As with the original flagship, Samsung is counting on the midrange phone's fingerprint scanner, heart-rate monitor, and extra apps to stand out.
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A limited-time promotion sees Sony giving away hundreds of dollars worth of movies, music, and apps for the Xperia Z1, Z1S, and Z2.
The Sony Xperia T2 Ultra is a new Android phablet coming to the UK, along with the new mid-range Xperia E1.
Sony's rewarding early adopters of its new Xperia Z1 Compact phone with a free SmartWatch 2, its latest connected wristwatch.
The new console has hit 2.1 million sales worldwide, according to Sony.
Sprint's Nextel platform lost more than 1 million subscribers, offsetting progress made by its core business. The company sold 2.2 million iPhones in the period.
Unlocked versions of the Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra phones, along with the Smartwatch 2, are now selling through Sony's U.S. Web site.
Combining 2,000 images shot over the past 10 years, Hubble Space Telescope's eXtreme Deep Field captures more than 5,500 galaxies in a tiny field of view -- some date back to 450 million years after Big Bang.
Combining images taken over the past 10 years in what amounts to a 2 million second time exposure, the Hubble Space Telescope has captured the deepest view of the universe yet achieved.
The iPhone 5 drops this Friday, and like clockwork, there's already a few desperate souls in line grabbing for their two-minute media hit. This year, it's mostly PR campaigners and publicity mongers, so we'll talk to Bridget about her experience covering past Apple launches as well as the stories of the day, including a purse that charges your phone, summer travel trends using Google Maps, and how to get personal empowerment through social media.