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The glory days of the $700 smartphone are numbered

Earlier this year, I saw a bunch of excellent flagship phones at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona – handsets built to perfection with top-of-the-line hardware, great features and slick styling. But unlike the past couple of years, I felt no overwhelming GAS (gear acquisiton syndrome, the inexplicable need to buy better gadgets). Show More Summary

Samsung’s Gear 360 camera goes on sale April 29 with a mystery pricetag

Samsung announced its first 360-degree camera back at Mobile World Congress, and now we know it’s arriving very soon: April 29. The company made its announcement at its developer conference in San Francisco. Apparently things like price are trivial though, as we still don’t know how much it will cost. Show More Summary

Xiaomi Mi 5 review: This is how you build a flagship phone

I’ve been itching to try the Mi 5 ever since Xiaomi first unveiled its flagship for 2016 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February. When I got a chance to take a closer, but brief look at it at the press event, it seemed to check all the boxes for what a smartphone should have, both inside and out. Show More Summary

The world’s next great artist might be a robot

Earlier this year at Mobile World Congress 2016, Google showcased a demo of a robot that uses selfies to readily draw artsy sketches of your face with a stunning accuracy in a matter of minutes. And while this might seem impressive, Google’s robot is neither the first, nor the only one out there that knows how to hold a brush. Show More Summary

What is your favorite new phone of 2016?

We're only a couple of months into 2016, and it's already been a great year for phones so far. Mobile World Congress back in February gave us the Samsung Galaxy S7, and more recently we got to see the launch of the HTC 10. With plenty of shiny new phones for you to play with, it begins to beg the question. Show More Summary

RCS Reinvigoration???

RCS (Rich Communication Services) got a large boost at Mobile World Congress with the announcement from Google that they will support RCS. RCS is essentially SMS/MMS that can work over IP networks and can enable presence and location, and sharing of media. Show More Summary

Mystery Galaxy S7 Handset Reveals A Confident Samsung

Just over a month after the Galaxy S7 and the S7 Edge were revealed ahead of Mobile World Congress to critical acclaim, the next handset in the S7 family has shown up.

Samsung app confirms Galaxy S7 Active, but what the hell will the device even offer?

When Samsung announced the S7 and S7 Edge earlier this year at Mobile World Congress, the announcement heralded the return of some of the features power users were missing the most, with microSD support pretty high on that list. Plus...Show More Summary

Galaxy S7 Active Reportedly Enters Testing At AT&T

The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge were announced at Mobile World Congress last month and released a couple of weeks ago. Samsung’s new flagship appear to be doing well in the market so far and now there have been rumors of more variants in this lineup. Show More Summary

HTC will announce its next flagship phone on April 12

HTC will unveil its next flagship phone on April 12. The company teased the new device — rumored to be called the HTC 10 — ahead of Mobile World Congress. On Tuesday, HTC sent out invites for the April 12 unveiling. See also: HTC teases...Show More Summary

LG’s intriguing modular G5 smartphone really needs to be released this month

Mobile World Congress 2016 might be a fast-fading memory, but one of the more unusual launches at the show was LG’s modular G5 smartphone. However, the Korean company didn’t say exactly when it would be released. Now, however, it reportedly has – and it’ll be on shelves before the end of the month, or it needs to be. Show More Summary

LG's upcoming developer conference will focus on module creation for the G5

LG has announced that it will host a developer conference that will educate developers on how to create expansion modules for the LG G5. Back at Mobile World Congress, LG stated that it will work with developers in creating an open ecosystem...Show More Summary

The Road to NFV - Video Interoperability Demo

A month and a half ago, Dialogic and Oracle executed a successful NFV MANO demonstration during SDXCentral Demo Friday. We also did an enhanced version of this demo at this past Mobile World Congress. NFV is a great concept, but in order to pull it off, an ecosystem will need to be humming along. Show More Summary

Virtualy reality doesn’t have to be creepy. Really.

2 months agoTechnology : Post Tech

Let this be said at the outset: I'm a virtual reality convert. And it's been a rough couple of weeks for me. The trouble started here, with this picture from the Mobile World Congress of Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg walking by a crowd of people seemingly lost in their own little virtual realities.  picture […]

Lenovo launches the Vibe K5 Plus in India for ?8,499

In a press event in New Delhi, Lenovo launched the Vibe K5 Plus in India. The Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus was unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2016 last month, and is essentially the international variant of the Lemon 3, which made its debut in China earlier this year. Show More Summary

Mobile World Congress 2016 Smartphones Were All About Photography #MWC16

2 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

Frank Lee, Director Marketing Communications - LG USA (Photo credit Anshel Sag) I attended this year’s Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona and one of the biggest trends across almost all smartphone manufacturers was a “doubling down” on photography. VR may have been a hot topic at the show and took [...]

LG G5 pre-orders begin at Best Buy on March 18

Best Buy will begin pre-orders of the LG G5 on March 18 according to a new landing page on its site. The G5 was originally announced at Mobile World Congress, and is expected to be officially released in early April. Pre-orders have begun on Amazon in the UK and pricing information for Canada has been made available. Show More Summary

Where to buy Samsung's Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge in the UK

The Mobile World Congress expo in Barcelona is fast becoming a distant memory, but now is the season for flagship phones announced at the show to start making their way to consumers. Today, it's Samsung's turn. It's fair to say the new...Show More Summary

LG G5 phone and 'friends' are coming to the U.S. in early April

When I first saw the LG G5 and the many accessories and gizmos that LG launched alongside the phone, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona late last month, I was told they were all prototypes.  It's good news, then, that LG has announced the G5, alongside some of its "friends," will be arriving in the U.S. Show More Summary

Manus’ $250 gloves turn your hands into VR game controllers

I was blown away by how immersive HTC’s Vive VR demos felt when I first tried them at Mobile World Congress a few weeks ago. One of the things that differentiated it from mobile offerings like Google Cardboard was the ability to use handheld controllers to interact with the environment. Show More Summary

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