Tag Archives: MWC

Don’t fancy an Apple Watch? Plenty more choice …

Starting now, prepare to be bombarded with information about the new Apple Watch – with the company about to announce more-detailed specifications, pricing and an availability date. It looks as if you’ll

Smartwatch market heats up

The smartwatch market continues to heat-up, with Huawei’s new model getting rock-star treatment on the company’s expansive booth at Mobile World Congress – right across the hall from rival Samsung. This week,

Wearables at MWC: Day One round-up

Based on a quick tour of the show floor and a skim of the news headlines, it appears that smartwatches are the most-popular wearable at this year’s Mobile World Congress, with the fashion

And our Fitbit replacement? A Fitbit

It was a tough decision from a strong field of candidates, but we think the decision has been made – for now, the replacement for our recently-deceased Fitbit Flex is … another

(Updated 2) The MWC Challenge That Bit Fitbit

This blog had not intended to write yet another post criticizing Fitbit for customer service. However, the Fitbit MWC Challenge appears to have seriously backfired on the company, and Fitbit has now even

MWC round-up: Wearables everywhere

Last week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona yielded a nice crop of wearable technology, including the innovative Bluetooth headset/smart wristband combi from Huawei (which according to booth staff was their big crowd-puller this

Huawei’s converged smart wristband/headset

A few days ago WTW commented that smart wristbands and smartwatches are on a collision course – and at Mobile World Congress, Chinese telecoms equipment manufacturer Huawei has come out with a

68,000-plus steps in a day! Fitbit leads on gamification

Some people here at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona are taking the Fitbit MWC Challenge very seriously: Very seriously indeed. Today’s winner clocked up more than 68,000 steps yesterday – which is approximately

Dispatches from the MWC show floor

Day One of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and a very busy show! Although WTW had only limited time to go exploring for wearables today, here are some impressions … more tomorrow!

Wearable technology at Mobile World Congress

Here at Mobile World Congress, wearable technology is coming to the forefront. With the technology currently falling into three categories – smart wristbands, smartwatches and smart glasses – wearables are a major hype