Xperia Xz2/xz3 Range Get Updates; Xperia Xa/xa Ultra And E5 Too

Xperia XZ2/XZ3 range get updates; Xperia XA/XA Ultra and E5 too

Sony Mobile has released a number of updates for older phones recently. First up last year's flagship devices the Xperia XZ3 and the XZ2 family (XZ2, XZ2 Compact and XZ2 Premium) have received the May 2019 Android security updates. The build numbers have moved from 52.0.A.8.25 to 52.0.A.8.50.

The Mazda6 Diesel Is Coming, Too, Mazda Promises (again)

The Mazda6 diesel is coming, too, Mazda promises (again)

As we noted our piece earlier today about the CX-5 diesel, we've been waiting for Mazda to bring its Skyactiv-D engines to market for years. Tripped up by an emissions certification nightmare that caused delays and resulted in lackluster power and fuel economy numbers, they're late to the party. In the CX-5 diesel, it's also a questionable proposition at almost $4,000 more than the much more powerful CX-5 Turbo. But today, Mazda's U.S. president confirmed to Autoblog that the diesel engine would make its way into the 6.

Like the CX-5, it'll only be offered with all-wheel drive and only on the top Signature trim level. Unlike the CX-5 diesel, which goes on sale in July, we don't know when the Skyactiv-D-powered 6 will go on sale. But it seems like later this year is a good bet. How much longer can Mazda wait, really, once the CX-5 diesel is on sale?

Nintendo Doesn't Want Gamers To Spend Too Much On Mobile Games

Nintendo Doesn't Want Gamers To Spend Too Much On Mobile Games

Oddly enough that doesn’t seem to be what Nintendo wants. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, it seems that Nintendo is apparently asking for developers of its mobile games to try and make it so that gamers won’t need to spend excessive amounts of money on its game.

This was revealed by an agent for CyberAgent, the developer behind the mobile Dragalia Lost title. “Nintendo is not interested in making a large amount of revenue from a single smartphone game. If we managed the game alone, we would have made a lot more.” Nintendo later confirmed this to be true in statement that reads, “We discuss various things, not just limited to payments, to deliver high-quality fun to consumers.”

Survey: Temporary Housing 'too Small, Cold'

Survey: Temporary housing 'too small, cold'

An NHK survey has found that people living in temporary housing in Hokkaido towns that were struck by a strong earthquake last year say their housing units are too small, or too cold.

The magnitude 6.7 earthquake rocked the northern prefecture last September. The towns of Atsuma, Abira and Mukawa were among the municipalities hardest hit. Temporary housing was built for people who lost their homes in the quake.

New 2020 Toyota Gr Supra Swings By Chicago Too

New 2020 Toyota GR Supra Swings By Chicago Too

If you're going to visit the 2019 Chicago Auto Show, don't forget to pay a visit to Toyota's stand to check out the new generation Supra. One of the most talked about (and anticipated) sports cars of the year, it marks the return of the ‘Supra’ nameplate after nearly two decades.

Not Content With Capsule Hotels, Japan Now Offers Capsule Offices Too

Not Content With Capsule Hotels, Japan Now Offers Capsule Offices Too

One of the many things that Japan is known for are its capsule hotels. These hotels are designed for the office worker who might have worked too late to take the train home, and just needs a relatively affordable place for a hot shower and a good night’s rest. However it seems that Japan has taken the capsule concept and expanded it to now offer capsule offices too.

These capsule offices can be found in East Japan Railway’s Tokyo, Shinjuku, and Shinagawa Stations. Known as “Station Work”, these are little pods that can be used for free and up to 30 minutes at a time. Each pod will provide the user with WiFi, a desk, a monitor, and also USB charging outlets.