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Slender, metal Samsung A3 and A5 bring iPhone-like glitz to Android ecosystem

The all-metal bodies whisper "quality." The 5-megapixel front-facing cameras scream "selfie." If Samsung sales were dampened by iPhone anticipation, the A3 and A5 provide an Android alternative to the trendy competition.

Facebook says you can be social and secure, acquires .onion address for Tor users

Facebook, anonymous? Hardly, but users may still want Tor's location-hiding security while they use the service. Facebook's .onion address makes that all easier.

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Samsung hints at smartphone overhaul as profits fall; time to embrace pure Google?

The smartphone juggernaut promises “efficiency” as it's squeezed on both the high end and low end of phone sales. But maybe the answer is staring Samsung in the face.

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Swedish hacker finds 'serious' vulnerability in OS X Yosemite

A full disclosure is likely to be published in January.

on macworld.com

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Avoid these 3 common small business IT growing pains

Don't let a lax backup strategy or inferior hardware cost you productivity.

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Pirate Bay co-founder sentenced to 3.5 years imprisonment in Denmark

He will also be expelled from the country upon his release, according to the court.

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Sony's new mobile chief has hands full as handsets struggle

Hiroki Totoki has to revive interest in Xperia smartphones in a crowded market where Sony lags.

Twitter's MoPub ad exchange grabs Verizon tracking cookies, and more may follow

The privacy and security critics were right: Third-parties can and are using Verizon's UIDH strings for their own purposes.

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Recognizing the changing cloud

Using the cloud no longer means building an infrastructure from the ground up.

Turn your smartphone into a satellite phone with Iridium's GO! hotspot

The Iridium GO! costs less than a full-fledged satellite phone, provides access for five users, and let's you retain that familiar smartphone experience with all your contacts intact.

Make Chrome's New Tab page beautiful and more productive with these extensions

Tired of looking at the default new tab page in Chrome? Try these three extensions to spruce up their look.

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Meet systemd, the controversial project taking over a Linux distro near you

So what's all the fervor and fire over systemd all about? Chris Hoffman explains why the Linux community is in a tizzy.

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Amazon says it's sticking with smartphones despite the Fire phone's fizzle

The company admits mistakes as it sits on a massive surplus of unsold phones, but it's not giving up just yet.

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CurrentC is DOA before it’s even launched

CurrentC wants to go head-to-head with Apple to become the mobile payment system of choice, but it's suffered a data breach of customer data before it’s even launched.

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Sharp smartband LCD uses 1,000 times less power

The small panel could help power wearables for far longer than conventional displays.

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République makes console-like stealth action memorable on mobile

This gorgeous episodic adventure puts a touch-based twist on the sneak-and-shoot genre—without the shooting.