Don't-Miss Mobile World Congress Stories


A closer look at Samsung's Gear 360 camera

360-degree video is going to be all the rage this year, so of course Samsung's got a product to create it.

Samsung's Gear 360 camera takes photos and videos that surround you

Samsung hopes to democratize VR content creation with an this affordable accessory.

HP sets sights on business users with Elite x3 smartphone

Computerworld Senior Editor Matt Hamblen goes into detail with HP's business-friendly Elite x3 smartphone.

Tracovino's smart sensors give winemakers an efficiency boost

Who knew that big data and networking could help you make better wine?

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Samsung Galaxy S7, HP Elite X3 target business users in dramatically different ways

Smartphones with Android and Windows 10 Mobile vastly differ when it comes to business features, as highlighted by new smartphones introduced at MWC.

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Google teams up with carriers to speed adoption of Rich Communication Services

An Android client is in the works, which should spread adoption of this major upgrade for mobile messaging.

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Sony's Xperia concept gadgets are weird and underwhelming

The Japanese company gets some credit for attempting to innovate, but better luck next time.

Atheer offers enterprise-focused smart glasses with gesture tracking

Meet Atheer, a startup that makes enterprise-focused smart glasses and is on the cusp of releasing its first commercial product.

Hands-on: Epson's new Moverio BT-300 smart glasses

Epson has leveled up its Moverio line of smart glasses with a new pair that boast better hardware and a new set of screens.


Mastercard's working on selfie-based security for online payments

Mastercard will soon let you verify your ID with a selfie instead of typing a password.

Cat S60 is the first smartphone with infrared imaging

The Cat S60 is a ruggedized 4G LTE Android handset that can survive a drop from 1.5 meters onto concrete and be taken up to 5 meters underwater, but its special feature is infrared imaging.

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The Samsung Galaxy S7's personalized auto-brightness fixes a major mobile headache

Samsung is barely talking about one of the best new features in the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.

AT&T's vision for smart cities

CIO of mobility Glenn Lurie lays out AT&T's multipronged plans for interconnected cities.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 vs. LG G5: Which flagship phone makes a better first impression?

Two of the year's hottest phones were only just announced. It's too early to pick a winner, but we're going to do it anyway.

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Hands on with Sony's Xperia X lineup: A trio of phones we can't wait to use

Sony has a bad habit of announcing phones and then never launching them in the U.S. Apparently, that's not the case this time around—at least for one of the devices.

Meet Sony's latest Android phones: The Xperia X, Xperia X Performance, and Xperia XA

Sony's trio of new Xperia phones offers something for everyone.

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Apple vs. FBI case colors European debate about securing digital identity

Although Apple does not exhibit at Mobile World Congress, the iPhone maker influences exhibiting app developers and accessory vendors and, now, debate at the show about securing digital identity.

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Panasonic's Nubo is a security camera you can take pretty much anywhere

The highly-portable Nubo lets you stake out remote corners of your backyard, or monitor your campsite—and its surveillance and convenience features help it stand out from other security cameras.

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Elliptic Labs' ultrasound tech lets you control your devices with a friendly wave

The company can use a device's existing microphone and speaker to respond to your gesture.

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SanDisk's Extreme 510 Portable SSD is small, fast and tough

This $249 portable SSD is built to withstand hard drops and raindrops alike.

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Intel’s Brian Krzanich says 5G networking will let millions of drones roam the earth

We're not talking "Terminator" (we hope), but we are talking connected everything from toasters to trains, all enabled by the big push for faster, stronger 5G wireless networks.

The durable Sandisk Extreme 510 SSD can survive hard drops and raindrops

You can carry 480GB of fast SSD storage in your pocket. The extra-tough packaging should survive even the klutziest owners.

Facebook plans Internet drone tests, says Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook will begin testing a solar-powered Internet drone called Aquila later in 2016, Mark Zuckerberg said on Monday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.


Facebook to begin testing its Internet drone this year

Facebook will begin test flights of its solar-powered Internet drone later this year, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Monday.

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Mark Zuckerberg on Apple vs. FBI: 'We're sympathetic with Apple'

"I don't think requiring back doors is going to increase security," said Facebook's CEO at Mobile World Congress.