Mobile World Congress Day Three: Beer, Tea And Rock-N-Roll [Gallery]

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One of these suits is not like the others… Kidding! They’re all exactly the same.
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Because nothing says rock’n’roll like “synergistic delivery into consumer end markets.”
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One day, my child, taking a photo with an iPad will look cool. One day.
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This guy had a helper to tell him when to jump off the end of the travelator thingy.

 

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Speaking of travelators, according to every single MWC attendee, you CANNOT WALK ON THEM. Precious calories must be conserved by standing still.
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This design for this stand (see below) — no lie — started out with the prerequisite to serve the best tea at the show. And it was good — I tried it.
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The best banner at the show, period.
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Guess who?
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Estrella Damm is the local beer in Barcelona, and this in-show bar was constructed from crates of the stuff. It looked awesome.
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Still using regular mail? What a loser.
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That, readers, is called a “magazine.” It’s a kind of old-fashioned tablet, and this be-suited hipster was totally rocking one this afternoon.
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It feels as good as it looks. The case is from Cygnet, btw.
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Here’s the booth inspired by tea. Amongst all the plastic and vinyl signage, this chalk-on-blackboard stand was restful indeed.
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This year, a bunch of journos were given NFC-equipped Sony handsets to test out the tech in and around Barcelona. This was the part of the main entrance for folks with regular badges…

 

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… And this was the side for people who had managed to activate their NFC registration. Can you hear the crickets chirruping?