HTC One M9 Developer Edition now receiving the Android 5.1 update


HTC is in the process or rolling out the much-anticipated over-the-air (OTA) update to all Developer Edition models of its flagship smartphone, the One M9, located in the United States. This upgrade brings the latest build of Android 5.1 Lollipop to the device, together with a multitude of additional bug fixes and speed optimizations, along with a comprehensive redesigned temperature management system.

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Sony starts pushing out update for the Xperia Z3+ in India to fix overheating issues


Sony has just started rolling out a new update for the Xperia Z3+ in India. This bumps the build number up to 28.0.A.7.24 and comes just a month after the company acknowledged that the integrated Snapdragon 810 chipset was the reason for the devices unexpected overheating problem. Chip manufacturer Qualcomm still hasn’t taken responsibility for the issue, but that hasn’t stopped Sony from rolling out an upgrade to remedy the situation.

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Google is developing a new chatbot that learns from movies


Chatbots are computer softwares that have been programmed to respond when prompted with certain key words, which limits the complexity of conversations a Chatbot can have with a human. Google however has been developing its own chatbot called “AI” that is more adapted to human conversations as it is programmed to teach itself human language by analysing movie subtitles and IT helpdesk transcripts. Read more