⚡ Welcome back to The Weekly Authority, the Android Authority series that recaps the top Android and tech news from the week.
☕ Tristan Rayner with you, and I've been struggling with the Pixel 5a leaks all week. Is it ok for Google to go with another simple design? Only the pricetag and specs will tell!
First up is the intriguing Xiaomi Mi 11: :
Next up, good reviews here of interesting ecosystem-only plays:
This week would’ve been Steve Jobs’ 66th birthday.
Anyway, Steve Levy, the editor at large of Wired, has a weekly column and in this one he touched on his last ever conversation with Jobs, an informal chat in the year he died.
Apple does look set to do it. And make no mistake, it’s both years away and monumental; it’s possibly just as monumental in the next decade as Tesla has been in the past decade.
Can Apple deliver something more than another electric car? Betting against it seems unwise, argues Levy. It’s hard to disagree.
Here’s a tip too: lots of interesting news in early March.
Fry’s Electronics’ closing is the end of an era. An era when you went to an Aztec temple to be yelled at by a man in a vest for not knowing enough about computer parts, picked up a motherboard from a guy who lived in a cage then got air freshener in a cat food can.
RIP a legend. pic.twitter.com/rx6722u9rI
— Jesse Thorn (@JesseThorn) February 24, 2021
Meanwhile on the shelves of Philip K Dick’s Sporting Goods. pic.twitter.com/Ip8e1bYMx7
— Hunter Felt (@HunterFelt) February 25, 2021
Another fun week in tech — thanks for reading, and catch you in the next one.
Tristan Rayner, Senior Editor.