 7 as well as updates to its Microsoft-sourced competitor, and we'll even get into a brief discussion about NASCAR and its shared history with mobile communications.

All that, plus Taylor Martin digging himself into an ever-deeper hole of Windows Phone-fan disdain, after the break. We've broken out the fine china and good silver and put the dust cover on the couch; the Pocketnow Weekly podcast is ready for its first guest. Send feedback, questions, and requests to podcast [AT] pocketnow [DOT] com. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Google Plus to stay apprised of the latest episodes. Thanks for listening!

Pocketnow Weekly Episode 046

Recording Date



Michael Fisher

Taylor Martin

Adam Doud

Topic List


Misc (00:01:38)

Get to know Pocketnow's Anton D. Nagy

Pocketnow VIP, Ep. 2: Android Central's Phil Nickinson


webOS (00:04:27)

The HP TouchPad Go: The tablet that never was


Android (00:13:30)

Sony Xperia Tablet Z: first impressions

Samsung Galaxy S 4 Mini Announced

Moto X coming this summer as Motorola teases US-made phone

Where's HTC's big marketing push?

Stock Android devices remind us why skins are important


iOS (00:48:34)

Latest iOS rumors: not just flat, but less colorful


Windows Phone (00:56:28)

Nokia Amber WP8 update shown off via leaked photos



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