Apple’s Touch Disease, Verizon gimps the Note 7, and IFA 2016 Spoilers | Pocketnow Weekly 215

We’ve got a mega show for you this week, running down our favorite spoilers before we ship off to Berlin for IFA. We’re getting a better look at what could be the LG V20,  and let’s have a chat about Apple’s responses to warranty issues…
These stories plus answering questions from the Pocketnow mailbag! Make sure you’re charged and ready for episode 215 of the Pocketnow Weekly!

Watch the live video broadcast from 2:00pm Eastern on August 25th (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!

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August 25, 2016


Juan Bagnell


Jules Wang


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IFA 2016

4:16 | Let us know what you think of our new hashtag: #PNWeekly

6:36 | IFA There’s a Will, There’s a Way 


43:18 | Nougat Now, Nougat.1 Later

47:19 | Diagnosing Apple’s “Touch Disease” stance

1:00:00 | Is the V20 getting over the top?

1:07:30 | Barbara Streisand, Tim Cook and Siri


1:09:52 | Drawing the red line (or checkmark) on changing the Note 7’s software

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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.