Mobile World Congress

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.


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,...

Mobile World Congress '14: The Tesla Revs Up and the Blackphone Beckons

Shivvy Jervis | Posted 26.04.2014 | UK Tech
Shivvy Jervis

Given that this is the first MWC since the Snowden revelations, does it surprise you that security is a hot topic? Keep your eyes peeled for the release of Silent Circle's Blackphone - a device which captures this security consciousness perfectly.


Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Tech

The new LG G Pro 2 is from that class of ridiculously huge phones - 'phablets', in tech speak - which, depending on the size of your pockets, you eith...

Best Of MWC 2014 So Far: Sony, LG, Huawei And Nokia Unveil Their Line-Ups

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Tech

MWC 2014 -- Europe's largest Spring tech show - has only just kicked off. And several big companies - including Samsung - are yet to show off their de...

HANDS ON: Sony Xperia Z2

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Tech

Sony has unveiled the Xperia Z2 flagship smartphone - and we've taken an early look. Here are our thoughts: Even in our limited hands-on it is a...

Sony Unveils Xperia Z2

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Tech

Sony has unveiled the Xperia Z2, its next flagship smartphone. The 5.2-inch, 1080p device features an improved 20.7-megapizels camera, a refined de...

Samsung To Reveal 'S5' Flagship

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Tech

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is coming. And soon. The South Korean tech giant looks set to announce its latest Galaxy S flagship smartphone later this mon...

The Improbable Dream of an 'Open Self' in a Hyper-Connected World

Rodney Collins | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Tech
Rodney Collins

At this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, we at McCann Truth Central launched our latest global study, The Truth About the Connected You.* The study assesses the state of human connections in an increasingly mobile, connected world and comprises a quantitative survey.

Michael Rundle

NFC Spends Another MWC Looking For A Problem To Solve | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK Tech

NFC - near-field communications, or 'that thing where you tap a phone to a thing and it does a thing' - was out in force again at the Mobile World Con...

MWC: 'We're Still Relevant'

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Tech

One of the organisers of Mobile World Congress (MWC) has hit back at critics who said the event was not as important as it once was, saying "it's the ...

Michael Rundle

Top 10 Ideas, Trends, Devices And No-Shows At MWC 2013 | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Tech

It was a sign of the times, perhaps, that this year's Mobile World Congress was dominated by what was missing rather than what was on the stands. A...

Michael Rundle

How Firefox OS Might Change The World - From The Bottom Up | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK Tech

It's tempting - particularly for journalists - to fixate purely on the fastest, most expensive and biggest mobile devices at MWC. But, arguably, t...

Michael Rundle

Asus: The Method Behind The Madcap | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.02.2013 | UK Tech

Asus used MWC 2013 to announce a big range of surprising - and occasionally slightly strange - products which are set to build on its reputation that ...

PICS: Asus Announce Basically Everything And Anything At MWC

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK Tech

Asus have announced a strange line-up of new phone-tablet hybrids. The Taiwanese tech giant used its press conference at Mobile World Congress in B...

Michael Rundle

What Does Sony Xperia's Quest For A 'Breakthrough Year' Really Mean? | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK Tech

Sony has unveiled its latest flagship tablet, the Xperia Tablet Z, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, promising a "breakthrough year" for the bran...

Michael Rundle

HANDS-ON: Samsung's Enormous Galaxy Note 8.0 | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK Tech

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Note 8.0, its latest and arguably most ridiculous phone-tablet hybrid. This 8-inch behemoth is still technically a ...

Nokia Announces Lumia 720

Engadget | Engadget | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Tech

Nokia Announces Lumia 720...

Worlds Fastest - And Biggest - Phones Among Early News At Mobile World Congress

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Tech

The Mobile World Congress conference has kicked off in Barcelona, with an absolutely enormous Samsung mobile phone-tablet hybrid among the first annou...

MWC: Where Are All the Women?

Belinda Parmar | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Tech
Belinda Parmar

Less than one in five UK tech positions (17% to be exact) are held by women. You'd think that an internationally respected event like the Mobile World Congress would be keen to represent the industry in the best possible light, yet their lineup of speakers has failed to match even the poor gender ratios of the UK tech industry.

Mystifying Tech Teaser Lands Spaceship On Beloved Church

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Tech

The next massive tech conference - Mobile World Congress - takes place in Barcelona next week, and various mystifyingly vague teaser trailers are alre...

Top Ten Gadgets From Mobile World Congress

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 02.03.2012 | UK Tech

The massive tech love-in that is Mobile World Congress has drawn to a close for another year. The stars of 2012 include the new HTC One range of s...