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HTC's U.S. chief talks virtual reality and what the HTC Vive means for its phone business

HTC promises that just because it's partnering up with Valve for this one device doesn't mean it's leaving Android behind.

Microsoft's Lumia 640XL is a Windows Phone phablet for the rest of us

The Lumia 640XL is big, but it has a comparatively small price tag.

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Silent Circle's privacy-focused Blackphone 2, Blackphone+ tablet target businesses

Alongside the Blackphone 2 secure smartphone and a tablet, the company is introducing a new enterprise conference-calling service

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 will pack a silicon brain with cognitive computing abilities

The Snapdragon 820 chips will be for premium mobile devices, and test units will ship in the second half

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Cut the cord and leave cable TV behind

Don't be afraid to get rid of your cable. Streaming and download services will ensure that you don't miss any of your favorite shows or movies.

Alcatel-Lucent's 'Wi-Fi boost' uses both Wi-Fi and cellular data for super-fast speeds

The company says it can tie the networks together using only software

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Microsoft announces the Lumia 640XL, a poor man's Lumia 1520 phablet

Microsoft's midrange phone strategy continues at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Lumia 640XL resembles the Lumia 1520, but it dials back the specs a bit.

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ZTE's Grand S3 smartphone scans eyes for authentication

The biometric technology is used for access to the phone, but will be expanded to include apps, the company said.

The Internet of Things and the currency of privacy

Getting ready to check the "agree" box on that User Agreement? Read this first.

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Fujitsu demos iris scanner that unlocks smartphones

A prototype smartphone can be unlocked in less than a second with just a glance.

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How a Blu-ray disc could install malware on your computer

A video will start playing, but something strange could be happening as well.

Fujitsu's new way to unlock your phone

If you hate having to punch in a number or scan your finger when using your phone, now you can unlock it with just a glance.

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Sony's pixel-packed Xperia Z4 Tablet aims for mobile entertainment dominance

Sony's svelte, high-resolution Xperia Z4 Tablet is packed with features designed to make it the go-to slate for jamming tunes, watching videos, and even playing PlayStation games.

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USB 3.1 flash drives? Don't expect them anytime soon

USB 3.1 may be too expensive to start with for flash drives, the USB Implementors Forum CTO says.

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Nokia CEO argues that net neutrality could limit key mobile services

Self-driving cars and home health care services require special treatment, he said

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SanDisk new microSD card packs a whopping 200GB of storage

The card can hold around 20 hours of high-def video.

Hate passwords? ZTE's Grand S3 scans your retinas, instead

The eyes have it.

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MediaTek wants to put its chips in Chromebooks

MediaTek's new Helio X10 processor could bring 64-bit ARM CPUs and 4K video to Chromebooks