Pocketnow Weekly 206: Wrapping up the OnePlus 3, and we can't shake these iPhone 7 rumors

Fri Jun 24 2016 (02:01:58)

T-Mobile had a heck of week with streaming and special offer issues. Is Google somehow upsetting manufacturing partners? Why are companies threatening to leave Android? We're wrapping up our OnePlus 3 coverage, and you can get a sneak peek of our full review. Lastly, we just can't seem to shake all of these conflicting iPhone 7 rumors. These stories and we'll be tackling your questions and comments. Make sure you're charged and ready for episode 206 of the Pocketnow Weekly!

Watch the video broadcast from 2:00pm Eastern on June 23rd (click here for your local time), or check out the high-quality audio version right here. And don't forget to shoot your listener mail to podcast [AT] pocketnow [DOT] com for a shot at getting your question read aloud on the air!

Pocketnow Weekly 206 Recording Date

June 23, 2016


Juan Bagnell


Jules Wang


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The Rundown


6:57 T-Mobile's strugglin' with streaming and special offers

22:39 Is Google too good for manufacturers or is it vice versa?

40:36 From the owner of OPPO and vivo comes imoo — an educational smartphone brand

46:13 We just can't put this stupid iPhone 7 headphone jack thing to bed...

55:53 In-depth: five of the biggest acquisitions in mobile tech

1:09:29 Wrapping up our OnePlus 3 coverage with some review spoilers...

1:40:16 The rifle emoji and how it was not meant to be in Unicode 9.0


Listener Mail


Listener questions this week from Daniel, Haniko, and Cory.