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Mobile World Congress will remain in Barcelona until 2030

The MWC is one of the largest technology congresses in the world. And since 2006 the fair has been held in Barcelona. And as you can now read, it will continue to do so. The GSMA and the venue have agreed on an extension. The GSMA is the annual organizer and has now confirmed that the MWC will remain in Barcelona until at least 2030. The current contract was valid until 2023. So under the new contract, the GSMA will now hold the MWC until at least Barcelona. Before the 2006 Barcelona Fair came, it was held in Rome, Nice, Berlin, Lisbon, Athens, Madrid and Cannes. What will happen after 2030 is currently unclear. Maybe it will be extended by more years or you will move to new realms. Sources): TechRadar The article Mobile World Congress stays in Barcelona until 2030 appeared first on xiaomist's blog .

We have results! Contest #MiastoWChmurze - Win Surface Pro 6

The cloud has changed the way we live for good. To celebrate this, we have for you a unique photographic contest #MiastoWChmurze, in which you can win a fantastic Microsoft computer - Surface Pro 6 .

UPDATE 30/04/19 - Thank you for participating in the competition! Below you will find the list of winners.

Each of us has to deal with cloud every day - and I am not talking about cumulus floating in the sky. Maybe you do not even know about it. Maybe you do not feel it at all. But the cloud is with you. Every day. It's a bit like Power in the Star Wars saga. Or like your shadow. It is estimated that 90 percent. Network users are now using the cloud.

When you update Windows 10 - you use the cloud. When you listen to your favorite music on the streaming site - you use the cloud. When you use a virtual translator to find out what a word means in a foreign language - you use a cloud. When you write a blog on the Web, such as Spider's Web - you use a cloud. Even if you enter the "12 + 4" search bar - you use the cloud, which is the computing power and data stores not your own computer, but the servers of the service provider.

Without a cloud, nothing would be the same.

Today, a cloudless world would be a return to the pixel era. Does anyone even imagine, for example, the need to buy a CD to install a program or a new version of the operating system? Exactly.

Thanks to data stores, such as OneDrive, which you probably associate as one of the Office 365 applications, we can always and everywhere have the most important documents or files. Thanks to the services of automatic recording of photos from a smartphone in the cloud, we always have access to immortalized memories, without having to remember about the medium on which they were saved.

The cloud has also changed the way we work for good. Holding on to the field of journalism - once the text had to go a long way on the physical carrier; piece of paper, floppy disk, pendrive. He had to get from the desk of the journalist, to the desk of the editor, through the desk of the concealer, to return to the journalist's desk. And so to the effect. Today? Today, we share a file in Office 365 and we can work together in real time, make corrections, suggest changes in comments.

Everything takes place in the cloud. Therefore, to celebrate this, we have a competition for you - this time with the real clouds, white clusters of cotton candy in the sky.

#MiastoWChmurze - show us the world seen from the clouds.

The competition rules are simple: to take a share, you need to take a picture from the clouds, not from the level of the pavement.

You can do it in two ways. The first one is a drone photograph - if you are a pilot of a flying camera, take a picture from the air.

As in Poland (and in other countries the more) strict law is in force defining the use of drone in urban space, we encourage you to take pictures rather away from skyscrapers, for example, presenting the landscape against the setting sun:

If you do not have a drone - nothing is lost. The second way to take part in the competition is to take a picture from a height. Enter the top floor of the skyscraper. Find a vantage point that will show the city from a "cloudy" perspective. There are plenty of possibilities.

You do not have to live in a large agglomeration to take part in the competition - even if you live in a small town or village, you can show how your surroundings are seen from above.


We received nearly a hundred great applications, of which it was really difficult to choose the best. Nevertheless, the commission managed to select 11 works that caught our attention the most and fit best in the competition's assumptions. Here they are:

1st Place - Szkwał Swalve, Wojciech Radwański


Morning over Hala Stulecia, Michał Furkałowski

Send scouts to reveal the map, Przemysław Kuciński

Between night and day, Janusz Krzeszowski

Observation Platform, Andrzej Suwara

White Pierzawa, Tomasz Żurawski

Inversion, Maciej Chyra

University Route, Szymon Piechowiak

Warsaw, Jarosław Grzeskowiak

More Lights, Wojciech Galiński

Wola 2077, Maciej Ramos

We congratulate the winners!

The winner will be a Microsoft Surface Pro 6 computer with a black keyboard, in a cloudy, platinum color version and configuration with an Intel Core i5 processor, 8 GB RAM and 128 GB SSD.

This is a fantastic device that really was worth fighting for:

  • Competition has much to learn. Surface Pro 6 is second to none - a review

The finalists' works will go to the facebook fanpage of Microsoft Poland with a download link, so that everyone interested can download the photo and use it in their own desktop composition.

Full rules of the competition can be found here .

The winners were selected by a committee composed of representatives of Spider's Web and the Microsoft Polska Office Department.

* Microsoft Polska is a partner of the #MiastoWChmurze competition

We have results! Contest #MiastoWChmurze - Win Surface Pro 6


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