Don't-Miss Mobile World Congress Stories

IoT will play a big role in smart city advances

Smart parking, smart highways and smart bikes -- all linked by low-cost modules and sensors that can be connected wirelessly -- are all part of what’s coming.

Behind the scenes at the Galaxy S7 keynote, Samsung’s biggest event of the year

Step into the journalist's seat and experience all the emotions that come with covering MWC's biggest press conference.

A head-to-head look at the LG G5 and Samsung Galaxy S7

Having spent some time with these hot new Android phones, we’ve already formed a few preliminary opinions on how they stack up.

Google's Android garden at MWC is a can't-miss for Android fans

Google didn't make any big Android announcements at MWC, but they did have some fun demos and delicious hot chocolate.

Google's Project Tango museum tour

Google demonstrates how Project Tango's precise indoor location can change your museum-going experience forever.

Samsung vs. LG: Dueling press conferences

If you spend hundreds of millions developing a new flagship phone, you better make its introduction something special!

Samsung's Gear 360 camera takes photos and videos that surround you

Samsung hopes to democratize VR content creation with an this affordable accessory.

HP sets sights on business users with Elite x3 smartphone

Computerworld Senior Editor Matt Hamblen goes into detail with HP's business-friendly Elite x3 smartphone.

Tracovino's smart sensors give winemakers an efficiency boost

Who knew that big data and networking could help you make better wine?

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Sony's Xperia concept gadgets are weird and underwhelming

The Japanese company gets some credit for attempting to innovate, but better luck next time.

Atheer offers enterprise-focused smart glasses with gesture tracking

Meet Atheer, a startup that makes enterprise-focused smart glasses and is on the cusp of releasing its first commercial product.

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Panasonic's Nubo is a security camera you can take pretty much anywhere

The highly-portable Nubo lets you stake out remote corners of your backyard, or monitor your campsite—and its surveillance and convenience features help it stand out from other security cameras.

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Elliptic Labs' ultrasound tech lets you control your devices with a friendly wave

The company can use a device's existing microphone and speaker to respond to your gesture.

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Intel’s Brian Krzanich says 5G networking will let millions of drones roam the earth

We're not talking "Terminator" (we hope), but we are talking connected everything from toasters to trains, all enabled by the big push for faster, stronger 5G wireless networks.

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Samsung focuses on gamers with new Galaxy S7 features

Record gameplay, snooze notifications, and save battery with built-in gaming functions. Oh, and Samsung says it's the first to ship with Vulkan support, too.

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Your cat will love LG's laser pointer-equipped rolling robot

One of the most fun smartphone accessories to come out of this year's Mobile World Congress expo has to be LG's Rolling Bot. It's a spherical ball that rolls around on command from a smartphone, and includes a camera and laser pointer.

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Sony’s new concepts include a creepy miniature camera and a high-tech projector

Sony’s Xperia Eye, Projector, and Agent could fuel your sci-fi fantasies (or nightmares).

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Mark Zuckerberg says VR is the future of Facebook

The CEO first dreamed of virtual reality as a teen and now sees it as the future of social media.

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HTC Vive will cost $799 and ship in April, preorders start February 29

Valve and HTC's VR headset finally has a price. And it's not cheap.

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The hottest item at Mobile World Congress won't be for sale

In Barcelona, you really can buy happiness. (It's called Iberico, a delicious Spanish ham.) But you can't buy unlicensed spectrum, and yet it's going to be the hottest thing at Mobile World Congress next week.

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What to expect from Mobile World Congress 2016

The first big mobile show of the year gets even bigger.

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LG G5 rumor roundup: Everything we think we know so far

The G4 was a great phone, but not the huge hit LG expected. Will the G5 draw more Android fans?

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Rumor check: Everything we think we know about the Samsung Galaxy S7

Don't trust everything you read. We rounded up the most probable rumors on the Galaxy S7 to prep you for February 21.