MWC 2012

LG Miracle reported to have NFC support

LG Miracle reported to have NFC support

Even though Near Field Communication (NFC) is not currently a feature of Windows Phone Mango, there's a new report that suggests LG's upcoming Miracle handset will have NFC connectivity. The Miracle is one of the most anticipated Windows Phone offerings from LG and has previously been reported to have a rubberized case, a 5-megapixl rear camera, a front-facing VGA camera, and a 4-inch WVGA NOVA display. So far nothing official has been announced from LG.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: February 17, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: February 17, 2012

We did it, everyone. We made it to the end of yet another work week. And we know exactly what you want to do on a Friday night - catch up on all of today's tech news, right? Besides, there's always time to party later. Like the party Apple is sure to have when it hits 25 billion App Store downloads, a milestone that is very quickly approaching. And speaking of things in the future, Nevada has an eye on the future and has just approved self-driving cars in the state. So far it's basically just a new law for Google to play around.

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Mozilla to name Gecko partners this month

Mozilla to name Gecko partners this month

It seems that this Mobile World Congress is just getting better and better by the moment - this most recent announcement coming from Mozilla that they'll be naming partners for their mobile OS "Boot2Gecko" at the event in a bit over a week in Barcelona! We had out own hands-on with the user interface of B2G or simply "Gecko" yesterday, it appearing to us to be much more of an interesting concept than a final product at the moment. What we've got here is a web-based mobile operating system looking to take a piece of the mobile market with a service that can potentially work from any web browser on any device.

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Google Pod teased for MWC 2012 revival

Google Pod teased for MWC 2012 revival

One of the most awesome displays of power at last year's Mobile World Congress was Google's own Android setup, it being a vast room of gigantic robots, two levels of giant images of devices and Android characters having a wonderful time, and a conveyer belt of every Android device on the planet. This year it appears that they're rolling out the details piece by piece on a special MWC 2012 events page, complete with a countdown meter. Will we see the same massive set of preferred developers, free collectable pins, and Android version flavored smoothies? We certainly hope so!

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MWC 2012 public transport strike addressed by GSMA

MWC 2012 public transport strike addressed by GSMA

If you're one of the thousands of press and public heading to the Mobile World Congress 2012 event at the end of the month here in February, you may have heard of the planned Public Transport strikes that will be taking place. Today the folks at GSMA Mobile World Congress have released a statement assuring soon to be attending ladies and gentlemen that negotiations are currently taking place between government officials from the City of Barcelona, Catalonia Regional Government, Spanish Ministry of Industry, the Fira and the various police authorities as well as the GSMA senior executives themselves. These negotiations will, they hope, be resolved before the dates of the event: February 27th through the 1st of March.

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LG Fantasy or Miracle gets Tango hands-on

LG Fantasy or Miracle gets Tango hands-on

The next generation of Windows Phone devices appears to be soon approaching and with this glimpse of the device that may be called LG Fantasy or LG Miracle we get a look at the incremental software update known as Tango. What we've heard about Tango thus far appears to be true here: that it doesn't look all the different from Windows Phone Mango and that it'll work on devices with slightly lower specs than the highest breeds we've seen thus far. First head back to our newest notes on Tango, then head below to see the newest hands-on video straight out of Romania.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: February 16, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: February 16, 2012

It's a very Mac morning with more updates on the next version of Apple's desktop software than you can possible handle! The next version will be called Apple OS X Mountain Lion and you'll be able to check out our very full guide on it in the post Meet Apple OS X Mountain Lion. Next be sure to check out the brand new Messages for OS X which you can download in beta right this second! Apple is also making some vast privacy changes that could affect 1000s of applications, and Chris Davies has a featured column by the name of Apple Gatekeeper is the Game-Changer - straight from the Mountain Lion's mouth!

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HTC: Hero or Bust

HTC: Hero or Bust

HTC has a lot to prove in 2012, and already its first major event of the year, Mobile World Congress later this month, is shaping up to be a very interesting show. The first step in what the company has described as its new "Hero Strategy", we're expecting at least two high-end smartphones, the HTC One X and One S, a new tablet and, as of earlier today, the possibility of a streaming music service that could take on Spotify. Certainly ambitious, if it all pans out, but what will it take for HTC to turn around its ailing fortunes?

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RIM sets PlayBook 2.0 release for MWC 2012 [Updated]

RIM sets PlayBook 2.0 release for MWC 2012 [Updated]

According to Research In Motion, the folks who bring you BlackBerry, we're likely going to see a second iteration of the infamous PlayBook tablet's own unique operating system at Mobile World Congress 2012. Though the company saw less than stellar sales with the PlayBook tablet thus far, they do continue to support it through software updates and promotions such as the Free Tablet Per App program offered to Android developers just this past month. BlackBerry senior brand manager Jeff Gadway spoke at a meeting with PCmag today saying that this new operating system update will bring email, contacts, calendar, and the ability to run the Android apps just mentioned on the tablet.

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HTC One X and One S coming to MWC

HTC One X and One S coming to MWC

Official branding for HTC's Mobile World Congress smartphone line-up has emerged, suggesting that the quadcore device codenamed Edge/Endeavor will launch as the HTC One X, while the dualcore Ville will be the HTC One S. Insiders confirmed the impending One X branding to Pocketnow for HTC's flagship, fitting with information SlashGear has heard independently about the mid-tier Ville's launch name.

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