MWC

The World’s Largest Mobile Event Cancelled Over Coronavirus Fears

The world’s largest phone conference, Mobile World Congress, has been cancelled by the GSM Association (GSMA). John Hoffman, CEO GSMA Limited, made the following statement today (via The Verge): With due regard to the safe and healthy environment in Barcelona and the host country today, the GSMA has cancelled MWC Barcelona 2020 because the global...

Energizer Unveils Massive 18,000mAh Battery Smartphone

Smartphone users demand great battery life from their devices, but the newly-unveiled Energizer Power Max P18K Pop takes that idea to another level entirely. The new handset was shown off at the Mobile World Congress industry event, drawing attention for the vast 18,000mAH power brick that sits on its back — three times as thick as...

BlackBerry Unveils ‘Leap’ Full Touchscreen Smartphone at MWC [Hands-On Video]

Introduced today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, BlackBerry's new ‘Leap’ smartphone has ditched the famous QWERTY keyboard in favour of a 5-inch touchscreen. The device runs the BlackBerry 10 OS, features an 8-megapixel camera with edge-to-edge HD display and a textured back case, and will sell for $275 when it launches this month in Indonesia and Brazil. According...

Ex-Apple Senior Director Apologizes to the Owners of Original iPhone

Ex-Apple Senior Director of Product Marketing for the original iPhone Bob Borchers, has apologised to the owners of the device at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, saying that it "was not a great phone”, TrustedReviews reports. "If you had the original iPhone I apologise; it was not a great phone, it was an OK phone", said...

Apple’s iPad Air Wins ‘Best Mobile Tablet’ at Mobile World Congress 2014

Mobile World Congress 2014 is currently ongoing in Barcelona, Spain. Apple hasn’t attended the conference, where big name players such as Samsung recently announced their latest Galaxy S5 smartphone. Despite Apple’s absence, the company’s iPad Air has won an award in the ‘Best Mobile Tablet’ in Category 5, which covers 'best mobile handsets & devices’....