The Galaxy Note 9 has a hard road ahead of it. It has to make up ground in sales from the Galaxy S9 and it’ll have to do so with few visceral upgrades. So, what can Samsung do to prop up the biggest chance it has against the iPhone? Put Fortnite on it. The world’s most popular MMO is coming to Android and it looks set to debut on a phablet.

We’ll dig into a couple of follow-up stories on the MacBook Pro and BlackBerry KEY2 plus hit on the bitter pill for everyone in technology that is the tariffs tussle between the United States and China. How much will your next upgrade cost you? Will you be able to afford it?

Plenty of questions to answer. We’ve got a bunch of tech rascals to give our best shot at answering them. It’s the Pocketnow Weekly!

Watch the YouTube live broadcast from 2:00pm Eastern on July 27th or check out the high-quality audio version right here. Talk back live while you’re watching the show on Twitter with #PNWeekly! You can shoot your listener emails to [email protected] for a shot at getting your question read aloud on the air at the end of the month!

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July 27, 2018


Jules Wang


Jaime Rivera

Brandon Miniman (XDA-Developers)

Joshua Vergara (YouTube)


Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Accessories

  • Galaxy Note 9: Is Samsung dressing up the Note 9 with a gaming exclusive?
  • Unbreakable: Will this hold up or will it ShatterShield on us?
  • 48 Megapixels: How soon can Sony push this sensor out?
  • MacBook Pro: One huge problem solved, how many more to go?
  • Nokia 9: Are we ready for a $1,000 phone HMD Global?


And Finally…

Take your bets on the name.

See you soon!

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