Pocketnow Weekly 227: The iPhone Economy and Answering YOUR tech questions!

Sun Nov 20 2016 (01:46:05)

We're taking a look at the iPhone index of economy health, augmenting our reality with the Phab Pro 2, and answering YOUR tech questions! Make sure you're charged and ready episode 227 of the Pocketnow Weekly!

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Pocketnow Weekly 227


Recording Date

November 18, 2016


Juan Bagnell

Jules Wang



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The iPhone Economic Policy Index

The MIT Technology Review speculates on what it would mean for Apple to produce an All-American iPhone? Complicating things is Trump's trade policy with China, Apple's biggest de facto manufacturing partner, as residents could see a $1,000 base model iPhone. Those same Chinese complain about the lack of support from the company once their iPhone 6s gets borked. 

But as iPhone 7 might not be living up to demand, we may see these fiscal impacts surface in the iPhone 8 as KGI again predicts a trio of devices for release next year.


41:42 | Qualcomm shrinks Snapdragon 835 to 10nm thanks to Samsung manufacturing

45:23 | Andromeda lives! But we won't get it for at least a year...

49:52 | OnePlus 3T sells for $439. Refresh or rehash?

55:20 | Deutsche Telekom might not try to sell T-Mobile in light of Trump presidency

56:58 | Crowd designed Eve V laptop on Indiegogo November 21


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