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9 Best Small Android Smartphones Available Today

Bigger doesn’t necessarily equal better. You may find it hard to score a half-decent small Android handheld these days, but despite the undeniable mainstream rise of phablets, there’s still demand for devices you can easily slide in and out of your standard-issue trouser pocket. A compact form factor, proper one-hand maneuverability and sensible design will

The ten best (and cheapest) Android gadgets to buy post-holidays

One of the most irritating, debated, often echoed and outright bogus myths of the 21st century retail world is the so-called post-holidays slump. Slump, slip, decline, recession, whatever, it’s just not real. Yes, some people tighten the belt after excessively spending during the holidays, and some retailers avoid January price cuts after slimming down their

Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact rumor roundup and preview: more of the same?

Normally, we’d not even dare tackle potentially game-changing Android devices such as Sony’s Xperia Z2 and Z1 Compact sequels collectively, in just one preview post, sending the message they’re not really important as standalone products. No matter how little we know (as in truly know) about them, and how distant their releases may seem. After

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact arrives in the US for $550

With the Xperia Z1 Compact, Sony is the only Android manufacturer that has been able to make a truly high-end Android smartphone at a size that’s similar to the iPhone’s, but the lack of the company’s presence in the US has meant that buying the Z1 Compact hasn’t been possible for most. Thankfully, that’s finally

Sony pushes out Android 4.4.4 update to the Xperia Z1 Compact

Well, this is a surprise. Sony isn’t exactly known for being very quick with software updates, but somehow the Japanese manufacturer has become the first OEM to start pushing out the Android 4.4.4 update to one of its devices. The Xperia Z1 Compact is currently getting Android 4.4.4 in Russia, Italy and Indonesia, ahead of the