Simon Hill is a freelance technology journalist and editor who loves all things tech. You'll find him writing about smartphones, wearables, tablets, software, computing, videogames, and robots all over the internet. He spent several years working in the games industry, and lives in Scotland with his wife and two kids.
Intel announced its new mobile devices portfolio at MWC today as it tries to catch up with market leader, Qualcomm. The new Atom family includes the x3 for the entry-level market, and the x5 and x7 for the mid-range and premium end.
Lenovo has released its first camera/smartphone hybrid at MWC. The 16-megapixel Vibe Shot is packed with photography features, and it was shown off alongside the budget A7000 smartphone and a Pocket Projector.
Acer had plenty to show at MWC with a new budget Windows Phone, the Liquid M220, the Android Liquid Jade Z, Z220, and Z520, and the Liquid Leap+ fitness band, which is compatible with Android, iOS, and Windows Phone devices.
You can pay well over $100 for a premium HDMI cable, but at the end of the day are you going to see any real benefit over a $5 cable? We decided to ask an expert and establish exactly what, if anything, the extra money will get…