Pocketnow Weekly 265: “T-Mobile is the Beats of wireless” and more in the mail
Do we give too much credit to T-Mobile and not enough to Sprint? One of our listeners weighs in on the Un-carrier’s marketing and network deployment strategies and, full disclosure, he’s a Sprint employee. We’ll be fair, though, and tackle points from not just him, but several letters in our mailbox this week.
T-Mobile also has a major component in our news this week as it tries to raise turnover with its budget phones with a new leasing scheme. We have that along with a bunch of device launches to talk about, so make sure you’re charged and ready for the Pocketnow Weekly!
Watch the video recorded from 3:00pm Eastern on August 10th, or check out the high-quality audio version right here. You can shoot your listener emails to firstname.lastname@example.org for a shot at getting your question read aloud on the air the following week!Pocketnow Weekly 265
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The news delivered in just a few minutes and a lotta bit of discussion.
- iPhone 8 and Essential Phone are getting made right now
- Sharp Aquos S2 looks like the Essential Phone
- Lenovo K8 Note drops the skin, goes stock Android
- Galaxy S8 Active quietly lands at AT&T
- T-Mobile REVVL leads Smartpicks series, leasing refresh
- Apple’s smart glasses prototyped
- Cellular Apple Watch Series 3 this fall?
- Unicode 11 emoji will be a sad pile of poo
- Aaron Linson: Is the Moto Z2 Force really a durable phone?
- Peter Hayton: Is AI fragmentation hurting the HTC U11?
- The Google Manifesto.
- Brian Davis: “T-Mobile is the Beats of wireless”
See you soon!