Mobile World Congress

Multi-window Android on an Alcatel all-in-one? Meet the Xess 17

Although it might be using a CPU from a less popular manufacturer, Alcatel's new Xess 17 all-in-one tablet PC offers some interesting features, perhaps most of all that it is running the Phoenix OS multi-window Android platform.

Best phones and tablets from MWC 2016

Mobile World Congress 2016 was chock full of great smartphones. Here are some of our favorites, including the Samsung Galaxy S7, LG G5, Xiaomi Mi 5, Sony Xperia X line, and Huawei MateBook.
Virtual Reality

We jumped in a VR spacecraft with real copilots and found the social side of VR

Buzzing above Mars in a spaceship with two copilots by my side, I explored The Red Planet in one of the first demonstrations of what multiplayer VR gaming will be like. And it's awesome.
Cool Tech

We’ve seen the light! Li-Fi is the future of wireless connectivity

The promise of faster and more stable Internet access through our lights is really exciting. We got a demo of PureLiFi in action at MWC 2016 and talked with the COO about the future of this technology.

The new Lumia 650 is gorgeous, but it isn’t powerful enough for Continuum

Microsoft has officially announced the Lumia 650, a phone which is rumored to be the final Lumia device for 2016. We've got everything you need to know about the new phone right here.
Cool Tech

Robot roundup: Meet the best (and sometimes most bizarre) bots in Barcelona

Mobile World Congress isn't just about phones, tablets, wearables, and the like. As one of the premiere tech events of the year, the show is also host to a broad range of other technologies -- and this year, we saw more robots roaming…

Talking mobility, autonomous cars, and the future with a forward-looking Ford

Ford has conducted all kinds of mobility experiments to gain a deeper understanding of what customers need today and what they'll want tomorrow -- and what's over the horizon sounds amazing.

Sonic superphone shootout: Galaxy S7 vs. LG G5 vs. Sony Xperia X

Most of us listen to music with our phones, so shouldn't the sound as good as they look? We checked out LG's G5 with the Hi-Fi Plus module, Sony's Xperia Performance, and Samsung's Galaxy S7 to see which sounded best.

Fun, paint-splattered HTC Desire 530 proves funky design doesn’t need to cost a fortune

The HTC Desire 530 may not be the most expensive or most powerful phone out there, but it does have a fun and funky design that's not only unusual, but also unique to each device. We check it out.

Barcelona broke us, but not before we found a laser bike and 6-wheeled robot 3:40

On the last day of Mobile World Congress 2016, we discovered a bike with built-in lasers, a 10-core superphone from China, Internet by Li-Fi, and a six-wheeled robot that wants to replace Mr. McFeely.