The CAT S60 thermal phone is MWC2016’s hottest phone, literally

Caterpillar or CAT, isn’t exactly a company you’d associate with smartphones. Yes, they build heavy machinery. And yes, those cool excavators and tractors. So, what were they doing at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 again? Well, they’ve literally released the hottest phone at the conference, or at least one that can sense heat. Their latest CAT S60 happens to be the world’s first smartphone with a built-in thermal imaging camera.

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7 reasons why the Samsung Galaxy S7 should be your next smartphone

Considering the Samsung Galaxy S6 (and its variants – S6 edge and S6 edge plus) was the near-perfect smartphone of 2015, Samsung needed to do something special with the Galaxy S7. Unpacking its new flagship at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016, Samsung gave the world plenty to love. If you’re in the market for a new smartphone (and have a thick wallet), you may want to seriously consider the Galaxy S7. Here’s why. Continue Reading

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Xiaomi’s new Mi 5 is a powerhouse armed with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820

At Hesperia Tower, away from the hustle of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 at Fira Grand Via in Barcelona, Xiaomi has just announced its new flagship smartphone – the Mi 5. The Mi 5 may be the first commercially available Qualcomm Snapdragon 820-powered device when it hits its home market of China on 1 March.

The Mi 5 is better than its predecessor in every way – from design and build to compute performance; to camera and battery life. Continue Reading

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[MWC2016] Huawei surprises and delights with MateBook 2-in-1 notebook

When Microsoft first launched the Surface, there were plenty of naysayers and despite it garnering acclaim afterwards, it tanked in sales. Fast forward till today, the Surface is in its fourth iteration and it has carved a niche for itself, dominating the segment it helped create. While there are competitors and copycats, none has quite matched the original. Perhaps until now.

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OPPO’s Super VOOC Flash Charge blows everything else out of the water

I believe that one of key challenges in smartphone ownership is battery life. I’m certain none of us aspire to be wall-huggers, and while there’s a proliferation of powerbanks, it would be awesome if our phones simply lasted longer. OPPO’s famed and patented VOOC charge, is one technology that has brought positive change in that department. At the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 this morning, OPPO delivered two huge announcements. One was its groundbreaking SmartSensor and the other (no less groundbreaking, in fact) is its Super VOOC Flash Charge technology.

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