Vlad Savov — one-third of our normally unshakable trifecta — has disappeared into the Bulgarian wilderness in search of his boyhood home, a spiritual journey from which we can only hope he will eventually return. In the meantime, we have exciting guests subbing in for your listening (and viewing) pleasure.

Just how exciting are we talking? How about our own David Pierce, an editor who reviews more phones by lunchtime than most of us will in our entire lives. Also, he's a wonderful human being... and he's here to make the Mobile Show a better place. Let's do this together.

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