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Supremely svelte Oppo R5 claims 'world's thinnest smartphone' crown

But a package that tiny requires compromises, as it has paltry storage and no headset jack.

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Kill switch semi-engaged: Android Lollipop gets factory reset password protection

To discourage thievery, users will need to log in before wiping their smartphones

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At IFA, new smartphones are a harbinger for futuristic tech trends

Support for 64-bit processors and LTE-Advanced will become increasingly common

on pcworld.com

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Metal has become mandatory on high-end smartphones

In the hunt for differentiation smartphone vendors are fousing more on design

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Smartphone kill-switch bill passes California assembly

The bill is intended to reduce smartphone theft in the state

on pcworld.com

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Nanu takes on Skype with free 2G calls, limited free calls to landlines and mobile phones

The app will shortly be avialble for iOS and Windows phone, Nanu said

on pcworld.com

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Mobile gadgets outnumber people in these 7 countries

Wireless has passed 100 percent penetration in the US and six other countries.

Study: FAA's ruling on smartphones during takeoff has had little impact

Airlines have seen almost no increase in the use of smartphones, tablets, and laptops among passengers since the Federal Aviation Administration ruled in October that they are now allowed to do so during takeoff and landing. But that's likely to change over time.