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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.

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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.

Samsung debuts Galaxy S5 with an improved camera

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The new flagship smartphone will start shipping worldwide in April

Sony's Xperia Z2 smartphone can record 4K video

Sony's new Xperia Z2 flagship smartphone can record 4K video and includes digital noise cancelling headphones the company announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Monday.

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In an emergency? This battery-powered phone could bail you out

The SpareOne is an $80 phone that runs on a AA battery; it's designed as a backup in case your regular smartphone isn't charged. We take a closer look in this video report from Mobile World Congress.

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MWC 2014: Cheap cell phone runs on a AA for emergencies

A cell phone from SpareOne is designed to be used for emergencies and runs on a single AA battery.

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Encrypted Android phone is only the beginning for Blackphone and Silent Circle

Leaks from the former contractor have raised awareness of privacy and users are reacting, says company executives

US carriers said to have rejected 'kill switch' technology last year

Carriers rejected a technology last year that supporters say would have dramatically cut the number of smartphone theft.

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Panasonic unveils ruggedized tablet with phone functions

The waterproof, dustproof 5-inch "phablet" is aimed at rail yards and construction zones

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Qualcomm overtakes Apple with eight-core, 64-bit mobile processor

Qualcomm's new 64-bit, eight-core Snapdragon 615 will be in mobile devices during fourth quarter.