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Sony's new Xperia Z4 looks just like last year's Xperia Z3. Photo: OnLeaks

Sony’s new Xperia Z4 looks just like last year’s Xperia Z3. Photo: OnLeaks

It’s been more than six months since Sony announced its Xperia Z3, which means a new version must be right around the corner. And thanks to the leaked image above, we already know what it’s going to look like.

Sony's super-sized Xperia T2 Ultra will get Android 5.0. Photo: Sony

Sony’s super-sized Xperia T2 Ultra will get Android 5.0. Photo: Sony

Earlier this year, Sony told users that only the flagship Xperia Z series was part of its Lollipop upgrade plans, leading many to believe everything else would remain on KitKat.

But the Japanese company has today confirmed both the Xperia T2 Ultra and the Xperia C3 are also in line for an Android 5.0 upgrade.

Vive, HTC's VR headset. Photo: HTC

Vive, HTC’s VR headset. Photo: HTC

If there’s one way to encourage developers to build software for a brand new device, it’s to give them that device absolutely free. That’s what Valve and HTC are doing with the new Vive VR headset, which won’t cost a penny if you’re a qualified developer.

The One M9 gets hot, hot, hot. Photo: Tweakers.net

The One M9 gets hot, hot, hot. Photo: Tweakers.net

Samsung snubbed Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 810 chipset in favor of its own Exynos 7 — reportedly due to overheating issues. And while rivals have spoken out to back the chip, it seems the South Korean company may have been onto something.

Thermal imaging tests indicate the device reaches temperatures of 130° Fahrenheit (55.4° Celsius) under heavy loads.

Lollipop has arrived on Sony's latest smartphones. Photo: Sony

Lollipop has arrived on Sony’s latest smartphones. Photo: Sony

It’s been more than four months since Android 5.0 Lollipop made its debut, and Sony has finally gotten around to bringing the software to its flagship Xperia Z3 series. The software boasts a refreshed look that’s pretty similar to pure Android, plus lots of new features.

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