Overnight at World Mobile Congress, Samsung officially introduced the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+. The hard and fast reality is that this is a very similar phone to last year, with some important tweaks based on user feedback from the S8. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ offers an enhanced audio experience...
  • Samsung Wallet: Like passbook for Android

    Samsung’s new Wallet app was announced at MWC, and guess what; it looks like and acts just like Apple’s Passbook, adding more fuel to the fire that the Korean giant enjoys copying Apple’s ideas. Wallet, just like Passbook is an app that is a central storage location for your...
  • Nokia’s new affordable Lumia’s

      Nokia’s conference at MWC sadly didn’t behold a new tablet, but it did announce 2 new Lumia devices for the budget conscious – the Lumia 720 and 520. The 720 is directed towards the younger market with cameras made for taking party photos (selfies and low light). On...
  • Samsung confirms Galaxy S IV launch for March 14

    Samsung has just confirmed at MWC that it will be launching its next Galaxy S device in New York City on March 14th. As always, no other details were announced about it other than this date. Samsung Electronics’ mobile division chief JK Shin told eDaily news that it has...
  • Telstra to sell Firefox OS smartphones (Updated: Maybe not)

    As expected, MWC has given ground for some smartphones to launch with Mozilla’s Firefox OS; LG, ZTE and Huawei all with devices to come. Firefox OS is meant to be a lightweight operating system based entirely on HTML 5 on cheap, low powered hardware (Think single core processors, 512mb...
  • What we can expect to see at MWC 2013

    It’s 2013 and the annual Mobile World Congress is quickly approaching, beginning on Tuesday morning (Australian time). Will we see transparent phones that wrap around our wrists with a mini projector capable of playing Crysis on ultra setting? Probably not (although that would be awesome!). But MWC will deliver...
  • Canonical announces Ubuntu For Android…

    Canonical’s Ubuntu has long been a favourite desktop operating system of mine – as has, and is, Google’s mobile operating system Android. This being said, I’m sure you can imagine the excitement I felt when receiving word that Canonical had officially announced Ubuntu for Android, a seemingly big step in the...
  • WP7 Nodo, less than a month away, still no specific date.

    In the very early hours of the morning, Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer keynoted in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress 2011. Naturally Ballmer spent time discussing the recent Nokia deal, but then called on Joe Belfiore to demonstrate some of the upcoming WP7.5 (Mango) features due later this year. These...
  • Mobile World Congress: Microsoft keynote tomorrow morning

    At 1am AEDT (Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time) Microsoft will take the stage at Mobile World Congress for their keynote. Amidst a number of other companies keynoting Microsoft’s is highly anticipated, set to announce Windows Mobile 7. After being heavily criticised for an incomplete, unpolished 6.5 release, the Windows...

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