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Potential app lets you know battery status of all your devices

Any device with low battery is deemed almost useless until you plug and see battery level rise. A full, green battery is always a sight to behold. But sadly, that is not always the case. Gadgets run on juice and most of them won’t last the whole day. The technique is to bring a charger or a power bank with you all the time. Or, just charge the device anytime there is a chance. You don’t want to suddenly run out of batt when you’re in an important conversation, do you?

Samsung talks Galaxy Note 4 accessibility features

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 phablet has been available to purchase in some countries for a while now. It might not be available in your neck of the woods just yet, but with availability some places already, we know all there is to know about the smartphone. We have even seen it torture tested using a robotic butt. Samsung has taken the time to talk a bit about the accessibility features crammed into the Note 4, and there are a lot of them.

OPPO N3 camera confirmed: 1/2.3 sensor, auto-rotation

OPPO's Find smartphone line have been notable to be more camera oriented than its Chinese rivals but its new N series seems to be catching up quite a bit. Over at its Weibo account, the manufacturer has just teased a rather remarkable feature of the OPPO N3, at least as far as cameras are concerned. It will be sporting an impressive 16 megapixel 1/2.3-inch sensor on par with some of the high-end camera smartphones around. It also confirms that strange auto-rotation mechanism rumored just recently.

Verizon DROID Turbo full details and photos leak out

Verizon's upcoming DROID smartphone is shaping up to be quite a beast and it seems it will just continue to build up until we get the final word at the end of the month. That said, almost everything that needs to be known about the DROID Turbo seems to have already been leaked out, leaving very few stones unturned. But if that weren't enough, this latest leak completes the circle, including press photos of what is allegedly the DROID Turbo itself.

New videos from ASUS showcase Padfone S 2-in-1 features

ASUS has released on its YouTube channel several new videos highlighting the advantages of having a 2-in-1 device with its Padfone S smartphone/tablet hybrid. The gadget line, which is one of a kind (so far) can be used as a smartphone which then converts into a tablet when docked, for the price of one device and one data plan as well. So this might be the device for those who want to have both but may have only budget for one.

Sony Xperia Transfer Mobile app lands for Windows Phone

Sony has had a smartphone app for Android users on Google Play for a while now that makes it easy to transfer your data from an old smartphone to a new Xperia unit. That app is called Xperia Transfer and it was recently updated on Android for more speed. Sony has now put the app up on the Windows Phone Store in an effort to get people to migrate from Windows Phone to Xperia Android devices.