MWC 2008

The Ladies of MWC Caption Contest vote-off

I was a little jet-lagged and failed to pick a winner for our caption contest. To that end, we encourage you, the readers, to pick the best caption and that caption writer will receive an Aliph Jawbon

PacketVideo showing off video-to-mobile transfer technology

There’s no telling if this product will ever ship, but PacketVideo was showing off a little “transmitter” for WiFi-enabled — and, presumably, non-WiFi — phones that allow

CrunchGear/TechCrunch/MobileCrunch Barcelona Meet-up report

[photopress:scaled.IMG_1359.JPG,full,pp_image] Proof: It was not a total sausage party. There was sausage, obviously, but it was chorizo. It has been said that there is no party like a CrunchGear part

Neo promotional video: Now you can see the small phone move! Just converted Neo’s promo video for your wee-phone-loving edification. Don’t say I never gave you nuthin’.

The wee Neo 808i: Awful small

Well this is interesting. As manufacturers make bigger and bigger handsets, Dubai-based Neo is making one of the tweeist handsets known the man. The 808i has a 4-megapixel camera, WiFi, and plays MP3s

Hands on with GestureTek's camera-based gesture system I lost quite a bit of this video but here’s a look at GestureTek’s EyeMobile system that uses a phone’s camera to create

Dr. Marty Cooper, inventor of the mobile phone, likes the iPhone

Engineer and all-round-nice-guy Marty Cooper told some gathered reporters and industry folks that he likes the iPhone… and Samsung and Motorola phones, but for different reasons. He did, however

Spice Mobile's optical media disk hands-on

I just wandered over to the Spice booth to see their weird optical-disk-reading phone. It was pretty clunky and I probably wouldn’t use it, but that won’t stop the rest of the world from g

Block Guy gets drunk

[photopress:scaled.IMG_1301.JPG,full,pp_image] Yesterday I asked you all to name this block guy. He’s still nameless but he got drunk last night and his head fell off. [photopress:scaled.IMG_130

Blom's oblique aerial navigation images: Like Doom for your GPS Saw a very cool demo of an upcoming technology by Blom. It’s basically oblique, rendered navigation in three dimensions. The company tak

Name this SpinVox guy with a block for a head

SpinVox gave me a doll with a block for a head that I will attempt to photograph in various compromising positions. I’d like the CG audience to name him. There will be no prize, but you can alwa

TechCrunch/CrunchGear/MobileCrunch Barcelona Meet-up – UPDATE!

We will hold tomorrow’s TC/CG/MC meet-up at the Cafe del Sol, Av Paral.lel 182, right down the street from the Fira. I’ve received quite a few emails already but RSVP with the subject line

JCB Toughphone Need a phone for your next manure-picking-up job? Have we got one for you. It’s the JCB Toughphone. They’re selling it in the UK ri

Another show, another set of Golla bags

We see Golla at almost every show and they keep showing off nicely designed cases and bags for laptops and mobile gear. Now they have a new line of backpacks and some sleeves for different sized lapto

Solio Magnesium and Hybrid

[photopress:scaled.IMG_1282.JPG,full,pp_image] Fans of the solar powered Solio chargers will be pleased to note that the new Magnesium model will now power your laptops iPods and other low-power goodi

Hands on with LG's great big shining stars

[photopress:scaled.IMG_1232.JPG,full,pp_image] Here we have the KF700 and KF600 in all their haptic, touchscreen glory. Can we expect these stateside? Probably not, but it’s nice to know we can

The Ladies of MWC Caption Contest

Friends, welcome to the MWC 2008 caption contest featuring the SeaBees of the conference floor. The picture is sadly a bit dark but I’m sure you can make out their jaunty uniforms and sassy smil

Readius in the wild: Well met, old friend

[photopress:scaled.IMG_1211.JPG,full,pp_image] It’s not quite vaporware, it’s not quite ready to ship, and it’s not quite first to market anymore. But don’t we all love the Rea

GPhone mauling

[photopress:scaled.IMG_1227.JPG,full,pp_image] Another collection of photos from my mauling of the GPhone in the wild. It’s ugly, sure, and it doesn’t work. But isn’t it exciting? [p

TechCrunch/CrunchGear/MobileCrunch Barcelona Meet-up – UPDATE!!

We will hold tomorrow’s TC/CG/MC meet-up at the Cafe del Sol, Av Paral.lel 182, right down the street from the Fira. I’ve received quite a few emails already but RSVP with the subject line
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