MediaTek announces 2 new processors for both mid-range smartphones & tablets.  MediaTek has announced 2 new processors for both mid-range smartphone and tablets at MWC last week. [READ MORE HERE]

MediaTek announces 2 new processors for both mid-range smartphones & tablets. MediaTek has announced 2 new processors for both mid-range smartphone and tablets at MWC last week. [READ MORE HERE]

Google will allow Waze to be pre-installed on Android devices.  Google has given the go ahead for its Waze navigation app to be pre-installed on new Android devices. [READ MORE HERE]

Soon Waze GPS navigation application for Windows Phone 8 devices An Israeli side Calcalist means that Waze GPS navigation application will soon be available on Windows Phone 8 devices.

Google was quiet, but Android was everywhere at Mobile World Congress.  Google used to have quite the presence at Mobile World Congress apparently, including a massive stand which included a slide. But those days are gone and though Google doesn’t have a stand as such, they were still everywhere at Mobile World Congress. Visitors to MWC were first greeted by this massive display which covered a walkway across the road outside of the conference hall at Fira Barcelona. [READ MORE HERE]

Google was quiet, but Android was everywhere at Mobile World Congress. Google used to have quite the presence at Mobile World Congress apparently, including a massive stand which included a slide. But those days are gone and though Google doesn’t have a stand as such, they were still everywhere at Mobile World Congress. Visitors to MWC were first greeted by this massive display which covered a walkway across the road outside of the conference hall at Fira Barcelona. [READ MORE HERE]

HTC Vive Australian hands-on: I’ve used the HTC Vive and I loved it.  HTC held what will most likely be their biggest event this year at Mobile World Congress, they announced their latest flagship smartphone, the HTC One M9, their fitness band, the HTC Grip and then surprised just about everyone by announcing a move into Virtual Reality space, announcing a VR Headset called the HTC Vive, powered by Valve’s Steam VR platform. [READ MORE HERE]

HTC held what will most likely be their biggest event this year at Mobile World Congress, they annou

Tapit partners with digital security firm Gemalto to offer ‘Tapit and Buy’ for digital content.  Imagine this, you’re riding on a bus and you see a poster on the seat back in front of you advertising a game. The game looks interesting and you decide you want to purchase it, you pull out your phone, tap the NFC enabled sticker on the poster and the game is purchased with credit from your mobile phone bill. That’s the concept of ‘Tapit and Buy’ a new service announced at MWC, [READ MORE HERE]

Tapit partners with digital security firm Gemalto to offer ‘Tapit and Buy’ for digital content - Ausdroid

The Saygus V2 Super Phone now supports Australian LTE bands and will ship to Australia.  Smaller players are beginning to make waves in the mobile hardware market place, OnePlus is probably one of the largest, but a new contender has emerged – Saygus. [READ MORE HERE]

Smaller players are beginning to make waves in the mobile hardware market place, OnePlus is probably

LG G Flex 2 – Australian Hands On.  When curved screens started appearing in 2013, there was of course the infamous ‘taco’ shaped Samsung Galaxy Round, but while Samsung went on to curve their glass in another direction and introduced the Edge line, LG believes that they got it curved the right way the first time with the LG G Flex. [READ MORE HERE]

When curved screens started appearing in there was of course the infamous 'taco' shaped Samsun

The Nokia N1 tablet is here at Mobile World Congress – it’s everything I’d like a Nexus 8 to be.  After they sold their mobile division to Microsoft last year, there wasn’t much expected from Nokia in the form of hardware. But late last year, Nokia surprised everyone by releasing a brand new smaller form-factor tablet, the Nokia N1. Manufactured by Foxconn in China, the tablet has limited availability, but as it’s here at MWC let’s have a look. [READ MORE HERE]

The Nokia tablet is here at Mobile World Congress – it’s everything I’d like a Nexus 8 to be - Ausdroid

Lenovo has launched a neat little Miracast and DLNA enabled pocket projector.  Lenovo launched a couple of cool media focused tablets at Mobile World Congress, but that’s not the only media related product they’ve announced. Lenovo has announced they will soon begin selling a Miracast and DLNA enabled pocket projector. [READ MORE HERE]

Lenovo has launched a neat little Miracast and DLNA enabled pocket projector - Ausdroid

Lenovo announces two new tablets with Dolby Atmos sound.  Mobile World Congress has seen a lot of announcements this week and Lenovo too has announced some new products with new tablets, as well as a new pocket projector, all of which should be heading down under. [READ MORE HERE]

Lenovo announces two new tablets with Dolby Atmos sound - Ausdroid

NVIDIA announced a 4K UHD Shield Console running Android TV.  While the news is still developing on this one (the press conference is on now – Tune in now – the news is too big not to share. NVIDIA have just announced a new Nvidia SHIELD set top box, powered by Android TV with 4K UHD resolution. [READ MORE HERE]

While the news is still developing on this one (the press conference is on now - Tune in now - the n

Intel hits it out of the park with a new Mobile SoC / LTE solution.  Intel has made an announcement at MWC 2015 of a collaboration with Ericsson, Samsung and others as part of a broad effort to get its new System-on-Chips (SoCs) into more phones out there. [READ MORE HERE]

Intel hits it out of the park with a new Mobile SoC / LTE solution - Ausdroid

Huawei Watch – Australian Hands on.  The Huawei announcement on the 1st of March, saw Huawei bring three wearables to market. The Talkband B2 and Talkband N1 are quite interesting in their own right, but it’s the Huawei Watch which seems to be capturing everyones attention, at least here in Android land. We’re at Mobile World Congress and the watches are now live in the Huawei booth so I popped a long to take a look. [READ MORE HERE]

The Huawei announcement on the of March, saw Huawei bring three wearables to market.

LG Watch Urbane Australian hands-on.  LG’s latest Android Wear watch was announced just prior to MWC, pairing the round face design of the G Watch R with the more a premium metal body construction than the previous models. LG hasn’t released the watch as yet, but they are showing it off at mobile world congress, so we dropped by the LG booth to take a look. [READ MORE HERE]

LG's latest Android Wear watch was announced just prior to MWC, pairing the round face design of the

Huawei launches an in-car LTE hotspot called CarFi.  At Mobile World Congress, Huawei has announced a nifty little gadget to make connecting to the internet on the go a little bit easier. Called the CarFi, the unit is designed to sit in your cars cigarette lighter and will provide Cat4 LTE connectivity through wifi for up to 10 users. [READ MORE HERE]

At Mobile World Congress, Huawei has announced a nifty little gadget to make connecting to the inter

PayPal announces a new NFC enabled Here mobile payments card reader.  PayPal has announced at MWC 2015 overnight a new NFC enabled Here mobile payments card reader that will be able to take payments from NFC enabled credit/debit cards and NFC enabled mobiles. [READ MORE HERE]

PayPal announces a new NFC enabled Here mobile payments card reader. PayPal has announced at MWC 2015 overnight a new NFC enabled Here mobile payments card reader that will be able to take payments from NFC enabled credit/debit cards and NFC enabled mobiles. [READ MORE HERE]

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