Every year, manufacturers and industry insiders gather at the Mobile World Congress to celebrate the latest in mobile and digital technology. From smartphones and smartwatches to virtual reality headsets and internet ready bicycles the MWC is a veritable smorgasbord of gear and gadgetry. Industry leaders, like Samsung, Microsoft, and HTC, come to the MWC to unveil their latest products and to hint at what’s in store for the future. Some of those products will take the world by storm, while others will become minor footnotes in the history of mobile communications. This year saw an impressive array of new gadgets poised to storm the international market, and as always the latest smartphone models garnered much of the attention.
Some believe, however, that it may be too late to make that transition. According to Paul Krugman, the Nobel Prize-winning economist: “Microsoft missed the boat, big time, on major shifts in the technological landscape. And now the very network externalities that solidified its former dominance probably stand in the way of any attempt to return to past glories.” Continue reading
This is where I link to the top reviews on my site and on others (because I’ve not quite got the arrogance to believe that I write the best stuff in the world!)
Nokia Lumia 1020 – There is no argument that the Lumia 1020 is the best camera in a modern phone, but you are going to have to decide if you are willing to trade size for such power.
HP ElitePad 900 review – Although it’s well built and delivers decent battery life, the ElitePad 900’s combination of a basic Atom-based tablet and a range of optional extras is an expensive way to build a work-ready system.
Verizon Motorola Droid Maxx Review: Battery life to please the road warrior- The Moto X is rolling out to all major US carriers and with the Motorola Droid Maxx you get all the software goodies with a battery life that lets you work on the road for a couple days between charges.
Belkin AC 1800 DB 802.11ac router review – 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi; Norton parental controls; 4x Gigabit Ethernet; Dual USB 2.0 ports; WPA/WPA2 and WPS security
Toshiba Satellite S50t-A-118 review – 15.6-inch 1366×786 touchscreen display; 2.6kg; Intel i7 4700MQ 2.4GHZ Quad Core CPU; 6GB RAM; 1TB 5,400rpm Hard Drive; GeForce GT740M Graphics