Midway through MWC: it’s been a weird and wonderful trip so far

First impressions… Having attended the Mobile World Congress (MWC) for several years now, it certainly feels busier than usual this year. Attendees are arriving to the event early, and there’s no lull first thing in the morning like most of the previous years. Time to get the first-hand scoop on the highly-anticipated tech… The tech… For the [...]

Mobile World Congress 2015 – Day 1

Zuckerberg’s unholy matrimony with the operators Mark Zuckerberg took centre stage on Day 1 of Mobile World Congress again – but this time, he seemed very keen to shift the focus away from Facebook and onto its partners. The Q&A chat (hosted by WIRED journalist Jessi Hempel) was focused around Zuckerberg’s internet.org initiative – which aims [...]

By | March 2nd, 2015|Conferences, Events, Mobile Apps, Mobile Devices, Wearables|0 Comments

Our Pick of the Parties at Mobile World Congress

The biggest event on the mobile calendar is upon us once more. Hotels and flights are booked, meetings are coming in thick and fast but let’s get down to business; where will the action be?  We’ve selected the best parties we’re hoping to attend, see you on the dance floor? Sunday Night Hosted by Rudy De Waele, [...]

By | February 26th, 2015|Conferences, Events|0 Comments

Mobile World Congress 2015 – Day 3

The Internet of Things and virtual reality Roaming the show floor at Mobile World Congress today, I’m repeatedly struck by the idea of the ‘killer app’. It’s an overused term, but it really means something in the context of the Internet of Things and the Internet of Everything. Compare and contrast: the AT&T Drive Studio [...]

By | February 26th, 2015|Conferences, Events, Mobile Apps, Mobile Devices, Wearables|0 Comments

Blackberry left behind as mobile moves beyond the pocket – Mobile World Congress 2014 Day 3

Relax, Barcelona – Mobile World Congress 2014 is starting to wind down. It seems fitting that people have only really got round to talking about BlackBerry today as people start to physically and psychologically check out of the show, even though RIM launched its new phones yesterday. In a few short years, the BlackBerry has [...]

By | February 26th, 2014|Conferences, Industry Comment, Mobile Devices|0 Comments

Mark Zuckerburg and Nokia look to connect the world – Mobile World Congress 2014 Day 1

With a show the size of Mobile World Congress, it seems only right that the biggest name in technology – Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg – delivered the first big headline keynote.Few things can prepare you for the scale of MWC and it seems scale is what Zuckerberg wants to talk about, too. Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp [...]

By | February 24th, 2014|Conferences, Mobile Devices|0 Comments