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Sony also promises that the Android 4.3 update is "right around the corner" for the rest of its Xperia lineup.
Acer has lifted the lid on two new smarties ahead of Mobile World Congress next week. And they're both very affordable.
Asus figures out a way to get around objections from Microsoft and Google and do a hybrid that runs Windows-8.1 and Android.
Sony's Xperia Z Ultra Google Play Edition flaunts an enormous 6.44-inch screen, fast processor, and stock Android 4.4 KitKat.
Sony is the latest smartphone maker to get the pure Android treatment, with the Xperia Z Ultra phablet available in the US Google Play store with Android 4.4 KitKat.
Sky has added support for six new Android smart phones, bringing the total up to 45.
Don't expect to see any other version of Google's three new platforms. Project Ara is targeting this fall for a release and a sniper uses Android based goggles.
Google has given the green light to CyanogenMod by officially certifying the Oppo N1 for the night before Christmas.
Users can now crop, apply shape masks, and add borders directly to images in Slides and Drawings presentations.
Tired of giant Android phones? The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact crams top-end specs into a manageable 4.3-inch body. Andrew Hoyle goes hands-on in our video review.