Sony’s Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact finally gets updated to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow


In previous weeks, we’ve seen Sony push the Marshmallow update to its Xperia Z5 and Z3 range of devices, as well as the Z4 Tablet. One device that was missing from the list, though, was the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact that was still laboring away on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. Until today, that is, because the Marshmallow update is now available. Read more

The HTC Vive gets the teardown treatment


It’s been a long time coming, but the HTC Vive is finally in the hands of consumers, and we all know what that means. Yup, breakage. Regardless of how hardy the HTC Vive is, Joe Public will find a way to break it. Which then means a repair bill, resulting in a lot of angst. Luckily, the guys at iFixit have taken a look inside the HTC Vive to access its repairability, giving it a surprisingly good score.  Read more

Fenix down! The third-party Twitter app has hit its 100k token limit

Fenix-IconAll good things must come to an end, especially if that good thing is a third-party Twitter client. Fenix, one of the better options for anyone that isn’t happy with the default app, has officially started down the path to obscure, abandoned apps.

In case you’ve forgotten or just don’t keep up with Twitter apps, Twitter has instituted a 100,000 token limit for all third-party apps. That means that once an app has signed up 100,000 unique users, it can no longer issue tokens and is effectively useless to new users. Existing users shouldn’t have a problem, but it completely stunts the app’s ability to grow. Read more

[Deal] Need a Mother’s Day gift? Moto X Pure Edition is starting at $299


A brief sale will cause the starting price of the Moto X Pure Edition to drop considerably early next month. Motorola is hosting a Mother’s Day sale where you can get its flagship for at least $100 off, which means you should probably hold off on the existing deal which saves you $50.

Hit the break for this deal’s details.

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[TA Deals] Get The Complete Android Developer Course for $17


Ever wanted to become an Android Developer? Getting started is easier than you might think. Over on Talk Android Deals is The Complete Android Developer course, which will get you up to speed in Android in no time! Through the course instructor Rob Percival will take you step-by-step in building 14 different applications. And in six weeks, Percival believes he’ll have you creating applications like Uber and Instagram in no time!

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