Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.
A limited-time promotion sees Sony giving away hundreds of dollars worth of movies, music, and apps for the Xperia Z1, Z1S, and Z2.
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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Apple's mobile devices accounted for 18 percent of all grand larcenies in the Big Apple last year, says The Wall Street Journal.
Philips Fidelio "stereo" speakers transform into wireless 5.1 surround sound take the tops off these chic speakers for an instant wireless surround sound system.
Some say booth babes are a thing of the past. But not, perhaps, if they're athletic, aquatic, and endowed with the right smartphone.
The gigantic Sony Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra phablet are now updating to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
Sony also promises that the Android 4.3 update is "right around the corner" for the rest of its Xperia lineup.
The LTE variant of the phone is available through Sony's Web site, though only the black model is currently in stock.
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.