Those tariffs could hit the iPhone
Talking tech is brought to you by wicks dot com. Create and publish a stunning website. All from one powerful platform. Go to wicks dot com to create your very own professional website today. That's w I x dot com in stay tuned, after the show to hear you can take advantage of special offer for talking tech listeners is Jefferson Graham. You listen to the weekend edition of talking tat, where I look at some of the big stories of the week in round them up and you know this was the week that President Donald Trump doubled down on his trade war with China announcing higher tariffs that threatened at twenty five percent or more to the cost of electronic devices, and other products produced in China, these would go into effect June. Twenty fifth in the course the big question we all want to know is what about the iphone more on that in a second. The list of some nearly four thousand products includes popular everyday items, like laptops, tablets, and TV's Chinese giant Lenovo had the number one market share, in personal computer shipments in two thousand eighteen over. Hewlett Packard Dell and apple so you can expect to pay more for computers in the US many, big box retailers offered Chinese brands like TCL, and high sense. TV's offered at substantial discounts. The Roku, branded TV featuring a built in streaming player from Roku is made by TCL expect to pay more for those now for apple again. The big question is, will America's bestselling consumer device, the iphone which is already pricey to begin with. Be hit with a twenty five percent tariff, the, the top of the line iphone, now starts at eleven hundred dollars. Some analysts think that apple will definitely get hit others notably gene, Munster and analyst in investor would loop ventures. Takes a minority opinion. He says, apple will not get hit because Apple's based in the US a lot of parts come from China, but Apple's a US based company, he doesn't think they'll get hit. We'll see DJ. I the Chinese company best known for selling drones and cameras would get the tariffs long with makes of low-cost bones, that many consumers haven't heard of like one touch, or Otto. Now, the number three cellphone manufacturer in the world after Samsung and apple is wow way they don't sell out of phones in the US and apparently, they're not gonna be growing here, either the Trump administration just put the company on its entity list, essentially banning it from doing business here. So the bottom line is look to spend a lot more money on devices whatever's going to happen. Even with the tariffs is going to affect you, because so many products are made in China. Some savvy manufacturers are just getting out of China altogether. Go pro has moved their production to Mexico and I believe ring. Video doorbells are also moving to Mexico as well. So I think you're gonna see a lot of movement there. And I also believe that the movement will cause some of those prices to go up as well, because Durham moving costs associated right? What are your thoughts about the tariffs? Let's talk about it on Twitter where I match Everson. Graham, you've been listening to talking tech, please subscribe to show wherever you listen to online audio. I'll be back tomorrow with another quick hit from the world attack. Thanks a lot. Sometimes having a great idea is the easy, part getting people to hear about your idea. Not always so simple. But now there's wicks at wicks dot com. You can start and publish your website for free wicks artifice design intelligence, creates a stunning website for you in just a few minutes. You can choose from over five hundred stunning templates, or start from scratch just answer, a few questions about your business to get started wicks provides you with an all in one business solution to grow your online presence, plus all sites include built in SEO tools, so you can easily get found online, and in search engines, like Google, and Bing, build a website of your very own with wicks today. And if you go to wigs dot com and use our code talking, you'll get ten percent off any premium plan with wicks premium plans. You'll get more storage a free domain for a year and much more. That's wicks w I x dot com promo code talking for ten percent off your premium plan. Dan?