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...

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 d...

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,...

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.

HANDS ON: LG Goes Pro

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...