BARCELONA, Spain — Weathered veterans of the Mobile World Congress will tell you that this year's event suffered from too many pre-announced devices (thus undercutting the on-site news value), or that not enough of the big names in mobile (read: Apple, Google, etc.) were on hand to go head-to-head against the other major players.
But for those new to the event, the Barcelona mobile industry conflab was nevertheless an exciting look, in great detail, at the many ways in which mobile has already surpassed any other form of computing in importance for consumers and tech companies alike. Here's what we learned from the latest MWC by following some of the major trend lines that shaped this year's event. Read more...More about Mobile, Security, Firefox, Samsung, and Lg