Tag: Mobile World Congress

When is innovation truly innovative? When it is a success.

It’s hard to pinpoint what makes something a success. Walking around the halls here at Mobile World Congress you see many new shiny gadgets, products and people clamoring to show you the latest service offering. However, not all of these make it beyond Barcelona. So, how can you tell when an offering is innovative and […]

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Why will mobile financial services & NFC be any better…

In our latest post answering questions from mobile influencers here at Mobile World Congress, we’re taking a look at questions from Mobile Heroes’ Helen Keegan relating to mobile financial services (MFS). Helen asked us how MFS (and specifically NFC) will improve on the services which online banking providers have now offered for a number of […]

MWC12 insights – reporting live

Here’s what we have been noticing so far for this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. As always, it’s a hectic hub full of mobile enthusiasts, some in suits, some more casual and some dressed up. Luckily we’re old-timers and know how to get the most out of the four days of the show, but […]

Which mobile device will rule in future?

Here at Mobile World Congress, plenty of new mobile devices and services for mobile phones are being announced, launched, demoed and discussed. Just see this list of gadget news that Stuart Miles of Pocket-Lint has compiled. That’s not to mention all the service, software and system announcements happening too around NFC, LTE and M2M to […]

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What are the chief issues with NFC? – Questions from…

In the next post on our series answering questions from mobile influencers, Peggy Anne Salz of MobileGroove raises some thought-provoking points on mobile marketing and NFC payments. NFC-enabled mobile payments from Google and Isis are getting attention, while cloud-based payments offered by the likes of PayPal also appear to be picking up steam. So what […]