MWC 2014

MWC 2014: BlackBerry announces Foxconn-designed BlackBerry Z3

BlackBerry Z3

BlackBerry signed a new partnership with Foxconn back in December that saw the former hand over design and manufacture of BlackBerry devices for emerging markets to the latter. Today, at a smaller press event, it unveiled the first product to emerge from this partnership, the BlackBerry Z3. Codenamed Jakarta during development, it is headed to Indonesia and is customized with […]

MWC 2014: Qualcomm announces 64-bit LTE Snapdragon 610 and 615 processors

Qualcomm Snapdragon processor

Huawei was not the only company to make a processor announcement at Mobile World Congress with their MT6732 64-bit LTE SoC. Qualcomm today announced two additions to its Snapdragon 600 line: The quad-core Snapdragon 610 and the octa-core Snapdragon 615. Both are 64-bit processors with integrated LTE modems. Both the Snapdragon 610 and Snapdragon 615 will use ARM Cortex-A53 cores […]

MWC 2014: Samsung unveils Samsung Gear Fit

Samsung Gear Fit

Rumours that there would be three Gear devices unveiled at Mobile World Congress have turned out to be true. Along with the new Galaxy Gear and Galaxy Gear Neo smartwatches and its new Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone, Samsung today unveiled the Samsung Gear Fit, a fitness-focused wearable. “Samsung understands that the next generation of wearable mobile solutions must directly reflect […]

MWC 2014: Sony unveils Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

Along with its new Xperia Z2 and Xperia M2 smartphones, Sony Mobile today unveiled its latest tablet, the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet. Only 6.4 millimeters thick, it is billed as “the world’s slimmest and lightest waterproof tablet with Sony’s best ever entertainment experience.” Much as the Xperia Z2 smartphone, the Xperia Z2 Tablet is an evolutionary step over its predecessor, […]

MWC 2014: Sony unveils Sony Xperia Z2 and Xperia M2 smartphones

Sony Xperia Z2

Sony today unveiled two new smartphones at Mobile World Congress. The Sony Xperia Z2 is billed as “Sony’s best ever premium waterproof smartphone” while the Xperia M2 is a new mid-range handset that bills itself as the “slimmest 4G smartphone.” Compared to its predecessor, the Xperia Z1, the Sony Xperia Z2 is slightly larger with its 5.2-inch display and faster […]