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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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Blackphone Puts Privacy First, Launches For $629

02/24/2014, We’ve all probably heard by now how unsafe our phones are against the likes of NSA, the talk started off last year when Edward Snowden leaked a barrage of highly classified documents. For those who believe that all major companies have agreed to...

HTC Desire 816 Announced

02/24/2014, It was initially believed that HTC would unveil its much awaited M8 smartphone, the HTC One successor, at Mobile World Congress 2014. However last week the company confirmed that M8 would be unveiled at a separate event next month, so it doesn’t...

ZTE Open II Hits The Deck

02/24/2014, [MWC 2014] We did take a look at the ZTE Open C earlier, so it goes without saying that yet another device from ZTE, which is the ZTE Open II, deserves at least the same amount of time for you to go through its specifications before you decide whether to...

ZTE Open C Announced

02/24/2014, [MWC 2014] The folks over at ZTE (a company that has started to make waves in the global smartphone scene) from China have just introduced yet another creation of theirs, which is the ZTE Open C. What makes the ZTE Open C so special? It has been described...

Ibis Conceptual Smartwatch

02/24/2014, [MWC 2014] There is just something about concepts that we absolutely love – not only does it enable the particular designer to come up with outrageous hardware specifications which are way ahead of its time, that even some say will be impossible to...

WhatsApp Voice Calls Coming Later This Year

02/24/2014, WhatsApp has been in the news quite a lot recently, obviously this can be chalked up to the fact that Facebook has agreed to pay $19 billion to acquire the world’s most popular cross platform messaging service. This rags to riches story will inspire...

SwiftKey For Nokia X Will Be Available Free Of Charge

02/24/2014, The Google Play Store is full of custom Android keyboards but only few are as well known as SwiftKey, which bills itself as the “world’s smartest predictive keyboard.” This premium keyboard, which costs $3.99 on the Play Store, is...

Nokia X and XL Android Phones: Hands-On

02/24/2014, This morning, the world has had confirmation from Nokia that the rumors were true: Nokia has launched a couple of Android devices – but not the ordinary kind. Nokia wants to use Android to grow faster in emerging markets, but they are not using the...

Sony Xperia Z2 Hands-On

02/24/2014, Since the launch of the Xperia Z,  Sony has been back in the mobile handset game, and today, I was impressed with the quality of the new Xperia Z2 that was unveiled at the press conference at MWC. The key features of the latest Sony flagship are its...

Mozilla Plan On Bringing $25 Smartphones To The Market

02/24/2014, Smartphones come in all shapes and sizes, and naturally different price points as well. We have seen low-end handsets, and we have seen high-end handsets, all of which cater to different markets. That being said, it sees that Mozilla is planning on...

The New YotaPhone Has Been Announced

02/24/2014, Some of you might recall that back in 2013, a certain Russian handset called the YotaPhone was released. In terms of being a smartphone, it was your standard fare in terms of its hardware and whatnot, but what made the YotaPhone stand out from the crowd...

Alcatel One Touch Unveils New Trio Of Pop Smartphones

02/24/2014, [MWC 2014] So here we are at another year’s edition of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, and have just heard how Alcatel One Touch has announced a bunch of smartphones from the Pop smartphone line, where it will be known as “Pop S“....

Nokia X And Nokia X+ Unveiled

02/24/2014, [MWC 2014] After plenty of rumors that has gone around concerning the Nokia X, also known as the Nokia Normandy, we are pleased to say that this particular smartphone has been announced. While both of them are capable of running Android applications, they...