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  • Cars

    Ford Focus (2014) and Ford SYNC 2 pictures and hands-on

    By 28 February 2014

    Rather than wait until next week's Geneva Motor Show, Ford decided to launch its new 2014 edition of the Ford Focus at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. This was partly to make its stand look great and partly to show off the new Ford SYNC 2 in-car infotainment...

  • Phones

    Hands on: Acer Liquid E3 review

    By 27 February 2014

    Acer announced the Liquid E3 smartphone at Mobile World Congress 2014, featuring a 4.7-inch display and quad-core processor under the hood. We got our hands on the new device at the show to see what it brings to the table. Good design The Liquid E3 features...

  • Phones

    Hands on: Acer Liquid Z4 review

    By 27 February 2014

    Acer announced a duo of new smartphones at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the Acer Liquid E3 and the Acer Liquid Z4 that we're looking at here. The Acer Liquid Z4 is a 4-inch smartphone that will arrive in April 2014 for €100. But sitting at the...

  • Gadgets

    Creoir Ibis smartwatch jewellery pictures and hands-on

    By 27 February 2014

    Creoir is a Finnish company that makes and designs smartwatches, smartphones and other related gadgets for third-party manufacturers. Its CEO Pekka Väyrynen told Pocket-lint  it's currently working on a sports watch with "a major sports brand", but...

  • Tablets

    HP Slate 6 Voicetab picutres and hands-on, free 250MB data per month adds to attraction

    By 26 February 2014

    HP showed us its Slate 6 Voicetab tablet at Mobile World Congress. This is both a tablet and a phone, says HP. The menus were in Chinese but we still got a look at the device and were told about the impressive free 250MB of data per month it will come...

  • Phones

    Jolla Sailfish OS pictures and hands-on

    By 25 February 2014

    Jolla, a company made up of former Nokia developers, is out to create the best open source mobile operating system with its Sailfish OS, based loosely on MeGo. Until now the Jolla phone itself was €400 - a pricey way to access the OS. Now Jolla will...

  • Phones

    Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S5 review

    By 24 February 2014

    Samsung has unveiled its latest flagship smartphone in the form of the Galaxy S5, which will launch globally on 11 April, and we got an early look at the hotly anticipated device at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. With a fingerprint scanner, heart...

  • Sports Fitness

    Hands-on: Samsung Gear Fit review

    By 24 February 2014

    The Samsung Gear Fit is, as the name suggests, a fitness band that has joined Samsung's growing family of wearable devices. Announced at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona, we had the chance to get one on our wrist to see what it offers. The first...

  • Phones

    HTC Desire 816 pictures and hands-on, distinct lack of capacitive buttons noted (updated)

    By 24 February 2014

    HTC has announced the Desire 816 at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona but while we weren't allowed to turn the device on, we did get our hands on it. The design is great, following a very similar style to the award-winning HTC One, but softened...

  • Phones

    YotaPhone 2 pictures and hands on

    By 24 February 2014

    Yota Devices released the YotaPhone - a smartphone that features a AMOLED display on one side and an e-paper screen on the other side - only towards the end of last year but the company has already presented the next-generation YotaPhone at MWC. Although...

  • Tablets

    Fujitsu ultrasonic haptic tablet pictures and hands-on

    By 24 February 2014

    Fujitsu likes to show off the future of its technology by displaying the cutting edge developments - not due out anytime soon - at Mobile World Congress. We stopped by to see its latest ultrasonic haptic feedback technology that was unveiled today at...

  • Phones

    Hands-on: Nokia X, X+ and XL review

    By 24 February 2014

    Nokia has revealed the X series as its step towards a more Android-friendly future. Using the Nokia X Software Platform, the X, X+ and XL phones give users access to both Microsoft and Android apps. At super-affordable prices and with a quality Nokia...

  • Phones

    Hands-on: ZTE Grand Memo II review

    By 24 February 2014

    The Grand Memo II LTE from ZTE is the company's update to the previously launched Grand Memo and is its new flagship Phablet for 2014. It was announced at MWC in Barcelona and we hopped over to the company's stand to take a look at whether this has the...

  • Phones

    Hands-on: Sony Xperia M2 review

    By 24 February 2014

    Sony has announced the Xperia M2 smartphone, which it is claiming has the "world's best smartphone technology in its class". It steals the design from the Xperia Z family, but ditches the waterproofing feature, so be careful not to confuse this device...

  • Tablets

    Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet review

    By 24 February 2014

    The Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet replaces the Xperia Tablet Z, running with the tagline that it's the world's slimmest and lightest waterproof tablet. Regardless of the waterproofing, the Xperia Z2 Tablet is light for its screen size, tipping the scales at 426g,...

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