Pocketnow Weekly 198: Apple's earnings, Nokia smartwatches, Android apps on Chromebooks

Fri Apr 29 2016 (01:33:20)

Apple's quarterly earnings have fallen for the first time since 2003. As iPhone sales slow, what are the ramifications for Cupertino? Is Nokia getting into the smartwatch game by buying up Withings? Google is bringing Android app support to Chromebooks, but will we ever see Android and Chrome OS merge?

We've been hard at work covering news stories and producing the next generation of phone reviews. We recently started a new series of videos delving deeper into camera performance and phone comparisons, and of course we'll be tackling your questions and comments. Make sure you're charged and ready! It's time for episode 198 of the Pocketnow Weekly!

Watch the video broadcast from 2:00pm Eastern on April 28th (click here for your local time), or check out the high-quality audio version starting this weekend. 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 198 Recording Date

April 28, 2016



Juan Bagnell

Stephen Schenck


Jules Wang



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The Rundown



5:51 Will the iPhone 7 be the iPhone Pro?

15:40 Mid-range Blackberry phones get the blurrycam treatment

26:54 Smartwatch sales stay warm...

39:35 ... and Nokia looks to enter the smartwatch market

47:44 Will Chrome OS and Android ever merge?

54:59 Google and Microsoft agree to a truce

58:48 Slowing iPhone sales just one of the reasons for Apple's worst fiscal quarter since 2003


Listener Mail


Listener questions this week from Norbert, Josh, and Zack