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One the world's largest manufacturers of batteries is set to launch a phone in June that has a 18,000mAH battery. This could mean the device could last six weeks without a charge, but it also means it's as thick as three iPhones.
"Two in particular caught my eye – not because of innovation, but the evolution of the products."
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.
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.
Peak MWC? Not on your nelly. See you in Barcelona next year.
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.
What is this madness.
If there’s one technology that clearly dominated over any other last year it was the mass-adoption of 4K displays. From 4K
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.
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.