New firmware rolling for Xperia E3 and Xperia E3 Dual

A new firmware build is currently rolling for the Xperia E3 (D2203, D2206) which moves the build number from version 18.4.C.1.36 to 18.4.C.2.12. 
In addition, a new update has arrived for the Xperia E3 Dual which moves the build number from version 18.4.B.1.20 to 18.4.B.2.14.
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For just $99 Newegg is selling the T-Mobile Lumia 635

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are coming up, but you don't need to wait for those days to save big on theLumia 635 for T-Mobile. Right now, Newegg is having a flash sale where you can get the affordable Lumia 635 for just $99 with no-contract.
Powering the phone is a quad-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 CPU with the Adreno 305 GPU handling graphics. 512MB of RAM is on board with 8GB of native storage. The 128GB capacity microSD slot allows for additional memory if needed. There is just one camera available, and that is a 5MP rear-facing snapper. An 1830mAh battery keeps the lights on.
The Nokia Lumia 635 features connectivity with T-Mobile's 4G LTE network.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 AR effect app launches in selected regions

Not happy with the Spider-man AR effect app that Sony has already released, it has now published another one. This one ties in with the latest movie, hence is called “The Amazing Spider-Man 2 AR effect” app. This one works slightly differently and is also only available in selected regions worldwide.
Once you download the app from the Google Play Store, you are allowed one pose of Spider-Man to play with. However, there are 12 altogether. The catch is that to unlock all 12 poses you need to visit a Sony Brand Shops where you will receive a free voucher code.
Within the AR effect you can move Spider-Man left and right, rotate him up/down/left/right to help strike that perfect pose. You can also resize Spider-Man to best fit into the picture.
The promotion is live in the following countries: Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Peru, Chile, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador, Kenya, Tanzania, Bahrain, Mauritius, India, Vietnam, Philippines, Hong Kong and Russia.

myTube for Windows gets an update

The creator of one of our favorite apps, myTube, has just sent out a message to its users that promises a major update is coming in to the Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 third-party YouTube app.
Anything you can do in the app, such as read comments, change channels or browse videos, can be done with the video you are watching faded into the background. You can pin channels' uploads, favorites and playlists to your start screen. You can even have a double wide tile. And with myTube, if you have a poor connection, or want to wait for a Wi-Fi hook up, you can save videos for later viewing.
Some new features are coming to myTube. A future update will let you save videos to a microSD card, and users will be able to select a video, and download the audio only.

Huawei USA will update its Ascend Mate 2 to Android 5.0

Huawei is not known for having devices in the US market, but the Ascend Mate 2 is an exception and if you are rocking that handset you can look forward to receiving Android 5.0 Lollipop. If you do have the Ascend Mate 2 then you will know full well that you were left behind when Google rolled out Android 4.4 KitKat with Huawei deciding to keep the smartphone way back on Jelly Bean.
The bottom line is that Huawei Ascend Mate 2 owners in the U.S. will have to stick with Android 4.3 a little bit longer than they would have wanted to, but the device will eventually be powered by the latest and greatest build of the Android OS.

Sony GCM10 Mount now in stock via Sony Store UK

PS4 Remote Play for the Sony Xperia Z3 series went live at the end of October, with support added for the Xperia Z2 and Z2 tablet earlier this month through the Android 4.4.4 firmware update. Despite this, the one key accessory that has been used in all ‘PS4 Remote Play’ marketing material has been absent. We are of course referring to the Sony Game Control Mount GCM10 for the PlayStation DUALSHOCK 4 controller.
Well the Sony GCM10 Mount is finally available via the Sony Mobile Store UK for £24.99. Strangely, the GCM10 is not available across other European Sony Mobile Store sites and is currently out of stock across other third-party sites such as and

Amazon reportedly launching free, ad-supported video service

Amazon is set to launch a free, ad-supported video service separate from its $99 Prime Instant Video offering, according to report.
One theory is that Amazon wants a larger audience that it might be able to up-sell to the $99 Prime membership. And in the worse-case scenario, Amazon increases its share of the streaming video market. Currently, Netflix has 33 million subscribers while Amazon is estimated to have 25 million Prime members using its video service.
One recent bit of news that might help Amazon sell ads, is the decision by Nielsen to include subscription based content providers in its ratings. And Amazon will be able to provide data to advertisers to show them if their campaign is working.

Motorola Camera and Gallery Apps Receive Update

Motorola updated both their Camera and Gallery applications on Google Play. The updates aren’t major, but they do introduce subtle “Material Design” tweaks to modernize each.
The Motorola Camera app has added 3-second and 10-second options for the timer. Additionally, a double flick of the wrist will now also handle switching between the back and front-facing cameras.
The Motorola Gallery app has been updated to add the Material Design look, and the performance of the app has been improved. If you own any of the aforementioned Motorola phones, go ahead to the Google Play Store and update the apps all by yourself.