Don't-Miss Mobile World Congress Stories

What caught our eye at Mobile World Congress 2014

Our intrepid team of reporters outlines three trends -- low-end smartphones, convertible tablets, and improved mobile audio -- that dominated their week in Barcelona.

Drop your phone in the toilet? Nanotechnology could save it

A microscopic coating from P2i coats the electronics inside smartphones to prevent the phones from short circuiting after getting wet.

Record and watch from any device with the V@Home TV Gateway DVR

When it arrives in the U.S. later this year, this whole-home DVR from VBox will let you watch and record live TV on multiple devices at once.

Keep tabs on loved ones with the I'm Tracer GPS tracker

The Tracer has GPS and a SIM card that works with more than 500 carriers around the world, making it ideal for family vacations or solo adventurers who want to let people know that they're doing OK.

Samsung announces a Galaxy of products at Mobile World Congress

Melissa Riofrio looks at Samsung's latest releases -- the Galaxy S5 plus a new smart watch and a fitness band.

MWC 2014: Cheap cell phone runs on a AA for emergencies

A cell phone from SpareOne is designed to be used for emergencies and runs on a single AA battery.

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Intel catches up with Apple on 64-bit smartphone chips

Intel's new Atom chips code-named Merrifield and Moorefield will be in smartphones during the second half

on pcworld.com

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Qualcomm overtakes Apple with eight-core, 64-bit mobile processor

Qualcomm's new 64-bit, eight-core Snapdragon 615 will be in mobile devices during fourth quarter.

on pcworld.com

Mobile World Congress from an iOS perspective

Apple skips out on Mobile World Congress, but its iOS platform still casts a pretty big shadow over the world's largest mobile trade show. Armando Rodriguez and Leah Yamshon return from Spain with an iOS-flavored report on MWC.

Video: iPhone 5, MacBooks get wireless charging from Duracell Powermat

Duracell Powermat introduced wireless charging options for the iPhone 5, Macbook and Samsung Galaxy S III at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Device recycling standards could make mobile friendlier

This week at Mobile World Congress, the Device Renewal Forum announced an official standard for renewing devices that includes military-grade data wiping, environmentally responsible recycling of materials, and a database to check for stolen handsets.

on techhive.com

New DivX Stash stores all your online videos in one place

Launched at Mobile World Congress this week, the still-in-beta DivX Stash lets you save movies from various video sites to watch later on your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

SBP TV turns to mobile screens for streaming TV

SPB TV lets you stream live TV straight to your mobile device, and now the company has a second screen app for additional content.

on techhive.com

Morpho's software will soon bring high-end camera features to smartphones

Imaging technology once reserved for high end cameras might be coming to smartphones with new software from Japan's Morpho.

on techhive.com

AppMachine unveils do-it-yourself visual app builder beta for beginners

Have an idea for a mobile app, but lack the development chops? AppMachine can help.

on techhive.com