Everything you need to know before getting the Privacy centered BlackPhone

With all the news we are hearing about the National Security Agency (NSA) in the US tracking information from smartphones without us knowing,  a lot of people are worried about their privacy being compromised. A new smartphone aims to give everyone a peace of mind by being Privacy focused as much as possible–the BlackPhone.

BlackPhone

Announced during the Mobile World Congress 2014, Silent Circle and Geeksphone officially released the specs and details on the BlackPhone. The phone is running on an Android based PrivatOS, which will be discussed later onto this article. But first, let’s talk about the specs.

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Sony outs the second Xperia Tablet at the 2014 MWC; Thinner and Lighter than ever

Last year, Sony released the Xperia Z Tablet with top notch specs plus a sleek, thin body. This week at the 2o14 Mobile World Congress, the Japanese tech giant decided to announce the successor to the Xperia Z Tablet, dubbed as the Xperia Z2 Tablet together with the new flagship phone, the Xperia Z2.

Xperia Z2 tablet

Last year’s Xperia Z Tablet may not have been as successful as Apple’s iPad Air, but the former is impressively thin at 6.9mm compared to the latter’s 7.5mm thickness. But for Sony, this may not be thin enough, as the new Xperia Z2 Tablet comes with a very thin 6.4mm-thick body. It’s also 69 grams lighter (WiFi variant) than its predecessor. Despite the thinness, the device would still feel very solid to hold–we know this for a fact with the Xperia Z Tablet.

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Nokia comes out with the X family, 3 Windows themed Android smartphones for less

There has been a lot of talks about Nokia’s first Android device, which officially came out at the 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The now Microsoft acquired Finnish company shocked everyone by releasing not just one, not two, but three Android devices.

Nokia X Series

For starters, the Nokia X, X+ and the XL aren’t your usual Android smartphones. Neither of the three phones come with Google Play support, but instead Nokia’s very own App Store for Android Apps, as well as the popular Yandex Store and Microsoft’s OneDrive. There’s also a heavily-skinned User Interface giving users that feel of using a Windows Phone instead of an Android, and even the Live Tiles are present here. Judging from the outside, the three phones gives a Lumia feel with the colorful polycarbonate bodies.

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