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Asus Zenfone 5 hands-on preview: video and image gallery

We just looked at the entry-level Zenfone 4, and now it’s time for the tweener in the family, the Asus Zenfone 5. While the four-inch Zenfone 4 can seem a bit strange if you’re used with the typically large Android devices that launch these days, the Zenfone 5 is back into familiar territory, both …

Jolla Sailfish phone swims into Europe

The 4G phone runs Sailfish OS, which started life as MeeGo -- software that was briefly considered the future of Nokia.<p>Bored of Android or the iPhone? The latest upstart smartphone system, Sailfish, born within Nokia, is on sale now in the shape of the case-swapping Jolla phone.<p>The Jolla phone is …

TVs at CES 2014: Bye-bye 1080p plasma, hello 4K LED LCD

A lot of stuff happened in 2013, and it was an especially eventful year in the TV market.<p>For the first time mainstream TVs with 4K resolution, all of them LED LCDs, appeared--and then promptly fell in price. After years of fits and starts, the first OLED TVs went on sale -- and stayed expensive. 3D …

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Protect your Android device from malware

Mobile malware is on the rise and your device could be at risk. These tips could help you stay safe and keep your personal information out of the hands of cybercriminals.<p>The adoption rate of mobile devices continues to soar, with Android leading the way. The open-source operating system that is led …

Cyanogen raises another $23M to grow like crazy and become the No. 3 mobile platform

Could a former Android modification end up becoming a dominant mobile platform?<p>Cyanogen, maker of the replacement Android OS CyanogenMod, announced today that it has raised an additional $23 million led by Andreessen Horowitz to do just that. The news comes just three months after the company …

Tizen smartphones tipped for unveiling at MWC

Earlier this year, we were holding out hope for seeing the first commercial Tizen-running smartphones debut this fall, but our expectations were …