Mobile World Congress

Data Centres - The Backbone of Mobile World Congress 2016

Roger Keenan | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Tech
Roger Keenan

Mobile World Congress. Every year tech aficionados and journalists from the world over flock to Barcelona to find out what they should expect from the technology industry in the near future. 2016 hasn't been any different.

Here's How Mobile Innovation Can Help End Poverty

Philip Ellis | Posted 25.02.2016 | UK Tech
Philip Ellis

The digital inclusion conversation isn't limited to emerging markets, says Cairns; there are 90 million people in Europe who don't have a bank account or any digital means of payment, rendering travel by train or plane virtually impossible.

HTC's Virtual Reality Headset Has A Price, But You're Not Going To Like It

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK Tech

HTC has unveiled the consumer price and release date of the Vive virtual reality headset at Mobile World Congress 2016. The Consumer Edition wi...

Sony's Stunning New Phone Puts Your iPhone's Battery Life To Shame

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK Tech

Sony has unveiled two new smartphones the Xperia X and the Xperia XA at Mobile World Congress 2016. The flagship of the two is arguably the Xperia ...

Sony's New Earpiece Is Actually An AI-Powered Personal Assistant For Your Life

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK Tech

Sony has unveiled the Xperia Ear Bluetooth earpiece at Mobile World Congress 2016. The device is a virtual assistant which can uses an AI-style ...

LG's Incredible Modular Smartphone Can Be Anything You Want It To Be

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK Tech

LG has unveiled the G5 'modular' Android smartphone at Mobile World Congress 2016. What sets the G5 apart from its rivals like the Samsung Gala...

Samsung's New Flagship Smartphone Is So Powerful It Needs Water To Cool Itself

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK Tech

The Samsung Galaxy S7 edge and Samsung Galaxy S7 have both been unveiled this evening at the Mobile World Congress technology conference. Samsu...

Which of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Rumours Should We Believe?

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

There are a few whispers on the breeze that seem questionable. A recent leak from a Russian source claimed that the S7 would have 17 hours of video playback at full brightness. Although that kind of battery life isn't impossible, it does seem far too good to be true.

Samsung's Most Important Phone Of The Year Is Arriving 21 February

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Tech

The Samsung Galaxy S7 will be unveiled to the world on 21 February at a special Unpacked event taking place in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress ...

Mobile World Congress 2015: It is Time for CEOs to Hit the Defrag Button

Grégory Roekens | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Tech
Grégory Roekens

Sure mobile originally meant that phone we managed to unwire a couple of decades ago and start carrying with us in our pocket. But mobile has evolved massively since then to a point where it now represents an entire ecosystem and not just a device anymore.

Bye Bye Mobiles, It's All About Wearables and Virtual Reality Now

Rob Kerr | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Tech
Rob Kerr

What's clear from MWC is that, to detract from the huge buzz around wearables, phone companies are now having to grab attention with quirks like a dual-edged screen (Samsung) or 1TB of storage (Microsoft).

Mark Zuckerberg Literally Sent People To Sleep At MWC Speech

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Tech

When it was announced that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg would be giving the keynote talk at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona there was an under...

Does Mobile World Congress Spell The Death Knell For the iPhone?

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 03.05.2015 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

You may never have heard of the first Blackphone from Silent Circle, but it has just announced the second, and claims to be the world's most secure smartphone.

Galaxy S6 Edge First Impressions: That Screen

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Tech

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge might not be the only phone unveiled at MWC 2015 but it's the one that's causing the most noise. Take one look at the crowd...

Samsung Unveils Curved Screen Smartphone To Rival The iPhone 6

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Tech

Samsung has unveiled two powerful new smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge. Described by Samsung as setting a 'new standard' in mobile co...

HTC And Valve Have A Virtual Reality Headset

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.03.2015 | UK Tech

HTC has unveiled a gaming-focused virtual reality headset in partnership with video game developers Valve. The Vive allows you to play games, view fil...

HTC One M9 First Impressions: A Subtle Yet Powerful Update

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.03.2015 | UK Tech

The HTC One M9 is not the drastic makeover that some were expecting. In fact you'll need to look closer to distinguish any real difference between the...

HTC's New One M9 Is An Entertainment Powerhouse

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.03.2015 | UK Tech

HTC has unveiled the One M9, a sequel to the HTC One, and HTC One M8. The was unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. Similar in desig...

Is Ubuntu's Lack Of Apps Undiluted Genius Or Tech Suicide?

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

When I first saw this phone, it felt like I was getting deja vu, as the shape of the phone makes it look almost identical to the Windows Lumia 635, even having 4.5" screen.

This Is Sony's New Phone

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Tech

This is the Sony Xperia Z4, although you'd be forgiven for thinking that it's actually the Xperia Z3, or the Z1. Leaked images of Sony's new smartp...

New Gadgets for Seniors Emerge From 2014 Mobile World Congress

Jeh Kazimi | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Tech
Jeh Kazimi

It's good that headway is being made in the field of gadgets for older people, but there is still a good deal of work and research to be done in order to get the very best for those who need it - and ensure silver gadget offerings aren't low-tech or patronising.

There's More to Mobile World Congress Than Flagship Smartphones

Ernest Doku | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Tech
Ernest Doku

In its heyday, MWC provided a platform for mobile makers to shout about their coolest newest tech, but in recent years, mobile giants have created space in the tech calendar by hosting their own launch events, all over the world.

Modern Technology Has the Potential to Save Lives

Sophia Salenius | Posted 26.04.2014 | UK Tech
Sophia Salenius

Mark Zuckerberg's vision for Facebook and WhatsApp could scupper a unique opportunity in human history to improve the fortunes of mankind on a scale not seen since the discovery of penicillin. His plan to monopolize modern communication on his social networks, if successful, will consign telecoms companies to the history books.

Samsung Galaxy S5 and Gear Fit Set Higher Standards for Everyday Tech

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 27.04.2014 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

The Galaxy S5 features a medley of specs we've already seen in other flagship smartphones. The waterproof and dust-resistant body falls in line with the Sony Xperia range, and suggests tougher outerwear will now be the standard for top-of-the-range smartphones rather than a novelty.

HANDS ON: Nokia X

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Tech

So hell froze over, and Nokia - by extension Microsoft - just announced an Android phone. Designed specifically for growth (IE developing) markets,...