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Pizza tracking on Android Wear. Photo: Domino's

Pizza tracking on Android Wear. Photo: Domino’s

Fancy pizza but can’t be bothered to find your phone? We’ve all been there, and it’s not a pretty place. But now you don’t have to fall asleep hungry wondering what you’re doing with your life, because Domino’s finally lets you order and track a pizza from your smartwatch.

Meet the Runcible. Photo: Monohm

Meet the Runcible. Photo: Monohm

Samsung’s three-sided display may make the Galaxy S6 Edge a little different, but it won’t be the most unique smartphone at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week.

Monohm, a company based in Berkeley, California, that makes “heirloom electronics,” will announce a perfectly round smartphone called the Runcible that’s designed to look like a pocket watch.

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Hate typing on a touchscreen but can’t bring yourself to buy another BlackBerry? Then you need myType, a durable, foldable keyboard that connects wirelessly to almost any mobile device. Thanks to Cult of Android Deals, it’s now 28% cheaper for a limited time.

SolidEnergy's battery versus comparable products from Xiaomi and Apple. Photo: SolidEnergy

SolidEnergy’s battery versus comparable products from Xiaomi and Apple. Photo: SolidEnergy

It’s been a while since we’ve seen vast improvements to lithium-ion batteries, which power the portable gadgets we rely on today. But that’s all about to change, thanks to a company called SolidEnergy.

Born out of MIT in 2012, the startup has built a battery that stores more energy than that inside Apple’s iPhone 6, but measures half the size.

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.

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