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    Intel and Intel AppUp Booth Tour at MWC

    This year, Intel’s presence at Mobile World Congress was especially significant because of their recent entry into the smartphone market. It was just a couple of weeks back at CES that Intel showed of their first Android smartphone running on an Intel processor. Then at MWC this past week, Intel talked more about their Intel […]

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    Porsche 911 Collides with BlackBerry at MWC – Um, OK?

    HTC, Samsung, ASUS, and countless other tech companies wowed MWC with cutting-edge products designed to compete at the highest levels in the smartphone and tablet races. BlackBerry brought a car with BlackBerry stuff installed. Which is cool, I guess.

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    Hands-On With the Windows 8 Consumer Preview

    Maybe the biggest news coming out of Mobile World Congress this year came in the form of the world’s very first official look at Windows 8, the future of Microsoft’s operating system. And there should be an emphasis on the word future, because, as Microsoft’s Steve Sinofsky put it, Windows 8 is the biggest redesign […]

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    Another Year, Another Intivation-Powered Solar Phone

    Just like last year, Intivation has partnered up with a mobile phone maker to create a solar-powered phone to show off at MWC. Like the Umeox Apollo of MWC 2011, the Gionee W1512 Solar is infused with Intivation’s SunBoost 3 SmartCell technology, which promises good performance even in unfavorable conditions.

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    Samsung Galaxy Beam Brings Media to Walls and Ceilings Everywhere

    Samsung has beamed in an interesting addition to the smartphone market at Mobile World Congress today in Barcelona. The Samsung Galaxy Beam is an attempt at creating a projector-smartphone hybrid, and it looks like Samsung hasn’t done too bad of a job of it. The first concern over a projector phone would be thickness, but […]

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    Nokia 808 PureView is a Camera First, Phone Second

    The Nokia 808 PureView, officially announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, brings new meaning to the term “camera phone.” While the phone-side specs are not particularly exciting, the camera specs are borderline unreal – a 41 MP sensor (that’s not a typo) with continuous auto-focus during 1080p HD video recording.

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    Hands-On with ASUS’s New Line of Transformer Tablets for 2012

    It seems like the Transformer Prime just came out, but ASUS is already prepping consumers for their new tablets for 2012, all of which will be branded with the Transformer Pad name. ASUS introduced high-end, mid-tier, and low-end offerings, but all three manage to pack in some very impressive tech, regardless of price point. All […]

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    A-Solar’s Power Dock for the iPad Harnesses the Power of the Sun

    Over the past year, you might have heard about the solar technology that Intivation has been creating for various solar-powered products. At last year’s Mobile World Congress, they partnered with Umeox to create the Apollo, a solar-powered Android phone. At this year’s MWC, Intivation has teamed up with A-Solar to create a docking station for […]

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    Intel Expands Smartphone Presence, Talks New Partnerships

    At MWC in Barcelona, Intel has announced a slew of new partnerships that will expand their smartphone presence around the world. For starters, Orange plans on releasing an Intel phone in the U.K. and France, during summertime. In India, Lava has plans to release the XOLO X900 along with Lava in India, in the second […]

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    Skype Finally Arrives on Windows Phones

    As of today, Skype for Windows Phone Beta is, at long last, available for download, finally bringing Skype to Windows Phones. And it’s about time, since, you know, Microsoft actually owns Skype.

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    Intel Graphics Performance Analyzer to Test Performance on Android Phones

    At MWC, Intel is busy showing off their updated version of their Graphics Performance Analyzer tools which was previously only available for testing application and gaming performance on PCs. Intel has updated the software and is prepping to release a version that will allow Android developers to utilize it when developing graphics intensive apps made […]

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    Fon Introduces New, Faster Wireless Router for Their Network

    At Mobile World Congress today, Fon announced a new wireless router that should make their Wi-Fi network better and faster. The Fonera Simpl features faster processing and, more importantly, EAP-based authentication. EAP is a universal authentication framework, making it much more easy and straightforward for Fon users to connect to other Fon wireless routers on […]

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    ZTE Unveils New Windows-Based Smartphone, Eyes USA Market

    If you live stateside, you might not have heard of ZTE, but they are currently the fourth-largest handset maker in the world. Now, they want to grow by entering the United States and Chinese markets. One way they might do that is with the ZTE Orbit, unveiled today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.