Pocketnow Weekly 219: iPhone build costs, say hello to Allo, and a Comcast MVNO?
How much does it REALLY cost to build an iPhone? Can any software truly be intuitive? Why is Comcast getting into the carrier game? We say hello to Google's Allo messenger, and we have a BUNCH of smartphone announcements to chat about from Huawei, LeEco, and Blackberry! These stories plus your questions, so make sure you're charged and ready for the Pocketnow Weekly!
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Can software REALLY be "intuitive"?
The iPhone camera is praised for its simplicity, but does it really have an intuitive design, or is it popular for its familiarity?
While features like Live Photos are fun, what about improving on the core experience? Can we retain the basic function of this app while improving the structure of menus and settings? Let’s have a friendly debate!News
12:55 | Google's Primetime Pixel TV ad!
32:47 | Google Allo is now available!
53:12 | Tweeters rejoice! Media links no longer count against your 140 character limit!
No, the iPhone doesn't cost $224.80 to make...
What does a $224.80 bill of materials really mean for every iPhone 7? For Apple and for people talking about how the company is able to make money hand over fist with the margins it charges every $649? We discuss.Listener Mail
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