Samsung has talked about BYOD (bring your own device) before and already have the SAFE for Enterprise program which has always been touted as offering "solutions that include the necessary security and feature enhancements suitable for business use." Coming out of Mobile World Congress however, it seems Samsung has taken the BYOD offerings a step further by adding some additional layers of security. The new program is called KNOX and this one is said to be the "comprehensive mobile solution" for work and play.
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ClockworkMod and also recently released Carbon. On Carbon, he is responsible for the backup app, not the Twitter app. We can put that bit aside though because this latest app deals with the ClockworkMod side. The app is called ClockworkMod Superuser and it has been released as beta 0.
Sony is ready to take on the Android tablet market again with their new and improved Xperia Tablet Z. Claiming it's the "world's thinnest 10.1-inch tablet" it offers some top tier specs all in a sleek and lightweight design. Their previous tablets haven't been too popular, but Sony hopes to shake things up with the all new Z. It's only 6.9mm thin, has a quad-core processor, and will control your TV with ease. Read on for our full hands-on.
aside from mobile payments, however that is often where the topic seems to come back to. There are several solutions such as Google Wallet and ISIS, however neither are widespread in use. Some had thought that Google would have been able to convince people that they needed to be buying things with the swipe of a smartphone, however that doesn't seem to have happened. Enter the next possibility, Samsung and Visa. These two companies have announced a new partnership in hopes to accelerate NFC-based mobile payments.
Alcatel One Touch Idol X announcement earlier and in addition to that, we also have some hands-on images to share. The One Touch Idol X is the handset with the edge-to-edge 5-inch 1080p display and Jelly Bean. There is also a variety of colors, quad-core processor and 13 megapixel rear-facing camera.
HP's upcoming plans. They've completely ditched WebOS on all fronts and look to be headed down the green street we call Android. This weekend they announced their first Android-powered device, the HP Slate 7, and now it has been confirmed that HP just sold WebOS to LG Electronics. There's a few small important details regarding the deal, so read on for more information.
LG have unleashed a full array of smartphones here at MWC 2013, and we've been able to get our hands on all of them. For those who don't want a massive 5.5-inch HD phone (since that isn't for everyone) LG has already announced three additional smartphones to hit all the other respective size points. Just like last year, we now have the LG Optimus L series, only this time it's the L II. Below is the new L7 II, L5 II, and L3 II. Odd names, but check em out.
Grand Memo here at Mobile World Congress and while it is hard to ignore the large size, the handset also has some other notable features. For example, the Grand Memo is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. Coincidentally, this is the first time we are seeing that particular processor being used. If you remember back, it was announced in early-January.
LG is here in Barcelona for Mobile World Congress on full attack mode. They've announced the new LG Optimus G Pro, and a slew of L series smartphones. We managed to grab some hands-on time with their new Optimus G Pro, and this thing is quite a powerhouse smartphone. Go ahead and say it, it looks like the Galaxy Note II. However, this thing has tons of features to set it apart.