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Sony's Xperia business could be sold off. Photo: Rajesh Pandey/Cult of Android.

Sony’s Xperia business could be sold off. Photo: Rajesh Pandey/Cult of Android.

Sony may have begun its recovery following a massive cyberattack, but its bad luck isn’t going to stop there. The Japanese company continues to endure heavy losses thanks to the decline of key divisions, and sources say it is considering the sale of its smartphone business as CEO Kazuo Hirai tries desperately to turn things around.

Is this Samsung's best giveaway yet? Photo: Samsung

Is this Samsung’s best promotion yet? Photo: Samsung

Samsung has long been giving away access to premium services as an incentive to buy its products, but its latest offering is by far its best yet. For a limited time only, those who purchase select Samsung goods will get a whole year of Netflix absolutely free — as well as access to the company’s own Milk Music streaming service.

Wave goodbye to WatchON. Photo: Samsung

Wave goodbye to WatchON. Photo: Samsung

WatchON, one of the more useful services that comes baked into Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface for Android, is being wiped out in all but two markets, the South Korean company has confirmed today. Users will be able to keep content they’ve purchased through WatchON, while the Galaxy Note 4’s new Smart Remote app is expected to replace its IR remote functionality on other Galaxy smartphones.

Chromecast is a steal at just $23. Photo: Google

Chromecast is a steal at just $23. Photo: Google

Chromecast is already excellent value for money at its regular retail price of $30, so Amazon’s Black Friday discount, which brings the price down to just $22.99, makes it an absolute steal. And is if that wasn’t enough, the device also comes with two months of Hulu Plus absolutely free.

Xbox-One-SmartGlass

Yesterday, at an official Gamescom press conference in Cologne, Germany, Microsoft announced and detailed the contents of both its upcoming updates for the Xbox One and SmartGlass companion application.

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