No QWERTY keyboard but a five-inch touchscreen
BlackBerry has announced a new touch-screen smartphone at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Called the BlackBerry Leap, it doesn’t have BlackBerry’s familiar QWERTY keyboard but instead relies on a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixel) HD screen.
Rob Orr - Samsung’s former Vice President of European Telecoms Operations and the temporary ‘head of mobile’ when Simon Stanford left - has been appointed by Virgin Media Business as its new Director of Large Sales.
He’ll report directly to MD Peter Kelly.
Sundar Pichai, senior vice president in charge of Google’s products, has told an audience at Mobile World Congress that the search and advertising business is planning to launch a US-based virtual mobile network.
Rumours have previously suggested Google has been talking to Spring and T-Mobile about a possible partnership.
Acer has broadened its smartphone range by introducing a new Windows Phone 8.1 device.
The Liquid M220 - with a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 4-inch display and 5 megapixel camera - was revealed alongside two new Android handsets; the Z220 and the Z520.
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has revealed a ‘smartwatch’ that runs the Android Wear platform on a Qualcomm 1.2GHz processor.
Simply called the Huawei Watch, this new wearable technology is being shown at Mobile World Congress 2015.