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Artists, Batman, and Real Ice-Cream Sandwiches: Mobile World Congress In Pictures [Gallery]

Artists, Batman, and Real Ice-Cream Sandwiches: Mobile World Congress In Pictures [Gallery]

The historical home of yearly mobile excess: Pla├ža d'Espanya in Barcelona

Artists, Batman, and Real Ice-Cream Sandwiches: Mobile World Congress In Pictures [Gallery]

BARCELONA, MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2012 — When we shuffle from meeting to product demo to boozy party it’s easy to forget what a weird place the yearly Mobile World Congress is. Tens of thousands of attendees flood Barcelona’s hotels and commandeer its taxis, while companies from tiny to huge spend a fortune to sell and promote their wares.

As Ferris Bueller might say, if you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you might miss it. Here’s a quick look at the best, worst and weirdest of this year’s show.

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