Hashtag Trending – Oscars buzz; Mobile World Congress begins; Trump’s 6G tweet

Something happened at the Oscars that everyone is talking about (I just don’t know what), Mobile World Congress is in full swing in Barcelona, and Donald Trump invents 6G telecommunications with a single

Published on: February 25th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Tour Samsung’s Mobile World Congress booth in this 360 video

Samsung's big focus this year at Mobile World Congress is its just-launched Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones, and its booth at the show reflects that. Join IT World Canada Editor Brian Jackson as

Published on: February 28th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Asus reveals ZenFone 5 Series smartphones at Mobile Word Congress

Barcelona - Asus took its opportunity on the Mobile World Congress stage to announce its new smartphone lineup with the ZenFone 5 Series, which it says will showcase new AI-powered CPUs. Asus and

Published on: February 27th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Toronto firm’s AR tech featured in Samsung Galaxy S9 Bixby camera

BARCELONA - Toronto-based ModiFace is seeing its augmented reality makeup technology receive what is likely its biggest closeup yet, with direct integration into the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus camera. ModiFace's AR

Published on: February 27th, 2018 Brian Jackson

AI will play crucial role in creating future mobile value: GSMA report

BARCELONA -- As Mobile World Congress is dominated by a slew of smartphone announcements packed with manufacturers hyping up their new artificial intelligence-powered features, mobile network operators are opening their eyes to how

Published on: February 26th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Huawei reveals new notebook and tablet at Mobile World Congress

While Huawei has primarily made headlines recently by expanding its smartphone presence in North America (only to find those efforts obstructed), it's using Mobile World Congress to remind consumers that handsets aren't the

Published on: February 26th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Nokia mixes old with new at Mobile World Congress

HMD Global is betting on nostalgia and curved glass to get people to buy their new lineup of smartphones. The makers of Nokia-branded phones introduced four new smartphones at Mobile World Congress in

Published on: February 26th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – What to expect from Mobile World Congress 2018

Mobile World Congress is one of the biggest events centered around mobile devices in the world, and with major announcements like the Samsung Galaxy S9 expected to break later this week, today on

Published on: February 26th, 2018 Alex Radu

LG entering the big leagues with the G6

TORONTO - As an indecisive consumer, shopping for a smartphone was already difficult for me before LG announced the G6 at this year's Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona. For the longest time, it

Published on: March 9th, 2017 Alex Radu

Motorola redesigns its affordable smartphone line

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Lenovo unveiled its next two Motorola mid-range smartphones, the Moto G5 and G5 Plus with a new aluminum design. Other than the aluminum design change, the latest

Published on: March 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Sony doubles down on the camera with latest Xperia smartphone

It's getting increasingly difficult to stand out as a smartphone manufacturer, so Sony is focusing on what its Xperia line does best: taking beautiful photos. At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week,

Published on: March 3rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Retailers rejoice: Mastercard bringing mobile ordering platform to Canada

Mastercard Inc. announced at Mobile World Congress this week that it would be expanding its mobile ordering and payment platform, Qkr! with Masterpass, to six new markets including Canada. Aimed at retailers in

Published on: March 2nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

First 5G smartphone shown off at Mobile World Congress

ZTE may have announced the most future forward smartphone yet, but it's still a ways away from being possible in Canada. The Gigabit Phone, the world's first 5G smartphone, was revealed by the

Published on: March 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Chinese smartphone giant Huawei coming to Canada for first time

One of the world's most popular smartphone brands is making its North American debut - and not in the U.S. At Mobile World Congress (MCW) in Barcelona, Huawei announced that the P10 and

Published on: February 27th, 2017 Alex Radu