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Sony’s strange Android-powered selfie camera has been revealed in leaked images ahead of its upcoming debut in Asia. The device is designed to look like a fancy perfume bottle and it has a swiveling Exmor RS sensor with optical image stabilization.


Google is part of a global consortium that plans to install an undersea cable linking the U.S. and Japan to provide faster and more reliable Internet to Asia. The search giant hopes its “FASTER” project will make Google services more accessible to billions of people.


Xiaomi has been in the news for all the right and the wrong reasons lately. The company recently expanded its operations to India and unveiled its latest flagship handset — the Mi 4. However, for a company this big, Xiaomi has little presence outside of Asia, which has led many people to dismiss it as just another Chinese OEM.

In case you are one of those people, read below to find out about more Xiaomi and why you should not write it off as just another Apple wannabe.

HTC One M8

The HTC One M8 is only available in the U.S, UK and HTC’s home region of Taiwan at the moment. The company has now announced that the rest of the Asian markets will get the new HTC flagship starting from May with the exception of Singapore, where the handset will launch this weekend on the 5th of April.

KitKat 10

Samsung is currently rolling out the much-anticipated Android 4.4.2 KitKat update to all International models of its former flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4, located in parts of Asia and Europe including Poland, Malaysia and the Philippines. This rather hefty upgrade is a fairly major bump up from Android 4.3, bringing support for the Galaxy Gear, together with the usual multitude of bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations.

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