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Amazon won't give up on Fire Phone just yet.

Amazon won’t give up on Fire Phone just yet.

The Fire Phone hasn’t been anywhere near as successful as Amazon hoped it would be. Sales have been so bad, in fact, that the device has ended up costing the retail giant around $170 million. But Amazon knows where it has gone wrong, and it has every intention of making more smartphones.

The Sonos remote for Android Wear. Photo: Sonos Forum

The Sonos remote for Android Wear. Photo: Sonos Forum

You’ll soon be able to control your Sonos devices from your wrist, thanks to a new Sonos app coming to Android Wear. The app, which is currently in beta testing with a select few users, will also show you which track is currently being streamed around your home.

Meet the Xperia Z3 Compact. Image: Ausdroid.

Meet the Xperia Z3 Compact. Image: Ausdroid.

Two press shots of the upcoming scaled-down variant of Sony’s flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z3 Compact, have been posted on Twitter for the world to see just two days before the handset’s expected to be announced at the annual IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin, Germany.


You can now get your next smartphone for free along with a bacon Whopper and fries thanks to a surprising new promotion from Burger King. The fast food chain is making a bunch of Android-powered devices free when you take out a new two-year contract with AT&T, Sprint, or Verizon.



Google bundles its own, traditional file manager application into every build of the Android operating system it distributes. Although it’s adequate, many manufacturers tend to remove and replace it with their own version. Unfortunately, though, these always seem to be extremely overwhelming and way too difficult to use. However, you may be unaware that you can actually replace your default file manager to one of your choosing and what’s more it’s super easy to do.

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