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Relax: This phone measures your blood pressure

This Swiss electronics company is on a mission: to stop millions of people dying of ignorance each year.

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This tiny chip could revolutionize smartphone and IOT security

Engineers at South Korea's SK Telecom have developed a tiny chip that could help secure communications on a myriad of portable electronics and IOT devices.

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Up to 30% Discount On Otterbox Cases For iPhone, Galaxy and Other Devices - Deal Alert

Otterbox is currently having a winter sale, and they've discounted many of their popular cases up to 30% for a limited time.

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Coming up: Cool new phones being shown at MWC

Mobile World Congress has become the place for vendors to show off their upcoming smartphones. Here are some of the interesting new devices being introduced.

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Coolest new Android phones at Mobile World Congress 2017

No, Apple isn’t at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona teasing its iPhone 8 and Samsung isn’t formally unveiling its Galaxy S8, but plenty of other big name vendors are using the annual wireless network confab to show off their...

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Cog Systems offers more secure version of HTC A9 smartphone

It sounds like a smartphone user's worst fear: Software that starts up before the phone's operating system, intercepting and encrypting every byte sent to or from the flash memory or the network interface. This is not some new kind...

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Intel isn't yet done with x86 smartphone chips

Smartphones with Intel-based x86 chips aren't dead yet. Intel may have stopped making Atom chips for smartphones, but a partner is keeping that effort alive.

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Hands on with the Moto G5 and G5 Plus: Almost like budget Nexus phones

Motorola's new super-affordable phones are making a run at the "best budget phone" crown again.

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Sony's Xperia XZ Premium has a 4K HDR screen, super slow-mo

Sony's Xperia XZ Premium shines, quite literally. The first thing you notice about the new phone is the mirror-finish that surrounds the device giving it a sparkly appearance that seems destined to require lots of polishing.

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MediaTek wants to put its new 10-core chip in $300 VR smartphones

The smartphone world will be rocked with MediaTek's new 10-core Helio X30 chip, which will bring premium features like Google's DayDream virtual reality platform to Android handsets with prices starting at $300.

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Battery safety still top of mind for Samsung and other phone makers

A special battery advisory group has been created with staff that includes academic expertise.

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Huawei showcases new phones in Barcelona, gets mobbed by eager crowds

At a preview event at this year's MWC on Sunday, Huawei launched the P10 and P10 Plus smartphones, and drew big crowds.

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Nostalgia rules as classic phone brands come alive at MWC

Classic phone brands from yesteryear are coming alive in Barcelona. Nokia, Blackberry and Moto were among the unlikely headline makers ahead of the Mobile World Congress trade show, which starts on Monday.

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Akyumen's Hawk smartphone packs a projector

Over the past decade there have been several attempts to cram video projectors into smartphones. All ultimately failed, but a Silicon Valley startup reckons it has the recipe right and is hoping for a warm response from consumers when...

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Akyumen's Hawk smartphone packs a projector

Over the last decade there have been several attempts to cram video projectors into smartphones -- all ultimately failed, but a Silicon Valley start-up reckons it has the recipe right and is hoping for a warm response from consumers...

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Nokia now has three budget Android phones, but everyone will want the 3310 nostalgia model

HMD has expanded its line of Nokia handsets with a pair of budget phones, but the show-stopper is the updated retro model.

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Huawei's P10 camera-phone comes in more colors than the rainbow

Huawei Technologies calls the P10 a smartphone, but its CEO doesn't have much to say about its communication capabilities.

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Huawei goes all out at MWC with new P10 phones, Android Wear watches

Huawei unveils two new P10 flagships and a follow-up to the Huawei Watch, but the handsets won't be making their way to the U.S. anytime soon.

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