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Do you have fond memories of the name Nokia? Adrian Hughes and Justin Cohen, life-long Nokia fans, delve deep into the phones, tablets and other weird and wonderful gadgets that once made Nokia a household name. Also join them for candid interviews with people behind-the-scenes at the tech giant, and discover for yourself what really made Nokia so special. MUSIC CREDIT: =========== Title: Can't Sleep - ÆSTRAL Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/aestral/cant-sleep Artist Link: https://soundclo ...
 
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Happy iPhone season! Well, maybe it is, maybe it isn't -- if JV has any say about it, the new iPhone 14 lineup is fine from most standpoints, but a whole new paradigm is starting with the introduction of fully eSIM units in the US. JV and Nick debate the pros and cons of this change before getting into the general announcements, followed by a prett…
 
And we're back! Thank you so much for your patience as I, JV, get back in the saddle to host the Pocketnow Weekly Podcast. I never closed the door on hosting this long running show, but I did find that I had to take care of my own stuff, personal and professional, as I juggled so many different projects at any given time. I want to give thanks to t…
 
Google I/O has come and gone, but there were so many great announcements made that JV and Nick Gray have to make a chunky episode talking about everything that they were excited about. Google wasn't the only one that had a great week though -- Sony with their Xperia 1 IV and the WH1000xM5 headphones made quite the splash too, and the two talk throu…
 
Google I/O is on the horizon, and there are a few hardware announcements that JV and Nick are really excited for: the Pixel 6a, Pixel Watch, and Pixel Buds Pro. Of course, that doesn't mean we're really going to be seeing them in a few days, but it's still fun to speculate! Before that though, JV wanted to just put forth a bit of appreciation for p…
 
JV and Nick Gray get through a few main stories from this past week, including the release of a couple of software betas: the Nothing Launcher and Android 13 ahead of Google I/O! After that, JV wonders why we even need the Snap Pixy selfie drone, even if he admits that he will get one to try out regardless. Follow our guests! Nick Gray (Phandroid) …
 
Nick is back on the show -- well, you might have expected that, but he was actually down with COVID over the last week. Nick Gray of Phandroid recounts his experience of being locked up with all of his tech while JV expresses all the gratitude he can that everyone is okay. After that, the two talk through the OnePlus 10 Pro and why it's so hard to …
 
JV and Nick talk about the announcement that actually shared... Nothing. The enigmatic Carl Pei brought very few details about the smartphone that will be developed and released by his much hyped company, Nothing. The two speculate about the upcoming smartphone and JV praises the Nothing ear(1) as a good faith look into what might be in store. Befo…
 
Nirave Gondhia joins us on this week's episode of the Nokia Chronicles. We dive deep into his favourite personal memories of Nokia - the devices, the events, the comradery, and the career springboard that has resulted from these special formative times in his life. A truly special episode as all three of us reminisce deeply about the Nokia of old, …
 
This week we are joined by David Wood, the co-founder of Symbian. A man with quite the history when it comes to mobile computing, and the heart and soul behind the operating system that found it's way into the hands of over 500 million people across the globe. David takes us on a journey from the early days of Psion through to the heyday of Symbian…
 
We're back! Not that we were trying to be totally gone -- JV and Nick Gray of Phandroid return to talk about the week's mobile tech news which include the recent Apple event! Do you really need an M1 Ultra in a Mac Studio? No, but you really want one, don't you? Also, Nick is fresh off the first international trip most of us have had in a long time…
 
Shane of SMOOREZ fame on YouTube joins us this week on the Nokia Chronicles. Shane has made a name for himself acquiring and repairing a lot of old phones that would have otherwise been condemned to a life of e-waste, and Nokia devices feature heavily as a part of his personal collection. Listen in to our chat as we geek out with a fellow Aussie on…
 
Juan Carlos Bagnell of SomeGadgetGuy fame on YouTube, is our guest on a sunny Californian Friday afternoon. We take a trip down memory lane as Juan shares his favourite innovations and hallmarks of Lumia and Symbian devices, and we wax lyrical about the importance of utilising the features of the phone that you paid your hard-earned money for. A hi…
 
Michael Fisher of MrMobile fame on YouTube, is our guest on a blustery Friday night. We speak candidly with Michael regarding Nokia's famed Lumia hardware and software accomplishments, and a rare Nokia that Michael has in his possession that fits snugly into his top 5 Nokia's of all time. Coffee, carrier devices and community comradery - all on thi…
 
Marton Barcza, of TechAltar and The Friday Checkout fame on YouTube, is on this week's episode of the Nokia Chronicles. We delve into Marton's favourite Nokia devices, and waxes lyrical about the current predicament HMD's Nokia is in. Marton offers up some passionate advice on how HMD could potentially improve their situation, and shares the fact t…
 
Wayne Spillett joins us this week on the Nokia Chronicles. The man otherwise known as Captain Care bares all in this week's episode, sharing anecdotes of his time working at Nokia on the behemoth that was Nokia Support Discussions. Wayne was also responsible for liaising and developing social media teams across the globe, and has fond memories of t…
 
Marc Dillon joins us this week on the Nokia Chronicles. A name that requires no introduction - a true heavyweight and the face that comes to mind when the N9, MeeGo and Jolla are mentioned. Marc gives us great insight this week into the processes and technical development behind some of the most iconic devices to come out of the Nokia stable, along…
 
Season 2 continues this week with Michael Hell, of Symbian-Freak & FoneArena fame. Michael details how he got started in the Nokia space, along with recounting some of his favourite Nokia events around the world. Listen in to also discover the one bad memory he had out of all his time in the Nokia 'sphere, along with the one app he would have if he…
 
JV and Nick Gray are back from CES 2022 -- well, they've been back for a while, but are just now getting to recount their experience at one of the most unique shows ever. From Samsung announcements including the Galaxy S21 FE to wireless Android Auto courtesy of Motorola, the two run down a lot of what they enjoyed at the show. Follow our guests! N…
 
Season 2 of the Nokia Chronicles starts off with a bang this week, with the delightful Phil Schwarzmann joining us. Phil reflects on his time at Nokia, initiating some clever social media and digital marketing projects for Nokia products, and sharing some fun and interesting anecdotes regarding the Nokia user community. A fun chat with Phil also di…
 
On this episode, Jaime Rivera sat down with the folks from John Deere, who had a notable presence at CES 2022 -- JV and Jaime both got a great look at the tech that power their autonomous combines and tractors. With autonomous driving all the rage both on and off the roads, Jaime learns what makes John Deere's technology so effective -- and where i…
 
Just days before the turn of the new year, Nick Gray and JV come together to celebrate some of the best items from 2021, courtesy of the Phandroid list. Plenty of thoughts on the best phones, audio, and everyday tech in this show. And then, days before heading out to Vegas for the show, the two talk about conversations around CES 2022. Follow our g…
 
David Imel is back and joins JV during the Qualcomm Tech Summit! With the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 obviously headlining the various announcements that Qualcomm made at the show, the two talk through the company's place in a growing market of chipmakers -- and they gush about the potential new product category that definitely needs to be a reality NOW. Fo…
 
At the Mediatek Summit Jaime Rivera and JV were able to sit down with a couple of people from the company to talk the new announcements: Dr. Finbarr Moynihan, Vice President of Corporate Marketing, and Alfred Chan, the Vice President of Product Marketing of TV. They all go through the exciting 7nm processor announcement for smart TVs in the Pentoni…
 
It's Thanksgiving! Even if you are currently not recovering from a gravy-induced food coma, come chill with JV and Nick Gray as they give some thanks for this year's developments, both in and out of tech. Before that, they recount a lovely trip with they took with fellow tech friends at the Mediatek Summit. Follow our guests! Nick Gray (Phandroid) …
 
Our inaugural and special Christmas 2021 episode. We ramble on about some Nokia-related matters, and give thanks to our guests and listeners. Have a safe and merry festive season, enjoy the time off with your families and we will see you back in early 2022! Connect: ======= Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nokiachronicles/ Music Credit: =======…
 
JV and Nick saw each other just a couple days ago, but they link up for this episode of the podcast before meeting up again next week! Tech news will ramp up in the coming days with the Mediatek Summit and the Qualcomm Tech Summit, two events that the two are really looking forward to because the chipset market has really ramped up recently with Ap…
 
Jaime comes back to the show to talk about the MacBook Pro updates -- in fact, both he and JV recorded this episode using the MacBook Pro 14, which is definitely shaping up to be the go-to everyday laptop. The two talk through the changes with laptop and what they are most stoked about -- and why JV is feeling more in the walled garden than ever be…
 
Newcomer to the show but veteran of the game, Mark Linsangan, brings his stylish creator ways to the Pocketnow Weekly Podcast and talks with JV about the Pixel 6 Pro, which we can finally officially talk about! They also talk a little more about the behind the scenes aspects of being a tech pundit, which came to the forefront as the Pixels were arr…
 
JV and Isa catch up with Nick Gray to talk about some of the devices that he currently has on hand, including the Honor 50 and the Realme GT Neo2. But that's all just on top of what will be a really busy week that includes the arrival (finally!) of the new Pixels, just in time to snatch JV out of the Apple walled garden after weeks of iPhone covera…
 
And we're back! We took a little bit of time off -- somewhat deliberately -- because there just has been so much work to be done! And part of the reason for that comes down to 4 new iPhones, the new iPad, and the refreshed iPad Mini. JV and Jaime go through most of the new devices, talking through certain details like Cinematic Mode in the phones a…
 
Season 1 of the Nokia Chronicles finishes this week with the delightful Rita El-Khoury of Symbian-Guru and Android Police fame. Rita shares her favourite memories of attending Nokia events, making lifelong connections with other Nokia bloggers and employees, and writing from the deep-down passion of her own heart about Nokia. Lots of deep and thoug…
 
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