Like at any technology show, the biggest product releases of Mobile World Congress dropped in the first couple of days. But the latter days of an event remain just as interesting. You actually have time (well, a few minutes anyway) to roam the show floor to find hidden gems and underdog products, and you can dig up a few juicy scoops. All of that is just what happened on day 3 of the world's biggest wireless show.
The return of BlackBerry?
By now you may have forgotten about BlackBerry, but the former smartphone powerhouse showed up in Barcelona with with a bit of handset news to share. As yesterday, two new BlackBerry phones, the
But that's not all, as (and you heard it here first) CEO John Chen also told CNET's Roger Cheng that the companyby the end of the year that he hopes will win over new customers while holding onto the BlackBerry faithful. Chen was quite candid and funny with Roger, so check out to hear more about how BlackBerry plans to claw its way back.
Samsung's smartwatch apps
If you read Andy Hoyle's review of the original Samsung
Fortunately, at its MWC developer day session, the company
Going deep on the Galaxy S5
Speaking of Samsung, Jessica Dolcourt delved even further into the new
If you're complaining that the Galaxy S5 isn't different enough from the
Zoom, zoom, zoom
While roaming the show floor Jason discovered . Qualcomm and KT (formerly Korea Telecom) demonstrated to show-goers a modified
Really, Google Glass?
Seamus Byrne, who came to MWC all the way from CNET's Sydney office, took in a demo of how
Tablets that can take a tumble
If you're rough on your tablets or just accident-prone (hand raised), then Panasonic may have just the gadget for you. The company's
Kyocera's crazy concepts
Though it didn't bring any new phones to Mobile World Congress, Kyocera brewing inside its R&D arm. Lynn La saw a GPS bracelet, a tablet with flexible glass, a transparent phone, and a heart monitor that you can wear over your ear.
Those are the top stories from day 3 at Mobile World Congress. There's still one day to come, so keep checking CNET for all the top tech from the show.
CNET Reviews Editor in Chief Lindsey Turrentine contributed to this report.
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