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BlackBerry Leap: Affordable 5-incher lacks Z30 charm (hands-on)
Phones

BlackBerry Leap: Affordable 5-incher lacks Z30 charm (hands-on)

By 3 March 2015

We knew that BlackBerry was going to use Mobile World Congress to talk about future devices and it announced the Leap, alongside a tease of a whacky slider handset, with double curved display. The Leap sits in the same sort of space as the BlackBerry... >>

Want to unlock your smartphone with your eyes? The ZTE Grand S3's retina scanning tech can do just that (hands-on)
Phones

Want to unlock your smartphone with your eyes? The ZTE Grand S3's retina scanning tech can do just that (hands-on)

By 3 March 2015

Biometrics. Now that's a word we'll be hearing more of in the world of tech. Having seen plenty of fingerprint scanners on phones in recent years, the ZTE Grand S3 goes one step further: incorporating EyeVerify retina scanning technology, which can be... >>

Piper nv smarthome camera system doesn't just see burglars, it scares them away (hands-on)
Smarthome

Piper nv smarthome camera system doesn't just see burglars, it scares them away (hands-on)

By 3 March 2015

Icontrol Networks has announced a new Piper at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, building on the original all-in-one home security and video monitoring system. The new model, called Piper nv, introduces a new camera system and night vision to the... >>

Qualcomm Sense ID is a 3D biometric scanner that will solve those sweaty Apple TouchID moments (hands-on)
Phones

Qualcomm Sense ID is a 3D biometric scanner that will solve those sweaty Apple TouchID moments (hands-on)

By 3 March 2015

Qualcomm has demoed a new biometric fingerprint scanner at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that uses ultrasonic sound waves to capture even more of the minute details of your digits. The technology, called Sense ID, aims to solve the problem of scanning... >>

HP Spectre x360 hands-on: A slim, sexy, sophisticated two-in-one
Laptops

HP Spectre x360 hands-on: A slim, sexy, sophisticated two-in-one

By 2 March 2015

HP has announced the Spectre x360 at Mobile World Congress, offering a 13.3-inch laptop that effortlessly turns into a tablet thanks to the geared hinge.  It's a beautiful looking device that oozes premium appeal and we were impressed by how professional... >>

Nokia N1 is a magnificent tablet, despite the copycat design (hands-on)
Tablets

Nokia N1 is a magnificent tablet, despite the copycat design (hands-on)

By 2 March 2015

Nokia announced the N1 tablet in November 2014, but it has been shown off at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and we couldn't help but play with it. When Nokia moved its hardware division over to Microsoft devices, it stopped being a hardware company.... >>

Lenovo Vibe Shot is an interesing camera phone, but its name gives off bad vibes (hands-on)
Phones

Lenovo Vibe Shot is an interesing camera phone, but its name gives off bad vibes (hands-on)

By 2 March 2015

Phone camera or camera phone? Increasingly more people turn to their phones to take snaps rather than owning a dedicated camera system and Lenovo has its own push to try and win over camera-centric customers: the Vibe Shot. Despite the terrible name and... >>

Lenovo Tab 2 A8 gets Lollipop love and a dash of Dolby Atmos (hands on)
Tablets

Lenovo Tab 2 A8 gets Lollipop love and a dash of Dolby Atmos (hands on)

By 2 March 2015

Tablets of all shapes and sizes are ten a penny these days, making it harder to stand out from the crowd. The latest budget Lenovo Tab 2 A8 8-inch tablet has a good stab at it though, introducing a neater, tidier Android Lollipop user experience - which... >>

Pebble Time: Hands-on with the most successful Kickstarter project ever
Gadgets

Pebble Time: Hands-on with the most successful Kickstarter project ever

By 2 March 2015

Pebble Time is the new must have smartwatch, well it you talk to the hundreds and thousands that have already ordered the device on Kickstarter, and Pocket-lint caught up with the founder of the company to demo the new watch ahead of its release in May.... >>

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL hands-on: Big brute packs in Zeiss lens
Phones

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL hands-on: Big brute packs in Zeiss lens

By 2 March 2015

Although we're still waiting for a new flagship Windows Phone to sail Microsoft Devices into the Windows 10 future, the Lumia 640 XL is an interesting new launch, announced today at MWC in Barcelona. With a 5.7-inch display it's sitting in phablet territory,... >>