RIP Pebble and Apple’s business post iPhone | #PNWeekly 230

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It’s come to this. The end of Pebble. Juan’s favorite smartwatch has shuffled off its mortal coil. As despondent as he is, the industry must move on, as must the discussion of wearable technology. Where do we go from here? Also, is Apple to reliant on phones for profit? Yes. Yes they are. What might be the solution for generating shareholder value in an era of smartphone saturation? We don’t know, but we’re going to talk about it.

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Pocketnow Weekly 230

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December 08, 2016

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Juan Bagnell

Jules Wang

 

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Skipping a Pebble, FitBit sinks it…

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The deal is done. The announcement is official. Pebble is dead. Pre-orders for the Time 2 and Core are cancelled. What do we do now?

 

News

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Windows 10 emulation on a Qualcomm 820 looks fantastic!

Will LG shift to an all glass phone for the G6?

Samsung rumored to partner with Harmon for S8 stereo speakers.

Blackberry DTEK 70 brings familiar QWERTY hardware action.

SoftBank investing $50 Billion in the USA, creating jobs.

Samsung vs Apple lawsuits continue to the Supreme Court.

Were iPhones shutting off because of air?

Honor Magic to be announced December 16.

Touchwiz is dead. Long live the Samsung Experience.

Shopping an LG V20 in Canada? Freedom Mobile has it on sale.

 

Post iPhone: Can Apple Transition Successfully?

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The smartphone market is fairly well saturated, and Apple has a major milestone next year. After the iPhone 8, what will the company do to drive the market, and build profits?

 

Viewer Mail and #PNWEEKLY Hashtag Questions!

 

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