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  • Gadgets

    Hands-on: Samsung Gear 2 review

    By 24 February 2014

    The Galaxy in the original Galaxy Gear smartwatch name is gone, as Samsung's Gear 2 ditches Android for Tizen OS. This means a new fast, simple and now - with a heart rate sensor - more comprehensive menu than before. But is it enough to let this smartwatch...

  • Phones

    Docomo Translator phone helps you order sushi whatever the language

    By 4 March 2013

    You're in a foreign country, you can't speak the language, and you are desperate for sushi. What's the plan? Well if you are a Docomo customer, it's simple. You start the network's Android voice translator app and start talking to your phone. The app...

  • Phones

    AllJoyn adds DoubleTwist support, video streaming promised

    By 4 March 2013

    Qualcomm further demonstrated its AllJoyn system to Pocket-lint at Mobile World Congress, but with a new twist. DoubleTwist, in fact. Rather than just promote the ability for your fridge to talk to your TV and send you a notification that you've left...

  • Phones

    Kyocera Torque pictures and hands-on

    By 3 March 2013

    If it's tough enough for Bear Grylls, it has got to be tough enough for us, right? We caught up with the Kyocera Torque at Mobile World Congress to see if the Torque really is as tough as it claims to be. The Torque is an "ultra-rugged" 4G LTE Android...

  • Phones

    Fujitsu Gesture Keyboard for tablets and smartphones works from existing camera

    By 1 March 2013

    Fujitsu used the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona to show off a tablet keyboard concept that makes do without the keyboard itself. A couple of years ago, Pocket-lint told you about the Light Touch projector that turned any desktop into a...

  • Phones

    Caterpillar Cat B15 pictures and hands-on

    By 28 February 2013

    Clumsy people take note: there is a new tough phone about to go on sale that should save you from the bane of the cracked screen and we've had a quick fumble with the tough phone at Mobile World Congress. Designed to be tough, the Caterpillar Cat B15...

  • Gadgets

    Fujitsu GPS walking stick pictures and hands-on: Next-generation cane

    By 27 February 2013

    Alongside its ranges of mobile phones and tablet devices, Fujitsu dedicated part of its Mobile World Congress 2013 stand in Barcelona to future technologies - concepts that are still in the planning phase but are definitely being developed with an eye...

  • Cars

    Spotify in Ford EcoSport: The first listen

    By 27 February 2013

    Spotify has announced that it will be joining Ford's Sync AppLink service in Europe when the new EcoSport comes out later this year. We jumped in the yet to be released car at Mobile World Congress to see how you'll be able to listen to your favourite...

  • Phones

    Acer Liquid E1 pictures and hands-on

    By 26 February 2013

    In the sea of phones that is Mobile World Congress, Pocket-lint picked out Acer's latest mid-ranger, the Liquid E1, to have a play around with. The Android 4.1-touting Liquid E1 handset is from a company that, by and large, isn't seen as one of the front-runners...

  • Home Cinema

    Sony Personal Content Station (PCS) LLS-201 pictures and hands-on

    By 26 February 2013

    Personal storage is often back-breakingly boring, but Sony's managed to hot-up the solution with one-touch NFC connectivity from its 1TB wireless server. Okay, so it's not totally hotted-up as the "Personal Content Station LLS-201" - which we'll refer...

  • Home Cinema

    Huawei MediaQ pictures and hands-on

    By 26 February 2013

    As well as phones and tablets, another type of device has drawn significant crowds during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year: the Android-rocking media hub. Samsung has its HomeSync device, which sports a 1TB hard drive and can stream media...

  • Tablets

    Lenovo IdeaTab A3000 and IdeaTab A1000 pictures and hands-on

    By 26 February 2013

    There's a lot to be said for 7-inch tablets. There are also a lot of them out there, and now Lenovo's dipped its tablet oar into the pool with its latest IdeaTab A3000 and IdeaTab A1000 models. We were on hand to take a look at these latest mini-tabs...

  • Tablets

    Lenovo IdeaTab S6000 pictures and hands-on

    By 26 February 2013

    Lenovo's 10-inch tablet, the IdeaTab S6000, was available to see only behind closed doors at this year's Mobile World Conference in Barcelona. But we break down doors here at Pocket-lint,  and we got to handle Lenovo's latest top-spec slate. Well, top...

  • Phones

    Hands-on: LG Optimus G UK release teased

    By 26 February 2013

    Although it is not part of the official European release schedule, Pocket-lint understands that the LG Optimus G could well be coming to the UK later this year. Or something like it. The company's ambitions for the UK seemed to be more low-key than in...

  • Phones

    Headphone:X from Qualcomm and DTS brings 7.1 surround sound to your phone

    By 26 February 2013

    Qualcomm and DTS have shown off a new audio technology that is likely to make the need to have impressive headphones a thing of the past. The new technology, which Pocket-lint has already been treated to in a demo, replicates a 7.1 sound system through...

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