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MWC 2011 - The Curtain Call

MWC 2011 - The Curtain Call



MWC 2011 - The Curtain Call

Mobile World Congress 2011 Headlines

We've come to the end of another Mobile World Congress, and what a year it is. Besides the usual devices announcements from the big players such as Sony Ericsson, Samsung, HTC and various others, the real star of the show for 2011 was the technologies and ecosystems that will be coming our way. To give a fitting farewell to another year of innovative mobile technology, we round-up some of the prominent announcements and impressions of the mobile technology that made the headlines at this annual event.

Sony Ericsson Announces Xperia Play

At long last, the open secret once known as the PlayStation Phone makes its official debut as the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play. We share some of our hands-on experience with the Xperia Play and its fellow Xperia siblings, the Neo and Pro.

Samsung Unveils Dual-Core Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Tab 10.1

While news of the leaks were rampant all over the net just a day before their official unveiling, both the Samsung Galaxy S II and the new 10.1-inch Samsung Tab still managed to live up to their hype. We took a quick look at these two devices and came back with some good news to share.

Innovative Mobile Technology from NTT Docomo

We dropped by the booth of Japanese mobile operator, Docomo, for a quick peek at some of their unusual and innovative offerings.

Getting to Know HP's New WebOS Family

Most of us have been waiting with bated breath for the new-old HP webOS products. Here, we take a look at the upcoming Veer, Pre3 and HP TouchPad.

LG Moves into 3D Mobile with Optimus 3D and Pad

A phone that uses glasses-free 3D display, and a tablet that records 3D images. That's one of the major highlights at MWC 2011 when we checked out both the LG Optimus 3D and Optimus Pad, and here's our hands-on impressions of these unique mobile devices.

Microsoft Announces Multi-tasking and Twitter Integration for Windows Phone 7

MWC 2010 was the event where Microsoft revealed Windows Phone 7. So it is fitting for the Redmond-based company to announce its updates to the mobile OS at the very same event, one year later.

HTC Joins the Tablet Wars

At MWC 2011, HTC once again threw a whole slew of updates to its portfolio. This time, we see new Android 2.3 devices, smartphones with a one-key access to Facebook and more importantly, the company's first tablet running with an updated HTC Sense.

More Sightings from Motorola, Samsung and Huawei

We dropped by Motorola's and Samsung's booth and swung by Huawei's conference during MWC. Here are some highlights of what we saw offered during the hectic event.

Acer Updates Its Lineup with Iconia Series of Smartphone and Tablets

Acer reveals its new lineup for 2011, including the Acer Iconia Smart that runs on Google Android 2.3 and its tablet entries, the Acer Iconia A100 and A500 powered by the tablet-optimized Google Android 3.0 Honeycomb.