Pocketnow Weekly 220: Google Hyperdrives to Andromeda, and Blackberry Black-holes

Sat Oct 01 2016 (01:18:58)

Will Android and Chrome OS finally just merge already? What's going on with Android Wear, and will Huawei jump ship to Tizen? Can Blackberry survive by giving up on in-house hardware? This week we're joined by Trisha Hershberger to discuss these stories and answer your questions, so make sure you're charged and ready for the Pocketnow Weekly!

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Pocketnow Weekly 220

 

Recording Date

September 30, 2016

Host

Juan Bagnell

Guest

Trisha Hershberger (@ThatGrlTrish)

Producer

Jules Wang

 

Will Chrome OS and Android finally merge already?

(00:06:33)

And it might just be called AndromedaSo, will a Pixel 3 laptop run Andromeda OSHow about a Nexus 7P tablet?

News

 

15:47 | Android Wear 2.0 delayed until 2017.

18:09 | Will Huawei's next watch run Tizen?

29:39 | Samsung replaces replacement Note 7.

38:00 | Could this possibly be the Galaxy S8? Really?

44:41 | We're already talking iPhone 8 rumors...

49:29 | Apple might send your iMessage contact numbers to police.

54:08 | Sprint's "Free iPhone" deal could return a profit.

57:26 | Rogers bundling Projector MotoMod with every Moto Z pre-order.

59:38 | Lenovo lays off most of its remaining Motorola employees.

Blackberry says goodbye to hardware?

(01:03:15)

No more in-house phone developmentas more images of the DTEK60 leakbut CEO John Chen says there will be QWERTY phones in the future.

 

Listener Mail

(01:11:39)

Listener questions this week from Haniko! 

See you next week!