Articles about MWC 2018

Ticatag Xpress, XtrackR and Xtrack Can GPS-Track Assets For Months, or Years
Ticatag, a location-based IoT company has released new GPS trackers at MWC 2018. The products extend their Tifiz line and are called Xpress ($99), XtrackR ($129) and Xtrack ($199), the three are GPS tracking boxes used to know where vehicles and assets are.

Samsung Galaxy S9 ReviewEditor's Pick
Samsung has just announced its Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ flagship smartphones at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Once again, many of the rumors leading to the launch were spot on: the Galaxy S9 is everything the industry expected it to be, and a little bit more. We had some hands-on time with both phones, and beyond the specs, Samsung has put a lot of work to refine real-world use […]

Lillycover: Skin Care And Analysis On The Go
When covering events like MWC, we tend to focus high-profile items such as new smartphones, but there are intriguing products presented in the startup areas of the show. Lilicover is a skin care product that uses a sensor and a smartphone app. Recently launched in the USA, it aims to analyze the user’s skin to provide recommendations and track the skin’s history with detailed data.

Ubergizmo’s Best of MWC 2018Editor's Pick
Mobile World Congress 2018, the world’s biggest mobile telephony trade show is closing today. We had a great time looking at the new technologies and products. Here are the very best products of MWC 2018, in order of appearance:

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Nokia Creates A Smart Jacket Designed For First Responders
We know that Google is working on smart clothing through Project Jacquard where they partnered with Levi’s for a smart jacket. However Google isn’t alone in pursuing smarter clothing as at MWC 2018, Nokia took the wraps off a smart jacket created in collaboration with South Korean fashion brand Kolon that was designed for first responders.

Alleged LG G7 Spotted At MWC With A Familiar Notch
There are many, even fans of the iPhone, who would consider the iPhone X’s notch a design flaw. This is something that Samsung also pointed out when they announced the Galaxy S9 and S9+, but despite many poking fun of the notch, it seems that there are quite a few Android OEMs who don’t particularly mind the design.

Huawei Watch 3 Is Being Developed But Won't Be Released Soon
Huawei CEO Richard Yu has said that the company has a new smartwatch in the pipeline but also added that it’s not in a hurry to release it. This means that while the company is working on the Huawei Watch 3, it’s going to take some time before Huawei’s new wearable device hits the market.

Lenovo’s CEO Hints That The Motorola Razr Could Be Making A Comeback
A couple of years ago, Lenovo released a video which seemed to hint that the company could be looking to revive the Motorola Razr, which is probably one of the more iconic feature phones from back in the day. Motorola later denied that they were bringing the phone back, but now it looks like our hopes could have been raised again.

Nokia 6 (2018) Will Be Coming To The US This May
Despite HMD Global recently stating that there are no plans to bring its Nokia phones to the US this year, it looks like they might have had a change of heart because the company has recently announced that the Nokia 6 (2018) will be headed to the US this coming May. Pricing was not confirmed but it is priced at £200 in the UK, which when converted is roughly $280.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 700: A Premium Phone Platform
Qualcomm’s President Cristiano Amon has announced the Snapdragon 700 Series, a new line of mobile processors that will fill the gap between the Snapdragon 600 and 800 series dedicated to mid-range and high-end phones. The 800-Series has been running for many years, with the latest incarnation being Snapdragon 845, as found in the Samsung Galaxy S9, the Sony XZ2 and the Asus Zenfone 5Z. All three were introduced this week […]

T-Mobile To Launch 5G In 30 Cities By End Of 2018
We expect that just as it was the case with 4G coverage, it will probably take carriers some time to roll out nationwide coverage of 5G. In fact carriers such as Sprint have recently announced that they plan to build 5G infrastructure in six cities this year, which by no means is a lot, but we suppose it’s a start.

iPhone X-Inspired Asus Zenfone 5 Launches With Snapdragon 845 And AI Features
You could be forgiven for thinking that the Asus Zenfone 5 is an iPhone X clone from some unknown manufacturer in China. The new handset from Asus looks quite similar to the iPhone X, it even has a notch in the display. Asus has actually launched two variants of this device, the regular Zenfone 5 and the Zenfone 5Z, it’s the latter that features the Snapdragon 845 processor.

Asus Zenfone 5 Lite Launched With Dual Front And Rear Cameras
Asus had teased the launch new handsets at the Mobile World Congress 2018 and that’s precisely what it has done today. The company has unveiled three new smartphones as part of its Zenfone 5 family today and one of which is the Asus Zenfone 5 Lite. As the name suggests, it’s the entry-level handset in this series.

Vivo Apex Concept Features Half-Screen Fingerprint Sensor And Pop-Up Camera
Vivo caught our attention at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 last month with a prototype phone that touted the world’s first in-display fingerprint sensor. Soon after showcasing the prototype, the company later shipped it as the Vivo X20 Plus UD in China, bringing the first smartphone with an in-display fingerprint sensor to market. It has now arrived at the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona with another prototype that it’s […]

SanDisk Launches 'World's Fastest' 400GB MicroSD Card
To cater to the growing demand for increased mobile storage, SanDisk today announced the launch of the “world’s fastest” UHS-I flash memory card. The company unveiled its 400GB SanDisk Extreme UHS-1 microSDXC card at the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona. The new card has been designed to help customers move content faster than ever.

Samsung Confirms That They Might Rebrand Future Galaxy S Handsets
A rumor from earlier this month suggested that Samsung could be thinking of rebranding its future Galaxy S handsets. This was due to the fact that in 2019, Samsung’s Galaxy S handset will be known as the Galaxy S10, which while a fully legit name, doesn’t look quite as good when it comes to branding.

Camera Pro Available Once Again For Nokia Smartphones
If you ever played with a Nokia Lumia device back in the day then you will be well aware that they had impressive cameras aided by Carl Zeiss optics. Not only that, the handsets came with one of the best camera apps for Android smartphones, known as Nokia Pro Camera, Lumia Camera, and as Nokia Camera. The app changed names many times but it offered features like manual focus and […]

MediaTek Brings AI To Mid-Range Devices With Helio P60
Most high-end mobile chips these days have some sort of artificial intelligence-related functionality built-in but that’s really not the case with mid-range smartphones. MediaTek, a company that primarily supplies chips for budget devices, has announced a new mobile processor which brings artificial intelligence functionality to mid-range devices. MediaTek unveiled its latest mobile application processor at the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona.

Sony Announces The Xperia Ear Duo, Arriving This May For $280
Last year at IFA 2017, Sony unveiled the Xperia Ear Open-Style Concept. As its name suggests, this was a concept device that they prototyped into a proof-of-concept. The good news is that if you liked what we saw and wouldn’t mind if it became an actual product, Sony has since officially announced the Xperia Ear Duo.

Lenovo Ruggedized Chromebooks Deliver Affordable Touch and Pen
At Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, Lenovo has announced that a trio of Chromebooks (100e, 300e, and 500e) previously sold only through education channels would be available to the general public.