MWC 2019: It’s all about the IP, baby!

When you think of Mobile World Congress, the first thing that comes to mind is “New Devices!”. That is pretty much the case every year, but it is indeed a very small part of the experience. Well, if one steps outside of that bubble that is. What stands out is the sheer ingenuity on display by every single company that wants to make a mark on the minds of the over 100,000 attendees walking the show floor. So, who ends up grabbing the attention?

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Samsung Galaxy S7 might be announced on February 21st 2016

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Recently, there have been rumors going around that Samsung Galaxy S7 might be released ahead of schedule but we haven’t had any dates until now. Apparently, the smartphone will be launched at the Samsung Unpacked event in Barcelona which is happening on February 21st.

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FoneArena is live from Barcelona for the Mobile World Congress 2014!

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The FoneArena team is live from the world’s biggest mobile focused event – the Mobile World Congress 2014 from Barcelona, Spain. The city has been hosting this event for 5 years and this is FoneArena’s fifth year at this grand event where countless number of companies introduce new products around the mobile ecosystem. Four of us are here and we will be bringing you a ton of coverage from the show floor. Here’s a video overview of what we are planning to do from the event –

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Samsung Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo smartwatches with Tizen OS to go on sale in April

It wasn’t too long ago that Samsung announced its first generation Galaxy Gear smartwatch. Aimed at competing with the likes of Pebble and anticipated competition from Apple, the original Galaxy Gear was a relative failure because of its high price point, poor battery life and limited compatibility. Fast forward five months and Samsung is all set to show off its next gen Gear 2 smartwatch that eschews Android for the Korean company’s homegrown Tizen OS.

Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo

The new smartwatch will retail in two variants ie the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. The Galaxy branding has been dropped because of the transition from Android to Tizen. Specifications of the watch remain largely the same and include a 1GHz dual core processor, 4GB storage, 512MB RAM and a 1.63 inch (320 x 320 pixels) Super AMOLED touch screen. The watch also incorporates S Voice, a heart rate monitor, pedometer for health related applications. It also has IP67 certification for water, dust resistance. Continue reading “Samsung Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo smartwatches with Tizen OS to go on sale in April”

The Big MWC 2013 wrap up

The Mobile World Congress 2013 has been one hell of a ride! Our team was there at the event in full force and we got to cover a lot of stuff, churning out more than 70 posts and 38 videos right from the show floor. Pretty crazy, right? We really do hope it will be more than this on our next MWC adventure, but as of now, this is it, so lets get to the big wrap up then! Check out our video of the same –

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GSMA unveils the Mobile World Centre in Barcelona

GSMA awarded the prestigious “Mobile World Capital” title to the city of Barcelona in July 2011 and then started the idea of a Mobile World Centre which, according to the GSMA “offers a year-round, state-of-the-art exhibition showroom where citizens can learn about and experience first-hand how mobile is enhancing people’s lives.” Barcelona being the city that hosts the Mobile World Congress with much fanfare, kind of deserves the Mobile World Centre too, making the go to place for the Mobile World Centre.

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Dolby Mobile Experience – MWC 2012

We had the opportunity to visit the Dolby booth at the MWC 2012. We have two videos – An interview with Simon Arnold and another video demonstrating the Dolby mobile experience.

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Video : LG Optimus Vu Hands On

Here’s the hands on video for the LG Optimus Vu 5″ smartphone. LG’s attempt to enter the phone-blet segment along with the Samsung Galaxy Note.

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Google Booth at MWC 2012

This post contains video’s and photo from the Google Booth at MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2012. We also have a exclusive video review of a Google product for you.

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Video : Fujitsu Arrows Tab F01-D Hands On

This video showcases the Fujitsu Arrows Tab F01-D . It is a 10.1 inch tablet which is part of the Arrows range of devices from Fujitsu.

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Video : Fujitsu Arrows F07-D Hands On

The Fujitsu F07-D Arrows holds the current title of the thinnest smartphone in the world, measuring in at just 6.6mm in thickness at the thinnest point.

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Quick Look : Panasonic Eluga

Panasonic caused excitement when it announced that it was planning to come back to the global market after a gap of few years. It introduced the Eluga which plans to conquer global markets, starting off with a European launch.

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