Sony Xperia Z3 arrives at Carphone Warehouse

Carphone Warehouse has announced that it is stocking Sony's new Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact in its store from today. Like previous Sony phones, the Z3 is fully waterproof - which is why Carphone Warehouse produced this unboxing video filmed underwater. The Z3 Compact starts from £28/month with no upfront cost (presumably on a two…

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James O'MalleySony Xperia Z3 arrives at Carphone Warehouse
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Amazon Fire Phone available on O2 in the UK today

Amazon's FirePhone is available from today, O2 has announced. O2 is offering the phone on its Refresh tariff - and you can get the phone for free if you're willing to spend £33/month with 2GB of data (presumably on a two year contract). Much like the US launch, Amazon is also throwing in a year…

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James O'MalleyAmazon Fire Phone available on O2 in the UK today
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“Android L” to be officially known as “Lollipop”

It seems that the next version of Android will be known as "Lollipop", at least if this massive hint by the company is anything to go by. As spotted by our pals at ShinyShiny, Google posted the above image of a birthday cake to celebrate its 16th birthday... but with the cake adorned with not…

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James O'Malley“Android L” to be officially known as “Lollipop”
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First Android apps arrive on Chromebooks

Back in June at Google's IO conference, the company made a surprising announcement: Soon it will be possible to run Android apps on Chromebooks - Google's cheapo laptops that run Chrome OS. The day has finally come. The company has added four popular Android apps to the Chrome store: Duolingo, Evernote, Vine and Kids Sight…

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Wake up call app brings you all of the joy of talking to strangers first thing in the morning

I don't know about you but when I wake up in the morning I like to spend a good hour wandering around my house, wondering where I am, what's going on and why there's so many bright lights. After about an hour's grogginess I'm about ready to face the world. Which is why an app…

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James O'MalleyWake up call app brings you all of the joy of talking to strangers first thing in the morning
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Google adds two hour app refund facility

Ever bought an app you later regret? There's now a refund facilities - for when you didn't really need that game stupid after all. According to MobileBurn, you can now get refunds on apps and games for up to two hours after purchase. For fairly obvious reasons this doesn't extend to other media like films.…

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Nexus 9’s existence confirmed by Nvidia

Whoops - Nvidia has accidentally revealed that the Nexus 9 is indeed on the way in Q3 this year. Image from Android Police The revelation comes courtesy of legal documents: Nvidia is busy suing Qualcomm and Samsung, and according to the Inquirer said that in one of the submitted documents said…

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WATCH: Samsung adverts bashing iPhone 6

Its always fun when tech heavyweights make fun of each other - and this series of adverts by Samsung is no different. Promoting the recently announced Note 4, the two actors try to point out that on many features, Samsung got there first. It even makes fun of the terrible live stream we experienced on…

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Amazon Prime Instant Video FINALLY lands on Android

Amazon has finally released its Netflix-alike Instant Video app to Android - so users with a Samsung, HTC or one of the many other brands of Android phone in their pocket can finally watch streaming video on the go on. But there's a catch. The catch - is that to download the app users must…

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James O'MalleyAmazon Prime Instant Video FINALLY lands on Android
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Tesco abandons plans for Hudl phone

Tesco has said that it is putting its plans for its own Android phone on hold - to instead concentrate on building a new version of its budget Hudl tablet. The first version of the Hudl, that was surprisingly powerful for such a cheap device was surprisingly successful - shifting more than half a million…

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James O'MalleyTesco abandons plans for Hudl phone