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Sony's smartphone division continues to shrink. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Sony’s smartphone division continues to shrink. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

While recent reports have suggested Sony is preparing to ditch its ailing smartphone division, it seems it won’t give it up without a fight. In a last ditch effort to turn it around, the Japanese company is set to shed another 1,000 workers by March 2016.

The Galaxy Note 4 is off to a great start. Photo: Samsung

The Galaxy Note 4 is off to a great start. Photo: Samsung

Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 4 has been on sale for just under a month now, and the South Korean company has already sold more than 4.5 million units, according to industry sources. That’s a pretty impressive figure for most smartphone makers, but its predecessor was doing ever so slightly better this time last year.

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Amazon is quickly learning that 3D gimmicks and a lack of third-party app support aren’t attributes consumers tend to look for in a smartphone, with one report suggesting that the retail giant has sold fewer than 35,000 Fire Phones since the device made its debut back in July.

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Happy 4th of July, USA! Now is the perfect time to enjoy an extended weekend with your family, enjoying a barbecue and watching some fireworks. And while you are at it, how about some excellent app, games and accessories deals as well?

Below, we have done a quick roundup of all the latest apps and games on the Play Store that are available at discounted prices along with some handy accessories for your Android device.

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Despite criticisms about its cheap plastic form factor and slow TouchWiz operating system, the Galaxy S5 has become Samsung’s fastest-selling smartphone to date. The device has been so successful that during its launch weekend earlier this month, it sold more units than the iPhone 5s.

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