Mobile World Congress

Can The Power Of Mobile Innovation Radically Disrupt Systems Of Poverty?

Farah Ramzan Golant | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Tech
Farah Ramzan Golant

all women everywhere At Girl Effect, we recognise the incredible work and impact these initiatives are having. However we believe that, in order to make lasting change, we need to stop poverty before it starts. To do this we need to tackle the cause: we have to reframe what it means to be a girl in her community.

The New Stranger Danger: How To Stay Safe Online In The Age Of Cyber Crime

Philip Ellis | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Tech
Philip Ellis

From an early age, we're taught not to take candy from strangers. Our parents drill a suspicion of the unknown into us, arming us with the tools to keep ourselves safe. But when it comes to the online world, grown adults who should know better throw caution to the wind, handing over all kinds of intimate data in exchange for use of a free app or wifi network.

Have We Hit Peak MWC?

Andy Bloxham | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Tech
Andy Bloxham

Peak MWC? Not on your nelly. See you in Barcelona next year.

Five Things We've Learned From Mobile World Congress

Ernest Doku | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Tech
Ernest Doku

This year's Mobile World Congress has seen nostalgia rub shoulders with the bleeding edge. The Barcelona event, now underway, is firmly casting an eye to the future with a steely focus on 5G and The Internet of Things, and yet there is also a trend towards better serving the discerning mobile user without the bells and whistles.

Sony's New 4K Smartphone Can Shoot Slo-Mo Video At A Staggering 960fps

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Tech

If there’s one technology that clearly dominated over any other last year it was the mass-adoption of 4K displays. From 4K TVs to the unveiling of t...

The Fourth Revolution Is Underway And You Are Leading The Charge

Dave Labuda | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Tech
Dave Labuda

Mass adoption of the Internet introduced the Third Industrial Revolution, which completely upended the ways in which we live and work. Now, experts are starting to weigh in on the Fourth Industrial Revolution - the rise of digital lifestyles and the new ways in which technology becomes embedded within societies, business and even the human body.

Data Centres - The Backbone of Mobile World Congress 2016

Roger Keenan | Posted 25.02.2017 | 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 24.02.2017 | 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 18.02.2017 | 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.