MWC 2015 Stories March 5, 2015

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LG has been around the Android Wear scene since the beginning. First we saw the original G Watch, then came the G Watch R, but this year LG is raising the bar in a big way. For 2015, LG has two new offerings. One of which is a stylistic upgrade over the G Watch R and another that takes its wearable mission outside of the Android Wear space altogether. Today we’re taking a quick look at LG’s Watch Urbane and Urbane LTE. How do these watches compare to previous releases from LG? Well, let’s go ahead and find out…

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MWC 2015 Stories March 4, 2015

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At MWC 2015 during HTC’s Utopia in Progress keynote, everyone was completely surprised with the announcement of Vive. This is HTC’s amazing new VR headset/experience that was developed in partnership with Valve. Yep. That Valve.

Since the keynote, I’ve actually had a chance to experience Vive and I thought I’d share a little bit of that with you. Let me tell you… It was incredible. This was definitely the most immersive VR experience I have ever tested…

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As many of you know already, when it comes to Android Wear smart watches, style is the defining factor. The software experience will be the same on any Android Wear smartwatch, but the mobile market is still trying to prove it can deliver on something that’s not only functional, but stylish as well. This year at MWC 2015, Huawei became a serious competitor in the smart watch space. Meet Huawei Watch. I think you’ll like it…

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MWC 2015 Stories March 2, 2015

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As was expected (thanks to an advertisement spotted in the Barcelona Airport), Huawei came out this year at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain to announce its first entry into the Android Wear race: the Huawei Watch.

A first impression of the device might quickly lead you to believe that this is one of the most—if not the most—attractive Android Wear devices to launch, and based on what Huawei’s shown us, this thing might just be worthy of such a judgment…

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Sony this morning announced their latest entry into the tablet market with a super-slim device called the Xperia Z4 Tablet, as well as an update to the mid-range Xperia M smartphone series, the Xperia M4. The former claims to be the world’s slimmest 10-inch tablet, packs a 2K-resolution display, and has the Snapdragon 810 (the chip in many of this year’s flagship smartphones) built inside. The Xperia M4 is a “no compromises” smartphone that packs waterproofing with some decent spec bumps.

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Google SVP Sundar Pichai sat down with Bloomberg’s Brad Stone at the Mobile World Congress today in Barcelona, Spain, and as happens often, he had some pretty interesting things to say. Among other topics, the Chrome and Android lead at Google talked about the company’s goals for improving the world’s Internet connectivity through various projects (including the company’s MVNO plans), Google’s further mobile payment ambitions with Android Pay, how Android will tie into virtual reality, and more… expand full story

MWC 2015 Stories March 1, 2015

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Samung’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge marks one of the biggest changes we’ve to the Galaxy S lineup of smartphones. This time around Samsung took a different approach and designed something that’s sleek, thin, and powerful. But what’s different between the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge? Well, let’s go ahead and find out…

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HTC recently unveiled its M9 flagship and today we went hands-on with it at MWC 2015. This isn’t going to be the biggest visual change as far as next-gen devices go, but the HTC has definitely brought along some improvements when compared to its predecessor. Check out the above video to find out more about HTC’s M9 and how it differs from last year’s M8…

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idol3Alcatel has just taken the wraps off of its new Idol 3 series of budget smartphones, as well as its Hero 2+ flagship. The Idol 3 series consists of two variants, one that comes in at 4.7-inches and another at 5.5-inches. The 4.7-inch Idol 3 is powered by a quad-core CPU clocked at 1.2GHz paired with Android 5.0 Lollipop and a 13MP rear-facing camera. The battery comes in at 2000mAh, while the screen packs a 1280×720 resolution.

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Samsung is expected to unveil the 0ft-rumored Galaxy S6 in just a little bit during its 2015 Unpacked event at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The device has been the subject of speculation for months now, with the company expected to totally refresh the design of the phone with either an all-metal or all-glass deign. The Galaxy S6 is expected to also expected to come in an Edge variant, as well, with a display similar to that on the Galaxy Note Edge.

You can watch Samsung unveil it’s latest flagship from the comfort of your own home with the live stream above and stay tuned for continued coverage of Mobile World Congress.

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MWC 2015 Stories February 25, 2015

Samsung had seemingly done an excellent job at keeping its upcoming Galaxy S6 flagship under wraps, but now an XDA Developers user has allegedly gotten his hands on at least one variant of the device. The pictures unfortunately are not of the greatest quality as the phone is wrapped in bubble wrap, but they do give us one of the best looks at what could be the device to date.

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MWC 2015 Stories February 24, 2015

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It appears that a series of promo videos have leaked which feature HTC’s upcoming M9 smartphone. The videos were originally published by @Upleaks which appear to be legitimate and straight from the marketing department over at HTC…

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MWC 2015 Stories February 21, 2015

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Samsung has recently published another teaser video for “the next Galaxy” that provides major hints about its design. There’s a lot to take in from this video as it clearly defines what we can expect from Samsung’s Galaxy S6. It even goes as far as revealing the top half of its design…

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MWC 2015 Stories February 20, 2015

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Samsung this morning has shared yet another teaser for its upcoming Galaxy S6 flagship, expected to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress next month. This teaser comes in video form with a narration that says “I am crafted from the beautiful things around me” and “They shape who I am.”

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MWC 2015 Stories February 16, 2015

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According to a new report from the Korea Times, LG has decided not to release its expected G4 flagship at Mobile World Congress next month. Instead, the company plans to release it on its own during April. Last year, the G3 was released on May 27th, but LG is believed to still anticipate releasing its successor before that day this year.

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MWC 2015 Stories February 6, 2015

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We’re only a few weeks away from the official unveiling of Samsung’s Galaxy S6, but it appears the surprise has already been spoiled. According to a leaked render obtained by CNET Korea (via CNET), Samsung’s next flagship smartphone will come in possibly three different models. The above image appears to be a render from case manufacturer Verus and shows a few models of the upcoming Galaxy S6 lineup…

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MWC 2015 Stories February 3, 2015

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Recently, Samsung sent out invitations to its Unpacked 2015 event during MWC 2015 in Barcelona, Spain, and we’ll be there to bring you coverage on all of the flagship smartphones announced. Samsung is expected to launch its Galaxy S6 along with a couple of other goodies, but what can you expect? Well today, we’re talking about all things Galaxy S6 and going over the anticipated specifications, hardware, design, and features…

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MWC 2015 Stories January 8, 2015

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SamMobile is reporting that Samsung plans to launch a fully round smartwatch at Mobile World Congress next month. Not a lot is known about this new Samsung smartwatch, though. It reportedly carries the model number SM-R720 and is referred to as Orbis within the company.

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