minecraft xboxoneIt seems that the console ports for Mojang’s hugely popular Minecraft titles have yet to arrive, despite plenty of anticipation in that particular direction, but thankfully, there has been progress made on the updates where the three console versions are concerned – basically for the Sony PS Vita, the Sony PS4 and the Xbox One from Microsoft.

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lg swarovski oledWhen it comes to living in large, there are many different ways to do so. Some of us happen to have a whole lot more money than others to “throw around”, if you will, and even the high end stuff that one purchases ends up looking rather “ordinary”. Surely there must be more than what is available in the market to satiate your appetite? Apparently so, as South Korean consumer electronics giant LG has worked with Swarovski to roll out what they term to be the ultimate premium OLED TV.

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nexus 9 keyboard folio leakWe did talk about how there are more Nexus 9 details leaked over the weekend, where this particular device would be manufactured by the folks over at HTC. HTC’s maiden foray into the tablet market was not exactly an inspiring one, especially when one thinks back to the HTC Flyer’s release that did not spawn any kind of direct sequel. Well, you know what they say – if at first you do not succeed, try again. A new tweet from @upleaks point to the upcoming HTC tablet – aka Nexus 9 or HTC T1, where it will feature an accessory that is called the Magic Cover.

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Early last month, we brought you word on new Apple Campus 2 photos that depicted some concrete foundation work that went on, and this time around, there is something far more interesting that you might want to take note of – a drone which has been outfitted with a camera managed to take to the skies to capture a drone’s eye view of the upcoming Apple Campus.

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note series of phablets have proven themselves to be exceedingly popular over the years, and for good reason, too – the larger-than-normal display when it first hit the market which opened up a whole new world of visual treats to the masses, not to mention making the phablet category of devices more acceptable. Does it have competitors in this segment? Sure, and the latest model would be the Alcatel OneTouch Flash, also known by its model number 6042D. This particular handset was promoted to go up against the Samsung Galaxy Note as you can see in the rather cute video above.

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cortana conversionWindows Phone’s Cortana is slowly but surely growing in stature, as the users start to discover all of the little details that this digital personal assistant is capable of. In fact, some of the features have been a so-called staple on Siri and Google Now, but this does not mean that Cortana users will have to lag behind. No sir, with Cortana, you too, are able to get a grasp of the worldwide time, and this feature comes in especially handy if you are about to make a long distance call across different time zones, but have not quite mastered the nuances of addition and subtraction just yet.

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iphone 3gs batteryIt looks like the number of incidents involving smartphone batteries exploding, or ballooning, is not exactly too rare in our society, especially when you take into consideration that there has been a fair number of reports in the past concerning such situations. While we have seen word on how an iPhone 3GS’ battery ballooned to the verge of explosion earlier this year, here we are with another image sent by a reader to PhoneArena that his old iPhone 3GS had its battery blown up to unnatural proportions that the smartphone was broken.

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s duos 3 boxFirst there was the Samsung Galaxy S Duos that came out in 2012, where a sequel to the smartphone followed the year after in the predictable naming convention that calls it the Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2. Well, now that we are in the third quarter of 2014, it is only fitting for the Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3 to be lined up for a release, where it will carry the model number SM-G313HU. It is apparently already up for sale by an Indian retailer for approximately $130 after conversion, despite the fact that the handset has yet to be officially listed down on the official website.

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Xperia Z3 Compact inferiorCome IFA 2014, we expect that Sony will have a bunch of mobile devices they are planning on showing us. One will probably be the company’s second flagship phone for 2014 – the Sony Xperia Z3, and the other is expected to be a smaller version of the handset in the form of the Xperia Z3 Compact.

Thanks to leaked photos obtained by Ausdroid, we now know what the handset is expected to look like. As you can see in the image above, the Xperia Z3 Compact will arrive in a variety of different colors, which based on the photo looks like white, orange, green, and black. The handsets also appear to be slightly different from Sony’s design language of the Xperia Z2 and appears to sport slightly more rounder edges. Read full post →Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Leaked, Shows Off Multiple Color Options


2m xperia sony ifa 640x360Earlier today Sony posted a teaser image on Twitter in which they seemed to tease the dimensions for an upcoming device. Based on the dimensions there was a good chance that Sony could be referring to the upcoming Sony Xperia Z3 which would be the company’s second flagship smartphone for 2014.

That being said, Sony has posted a new teaser and this time it seems to hint at how water resistant their devices are going to be. As you can see in the image above, the teaser image suggests that Sony’s products will be water resistant up to 2m in depth. It is unclear if this is a general teaser for Sony’s mobile devices, or if it could be for the Sony Xperia Z3. Read full post →Sony Teases Water Resistant Products For IFA 2014