A staid MWC wraps up amid a lull in mobile excitement

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I wrote a bit last week about how it was going to be a weird MWC. By “weird,” I mean beyond the usual way that everything is weird all the time now. In addition to being the second time the show has been held during a global pandemic, the smartphone industry has undergone some big…

OSOM talks its first phone, ahead of a Q4 release

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Mobile World Congress was going to be OSOM’s big debut. After a few months of teases, the North American (U.S./Canadian) smartphone maker formed in the wake of Essential’s collapse was going to show off its first handset, amid a week of major mobile news. But plans change. People decide maybe traveling to a major conference…

Carl Pei’s Nothing is working on a smartphone

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Seven years after cofounding OnePlus, Carl Pei left the smartphone maker in 2020 to launch his own venture. The company that became Nothing has, to date, launched a single product: the ear (1) transparent earbuds. But it seems the executive is readying a return to the industry where he made his name. Nothing has been […]