Welcome back to another week of MashTalk. On this week’s podcast, the Mashable tech team recaps the best gadgets from Mobile World Congress 2017, discuss Snap Inc’s IPO, and debate whether Apple would actually replace the iPhone’s Lightning port with USB-C.
As always, MashTalk is hosted by our Tech Editor Pete Pachal with commentary from Chief Correspondent Lance Ulanoff and Senior Tech Correspondent Raymond Wong.
We also have special guests, Business Reporter Kerry Flynn and Real Time News Writer Nicole Gallucci to lend us their expertise.
Old phones are the new hotness
First up on the podcast is Mobile World Congress (2:03). The annual mobile-centric show was once again held in Barcelona and I was there (along with Mashable Senior Editor Stan Schroeder) to see all of the best and worst new phones coming out this year.
With no Galaxy S8 announcement from Samsung, the unlikeliest of phone makers got a chance shine. The BlackBerry KEYone, a new Android-powered phone with a customizable QWERTY keyboard was one of the big hits of the show (2:54).
Nokia also grabbed attention with its 3310 dumbphone remake (4:45). The phone’s pure throwback, but that’s what makes it so great — it’s cheap ($50) and it’s perfect for anyone who’s sick of all the noise on the internet. Plus, it plays Snake (5:38).
Old phones might have stole the show,…
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