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Sony Xperia Z1 Android smartphone camera review

Sony Xperia Z1.

Imaging It feels as though there is a great camera struggling to get out of a good camera.

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Sony Xperia Z1 smartphone wants to chase Apple, Samsung

REFILE - ADDITIONAL CAPTION INFORMATIONSony Corp's President and Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai presents a new Sony Xperia Z1 smartphone during it's world premier at the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin, September 4, 2013. The IFA consumer electronics and home appliances fair will open its doors to the public from September 6 till 11 in the German capital.    REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY)

Harro ten Wolde and Nadine Schimroszik Sony has unveiled a new smartphone in its push to become the world's third-biggest maker of smartphones after Samsung and Apple.

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Toss-up: Android streaming apps

Adam Turner Rather than leave your movies and TV shows locked away, you can stream them from your Android gadgets to screens around your home.

Cameras

Can a smartphone replace your point-and-shoot?

Camera

We've already rounded up the top smartphone cameras, but are they good enough to replace your point-and-shoot digital camera? Jenneth Orantia finds out.

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Smartphones crushing point-and-shoot camera market

Canon

Hiroshi Hiyama The soaring popularity of smartphones is crushing demand for point-and-shoot cameras, analysts say.

Calling time on an outdated smartphone

Sony's Xperia Z

Jenneth Orantia Updating your smartphone? Three new releases should be in contention.

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Hands on

Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

Note

Jenneth Orantia The Note 8.0 wouldn't be a Samsung device if it didn't try to one-up Apple at every opportunity.

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Shootout

Samsung Galaxy S4 v the rest

galaxy s4

Jenneth Orantia Samsung has left nary a stone unturned in its latest flagship phone, the Galaxy S4, but is it enough to stave off the fierce competition?

Wearables

Time is ripe for smartwatches, analysts say

iWatch concept

Rob Lever Amid much speculation on the future of the "smartwatch", the consensus is growing: the time is right.

Put to the test: smartphones v point-and-shoot cameras

Compact cameras are under threat from mobile phones.

Imaging As technology develops, compact cameras are under threat of being taken out of the picture, writes Terry Lane.

Five technologies to look for in your next smartphone

Tegra

Jenneth Orantia Which features do you really need in a smartphone and which ones can you do without?

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Advancing at shutter speed

Victor Keegan If the digital revolution had produced nothing except the camera phone, it would still have had a transformative effect on most people's lives.