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Blackphone aims to be the most secure Android phone ever

It won't be available until this summer, but its privacy features could be a big hit with the security-minded.

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Jolla's first Sailfish-based smartphone

Jolla shows its Sailfish mobile OS running on Android phones

Have you heard of the Sailfish OS for mobile phones? If you haven't, you should, says the company's CEO.

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Mobile World Congress wrap-up: 3 big trends from this year's show

Our intrepid team of reporters spent the week in Barcelona at the world's biggest mobile trade show, looking at a slew of mobile devices and services. But what topics were on everyone's mind at Mobile World Congress 2014?

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Let my love open the door: Nymi wristband uses your pulse as a password

This fledgling wearable uses your pulse wave as a unique identifier, so it can unlock doors, accounts and more in a way that no one can decode or steal.

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STMicro's invisible lasers could bring touchless gesture control to smartphones

Touchless swipes, taps and double-taps can all be identified by STMicro's 'time-of-flight' proximity detector

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Beyond the hype: Internet of Things shows up strong at Mobile World Congress

The so-called Internet of everything is becoming a reality, disrupting the tech industry

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Mio stays on the pulse of fitness hardware with its wrist monitors

Wrist-worn heart rate monitors with the same accuracy as a tight, uncomfortable chest strap? Be still my beating heart.

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Ten smartphones that caught our eye at Mobile World Congress

Samsung's Galaxy S5 may have grabbed the biggest share of the spotlight in Barcelona this week, but there were plenty of other mobile devices that caught our eye.

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The biggest PC and productivity news from Mobile World Congress

For a show that's supposed to be all about mobile, MWC packed a ton of killer stuff that should appeal to PC buffs, Microsoft watchers, and people who just like to get things done.

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The wearables of Mobile World Congress: These are the best we saw

Ready your wrists and wallets, because we saw a bunch of cool smartwatches, fitness bands and wearables in Barcelona.

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Analysis: The Yoga Tablet 10 HD+'s gorgeous display is what makes it special

With its cool design and crisp HD display, this tablet unveiled at Mobile World Congress stands out from the Android crowd and might even cause a few iPad users to stray.

Mirrorlink 1.1 protocol brings third-party apps to in-car screens

Connected Car Consortium brings drivers more information while at the wheel - but works to limit distractions, too.

Do tablet strokes need a language? Wacom says yes

Wacom's WILL will make it easier to capture handwriting or sketches, share them and recreate them on other platforms, Wacom said.

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Oral-B's Bluetooth toothbrush wants to clean your filthy mouth

This smart brush wants to make oral hygiene fun, with videos to entertain you and even achievement badges. But your dentist will approve of its methods too

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Vodafone Foundation puts a 2G cell in a backpack for disaster recovery

The Instant Network Mini can carry voice calls and text messages and has a satellite uplink

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New chipsets and devices lay groudwork for LTE-Advanced

Qualcomm puts a customized Galaxy Note 3 and next-gen mobile hotspot on display at Mobile World Congress to show off the upcoming mobile technology.