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Infinix teases a 160W charging, color-changing smartphone you can’t buy

At MWC 2021, Chinese smartphone maker Infinix showcased its new concept phone with ultra-fast charging capabilities. Dubbed the Inifinix Concept Phone 2021, the new phone takes on the likes of Xiaomi and OPPO with 160W fast charging support. We exclusively reported about the phone earlier this month and even gave you a close look at...

TCL’s new glasses are a portable external monitor for your phone or PC

At CES 2021, TCL showed off a prototype of wearable display glasses. At the time, the company simply called it the TCL Wearable Display and said it would share more details later this year. Six months later, TCL is now finally ready to bring this intriguing piece of tech to the market. Meet the TCL...

Samsung will show off its vision for the future of smartwatches next week

Samsung has announced that it will hold a virtual Samsung Galaxy session at this year's Mobile World Congress. On June 28th, at 19:15 CET, Samsung will not only be showcasing how the Galaxy ecosystem of connected devices aims to enhance people's lives, but it will also be unveiling "the future of smartwatches". That's a vague...

Qualcomm adds more misery to MWC by pulling out of in-person event

Yesterday it was Samsung, and before that it was Google. Now, Qualcomm has announced that it won’t attend Mobile World Congress (MWC) this year, adding more misery to the annual event. Qualcomm sent a statement to TechCrunch confirming it won’t be in attendance in Barcelona. Instead, the company is opting to attend virtually, following a similar...

Samsung decides in-person attendance at Mobile World Congress is a bad idea

Samsung will no longer have an in-person presence at Mobile World Congress, which is scheduled to kick off in Barcelona next month. The company cited safety concerns over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In an emailed statement, Samsung said the health and safety of its employees, partners, and consumers is its number one priority. “We have made the...

CES 2022 will be held in Las Vegas next year as an in-person event

The Consumer Electronics Show, or CES, was completely digital this year as a precaution against the global coronavirus pandemic. The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has now announced that the upcoming CES conference in 2022 will be returning to Las Vegas in an in-person format. Considering the widespread availability of vaccines, especially in the US, it...

Google says it won’t attend Mobile World Congress 2021

The amount of companies attending Mobile World Congress this year continues to dwindle, with Google the latest to announce it won’t attend the annual event. The event is supposed to go forward with in-person attendance this summer, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of exhibitors have pulled out. Google released a statement (via The...

Mobile World Congress 2021 is happening, but who’s attending?

Mobile World Congress is set to go forward with an in-person event this summer. But some of the largest companies won’t be in attendance, echoing what happened last year as the COVID-19 pandemic was surging across the globe. So, which companies are actually going this year? Several companies have released statements announcing decisions not to attend...

Realme’s next flagship features a dual-tone back and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888

Realme’s upcoming flagship smartphone has been officially previewed at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) Shanghai 2021. The Realme GT 5G will be officially launched on March 4, but today, the company gave us a small glimpse of what to expect from the smartphone. The company also announced its new "Dual-platform Dual-flagship strategy" which means...

MWC 2021 delayed from March to June 2021 due to COVID-19 concerns

Big tech conferences were canceled left and right this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Though some events managed to successfully go virtual, others, like MWC 2020, weren't able to make the transition in time. If you were hoping that things would return to normal next year, we have some bad news to share. With...