Xperia Z3 Compact inferiorWhile Sony has some pretty decent high-end smartphones, like the recently announced Sony Xperia Z3, the company also has some low-mid range smartphones in its stable as well. Unfortunately it seems that those devices aren’t doing particularly well which is why Sony has recently announced that they will be revising their finances.

The company has recently quadrupled their forecast of the amount of money they expect to lose in the financial year, and it seems that the loss is largely attributed to the company’s low-mid range Xperia handsets that aren’t selling as well as Sony had initially hoped. Sony’s revised financials now state that its net loss will be about 230 billion yen, a leap from its previous forecast of 50 billion yen. Read full post →Sony Revises Their Financials, Expects A Much Bigger Loss



relonch 1 640x336Good photos are the result of many things taken into consideration – good composition and lighting, a good lens, a good camera, a good image processing engine, understanding your camera’s controls, and etc., just to name a few. Well the good news is that if you are looking to take your smartphone photography game to the next level, you might be interested in a device called the Relonch.

So what is the Relonch, well for starters it’s a rather interesting case. While your iPhone can hook into the case, the Relonch is actually a camera of its own at the same time as well. Yup, you read that right, your smartphone basically acts as a viewfinder, which in some way reminds us of Sony’s QX-series of lens style cameras. Read full post →Relonch Is A Camera Case For The iPhone


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logitech keyboard 640x463If you’re looking for a gaming keyboard that is pack full of features, you might want to consider the recently announced Logitech G910 Orion Spark keyboard. As you can see in the image above, this does not appear to be your regular gaming keyboard and based on the specs and features, safe to say gamers will be getting more than what they bargained for.

The keyboard will feature mechanical keys which seems to be a popular choice these days as far as gaming keyboards are concerned. However instead of going with Cherry switches, Logitech has gone with Romer-G switches instead, which are apparently more durable, have intelligent illumination, and is said to have 25% faster actuation. Read full post →Logitech G910 Orion Spark Gaming Keyboard Announced


ice climbersSo it wasn’t too long ago that Nintendo had released Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo 3DS console. The game has since proven to be a massive hit and has since managed to sell over 1 million copies in Japan alone! Now we know that in the game, gamers have probably several different characters which are their favorite.

However veteran gamers will have noticed that at least one set of characters is missing from the game – the Ice Climbers Popo and Nana. For those who have played previous iterations of the game, the Ice Climbers have been included in the game, so what gives? Why were they omitted from this version of Super Smash Bros.? Read full post →Ice Climbers Missing From Super Smash Bros. Due To Technical Limitations


dropbox iosThanks to a variety of cloud storage services available today, there is no shortage of choice when it comes to choosing which service provider you would like to go with. Well the bad news is that if you’re planning on updating to iOS 8 later today, you might be disappointed to learn that Dropbox’s Automatic Backup function could run into issues with the new OS. Read full post →Dropbox’s Automatic Backup Feature Will Be Incompatible With iOS 8


samsung curved monitorSo we know that Samsung has curved TVs, but if you’re thinking that it might be a tad too expensive and too big for regular computer use, you might be interested to learn that Samsung has recently taken the wraps off the Samsung SD590C which is a 27-inch curved monitor.

The device has been announced in South Korea so we’re not sure if it will be making its way stateside. The monitor has been certified by the likes of US-based Underwriters Laboratories and Germany’s TUV Rheinland, which makes it the first curved monitor to receive such certification for its quality and performance. Read full post →Samsung Unveils 27-inch Curved Monitor In South Korea


swypeIf you’re looking forward to the release of iOS 8 primarily because you can’t wait to install third-party keyboards on your iOS device, you might be pleased to learn that Swype will also be launching alongside iOS 8 on the 17th of September, which is later today. Unfortunately the app will not be free and if you want to install it, you’ll have to pay a price of $0.99 for it, which we guess isn’t too bad to begin with.

For those who are unfamiliar with Swype, the keyboard gained notoriety on the Android platform because of the way it allowed users to type. Instead of pressing individual keys, users could swipe over the keyboard to form words. In some cases it has proven to be faster than a regular keyboard, although it does take some getting used to. Read full post →Swype Will Launch Alongside iOS 8 For $0.99


p 9983 1So later today, it is expected that BlackBerry will officially take the wraps off the BlackBerry Porshe Design P’9983, the phone which is BlackBerry’s latest collaboration with the folks over at Porsche. So far we’ve seen leaked renderings, leaked photos, and if you’re a little sick of the leaked stuff, you might be pleased to learn that BlackBerry has since unveiled an official rendering of the handset.

This was revealed on BlackBerry’s website where the company also dived into what went into the design process of the handset. Now as you can see, the handset looks pretty damn sleek, although given BlackBerry and Porsche Design’s collaborative efforts in the past, it will most likely not come cheap. Read full post →BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 Revealed On BlackBerry’s Website


10504 2759 140916 iCloud 2 Step l 640x357Yesterday we reported that Apple had enabled two-step authentication when logging into iCloud from the web. If users had chosen to enable it, all they’d be able to access is the Find My iPhone feature as the other features will be locked until you enter a generated passcode that will be sent to your trusted device.

Sounds good, right? Well if you were hoping that the security would make its way to other apps that might rely on iCloud, you’re in luck because according to a supporting document (via MacRumors), third-party apps that do not have their own two-step authentication and that can potentially store data in iCloud will soon offer two-step authentication as well, courtesy of Apple. Read full post →Two-Step Authentication Extended To Third-Party Apps That Access iCloud


microsoft logo1The reality of the present economic crunch continues to hit the worldwide market, as Microsoft has just announced that they intend to lay off yet another group of employees. This move will be part of the planned cuts of 18,000 jobs which was first announced in July earlier this year, helping the company realigning its worldwide workforce.

Read full post →Microsoft Layoffs Round 2 Coming