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AppMachine unveils do-it-yourself visual app builder beta for beginners

Have an idea for a mobile app, but lack the development chops? AppMachine can help.


MWC 2013 Day One: Of smartwatches and giant smartphones

Mobile World Congress is big and so was one of the smartphones that caught the eye of our editors in Barcelona.


WildTangent brings cross-device gaming to Sony Xperia

The cross-device games company will now be native to Xperia handsets. Its games app is alread available on Windows PCs and Android devices, including the Kindle Fire.


Asus crosses smartphone, tablet to make PadFone Infinity, Fonepad

Asus' latest mobile offerings -- on display at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona -- include a tablet-sized smartphone and a phone that wants to be a tablet.


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Samsung takes inspiration from Fort Knox for mobile security

Samsung Monday announced an improved version of its SAFE management and security system for popular Samsung-branded smartphones and tablets.

ZTE Grand Memo smartphone's huge screen is designed for small hands

China's ZTE debuted a smartphone with a 5.7-inch screen dubbed the Grand Memo at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Monday. It's a follow up to its 5-inch Grand S smartphone that the company introduced at CES last month.


Trend Micro tackles Facebook security in its mobile suite

Trend Micro is adding the often confusing world of Facebook privacy settings to a new version of its flagship security software.

Firefox OS welcomed as fresh competition in mobile market

Telecom carriers still gripe about taxes, regulation, and over-the-top competition, but Mozilla's Firefox OS provides a glimmer of hope to some executives speaking at the opening of Mobile World Congress.

Sony's $499 Xperia Tablet Z arrives in second quarter

Sony's Xperia Tablet Z will go on sale globally in the second quarter, priced from $499 in the U.S.


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BYOD gets attention at Mobile World Congress

Helping IT shops deal with the security and management of consumer smartphones and tablets in the workplace will be a big theme at Mobile World Congress this week.