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Samsung may not have given up on microSD just yet. Photo: iFixit

Samsung may not have given up on microSD just yet. Photo: iFixit

Recent reports from reliable sources have claimed that the Galaxy Note 5, like the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, will not have a microSD card slot — and that’s been corroborated by leaked CAD drawings of the device. But according to one Sprint document, Samsung may have had a change of heart.

offGRID solves all your complaints with the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. Photo: Incipio

offGRID solves all your complaints with the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. Photo: Incipio

Upgraded to the Galaxy S6 or S6 edge and already missing your microSD card slot? Thanks to Incipio’s new offGRID case, you can bring expandable storage back and add an additional 128GB of space to your device — as well as twice as much battery life.

Google fixes Play Music's vanishing bug. Photo: Google

Google fixes Play Music’s vanishing bug. Photo: Google

Google has rolled out an update for its Play Music app for Android that prevents songs from vanishing from your microSD card. The frustrating bug was introduced several weeks ago, and it left users unable to find tracks they had stored locally for offline listening.

Wikipad MicroSD

After being killed by Google and nearly disappearing from all the popular Android devices released last year, microSD card slots have made a comeback in all the major devices unveiled this year. This includes the likes of the HTC One M8, the Xperia Z2, the Moto E, LG G3, Desire 816 and the One mini 2.

Most of these handsets support microSD cards of up to 32 or 64GB capacity as advertised by their OEM. But did you know that you can safely use a 128GB card on your smartphone as well without any issues?

Sony-Xperia-Z2

Sony appears to be having some teething troubles with its new Xperia Z2 flagship, which made its debut in Singapore last week. Not only is the device prone to overheating when recording 4K video, but cooling it down in a bowl of water could be fatal for those who received a defective device with gaps in its chassis.

Fortunately, Sony is already aware of both issues, and the Japanese promises it is investigating them.

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