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Nov'IT pitches rooted Android phones as a pro-privacy weapon

Uhuru Mobile is a new ROM derived from Cyanogen that aims to make Android phones more secure.

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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

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Intel shows off 64-bit Android for smartphones

Intel demonstrates a 64-bit version of Android running on a smartphone with its latest Atom chip,code-named Merrifield.

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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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Somehow, 5G phones will solve youth unemployment

As new 4G phones appear at Mobile World Congress, Neelie Kroes is concerned with how young people will earn the money to buy what comes next.

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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Intel catches up with Apple on 64-bit smartphone chips

Intel's new Atom chips code-named Merrifield and Moorefield will be in smartphones during the second half

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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.

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New smartphone OSes to challenge Android at Mobile World Congress

New phones based on Firefox OS and Ubuntu will be on display in Barcelona.

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Ubuntu phones on track for 2014 after all

Canonical aims to have the top 50 apps available at launch.