Virtual reality steals the show at Mobile World Congress

All the top stories from the biggest phone show in the world.

CNET February 26, 2016

CNET Week in Tech, UK edition
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They came for phones, but VR swept them off their feet
Virtual reality was all the rage at Mobile World Congress 2016 as the technology nudges closer to the mainstream. Of course, we got hands-on with this year’s hottest Android phones too. Meet the Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5. READ MORE »
Nick Hide
Global copy chief / London

The week’s top stories /

Galaxy S7 is Samsung’s ‘greatest hits’ phone: Last year’s design with better features (hands-on)

The 5.1-inch Android phone may seem like a rerun of last year’s model, but has all the makings of a brawnier, more capable phone.

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LG G5: The modular phone is here — kind of (hands-on)

The LG G5 has a 5.3-inch display, two rear cameras and a bottom chin that pulls out for swappable parts.

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The phones of Mobile World Congress 2016 (pictures)

Curved screens! Infrared cameras! Projectors? Sure why not. Let’s take a look at tomorrow’s phones.

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Apple vs. FBI is the big story no one’s touching at MWC

The annual show in Barcelona draws industry execs who want to discuss anything besides the legal battle playing out in California.

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Behind the scenes with CNET at MWC

See what CNET’s crack team of editors go through to bring you all the best news from the world’s biggest mobile trade show.

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Whitepaper: Seven Ways to Reduce Waste and Accelerate Software Delivery

From TechRepublic:
This paper will explore best practices for identifying and eliminating seven types of waste: Waiting, handoffs and task switching, motion, extra and…

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How to survive a tech show

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Faster, quieter, cleaner: How NASA imagines the 737 of 2035

Beyond getting to Mars in two decades, the space agency has another mission: upgrading the commercial jet before the Europeans and Chinese.

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Violent ‘Daredevil’ season 2 trailer picks up with Elektra action

Move over, Punisher. It’s Elektra’s turn in the spotlight as Netflix’s “Daredevil” season 2 trailer gets a second half.

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Now your smartphone can help you clean your teeth

Oral-B’s new Genius 9000 toothbrush connects to your phone to helps measure how well you’re brushing.

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Space radio signal solves the mystery of the missing matter

Scientists detect the origin of a radio signal 6 billion light-years away and find the universe’s missing matter as a result.

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