The hottest stories of Mobile World Congress 2008

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mobile-world-congress-logo-2.jpgIt’s been a hectic first couple of days at Mobile World Congress, with Team Shiny spreading far and wide to seek out new phones, cool services, and interesting mobile people to interview. Feast your eyes on the stories and videos below:

THE HOTTEST NEWS
Sony Ericsson launches Xperia brand – and introduces the Xperia X1
Nokia finally (finally!) unleashes the N96 handset
LG’s MusicStation Max handset offers free unlimited music as part of your tariff
NVIDIA shows off iPhone-busting concept phone
Spice Movie Phone has a built-in optical disc drive
Texas Instruments showing off Google’s Android TODAY! And a prototype handset…
Nokia N96 versus Nokia N95
Samsung’s G810 with 5megapixel camera and GPS
MWC 2008: Will the LiMo Foundation pip Google’s Android to the open-source post?
Vacuous corporate stand slogan roundup: Part One

THE COOLEST VIDEOS
Susi looks at Samsung’s Soul, but what does she see?
Nokia’s N96 mobile phone
Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 handset
Susi looks at the Zeemote JS1 joystick for mobile gaming
LG F600
The top 10 hottest phones
MWC 2008 Video Preview: Google Android platform shown off at ARM’s stand

MORE VIDEOS
Sony Ericsson’s W980
Samsung Bang & Olufsen F400 handset
NTT DoCoMo door-opening handset
Nokia’s N78 “multimedia community phone”
Ash talks to Samsung’s Marketing Manager about the Soul
Sony Ericsson G900
NTT DoCoMO fitness handset
LG and their concept phone watch. Erm…
Sony Ericsson’s Cybershot C902

THE ALMOST AS HOT NEWS
Sony Ericsson adds to Walkman phone range with W980
Samsung hedges its bets with both Google Android and Linux-based LiMo handsets
Toshiba’s Portégé G810 smartphone announced
Motorola’s heart not in it – the Z6w, W161 and W181 wouldn’t even impress the catering staff
LG rocks on with their KF700, KF600 and KF510 handsets
Sony Ericsson adds to Cyber-shot range with C702 and C902
HTC doesn’t exactly wow with their GPS P3470 smartphone
Sony Ericsson G700 and G900 touchscreen organisers
LG KT610 smartphone – now with photos!
New Nokia 6210 Navigator and 6220 classic handsets offer advanced navigation and multimedia functions
Zlango has a 20-foot God on its stand
Sony Ericsson introduces Z770 – web-enabled clamshell
MWC 2008: Don’t wet yourself, but Tim McGraw has launched his own mobile internet site!
MWC 2008: Nokia collaborates with Google to offer search engine on handsets

Stuart Dredge