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About Valerie Richardson

Valerie is a 26 year old tech writer based in London, UK. She has prior experience working with major media conglomerates. She’s also a lover of all things tech — well, basically anything with a display and a power button on it.

Pricing and Availability of MWC devices: Xperia Z2, Nokia X series, Galaxy S5, LG G Pro 2 and more

Pricing and Availability of MWC devices: Xperia Z2, Nokia X series, Galaxy S5, LG G Pro 2 and more

We have had a pretty eventful week so far with the launch of several new smartphones and tablets. While manufacturers like Lenovo, Huawei and others had several devices to show off, it’s the biggies like Samsung, Nokia, LG and Sony that made all the noise. And in order to make it easier to keep track of your favorite smartphones, we have compiled a little list with their announced or rumored launch date as well as pricing. Read on for the details.

Motorola speaks of launching a new smartwatch, Moto X successor and the expansion of Moto Maker

Motorola speaks of launching a new smartwatch, Moto X successor and the expansion of Moto Maker

Although Motorola’s presence in the MWC is very limited, the company has given away some interesting tidbits on its future. One of the prominent announcements made was about launching its very own smartwatch later this year in addition to the Moto X successor. The company’s Senior VP of Product Management, Rick Osterloh claimed that Motorola’s upcoming smartwatch will address some main user concerns like styling and battery life.

Twin camera sensor from the All New HTC One shown off at the MWC

Twin camera sensor from the All New HTC One shown off at the MWC

The All New HTC One is scheduled for an announcement later next month with a relatively familiar hardware specs sheet. And in order to stand out from the competition, the company is rumored to showcase a unique dual camera setup on the smartphone with increased emphasis on low light photography. HTC was present on Day 2 of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to give detailed information on this technology.

Hands-on impressions of the Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner, heart rate monitor and more

Hands-on impressions of the Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner, heart rate monitor and more

While the Samsung Galaxy S5 announcement was feature packed, the Korean manufacturer couldn’t share details on all aspects of the smartphone. So, following our first round-up of hands-on videos of the Galaxy S5, here’s another compilation of videos showing off in details all the key features of the latest Samsung flagship.

Rumor: Google could launch its own smartwatch OS in June

Rumor: Google could launch its own smartwatch OS in June

Reports are indicating that Google could launch its own smartwatch OS at the Google I/O event this June. Details are scarce at the moment, but it is being claimed that this new operating system will be supplied to OEMs much like how Google supplies Android to interested manufacturers. This could give birth to a whole new segment of smartwatches based on a proprietary Google OS.

Top features of the Samsung Galaxy S5

Top features of the Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung has just taken the wraps off the Galaxy S5 flagship with a bundle of features, although not a lot was different compared to last year’s S4 in terms of core hardware. Here are the most notable changes and novelties of the device.

HTC Desire 610 breaks cover at the MWC

HTC Desire 610 breaks cover at the MWC

HTC has just announced the Desire 610 smartphone right after the Desire 816 was unveiled at their MWC event a while ago. The smartphone is pretty much a smaller version of the Desire 816 with a toned down hardware specs sheet.

HTC Desire 816 officially unveiled at the MWC with 5.5 inch display, 13MP camera and more

HTC Desire 816 officially unveiled at the MWC with 5.5 inch display, 13MP camera and more

The HTC Desire 816 has been officially launched by HTC just a few moments ago. The smartphone has been making its way to the rumor mill on several occasions, so the launch hasn’t come as a surprise to us. The smartphone will make its way to global markets as well as China in the coming months with a pretty solid specs sheet. Read on for more.

Qualcomm, MediaTek and Intel launch new 64-bit mobile chipsets

Qualcomm, MediaTek and Intel launch new 64-bit mobile chipsets

Qualcomm, MediaTek and Intel have just announced their new breed of mobile chipsets which are all set to don the markets in 2014.