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Who needs Force Touch when you’ve got a barometer?

Smartphone makers are starting to add pressure-sensitive touchscreens to their devices, allowing the phones to tell the difference between hard and soft presses.¬†Apple calls this 3D Touch, while most others call it Force Touch. Either way, if you don’t have a phone with a Force Touch display, you can’t use Force Touch features, right? Maybe […]

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Sony Xperia A4 launches in Japan, looks a lot like Xperia Z3 Compact

Sony’s latest smartphone for the Japanese looks an awful lot like one the company has been offering internationally since last fall. The new Sony Xperia A4 features a 4.6 inch HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, and a 20.7MP rear camera… just like the older Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. The new model will be […]

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Report: Sony’s first Android Wear smartwatch (and more) launching this week

Sony has been making smartwatches for a few years, but the company’s next model could be a bit different. According to a report from 9to5Google, the Sony Smartwatch 3 will be the first wearable device from the company to run Google’s Android Wear software. Earlier this year Sony said it’d continue using its own custom […]