Mobile World Congress from afar
Cliff and Adam discuss their favorite headlines coming out of MWC. The Lenovo Thinkpad goes mobile, insane 240W charging is coming, OxygenOS is sticking around, Mediatek has some new hardware, Poco's got some awesome hardware coming, and TCL is showing off some neat foldables…again…still…whatever.
Plus we have a kinda-sorta tech yeah in the form of the Satechi USB-C Hybrid Multiport Adapter and Western Digital 500GB WD Blue 3D NAND Internal PC SSD.
News stories from MWC
Lenovo announces the first Arm-based ThinkPad (Ars Technica)
Lenovo Thinkpads are going mobile with the Snapdragon 8cx processor.
MediaTek's got some new high-powered silicon coming.
Oppo announces 240W charging, but what about battery health? (Android Authority)
4,500 mAh. 0-100%. Ten minutes. Jeez.
Poco's got some high-powered hardware coming down the pipe.
OnePlus walks back 'unified OS' plans, Oxygen OS is here to stay (Android Authority)
OxygenOS will remain separate for the foreseeable future.
Check out TCL's cool new foldable concept phones | Digital Trends (Digital Trends)
TCL showed off foldables at MWC, but is the look-but-no-touch routine getting old?
AT&T is shutting down its 3G network with some unforeseen consequences for our four-wheeled friends.
Jack Sweeney is back with a new jet-following account.
Elon Musk switched on Starlink in Ukraine and his first customer is already online.
Google shut off traffic reports in Ukraine in response to the war.
More sanctions are coming toward Russia, but this time from Apple.
Steve Wozniak wants to track space junk and try to alleviate the problem.
Polestar O₂ electric roadster concept (Polestar)
A luxury car with a built-in drone. Sure, why not?
Apple announces 'Peek Performance' event for next week (Android Authority)
Apple has a new event coming next week, and no we won't be seeing VR goggles.
Fitbit recalls Ionic smartwatch after several burn reports (Digital Trends)
Your Fitbit Ionic might burn you. You should send it back.
Rivian made a mistake and in an uncharacteristic move, reversed it.