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Fujitsu demos iris scanner that unlocks smartphones

A prototype smartphone can be unlocked in less than a second with just a glance.

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Sony-less Vaio is jumping into Android phones

The new owner of Sony's once-iconic Vaio brand is unveiling its first device March 12.

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Start-up Leia to demo Star Wars-inspired hologram display technology next week

Potential applications include maps, games and video conferencing, the company says. And the technology can even be integrated into smartphones.

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Network activity tips Microsoft's MWC Windows Phone lineup, but no flagship in sight

Signs of low-cost and mid-range Windows Phones emerge, including a budget phablet for AT&T.

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How to turn your old phone into a basic PC for cheap

Don't let that old smartphone waste away in your junk drawer! Turn it into an Android-powered PC for less than the cost of a couple pizzas.

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Sony doubles down on PlayStation, but may sacrifice phones, TVs

It looks increasingly likely that Sony will exit both its TV and smartphone businesses as part of a restructuring plan outlined today by Sony executives in Japan.

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Which wireless carrier is best for you? Verizon, probably, but check for yourself

RootMetrics' latest survey lets you look at nationwide and local performance of the four major wireless carriers. But the results may vary, naturally, depending on where you live.

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Cablevision rolls out Freewheel, a cheap Wi-Fi-only mobile service

Do you live your life always in range of Wi-Fi? Cablevision's low-priced Wi-Fi only mobile service might be for you.

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ARM launches Cortex A-72 platform, powering flagship smartphones in 2016

ARM, the CPU company that powers virtually all smartphones, announces the Cortex A-72 chip design as well as a new graphics core.

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Samsung's smartphone business sees a huge drop in profits

The operating profit of its mobile business dropped 64 percent in the fourth quarter.