Browsing: Mobile World Congress

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The future of the smartphone is your car

Last week’s annual Mobile World Congress comes at a turning point for the industry: 2017 was the first year in four that mobile phone sales fell. The action on the convention hall floor, combined with some nearly buried findings

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Four interesting take-outs from MWC 2018

After four days, thousands of stalls, 2 300 companies exhibiting, and more than 100 000 square metres of floor space to traverse, here are some of the more interesting gadgets from this year’s Mobile World Congress in

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What to expect from Mobile World Congress 2018

Mobile World Congress, the wireless industry’s biggest conference, begins next week in Barcelona, where more than 100 000 people are set to see the latest smartphones, artificial intelligence devices and autonomous

Podcasts
TalkCentral: Ep 169 – ‘Spit on the pop filter’

It’s TalkCentral time. On this week’s podcast, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg talk about the best of Mobile World Congress 2017. What does it tell us that the most talked about gadget at this year’s show was a feature phone? Also this

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Digital helpers crowd Barcelona

Mobile World Congress, the premier wireless technology conference in Barcelona, was supposed to be a coming out party for Google’s digital assistant. But at this year’s proceedings, the artificially intelligent voice-based service

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LG, Huawei vie for Barcelona spotlight

Phone makers Huawei Technologies and LG Electronics are battling to steal the show at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, rushing to fill the void in the absence of handset leaders Samsung Electronics and Apple

Podcasts
TalkCentral: Ep 168 – ‘MWC preview’

On TalkCentral this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about the big announcements expected at Mobile World Congress, including new smartphones from HTC, Huawei, Sony and, yes, Nokia. Also this week, DStv hikes its prices

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Telecoms deals back as CEOs head to Barcelona

Telecommunications executives from Vodafone Group to Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica are headed to the industry’s annual get-together in Barcelona next week with more on their minds than the latest handsets. Deals under consideration

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