OnePlus updates coming and FitBit buying Pebble? | #PNWeekly 229

This week we’re looking at some of the issues facing the OnePlus 3 and 3T. We’ll chat about FitBit buying Pebble, and return to that nearly dried up well of Windows Phone rumors. Can Microsoft (and HP) mount a come back in mobile phones? All these stories, plus we’ll tackle your tech questions, so make sure you’re charged and ready for the Pocketnow Weekly!

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Pocketnow Weekly 229

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December 1, 2016


Juan Bagnell

Jules Wang

OnePlus Issues and Company Responses



OnePlus 3T touch latency is a hot topic, but is it being blown out of proportion (partly by us)? If it is an issue, OnePlus claims they’ll fix it after they release Nougat updates. That Nougat update is currently an open BETA for folks who want to give it a spin.

Will these fixes and updates arrive in a timely fashion? Previous issues like RAM management and display accuracy point to fast fixes.



30:02 | Will FitBit buy Pebble? What might this mean for Juan’s Kickstarter Time 2 pre-order???

41:32 | Get nothing to recycle your Apple Watch!

45:06 | Are the internal problems at Cyanogen too large to overcome?

54:33 | Pixel estimates point to healthy sales in 2017

1:00:00 | Windows analysis: an Elite X3 sequel for consumers and x86 emulation on the Surface Phone

1:20:54 | CNN buys Beme, immediately shuts it down to change it

1:26:55 | Huzzah! Offline viewing arrives for Netflix tablet and smartphone apps!

1:32:03 | Motorola plans to deliver a Tango Moto Mod for the Moto Z


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Juan Carlos Bagnell
Juan has been geeking out on personal computing since before PCs had GUIs. After studying Theatre in college, Juan worked with a contractor that supported servers and mobile devices for Department of Energy facilities. After moving to Los Angeles California, and working as a commercial casting director, he now dedicates his time to discussing the tech landscape as a consumer advocate. You’ll often see him pop in local news broadcasts. Passionate about mobile content creation, he recently published his first book on smartphone photography.