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official mwc2014 900 640x292The GSMA Mobile World Congress is the world’s most important wireless communication trade show. It is held in Barcelona gathers between 60,000 and 70,000 industry insiders and decision-makers. Until 2006, the same event was called 3GSM World, but it was clear that the “3G” name couldn’t stick for long, so a longer-term solution was devised. Mobile World Congress is organized by GSMA, which is the GSM Association supported by carriers and other wireless industry companies. GSMA was formed in 1995.

Best of Mobile World Congress 2014 (in no particular order)

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Sony’s Xperia Z4 Might Have Been Leaked In Hacked Emails

12/18/2014, With CES and MWC 2015 coming up in the next few months, we’re sure many are excited to see what kind of new mobile products companies might have in store for us. For Sony fans, chances are you guys are looking forward to the next flagship smartphone,...

BlackBerry To Show Off 1 Year Roadmap At MWC 2015

12/17/2014, What comes after the frenzy of CES each year? Why, it would be Mobile World Congress that is happening over in Barcelona, Spain, not too long after. Having said that, BlackBerry intends to claw its way back into the smartphone game with the latest...

Alleged Sony Xperia E4 Photos Leaked, Shows Off Thinner Bezels

12/12/2014, Back in September this year, Sony announced the Xperia E3 and assuming Sony is following that trend, we could expect an Xperia E4 next year, but could it be a bit too soon to start talking about a successor? Well if leaked photos are any indication, it...

Microsoft Presence At MWC 2015 “Confirmed”

11/24/2014, Earlier this year at MWC 2014, Microsoft made an appearance, although it was namely to announce new Windows Phone partners. Well for those wondering if Microsoft will be making an appearance at 2015’s MWC, it seems that they will, thanks to a leaked...

ZTE Grand Memo 2 LTE: Video Hands-On

03/13/2014, The ZTE Grand Memo II is not a phone that is well known in the U.S yet, but upon playing with it at Mobile World Congress 2014, I thought that it was another interesting mid-range smartphone that is set to fight in a ferociously competitive handset market...

HTC Desire 816, Hands-On Preview

03/12/2014, As you know, the HTC Desire 816 was announced at Mobile World Congress 2014 recently. It wasn’t a huge launch with the usual fanfare that phones like the next HTC One aka M8 will get, but since it’s a mid-range smartphone, it will likely sell more...

Best of MWC 2014 @ Ubergizmo

02/26/2014, Mobile World Congress 2014 is will soon end, and before we leave Barcelona, we wanted to take a look back on the products that we think will have a great impact on the market, or set some trends in 2014. There are several takeaways from MWC 2014:...

WhatsApp Didn’t Receive A Buyout Offer From Google

02/26/2014, Contrary to the plethora of reports in the media that Facebook outbid Google for WhatsApp by offering an eye watering $19 billion, it appears that the popular cross platform messaging service didn’t receive a bid from Google in the first place. This...

Ubuntu Phones Will Hit The Market This Fall

02/26/2014, Canonical tried to enter the smartphone game by building its very own phone, the Ubuntu Edge, but unfortunately that project failed to kick off due to insufficient crowdfunding. Since then the company has been perfecting Ubuntu OS for phones and has even...

Samsung Knox 2.0: Ready For Small Businesses And Cloud Management

02/26/2014, Launched last year at Mobile World Congress, Samsung’s security platform Knox is about to see a second evolution which will bring significantly important new use cases and potentially serve a lot more users in the small business (SMB) space. To mark the...

Nokia X Not Coming To The U.S.

02/26/2014, At Mobile World Congress 2014, Nokia announced its much rumored Nokia X lineup. What was believed to be one Android device turned out to be a trio of Android phones in various sizes. The Nokia X, X+ and XL offer highly forked versions of Google’s...

Fujitsu Prototype Tablet Has Haptic Screen Technology

02/25/2014, [MWC 2014] Before MWC 2014 kicked off this year, we did take a look at a glove-style wearable device, and this time around, it would be a new prototype tablet that sports a touchscreen display which will be able to convey a sense of “slipperiness” or...