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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.
Sony also promises that the Android 4.3 update is "right around the corner" for the rest of its Xperia lineup.
The Xperia Z1F is a sawed-off version of Sony's waterproof flagship Android smartphone, with a 4.3-inch screen instead of a 5-incher.
The Sony Xperia Z1 gets that shrinking feeling with a new, smaller version officially announced in Japan.
Reject some of iOS 7's eye candy and stop some background processes and your older iOS device may run more quickly and smoothly.
When those who own older handsets try to download an app from Apple's App Store, they're given the opportunity to download an older version of the program.
Apple's latest iOS update puts the whammy on the popular jailbreak tool, so Evasi0n users will probably want to stick with iOS 6.1.2.
Some say booth babes are a thing of the past. But not, perhaps, if they're athletic, aquatic, and endowed with the right smartphone.
As with the original flagship, Samsung is counting on the midrange phone's fingerprint scanner, heart-rate monitor, and extra apps to stand out.
Pricing not available
Surfacing in the run-up to the annual IFA trade show, it appears Sony may push its next-gen flagship out the door a few months early.