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Title: Weekly Tech Update #407 - The $1000 iPhone is Your Fault
Post by: Zeus on September 27, 2017, 10:28:49 PM
We have just posted up Episode #407 of Weekly Tech Update! In this episode, we discuss why the iPhone 8 is expensive (spoiler: it's your fault), Google buys a piece of HTC, and is it just me or does my phone get magically slower every time a new model is released? We have those stories and more...

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Phones are expensive - and it's your fault (https://www.theverge.com/2017/9/20/16338022/iphone-x-google-pixel-2-price-change)


Glass backs on phones are really expensive (https://www.engadget.com/2017/09/22/iphone-8-glass-back-costs-more-to-repair/)


Google buys part of HTC's phone department (https://www.theverge.com/2017/9/20/16340108/google-htc-smartphone-team-acquisition-announced)


Lenovo ThinkPad 25 (https://www.neowin.net/news/this-is-the-lenovo-thinkpad-25)


iPhone 8 is faster than a MacBook Pro (https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/22/iphone-8-geekbench-test-scores/)


Does Apple deliberately slow down old models? (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2709502/Does-Apple-deliberately-slow-old-models-new-release-Searches-iPhone-slow-spike-ahead-launches.html)


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