Don't-Miss Mobile World Congress Stories

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All-touch BlackBerry Leap launches with $275 price tag

The smartphone has a 5-inch screen and a dual-core processor.

Your next Android phone may come with Waze preinstalled

Offering Waze as a default installation gives Google an easy way to gain wide exposure for its social traffic application.

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Microsoft’s Greg Sullivan gives 1.5 billion reasons why Windows 10 will change everything

A mass migration of Microsoft’s installed base to Windows 10 will give developers one big reason to support the platform.

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Ikea's newest furniture can charge your phone wirelessly

New desks, bedside tables, and lamps will feature Qi wireless charging capabilities.

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Here's how Samsung made TouchWiz better on the Galaxy S6

Samsung drastically pared down how much bloatware it packs into its TouchWiz Nature UX, though this adaptation of Android Lollipop is still kinda blue.

Here's how Samsung made TouchWiz better on the Galaxy S6 (video)

Florence Ion takes you on a visual tour of Samsung's revamped TouchWiz interface on the Galaxy S6.

Emporia's radical Android phone packs a peel-back physical keyboard and newbie-friendly design

The Emporia Smart was made for grandparents, kids, and anybody else uncomfortable with traditional smartphones.

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Sense ID is Qualcomm's ultrasonic answer to Apple's Touch ID

'Sense ID' promises to detect fingerprints through metal and glass, and encourages damp fingers.

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Google's Pichai is curious about Apple Watch, Xiaomi, but brushes off Cyanogen

The Google executive offered his views on a wide range of issues, including Android Pay.

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Hands on: The Huawei Watch is the best-looking Android Wear watch I've seen

It's not packed with innovative features, but, wow, this smartwatch looks great.

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No flagship Lumia phone coming before Windows 10, Microsoft confirms

Anyone looking to replace their high-end Windows Phones will have to hold out until this fall.

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Panasonic announces Nubo, a ‘Dropcam killer’ at Mobile World Congress

The Nubo IP security camera can run in locations where Dropcam can't, but it won’t be available in the U.S. until 2016.

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Intel taps ARM graphics for new x86 smartphone chip, in a marriage of convenience

Intel has turned to competitor ARM to use Mali graphics in its new Atom X3 chip for low-cost smartphones

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Microsoft, Intel join forces on low-cost Windows 10 phones

Microsoft opens up the smartphone edition of Windows 10 to x86 chips, breaking ARM exclusivity.

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Reality-checking HTC Vive and SteamVR: 4 crucial questions for the virtual reality headset

The Vive headset marks HTC and Valve's first foray into virtual reality. Can it compete with Oculus Rift and Samsung's GearVR? The devil's in the details.


Jolla, SSH outline plans to build a secure OS for smartphones and tablets

A new version of Jolla's Sailfish OS is getting locked down with the help of SSH.

Intel announces Atom X3 SoFIA, its new best hope for smartphone relevance

At Mobile World Congress, Intel unwraps details on its Atom chips—the X3, X5, and X7—which will appear in mobile devices later this year.