mwc 2017
The Most-Searched Phone of MWC 2017 was… the Nokia 3310

After working tirelessly for years to create a flagship smartphone that would wow the crowds at MWC 2017, the likes of Huawei, LG, Samsung and Sony have been absolutely trounced by a feature phone from the year 2000. Read More >>

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South Korea Wasted £200k Trying to Make People Care About the Olympics at MWC

It's a problem faced by many exhibitors at Mobile World Congress: how do you stand out when there are thousands upon thousands of exhibitors, and companies like LG and Huawei announcing headline-grabbing new handsets? Read More >>

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Finally, We Have Confirmation of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Launch Date

At a press conference in Barcelona this afternoon, Samsung finally announced the date we've all been waiting for: the launch date of the Samsung Galaxy S8. Read More >>

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LG G6 First Impressions: Back to the Basics

Smartphone design just isn’t as interesting as it used to be; top phones are all basically beautiful slabs of glass and metal with glimmering displays that make you go “ahhhhh.” Last year, in an effort to combat the boredom, LG launched the G5, an ambitious disaster of an Android phone, which was most notable for its central gimmick, a “magic slot” which allowed you to plug-in modular accessories, like cameras and speakers. At its core, the tech was poorly designed, but worse was the fact that nobody cared about being able to trick out a phone with modules. Read More >>

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Huawei P10 vs P10 Plus: Which One Should UK Folks Go For?

Huawei's just unveiled its two flagship phones at Mobile World Congress: the P10 and the P10 Plus. They're follow-ups to the Leica-cobranded P9, and once again there's a big focus on photography (pun totally intended) - and, slightly oddly, colours. There are 8 of them, globally. Read More >>

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New LG X Power2 Claims To Go A Weekend Without Charging

In its ongoing quest to produce a phone people actually want to buy, LG has announced it'll be launching a new mass-appeal handset with an enormous 4,500 mAh battery. Read More >>

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Sony Rumoured To Be Announcing FIVE New Xperia Phones at MWC

It's been a fair while since a Sony phone made much of a splash in the hyper-competitive smartphone world, but nonetheless the OEM is apparently gearing up to release a staggering five new Xperia phones at Mobile World Congress in February. Read More >>

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The Strangely-Shaped LG G6 Will Be Unveiled On Feb 26

LG has sent out save-the-dates for its next smartphone unveiling, and it looks to be an interesting one. The new LG G6 will be launched on February 26th in Barcelona, the day before Mobile World Congress kicks off. This is traditionally "Samsung day," and there's already a Huawei launch in for the same date. Read More >>

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The Most Important New Smartphone Feature Is a Little Magic Slot

When LG announced its new flagship smartphone, the G5, at Mobile World Congress yesterday, it did something radically different. At the base of the phone, LG built a small slot it might just change everything. Read More >>

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HTC Vive Will Cost $799 And Hit Shelves in Early April

We finally have the details of HTC’s virtual reality headset, the HTC Vive, and its availability. The VR headset will be available for pre-order later this month starting February 29th and it will hit the shelves early April. HTC still hasn’t confirmed the exact release date, but it has given us plenty of other details. Read More >>

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Caterpillar’s New S60 is the First Smartphone With FLIR Thermal Imaging Built Right In

Once strictly an extremely expensive tool used only by law enforcement and the military, thermal cameras are now accessible to anyone with a smartphone and a £200 accessory. But starting with Caterpillar’s new rugged S60, thermal imaging sensors are starting to be built right into smartphones. Read More >>

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The Gadgets from MWC 2015 We Actually Want

Another Mobile World Congress has been and gone; another whirlwind of phones, tablets, smartwatches and other portable gadgets has blown through Barcelona, leaving in its wake a slew of headlines, headaches and journo hangovers. Read More >>

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Silly Virtual Reality Headphone-Goggles Are Almost Ready for Primetime

The Avegant Glyph is a strange headset we tried back at CES. It's close to virtual reality, but it's not true VR. It's a sort of semi-immersive video experience paired with high-quality audio. We tried the newest prototype and, even better, the new Jellyfish headset based on the same Glyph tech. It was fun as hell. Read More >>

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HTC’s Peter Chou in Bizarre Hunt for Hot Spanish Motorbike Dude

HTC's CEO Peter Chou has a funny story for you. He got stuck in traffic during Mobile World Congress, on his way to an important meeting. A passing motorcyclist rescued him from his taxi hell and whisked him to his destination. Peter wants to hook up with this man again and shower him with free stuff. Read More >>