Don't-Miss Mobile World Congress Stories

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Why 2016 could finally be the year upgradable phones become reality

LG's new G5 smartphone comes with an innovative feature: the ability to plugin and remove hardware modules that add extra functionality to the phone.

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The Huawei MateBook's pressure-sensitive stylus feels like putting pen to paper

The Huawei MateBook's pressure sensitive stylus is really quite capable. Here's what it's like to paint a digital picture with it.

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Samsung focuses on gamers with new Galaxy S7 features

Record gameplay, snooze notifications, and save battery with built-in gaming functions. Oh, and Samsung says it's the first to ship with Vulkan support, too.

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Your cat will love LG's laser pointer-equipped rolling robot

One of the most fun smartphone accessories to come out of this year's Mobile World Congress expo has to be LG's Rolling Bot. It's a spherical ball that rolls around on command from a smartphone, and includes a camera and laser pointer.

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Beyond Centrino: Intel drives device changes for a 5G world

Intel sparked a wireless revolution in 2003 with its Centrino program to connect laptops over Wi-Fi, and now the emerging 5G standard could bring another big change in the way devices communicate.


Acer turns its attention towards car tech

Acer is venturing outside PCs with new products to make sure car software can be updated in an effort to prevent accidents can be prevented.

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Sony's new Xperia X series injects more intelligence into smartphones

Sony's new Xperia X Series features thin, light smartphones with feature touches that include what Sony calls "layers of intelligent technology."


Sony’s new concepts include a creepy miniature camera and a high-tech projector

Sony’s Xperia Eye, Projector, and Agent could fuel your sci-fi fantasies (or nightmares).

LG's nifty rolling robot trundles around

Around it goes! LG's rolling bot will keep watch on your home ... at least until the stairs

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5 things to know about the MateBook, Huawei's first-ever Windows device

Huawei and Windows 10? It's a new category for the Chinese manufacturer, but this 12-inch tablet seems like a promising, cheaper alternative to the competition.

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The $499 Lenovo Yoga 710 brings 360-degree versatility to budget users

The Yoga 710 is portable and productive, and it can rotate 360 degrees on its hinge. Not bad for an affordable small laptop.

Hands-on with the Huawei MateBook, its clever MatePen, and all the accessories

The MateBook's style, thoughtful add-ons, and huge battery could give Surface Pro a run for its money.

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Panasonic's rugged Toughpad series expands into heavy-duty phones that take a beating

Panasonic is branching out from its ruggedized computer and tablet roots, announcing a pair of new smartphones on Monday at Mobile World Congress.

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LG's smartphone modules explained

LG's G5 smartphone accepts hardware modules that expand features.

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Apple’s GPU designer aims to bring high-power graphics to low-cost phones

The designer of the graphics chips for the iPhone 6s and HTC One M9+ is setting its sights lower for its next generation of products, a move that spells good news for mobile gamers with a smaller budget.

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Epson's latest smart glasses pack an OLED display into a light package

Epson announced an update to its Moverio smart glasses on Monday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, bringing a nice but incremental enhancement to a device that’s aimed at enterprise users and consumers alike.

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What's left of Nokia is in no rush to roll out new phones

Nokia is looking for a licensee to make a phone carrying its brand, but it's not an urgent mission at the mobile network behemoth.

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Next-gen 5G data tech could be done long before 2020

5G mobile technology will start to get defined "in real terms" by the end of this year, Suri said at a press briefing Sunday on the eve of Mobile World Congress.