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U.S. House passes bill to allow mobile phone unlocking, but details worry advocates

Because yes, it's 2013 and still illegal to unlock your cell phone without your carrier's permission.

Drop your phone in the toilet? Nanotechnology could save it

A microscopic coating from P2i coats the electronics inside smartphones to prevent the phones from short circuiting after getting wet.

YotaPhone's e-ink smartphone display designed to save battery life

Yota Devices's updated dual-screen smartphone arrives later this year. Find out more about how it uses an e-ink display to save battery.

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Samsung debuts new Exynos chips, questions linger on 64-bit plans

Samsung announces new Exynos six- and eight-core Exynos mobile chips

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Blackphone plans more secure devices, bouyed by Snowden leaks

The Blackphone handset goes on sale in June for US$629. It looks like a typical Android smartphone and is based on a security-hardened version of the OS called "PrivatOS."

Samsung preps second-generation Knox BYOD software

Move follows Galaxy S5 with fingerprint reader

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Mobile World Congress in Video: Three intriguing Galaxy S5 features

Go hands on with the new Galaxy S5 to find out more about the smartphone's battery-saving, security, and health-monitoring features.

Hands on with Samsung's Galaxy S5 smartphone

Samsung's Galaxy S5 debuted Monday night at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Here's a closer look at some of the phone's new features.

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Mobile World Congress in Video: Up close with the interface on Nokia's new Android phones

In this video report, you'll see why Nokia's X, X1, and XL are more reminiscent of Windows Phone devices than of the Android OS they actually run.

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Up close with Nokia's latest Android phones

Get a good look at the Android interface on Nokia's X and XL, which have tiled home screens like Windows Phones devices.

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Mobile World Congress in Video: Samsung's Galaxy of new products

Take a closer look at the Galaxy S5, Gear 2 smartwatch, and Gear Fit wristband in this video report.

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MWC smartphone trends: Screens grow, cameras improve, and prices drop

The LG G Pro 2, Nokia X, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2 among notable newcomers

Samsung announces a Galaxy of products at Mobile World Congress

Melissa Riofrio looks at Samsung's latest releases -- the Galaxy S5 plus a new smart watch and a fitness band.

AT&T adds free international texting to Mobile Share plans

And cheap international calls are coming for people without a contract.

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Mobile World Congress in Video: Meet Nokia's new Android phones

Nokia introduced a trio of Android models at this year's MWC, and Florence Ion takes us on a video tour of the phones.

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Sub-$200 BlackBerry phone coming in April from Foxconn

The phone will be released first in Indonesia and later in other markets in Asia; an LTE version is planned for the rest of the world.

Nokia adds three Android phones to its lineup

Nokia's not just for Windows phones. At Mobile World Congress, the phone maker introduced three Android models that are unlike the Android phones you're probably used to seeing.

BlackBerry CEO says company is here to compete, regain lost ground

John Chen announces a new version of BES, free licenses for customers switching, and new pricing.

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Mobile World Congress in Video: Sony updates its Xperia lineup

We've told you about the changes Sony's introducing to its Xperia smartphones and tablets. Now see the new Xperia Z2 phone for yourself in this video report.

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Samsung hopes its Galaxy S5 is the picture of health

Samsung's new flagship phone doesn't appear all that different from the GS4 at first blush, but there are improvements everywhere.