TheStreet) -- It might not be as revered stateside as Vegas'
Consumer Electronics Show, but this week's Mobile World Congress tradeshow in Spain served as a launch pad for a few big mobile industry announcements.
Some firms, like Microsoft (MSFT - Get Report) and Research In Motion (RIMM), announced game-changing mobile strategies. Sony Ericsson and HTC unveiled smartphones that could compete well against Apple's (AAPL) iPhone. And Eric Schmidt, Google's (GOOG - Get Report) CEO, reconfirmed his company's commitment to mobile applications.
As the show wraps, we bring you a few of the highlights.