Mobile World Congress

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Huawei Watch 2 First Look

Huawei's Android Wear 2 watch is sporty, chunky, and not nearly as sophisticated as earlier smartwatch efforts.

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Sony's Xperia XZ Premium has a 4K HDR screen, super slow-mo

Sony's Xperia XZ Premium shines, quite literally. The first thing you notice about the new phone is the mirror-finish that surrounds the device giving it a sparkly appearance that seems destined to require lots of polishing.

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HMD's new Nokia 3310 turns back the clock -- and turns heads

Nokia licensee HMD Global launched a (slightly) modernized version of the Nokia 3310, a rugged, beloved feature phone first introduced in 2000.

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Akyumen's Hawk smartphone packs a projector

There have been several attempts to cram video projectors into smartphones. All ultimately failed, but a Silicon Valley startup reckons it has the right recipe and is hoping for a warm response from consumers when its phone debuts...

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LG launches G6 with 5.7-in. display in narrow body (+ video)

LG on Sunday introduced the G6 smartphone with a 5.7-in. display in a new 18:9 aspect ratio designed to enhance videos and game play.

Smart city tech shows complex connections between data and sensors (+video)

At Mobile World Congress, hundreds of companies showed off new smart city technologies, some that are still in the start-up phase while others are being implemented in select cities.

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IoT will play a big role in smart city advances

Smart parking, smart highways and smart bikes -- all linked by low-cost modules and sensors that can be connected wirelessly -- are all part of what’s coming.

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Behind the scenes at the Galaxy S7 keynote, Samsung’s biggest event of the year

Step into the journalist's seat and experience all the emotions that come with covering MWC's biggest press conference.

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A head-to-head look at the LG G5 and Samsung Galaxy S7

Having spent some time with these hot new Android phones, we’ve already formed a few preliminary opinions on how they stack up.

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Two different routes to crowdsourcing indoor location data at Mobile World Congress

Determining indoor location based on Wi-Fi signal strength is easy enough if you know precisely where the access points are located, but gathering that information across a wide area is time-consuming. What, though, if you could offer...

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Google's Android garden at MWC is a can't-miss for Android fans

Google didn't make any big Android announcements at MWC, but they did have some fun demos and delicious hot chocolate.

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Xiaomi Mi 5 smartphone: An 820-SoC flagship at $305? WOW...

The Xiaomi Mi 5 smartphone flagship launch at MWC 2016 gets Android fans excited. But we don’t yet know the release date outside China: The best Xiaomi can tell us is, “Soon…”

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Virtual reality just got serious, and you should be paying attention

If you haven't been paying attention to virtual reality, now might be a good time to start. In a series of announcements at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, some of the biggest names in smartphones, consumer electronics...

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Google's Project Tango museum tour

Google demonstrates how Project Tango's precise indoor location can change your museum-going experience forever.

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BlackBerry sets up cybersecurity consulting service

BlackBerry announced a new 60-person cybersecurity consulting service, which will include staff from its recent acquisition of UK-based Encription Limited.

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Samsung vs. LG: Dueling press conferences

If you spend hundreds of millions developing a new flagship phone, you better make its introduction something special!

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Xiaomi's Barra says US market 'on the radar'

China's top smartphone maker is thinking about launching its phones in the U.S., the head of its international business said.

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Samsung's Gear 360 camera takes photos and videos that surround you

Samsung hopes to democratize VR content creation with an this affordable accessory.

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