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Sony Xperia Z2 hands-on: finally, a winner

When I first heard about the Xperia Z2 from Sony, I admit to being disappointed. Same body, small spec upgrade, same camera. And releasing it so soon after the Xperia Z1, itself a fairly modest upgrade over the Xperia Z. What’s wrong with this company? But now that I’ve seen it, I take it back

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The Guardian’s Android beta app is beautiful, fast and free

UK-based The Guardian is a newspaper transforming into a digital content powerhouse. Though it’s kept its best content in front of a paywall until now, the company has experimented with a number of apps, mostly for iOS, including the photography-focused Guardian Eyewitness for iPad. Today, The Guardian is debuting a brand new beta app for

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Did you buy a Samsung Galaxy S5 or HTC One M8?

According to Samsung’s Korean PR team, initial sales of the Galaxy S5 have eclipsed the already-high first weekend sales of its predecessor, which went on to sell over 40 million units. Though the device may not have the immediate appeal of the completely-overhauled Galaxy S3, nor the marketing checkbox fascination of the Galaxy S4, the

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How to enable Cortana on Windows Phone 8.1 (but there’s a catch)

You’re Canadian, and therefore a nice person. You also lose out on a lot of great features from new products like Windows Phone 8.1. If you’re taken the plunge and installed the Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview, you may have noticed that, while Action Center is ready to go, and a bunch of other changes

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Handybook’s iOS-based home cleaning service expands to Toronto

A new startup has hit Toronto, and it’s going to be a boon for consumers and professionals alike. Handybook, a New York-based startup that has raised just over $12 million to date, runs an iOS-based cleaning service that allows customers to book home cleanings, electrical and plumbing appointments, and a number of other fix-it verticals,

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