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February 22, 2016 1:16 AM LG, Samsung head to market with new Android flagship candidates

There's just one flagship iPhone running Apple's iOS platform, but a variety of Android licensees are duking it out to define a hardware candidate that can win over premium buyers. One big obstacle: no hardware makers have any ability to materially stray too far from Google's commodity Android software platform. South Korea's component hardware heavyweights 15

February 22, 2016 1:03 AM Virtual reality rules ahead of Mobile World Congress

Virtual reality, 360 cameras and hybrids shown before Barcelona show opens Virtual reality dominated the headlines ahead of the opening of Mobile World Congress as mobile makers rushed to take make their mark with the new technology. From Samsung’s virtual reality launch of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge to LG’s new headset, the immersive technology was on everyone’s 18

February 21, 2016 10:47 PM Samsung, LG focus on better cameras, VR to help reignite smartphone sales

BARCELONA, SPAIN—To revive interest in smartphones, Samsung and LG are improving their cameras and embracing the nascent world of virtual reality. Samsung’s new flagship phones — the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge — promise better photos under low-light conditions, in part with sensors that capture more light. The main camera on LG’s upcoming G5 smartphone will have two lenses 18

February 21, 2016 9:05 PM Mark Zuckerberg: Virtual reality can become the most social platform

Barcelona, Spain—Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made a surprise appearance at Samsung’s Mobile World Congress press conference Sunday to talk up progress in virtual reality and to promote VR in the future as “the most social platform.” Facebook, of course, paid some $2 billion in 2014 to buy Oculus which has been working with Samsung on its Gear VR consumer 19

February 21, 2016 7:47 PM Samsung unveils the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge: Water resistant phones have 5.5-inch 'always-on' displays that save battery life

After countless leaks and teasers, Samsung has officially launched the new Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge phone at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, with a little help from Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg. The S7 Edge has a 5.5-inch (14cm) screen, while the S7 has a smaller 5.1 inch display, with both handsets boasting water resistant features that were missing 35

February 21, 2016 6:00 PM Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge review

ASKED to explain the difference between hardware and software, Dave Barry quipped that hardware is the stuff that quits working when you spill beer on it. The same is true of smartphones and all too many users know the abject, frozen-state, money-flushing fear that comes from dropping a phone into water. It’s one reason Samsung’s new smartphones will be met with a relieved 12

February 21, 2016 6:00 PM Camera Boost, Virtual Reality in New Samsung, LG Gadgets

To revive interest in smartphones, Samsung and LG are improving their cameras and embracing the nascent world of virtual reality. Samsung's new flagship phones — the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge — promise better photos under low-light conditions, in part with sensors that capture more light. The main camera on LG's upcoming G5 smartphone will have two lenses 10

February 21, 2016 6:00 PM New Samsung Galaxy S7 unveiled

THE world’s biggest mobile phone company will resurrect two popular features it stripped from its smartphones just one year ago in an attempt win back fans, and will launch more virtual reality technology to win over Apple iPhone diehards, it revealed in Barcelona this morning. Samsung unveiled two upcoming smartphones just one day before Mobile World 13

February 21, 2016 4:06 PM LG Electronics displays first G5 modular smartphone

BARCELONA LG Electronics showed off its first modular smartphone, with a B&O sound system and wide-angle lens, at the annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. A modular smartphone is made out of separate components, which enables users to replace or upgrade certain functions independently. In the G5 smartphone, a B&O sound system can be added by sliding 14

February 21, 2016 1:41 PM LG design: A new `modular' G5 smartphone

Barcelona, Spain–Nobody is going to complain about smartphones that get zippier and that manage to squeeze out longer battery life each and every year. We surely appreciate phones with improved cameras too. And yet you often here that we’ve hit a roadblock in the space, that phones are lacking true innovation. Based on first impressions, I don’t necessarily 17