The Mobile World Congress was cancelled due to Coronavirus COVID-19 concerns

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One of the largest trade shows on the planet won’t take place this year because of outbreak worries. The annual Mobile World Congress trade show is cancelled. The event typically takes place in Barcelona, Spain and provides much anticipated insight into upcoming smartphone and mobile technology. The reason for the cancellation has to do with growing concerns over the spread of COVID-19. Organizers announced that the Mobile World Congress is cancelled as a result of rising worries in the business world regarding the coronavirus outbreak. They explained that several of…

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Nokia 9 PureView unveiling reveals smartphone with five rear cameras

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The new Nokia phone is the first to take photos with five cameras. The Nokia 9 PureView was among the highly anticipated smartphones launched during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) tradeshow in Barcelona. HMD Global, the Finish-based company that owns the Nokia brand, showed off the new smartphone, which features no less than five rear cameras – a world first. The phone has been designed with camera enthusiasts in mind. Nokia’s new phone isn’t following the latest foldable phones trend as the recently unveiled Samsung Galaxy Fold and the Huawei…

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Li-Fi to bring light speed internet 100 times faster than Wi-Fi

New technology demoed by Oledcomm has shown that online connectivity is about to get much faster. Li-Fi, which stands for “light fidelity” is a new type of wireless internet connection technology that has now been demonstrated at the Mobile World Congress, showing that speeds can be far faster than they currently are over Wi-Fi. The idea is that something as simple as a lamp will be able to boost smartphone web connection speeds 100 times over. Li-Fi will make it possible to move beyond the limitations of Wi-Fi, which relies…

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LG has scrapped its mobile payments launch at the MWC

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The consumer electronics giant has backed out of launching its LG Pay service, this week. LG Electronics had intended to wow attendees of the Mobile World Congress, this week, by launching its new mobile payments service called LG Pay but, at the last moment, it decided not to unveil the wallet app, after all. The company claims that it decided not to use the MWC to launch its mobile wallet as it had a greater priority. Since LG also intended to use the MWC to place the spotlight on its…

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Samsung unveils new devices that support mobile commerce

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Samsung reveals Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge at the Mobile World Congress After rumors concerning new technology and services being announced by Samsung, the company has unveiled its upcoming devices and initiatives at this year’s Mobile World Congress. The company has introduced its new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. These new devices will be released on April 10 this year, and include major upgrades over previous versions of the Galaxy brand. These two devices are expected to be direct competitors of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.…

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