• LG, Huawei, Sony and more brought their best phones to MWC -- here are our favorites

    LG, Huawei, Sony and more brought their best phones to MWC -- here are our favorites

    We’ve seen all the latest and greatest smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2017, and now we’re going to rank the best ones.We’ve tried all of these phones and even used a few of them regularly during the week in Barcelona, Spain.
  • The Business case for Layered Security

    Download Many IT security experts understand the benefits of a layered security model.Instead of employing discrete tools such as anti-virus software, intrusion detection systems, and firewalls, it takes an integrated approach to managing these technologies, augmented with other techniques.
  • On a Budget? Hands On With Alcatel's Midrange A3, U5

    On a Budget? Hands On With Alcatel's Midrange A3, U5

    Aside from the metal-clad Moto G5 and G5 Plus, you have solid options from Alcatel in the form of the midrange A3 (above) and the entry-level U5.We went hands on and overall they seem like a good midrange or entry-level options for those on a budget.
  • DT Daily MWC 2017: Top Tech awards, Snake on the Nokia 3310, and more

    DT Daily MWC 2017: Top Tech awards, Snake on the Nokia 3310, and more

    We got hold of the Nokia 3310 to try it out.Not because it’s a high-tech masterpiece, but because it has a revamped version of the classic Snake game.
  • Gionee Goes All in on Selfies With A10, A10 Plus

    Gionee Goes All in on Selfies With A10, A10 Plus

    BARCELONA—Gionee promised us a selfie-tastic experience ahead of Mobile World Congress with the A10 and A10 Plus and that's kind of what we got.The A10 and A10 Plus were pretty quick to rattle off selfies though, with neither device seriously lagging.
  • ZTE's 'Gigabit Phone' Exists, Is Gigabit

    ZTE's 'Gigabit Phone' Exists, Is Gigabit

    BARCELONA—ZTE's announcement of a prototype "Gigabit Phone" confused us a few days ago here at MWC.But things got a little bit clearer when we went to ZTE's booth, and found that its "gigabit phone" prototype already exists and is in fact gigabit.
  • Trump Might Want to Check Out DarkMatter's Katim Phone

    Trump Might Want to Check Out DarkMatter's Katim Phone

    BARCELONA—Donald Trump has reportedly eschewed his Secret Service-approved phone in favor of his old, much less secure Android device.Whatever the reason, perhaps he should consider DarkMatter's Katim phone.
  • Will everyone please shut up about 5G?

    Will everyone please shut up about 5G?

    The dawn of 5G, a standard that still has no agreed definition, and is almost certainly at least three years away, seems to be at the top of everyone’s agenda.Samsung kicked off its press conference with a section on its new 5G technologies, and a spokesperson from Verizon took to the stage to talk about the 5G trials it has been running, ending with a suggestion that Samsung might release a 5G phone at MWC 2018.
  • Rugged Phones: Not Just for Clumsy Consumers

    Rugged Phones: Not Just for Clumsy Consumers

    The range of functions on the DuraForce Pro—as well as the Brigadier and the DuraForce XD—include motion detecting sensor, body camera, and fleet management tool.The body camera is especially interesting because a huge issue for police departments under pressure to use body cameras is the cost of the cameras themselves and the data storage required for thousands of hours of footage.
  • Hands On: BlackBerry KeyOne's Business Security Features

    Hands On: BlackBerry KeyOne's Business Security Features

    BARCELONA—BlackBerry is back in a big way at Mobile World Congress this year, returning to its business-focused smartphone roots with the new BlackBerry KeyOne.At the launch event, BlackBerry said it built security "into every layer of the KeyOne.
  • The Best Products of MWC 2017

    The Best Products of MWC 2017

    Around 100,000 people come to Spain every February to wheel and deal, to meet and greet, to handle the latest smartphones, and to find out what next year's technologies will be.After three days of pre-briefings and show floor wandering, we chose eight products that represent the best of what we saw.
  • Intel's 7560 Modem for iPhones May Come in 2018

    Intel's 7560 Modem for iPhones May Come in 2018

    Last week we reported on an Intel press release for a new modem which might, in theory, kick Qualcomm's part out of iPhones.So it probably won't be eligible for this year's iPhone.
  • Rapid Tech Change Challenges IT Leaders

    Rapid Tech Change Challenges IT Leaders

    Agility is the name of the game for today's IT organizations, but keeping up with the rapid pace of change is difficult.The reason: IT can't deliver fast enough on what individual operating units need.
  • Rapid Tech Change Challenges IT Leaders

    Rapid Tech Change Challenges IT Leaders

    Agility is the name of the game for today's IT organizations, but keeping up with the rapid pace of change is difficult.Gone are the days when IT procured and managed all of an organization's technology.
  • Li-Fi, the internet of light, turns LED fixtures into speedy wireless access

    Li-Fi, the internet of light, turns LED fixtures into speedy wireless access

    Internet access is fast becoming a basic human right, but there are problems with our current delivery systems.As it turns out, the company has been busy raising significant funding, expanding the engineering team, and securing more partners.
  • Android Enters Year 10 at Mobile World Congress

    Android Enters Year 10 at Mobile World Congress

    Mobile World Congress is the world's biggest cell phone trade show, and it's Android phone makers' biggest show as well.This was the "Honeycomb" year, when Google had conflicting versions of Android for phones and tablets that didn't quite mesh.
  • Scale Your SOC to Meet Today's Challenges

    Download Forced to fight an enemy with limited resources, enterprise security leaders are faced with a seemingly impossible task - defending the network knowing that missing just one attack can result in a catastrophic data breach.With an excess of security threats and a lack of available security talent, enterprises need a new approach to cybersecurity that focuses on getting the most out of their available resources.
  • Hands On: Farewell SIM Cards, Hello Virtual SIMs?

    Hands On: Farewell SIM Cards, Hello Virtual SIMs?

    KnowRoaming's SoftSIM, uCloudlink's CloudSIM, and Gemalto's embedded SIM all provide remote SIM provisioning and GSM connectivity without you ever having to physically put a SIM card into your phone.The phone is tricked into thinking it has a SIM card in the slot even though no hardware is involved.
  • Eyes On: Oppo's 5x Lossless Digital Zoom Camera Concept

    Eyes On: Oppo's 5x Lossless Digital Zoom Camera Concept

    BARCELONA—While Oppo didn't have any new handsets to show off here at Mobile World Congress, it did unveil its 5x lossless digital zoom camera system, which could be coming soon to an Oppo phone near you.This complex system uses two sensors, a wide angle and telephoto lenses with optical image stabilization (OIS) applied to each.
  • Report: iPhone 8 Ditching Lightning Port, Uses Curved Display

    Report: iPhone 8 Ditching Lightning Port, Uses Curved Display

    If the latest news surrounding the inevitable iPhone 8 is to be believed, then it's quite a departure from the norm for Apple.But apparently we are also going to get an iPhone 8 sitting at the high end of the line-up as a way of celebrating the iPhone's 10th Anniversary.