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Welcome to the fairgrounds

Like a Polaroid picture

She's got "pinterest"

Oh, these pins?

Now we're talking

Now this is what I call...

Om nom nom

Custom cases

Which one would you choose?

Camera man

All your plushies are belong to me

Lazy river

Design wall

Everybody's favorite droid

One classy bar

Down we go

Expecting the calm of thinning crowds on the last day of the show, I was surprised to instead brave the hordes at Google's MWC booth.

Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET
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Welcome to the fairgrounds

Like a Polaroid picture

She's got "pinterest"

Oh, these pins?

Now we're talking

Now this is what I call...

Om nom nom

Custom cases

Which one would you choose?

Camera man

All your plushies are belong to me

Lazy river

Design wall

Everybody's favorite droid

One classy bar

Down we go

Wait in line for a ride down Google's two-story booth slide, smile at the end of the chute, and pick up your photo and a coveted pin.

Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET
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Welcome to the fairgrounds

Like a Polaroid picture

She's got "pinterest"

Oh, these pins?

Now we're talking

Now this is what I call...

Om nom nom

Custom cases

Which one would you choose?

Camera man

All your plushies are belong to me

Lazy river

Design wall

Everybody's favorite droid

One classy bar

Down we go

A Google booth worker explains how this attendee can get her first pin.

Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET
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Welcome to the fairgrounds

Like a Polaroid picture

She's got "pinterest"

Oh, these pins?

Now we're talking

Now this is what I call...

Om nom nom

Custom cases

Which one would you choose?

Camera man

All your plushies are belong to me

Lazy river

Design wall

Everybody's favorite droid

One classy bar

Down we go

Gathering or trading for all 86 pins was many attendees' ultimate goal, like this guy, who turned down trade offers in his quest to fill out his collection.

Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET
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Welcome to the fairgrounds

Like a Polaroid picture

She's got "pinterest"

Oh, these pins?

Now we're talking

Now this is what I call...

Om nom nom

Custom cases

Which one would you choose?

Camera man

All your plushies are belong to me

Lazy river

Design wall

Everybody's favorite droid

One classy bar

Down we go

It was only a matter of time before Google made good on Android's role as an ice-cream man.

Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET
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Welcome to the fairgrounds

Like a Polaroid picture

She's got "pinterest"

Oh, these pins?

Now we're talking

Now this is what I call...

Om nom nom

Custom cases

Which one would you choose?

Camera man

All your plushies are belong to me

Lazy river

Design wall

Everybody's favorite droid

One classy bar

Down we go

...unwrapping Ice Cream Sandwich.

Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET
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Welcome to the fairgrounds

Like a Polaroid picture

She's got "pinterest"

Oh, these pins?

Now we're talking

Now this is what I call...

Om nom nom

Custom cases

Which one would you choose?

Camera man

All your plushies are belong to me

Lazy river

Design wall

Everybody's favorite droid

One classy bar

Down we go

Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET
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of 16

Welcome to the fairgrounds

Like a Polaroid picture

She's got "pinterest"

Oh, these pins?

Now we're talking

Now this is what I call...

Om nom nom

Custom cases

Which one would you choose?

Camera man

All your plushies are belong to me

Lazy river

Design wall

Everybody's favorite droid

One classy bar

Down we go

Giant robots are for more than just show. This one picks up tiny "gems" and glues them to a plastic Galaxy Nexus case. If you win the drawing, you can take one home.

Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET
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Welcome to the fairgrounds

Like a Polaroid picture

She's got "pinterest"

Oh, these pins?

Now we're talking

Now this is what I call...

Om nom nom

Custom cases

Which one would you choose?

Camera man

All your plushies are belong to me

Lazy river

Design wall

Everybody's favorite droid

One classy bar

Down we go

Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET
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of 16

Welcome to the fairgrounds

Like a Polaroid picture

She's got "pinterest"

Oh, these pins?

Now we're talking

Now this is what I call...

Om nom nom

Custom cases

Which one would you choose?

Camera man

All your plushies are belong to me

Lazy river

Design wall

Everybody's favorite droid

One classy bar

Down we go

Why erect a camera stand when you can affix one to a plastic Android?

Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET
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Welcome to the fairgrounds

Like a Polaroid picture

She's got "pinterest"

Oh, these pins?

Now we're talking

Now this is what I call...

Om nom nom

Custom cases

Which one would you choose?

Camera man

All your plushies are belong to me

Lazy river

Design wall

Everybody's favorite droid

One classy bar

Down we go

A tablet controls the claw arm that grasps for Android plush dolls. The word on the street is that the tablet ratchets up the difficulty.

Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET
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of 16

Welcome to the fairgrounds

Like a Polaroid picture

She's got "pinterest"

Oh, these pins?

Now we're talking

Now this is what I call...

Om nom nom

Custom cases

Which one would you choose?

Camera man

All your plushies are belong to me

Lazy river

Design wall

Everybody's favorite droid

One classy bar

Down we go

A conveyor belt hugging a large swath of the booth puts a history of Android smartphones on display.

Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET
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of 16

Welcome to the fairgrounds

Like a Polaroid picture

She's got "pinterest"

Oh, these pins?

Now we're talking

Now this is what I call...

Om nom nom

Custom cases

Which one would you choose?

Camera man

All your plushies are belong to me

Lazy river

Design wall

Everybody's favorite droid

One classy bar

Down we go

Google commissioned a third-party company to create a tactile interactive wall using Ice Cream Sandwich as a starting inspiration.

Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET
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of 16

Welcome to the fairgrounds

Like a Polaroid picture

She's got "pinterest"

Oh, these pins?

Now we're talking

Now this is what I call...

Om nom nom

Custom cases

Which one would you choose?

Camera man

All your plushies are belong to me

Lazy river

Design wall

Everybody's favorite droid

One classy bar

Down we go

They may wear suits, but Android fans weren't shy about sharing their inner childhood glee.

Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET
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Welcome to the fairgrounds

Like a Polaroid picture

She's got "pinterest"

Oh, these pins?

Now we're talking

Now this is what I call...

Om nom nom

Custom cases

Which one would you choose?

Camera man

All your plushies are belong to me

Lazy river

Design wall

Everybody's favorite droid

One classy bar

Down we go

When the ice cream sandwiches weren't around, Google employees served an array of sweets and drinks to tired convention goers.

Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Roger Cheng/CNET
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of 16

Welcome to the fairgrounds

Like a Polaroid picture

She's got "pinterest"

Oh, these pins?

Now we're talking

Now this is what I call...

Om nom nom

Custom cases

Which one would you choose?

Camera man

All your plushies are belong to me

Lazy river

Design wall

Everybody's favorite droid

One classy bar

Down we go

A woman enters a slide from the second floor of Google's booth. A popular fixture at last year's booth, it made a return for this year's Mobile World Congress.

Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Roger Cheng/CNET
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