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Slender, metal Samsung A3 and A5 bring iPhone-like glitz to Android ecosystem

The all-metal bodies whisper "quality." The 5-megapixel front-facing cameras scream "selfie." If Samsung sales were dampened by iPhone anticipation, the A3 and A5 provide an Android alternative to the trendy competition.

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Supremely svelte Oppo R5 claims 'world's thinnest smartphone' crown

But a package that tiny requires compromises, as it has paltry storage and no headset jack.

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Hands on: Droid Turbo's long battery life, new tech offset weight

The Motorola smartphone will be available through Verizon Wireless starting at $199 with a two-year contract

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Hands-on with the Fuhu Nabi Big Tab HD 24, a tablet for kids that parents can control

This gigantic Android tablet gives kids a curated group of apps and lets parents peering over their virtual shoulder.

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Android ransomware 'Koler' turns into a worm, spreads via SMS

The Koler ransomware locks the device screen and displays fake messages from police agencies

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Google's guide for switching from iPhone to Android locks you into its cloud

The newly published tutorial sucks you into Google services - all of which work on iOS if you ever want to switch back.

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8 ways Google is tying Chrome OS and Android together

Chrome OS and Android are two separate and distinct operating systems, but the lines are beginning to blur, to the benefit of people who've gone all-in on Google.

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New attack hides stealthy Android malware in images

The attack could be used to distribute malware through applications that appear harmless, researchers said

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Google Play Games' new nearby multiplayer capabilities make it easier to play with pals

The new Google Play Games lets players challenge one another if they're in the same room.

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Motorola Droid Turbo leaked: Two days of battery life, Quad HD screen, and more

I bet your little phone can't handle 20 minutes in a rainstorm. Droid does.