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What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

You’ve probably seen the instantly classic photo of Mark Zuckerberg cheerfully strutting past a crowd blinded by VR headsets at Mobile World Congress during Samsung’s press conference. Well, if you can believe it, that was just one of the many totally absurd moments from this year’s conference. Photographers snapped…

Tesla Powerwalls Just Got a Gorgeous Competitor Tesla Powerwalls Just Got a Gorgeous Competitor

Tesla Powerwalls could change your whole home (and your power bill), but they’re still difficult to buy. Fortunately alternatives are slowly appearing on the market. Orison is one such alternative.

Two New Accessories Give LG's Modular Smartphone Super Powers Two New Accessories Give LG's Modular Smartphone Super Powers

You probably know by now that the LG G5 is a modular phone. The bottom of the device is removable and can be swapped with different accessories that multiply the phone possibilities. A couple of them caught our attention: a little module that will amaze audiophiles, and a bulky module that adds physical camera buttons.

Here's All the Cool Stuff From Mobile World Congress (So Far) Here's All the Cool Stuff From Mobile World Congress (So Far)

We’ve just wrapped up the second day of Mobile World Congress, the annual mobile technology conference in Barcelona. We’ve seen smartphones, VR headsets, and some batshit crazy stuff (see photo above)—and almost all of it has been awesome. Here are some of our favorites:

Using Nothing But Google's Project Tango Tablet To Escape A Maze Using Nothing But Google's Project Tango Tablet To Escape A Maze

The Palau Nacional (Catalan for National Palace) is a gigantic Renaissance-style palace built in 1929 that now serves as the main art museum in Barcelona. Google sent me into that gorgeous maze of never-ending halls and corridors armed only with a Project Tango Prototype.

The Most Important New Smartphone Feature Is a Little Magic Slot The Most Important New Smartphone Feature Is a Little Magic Slot

When LG announced its new flagship smartphone, the G5, at Mobile World Congress yesterday, it did something radically different. At the base of the phone, LG built a small slot that might just change everything.

I Controlled an RC Car With My Mind And It Was Amazing I Controlled an RC Car With My Mind And It Was Amazing

Many car accidents happen because the driver gets distracted or is too tired to drive. In order to help solve this issue, a company called Alchemy Technology has teamed up with Acer to develop a security mechanism, which uses EEG headsets to detect a driver’s brain activity, and slow the car down if it seems like the…

Samsung Put Me in an Absurd Hell Chamber of Virtual Reality Headsets Samsung Put Me in an Absurd Hell Chamber of Virtual Reality Headsets

Today was weird. Samsung’s events are not something that usually fall under the definition of normal, but today was particularly crazy. See, I sat in a gigantic dark room filled with 5,000 other people while we watched the new Galaxy S7 phone being revealed—through a VR headset. It was terrifying and cool, but mostly…

Galaxy S7 Hands-On: The Six Things You Need to Know Galaxy S7 Hands-On: The Six Things You Need to Know

Samsung revealed its new flagship smartphone—the Galaxy S7—today at Mobile World Congress (MWC), and we were lucky enough to get our hands on the device for a short demo. After spending a few minutes testing the device, it became clear that Samsung can still make a great Android phone.

Samsung's Gear 360 Camera Wants to Make Everyone a VR Creator Samsung's Gear 360 Camera Wants to Make Everyone a VR Creator

It’s a common story in technology. Hardware always develops faster than the content enjoyed on it. Ultra-high definition (better known as 4K) televisions fought the problem, and virtual reality can’t escape a similar battle. So Samsung is taking the matter into its own hands, and yours, with the Gear 360.

HP's Elite x3 Is a Beastly Smartphone...Running Windows HP's Elite x3 Is a Beastly Smartphone...Running Windows

When Microsoft announced its goal of unifying Windows 10 software across PC, tablets, phones, game consoles, and even Pi-powered micro computers, the future seemed promising. But there was one big problem with that vision: no one really wants a Windows smartphone.

HTC Vive Will Cost $800 and Hit Shelves in Early April HTC Vive Will Cost $800 and Hit Shelves in Early April

Here are the tantalizing final details about HTC’s virtual reality headset. The HTC Vive will be available for pre-order starting February 29th in advance of hitting shelves in early April. It’ll cost a whopping $799 (read: $800), far more than the Oculus Rift, which starts at $600.

Huawei Matebook Hands-On: A Great Windows Tablet Hybrid That Isn't Anything New Huawei Matebook Hands-On: A Great Windows Tablet Hybrid That Isn't Anything New

Huawei is known for making smartphones. And some of them are actually pretty good. Now, the company is making convertible tablets too... with keyboards... and Windows 10. The result is the new Huawei Matebook, a device with a striking similarity to the Microsoft Surface but packed with a couple of quirks that make it…

This LG Robot Ball Thing Is Insane This LG Robot Ball Thing Is Insane

Let’s talk about balls for a second. They’re super handy. They’ve done a lot for humans. And because of spherical objects, we have sports and automobiles. Heck—even the Earth is a giant ball.

LG's G5 Is Like an All Metal Phone Prototype From The Future LG's G5 Is Like an All Metal Phone Prototype From The Future

After weeks of speculation, the LG G5 is finally here. This is the fifth generation of LG’s flagship smartphone, and this time around, the phone has been completely reimagined: The G5 has an aluminum case, includes a crazy expansion slot that we’ve never seen on a phone before, and supports a handful of accessories…

What to Expect From MWC 2016 What to Expect From MWC 2016

Mobile World Congress (MWC) kicks off Sunday, and that means we’re about to get a shitload of smartphone news. Samsung, LG, and other popular smartphone-makers use the convention as a launching pad for all their new products. Gadget fiends that we are, we can’t wait.

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