More signs that Sony is about to dump its phone business: Goodbye Xperia?

James O'Malley Android, Mobile phones Leave a Comment

Back in November we reported rumours that Sony was thinking of abandoning its phone business. Today more fuel has been poured on that fire. According to Reuters Sony is aiming to boost its operating profits 25-fold over the next few years, and it plans to do it by both boosting the successful Playstation and camera…

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Pope calls smartphones “futile”; takes up residence in a glass house

James O'Malley Mobile phones Leave a Comment

Pope Francis has been casting the first stone, at least according to the Daily Mail. The, umm, newspaper of record quotes Frankie as saying young people "waste too many hours on futile things" and that it distracts them from "what is really important", with the Mail saying he "added that futile activities include chatting on…

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Apple sold a record-breaking nine million iPhone 5S and 5C models over the weekend

Gerald Lynch Apple, iPhone, iPhone, Mobile phones, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

Proving that Apple malaise hasn't fully kicked in yet, the Cupertino tech giants have just announced that a record-breaking nine million of the new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C handsets were sold over their launch weekend. That's a substantially larger…

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