Mobile World Congress

 

Samsung Galaxy S5: Updates ‘Are So Minor’

Samsung announced the Galaxy S5, the latest version of its flagship smartphone, Monday at Mobile World Congress. The phone boasts an improved camera, longer battery life, fingerprint scanner and water and dust-proof coating.

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Windows is often overlooked as an operating system due to the buzz surrounding Apples iOS and Googles Android. However, one cannot ignore an operating system that supports more than 1 billion users and is sold on more than 350 million platforms every year.

Up, Up and Away

We have to avoid falling into the traps set by politicians and parts of the media that only see a falling sky, devastation and loss. We need to champion those things that will propel our businesses to thrive and customers to succeed.

Massive Wireless Business Model Shift Is Imminent

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS — It was a meeting of the heavywights as executives of the GSM Association, Vodafone plc, Alcatel-Lucent and BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion Ltd. took the stage in Barcelona on Tuesday with a mix of messages. But in the end, the industry association, operator, gear-maker and device player all agree on one thing: […]

Samsung Wave Highlights Gadget Glut at MWC

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS — So many new gadgets have been released in the first 24 hours of this event in Barcelona that it’s hard to keep track of them all. But many believe the Samsung Wave is the head of the class. The Wave is the first Samsung phone to use the Bada, linux-based operating […]

Verizon, Skype To Hook Up At MWC

Igniting a firestorm of speculation across the Web – well, maybe a brushfire – Skype and Verizon Wireless (VZ) said they will hold a joint press conference at Mobile World Congress on Tuesday, Feb. 16. The companies did not divulge details of the pending announcement. Participating in the presser will be John Stratton, executive vice president […]

Microsoft Prepping Zune Phone for Windows Mobile 7?

A minor firmware update to Microsoft Corp.’s Zune PC-media player and synching software has sparked speculation that the software giant is planning to turn its Zune music player into a smartphone. Blogger Long Zheng installed the update and then examined the code, finding three references to phone devices, inside the installer file—pieces of code that […]

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