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official-mwc2014-900The 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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T-Mobile Galaxy S5 Coming This April

02/24/2014, A short while back Samsung finally unveiled its much rumored 2014 flagship at the Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona. The Galaxy S5 has been unveiled in all its glory, and while the company itself has already confirmed that major U.S. carriers are...

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review: Hands-On

02/24/2014, The most anticipated Android phone of the last few months has arrived. After being the object of endless rumors, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is finally –and officially- revealed at Mobile World Congress. While observers digest the news stream coming out of...

BlackBerry Is Reportedly Bringing Back Trackpads

02/24/2014, BlackBerry phones have almost always had a “belt” which contained either a trackball or a trackpad, apart from a back button, a BB button and two separate buttons for receiving or declining calls. Trackballs were phased out a long time ago and...

Intel Atom Merrifield Processors Target Phones And Tablets

02/24/2014, [MWC 2014] Intel has just announced their next generation processors that will see action in Android-powered devices – including smartphones and tablets. This new generation of processors will undergo the 22nm process, resulting in 64-bit chips that...

ZTE Grand Memo II LTE Announced

02/24/2014, [MWC 2014] Is it me, or is it a day that is full of sequels when it comes to smartphones by ZTE, a company which hails from China? The ZTE Grand Memo II LTE has just been announced, where it will be a follow up to the ZTE Grand Memo that was first...

LG G Pro 2 Hands-On Review

02/24/2014, The LG G Pro 2 launched last week in Korea and yesterday I was able to briefly play with it at the LG press conference. Just like the LG G flex, the display is amazing and, despite its large size (5.9-inch) the device feels surprisingly light. The...

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...