by Roger Cheng March 6, 2017 9:23 AM PST @RogerWCheng
by Ben Fox Rubin March 6, 2017 9:23 AM PST @benfoxrubin
Nostalgia ruled at last week's Mobile World Congress trade show.
While planet's biggest phone show traditionally showcases the latest from the mobile industry, it was an update to a 17-year-old phone that got people excited. A reboot of the old candy-bar Nokia 3310 hogged most of the headlines, even overshadowing new Nokia smartphones.
The lack of Samsung's Galaxy S flagship phone meant there was a bit more unpredictability at MWC, especially with companies like HMD Global, the startup producing Nokia phones, and TCL, a Chinese company bringing back the BlackBerry brand, vying for attention.
If any actual smartphone took the conciliation prize, it would be LG's G6. The company admirably jammed a display that's bigger than the iPhone 7 Plus' screen into a body that is much smaller. It's likely to kick off a trend of smaller bezels, or the frame around the display.
In non-MWC news, IBM is pushing forward with using quantum computing to help industries run faster. The next generation of computing is expected to give processing power a huge boost.
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