Articles about MWC 2019

Lenovo IdeaCentre AIO A340 Desktop Launched
Computers come in all shapes and sizes, but if you’re looking for something that’s sleek and won’t take up too much table space, then you might be interested in checking out Lenovo’s latest desktop computer which comes in the form of the IdeaCentre AIO A340. As the name implies, this is an all-in-one desktop system.

This Is What The Huawei P30 Allegedly Looks Like
Huawei has recently confirmed that come 26th of March, they will be officially unveiling their next smartphone, the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro. These handsets are the successors to last year’s P20 and P20 Pro, and given how well-received they were, many are expecting great things from the P30 series as well.

OnePlus 7 Will Not Have Wireless Charging
Nowadays it’s becoming increasingly common to see smartphones that support wireless charging. Unfortunately that seems to be a feature that OnePlus has skipped out on over the years, and if you were hoping that 2019 would change things, think again because OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has confirmed that the phone will not be featuring wireless charging.

T-Mobile’s 5G Plans Will Be Unlimited, Won’t Be More Expensive Than 4G
T-Mobile has recently confirmed their plans for when they will be rolling out their 5G networks, but the question we’re sure many have is that will these new 5G plans be more expensive than 4G? After all, they are new, and like we’re seeing with 5G smartphones, it does have the potential to be pricier.

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Vuzix Unveils M400 Smart Glasses Aimed At Enterprise Users
Smart glasses have yet to break into the mainstream. Google had several years ago attempted to bring smart glasses to the mainstream with the Google Glass, but we all know how that turned out. However what was interesting is that despite it failing to become a hit with consumers, it actually proved to be a hit in the enterprise sector.

TCL’s Dragonhinge Could Usher In More Foldable Devices
At MWC 2019 this year, it’s safe to say that the topic of foldable phones is a hot one. We saw companies such as Samsung launch their own foldable smartphone with Huawei also tossing their hat into the ring. This is why it’s not surprising to see that other companies are also looking to get in on it.

Lenovo Unveils The ThinkVision M14 Portable External Monitor
One of the perks of working from home is that it typically affords you a larger working space where depending on your needs and preferences, could let you have a dual or triple monitor setup. Unfortunately working on the go doesn’t really present users with that kind of opportunity, or at least until now.

Thanks To Sprint, Google Fi Will Soon Be Able To Offer 5G As Well
Sprint has recently confirmed that they will begin rolling out their 5G network this coming May. This has led to some to wonder how this will affect Google Fi given that Google Fi operates based (in part) on Sprint’s network. The good news for Google Fi users is that it looks like thanks to Sprint turning on its 5G network in the next few months, it also means that Google […]

Android’s FIDO2 Certification Could Mean A Passwordless Future
Right now passwords still rule the majority of our apps online services. While passwords are still very much functional, they do present certain problems like forgetting them and also the possibility of someone else guessing or figuring out your passwords, thus giving them access to your accounts.

Sony Has A 5G Prototype Smartphone At MWC 2019
At MWC 2019, Sony took the wraps off their flagship smartphone the Xperia 1 along with their Xperia 10 and 10 Plus mid-rangers. However what was missing from Sony’s announcements (aside from flexible displays and ways to hide the notch) was 5G. The company briefly touched on the topic but it seems that they did not have any 5G smartphone to announce.

Energizer’s Smartphone With An 18,000mAh Battery Is Ridiculous
We’ve long complained about the mostly dismal life of our smartphone batteries, but it seems that Energizer has a smartphone with a battery that could potentially last you days on end. The only catch is that you will need to withstand stares and possible laughter because as you can see, this phone is thick.

Nubia Alpha Smartwatch Is All Display
When it comes to smartwatch designs, they are pretty standard and to a certain extent, almost boring. At the same time it is understandable since the idea is to blend the watch into your everyday fashion without standing out too much. However at MWC 2019, Nubia wants to turn that idea on its head.

Qualcomm Wants To Bring 5G To Other Industries
5G is largely expected to become the next standard in mobile connectivity for our mobile devices, but Qualcomm believes that due to the changes and improvements, it could be used outside of mobile devices. At MWC 2019, the company has announced new 5G networking chips designed for use outside of smartphones.

Micron And SanDisk Launch 1TB MicroSD Cards At MWC 2019
Do you ever feel the need to have more storage on your mobile device than your notebook? There are plenty of microSD cards that can make that happen currently but the storage capacity of these cards is only set to grow. Both Micron and Western Digital’s SanDisk have launched new microSD cards at the Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona that boast 1 terabyte of storage.

ZTE Joins 5G Bandwagon With Axon 10 Pro
It was rumored a few weeks ago that ZTE could be coming out with a 5G smartphone of its own at the Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona. That’s precisely what the company has done today. It has unveiled the Axon 10 Pro 5G, the company’s very first 5G smartphone, unveiled at a convention where many of its competitors have also come out with their 5G phones.

Oppo Foldable Phone Prototype Is Quite Similar To Huawei Mate X
With multiple manufacturers showing off foldable smartphones at the Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona, Oppo isn’t going to sit back and let its competitors hog the limelight. The company has shown off a prototype of its foldable smartphone today and if you’ve been following the news for a past couple of days, you’ll instantly see that it looks quite a lot like the Huawei Mate X which also happens […]

HTC Teams Up With Sprint For A 5G Hub
It is unclear what HTC’s plans for the future will be with regards to mobile devices. The company’s smartphones haven’t exactly been well-received to date, but it seems that HTC plans on sticking around although with slightly different products. The company has recently taken the wraps off a new piece of hardware dubbed the HTC 5G Hub that they plan on launching with Sprint in the spring of 2019.

Google Wants To Bring Assistant To Android Messages
We’ve seen how Google has been slowly introducing Google Assistant to its various apps and services, such as Google Maps. Now it seems that Google is expanding Assistant’s availability to Android Messages where it will enhance the chatting experience through features such as movie suggestions, restaurants, and the weather.

Google Wants To Put Dedicated Google Assistant Buttons On Phones
When Samsung introduced a dedicated Bixby button on its smartphones, many users were initially ticked off by it simply because they could not remap it. Now it seems that Google wants something similar as well because at MWC 2019, Google has announced that several Android handset makers will be launching phones with dedicated Google Assistant buttons.

Oppo Details Its Upcoming 10x Zoom Camera For Smartphones
Unlike in the movies or TV shows, zooming in on a photo does not magically enhance its sharpness. If anything, zooming into a photo usually means more grainy and pixelated images. However companies like Oppo have decided to improve on camera zoom and at MWC 2019, the company detailed its upcoming smartphone camera with a 10x lossless zoom.