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Eco products feature throughout Mobile World Congress (MWC)

Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo demonstrated a Nokia ‘remade’ phone at MWC this week. It is one of many green / eco / environmentally friendly / ethical products on show this year. Green…

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Linux plays big at Mobile World Congress (MWC)

As expected, mobile software has been the big theme of the show. We arrived at the show having had Google announce its Android platform just a couple of months ago….

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First Thoughts from Mobile World Congress (MWC)

After 48 hours of the show it’s possible to draw some early conclusions. Undoubtedly devices still remain a huge draw – people always love to look at the new gadgets….

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Our predictions for Mobile World Congress 2008

I’ve just arrived in Barcelona with the CCS Insight team for the Mobile World Congress Event (formally 3GSM). This is one of my favourite work-weeks of the year – despite…

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Why the mobile phone industry needs Motorola

Motorola’s current difficulties have got the doom-merchants chattering about a collapse similar to that experienced by Siemens and its subsequent disastrous sale to BenQ. At this stage these comparisons are…

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Why don’t major manufacturers target phones for old people?

I recently bought an Emporia phone (see pictures) which is targeted at the elderly. It has large buttons, a big display, loud receiver and ringer and an emergency button. Details…

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