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Sony Xperia Z3v: The Waterproof Smartphone That Does It All



Quick: When was the last time you saw a Sony-made Android smartphone stocked by U.S. carriers? Having trouble recalling it? You’re not alone.

Sony’s Android smartphones are quite popular in Asia and Europe, but they’ve never received any real love in the U.S. Despite the Xperia Z series phones receiving high praise, most carriers didn’t sell them because Sony smartphones lacked cachet with the American public.

That changes…

StumbleUpon’s 5by Relaunches As An App For Chatting About Online Videos With Friends


Apple Addresses iCloud Attacks While China Denies Hacking Allegations



Without saying much, Apple appears to have sent a clear message to hackers: stop messing around with iCloud users in China.

On Monday, a group that monitors online censorship in China accused the People’s Republic of intercepting traffic between local users and iCloud.com in an attempt to steal their passwords. In a so-called “man-in-the-middle” attack, the Chinese government allegedly hijacked virtually all connections to iCloud.com from inside the country using a fake certificate

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Gmail’s New Android App to Support Yahoo, Outlook, Report Says



Gmail may be soon be a lot better at managing your email

The Android version of the app will be updated in the coming weeks with support for Outlook, Yahoo and other types of non-Gmail email accounts, according to a report from Android Police.

The update, expected to coincide with the launch of upgraded operating system Android Lollipop, will allow users to sync non-Gmail accounts with the app for the first time, according to a video Android…

5 Can’t-Miss Apps: ‘RollerCoaster Tycoon,’ Alien Blue and More



With Google unveiling the latest updates to its Nexus line— the Nexus 6 phone and Nexus 9 tablet— and Apple revealing two new iPads and new Macs, you may have missed some of the week’s best new apps

Luckily, each weekend, Mashable rounds up our favorite new and updated apps so you won’t miss out.

This week’s list includes a mobile version of RollerCoaster Tycoon making its Android debut, a popular Reddit client becoming the new…

Twitter Now Lets You Listen to Audio in App While Browsing Your Timeline



Twitter users can now listen to songs, podcasts and other audio content in their timelines within the Twitter app, while continuing to scroll through other tweets.

Twitter rolled out a new version of its Audio Cards on Thursday with SoundCloud and Apple as launch partners, showcasing the new experience with music tweets from the Foo Fighters, David Guetta and Chance the Rapper.

The update for Twitter’s iOS and Android apps…

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Is the Best Android Phone Money Can Buy



If large-screen phones have a royal bloodline, it’s Samsung’s Galaxy Note brand. The Note was the first real “phablet” — a smartphone with a big enough screen that it was almost a tabletSamsung has greatly improved the line over the last three years, culminating in the impressive Galaxy Note 4.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 ($299.99 with a contract from AT&T, Verizon and Sprint; 24 monthly payments of $31.24 from T-Mobile) isn’t just a state-of-the-art phablet. It’s also Samsung’s flagship…

13 Free Mobile Wallpapers We Designed Just for You



Pre-installed digital wallpaper pretty much hasn’t changed since they invented the computer. Enough with the relaxing sunsets and starry galaxies already.

Instead, we wanted to bring you something more hip and fresh — something a little more 21st century and a little less Windows 95Mashable artists James Dybvig, Christopher Mineses, Dasha Battelle and Max Knoblauch created 13 free mobile wallpapers no one’s ever seen before. And we want you to be the first to try them.

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Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro Wants to Be Your Tablet and Big Screen TV



What if your tablet was also a home theater projector? That’s exactly what Lenovo is trying to do with the Yoga Tablet 2 Pro.

The Yoga Tablet 2 Pro is a 13.3-inch Android tablet with a built-in Pico projector and an 8 watt sound system with subwoofer.

Lenovo’s thought is that the tablet is already becoming the place consumers turn to for media, movies and games. Why not complete the circle and make the tablet not just a…

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Targets Both Windows and Android



A year ago, Lenovo introduced its first Yoga Tablet Android tablet. Today, Lenovo is back with the Yoga Tablet 2 and this time, it’s also available running Windows.

Lenovo is offering its new Yoga Tablet 2 in both 8-inch and 10-inch varieties and users can choose between Android and Windows 8.1. Both feature Intel Atom processors, dual-band Wi-Fi and optional 4G.

Along with the Yoga Tablet 2 Pro — which includes a built-in pico projector…