Top Android news of the week: Vanishing tunes, new Galaxy phones, Sony staying

This week in Android saw a commitment from Sony to never leave the smartphone business, Samsung's financial problems continue, and reports of downloaded Google Play music disappearing.
Written by James Kendrick, Contributor

Sony committed to smartphones

Sony hasn't been doing well of late with its Xperia phones and recently a rumor surfaced that the company was entertaining selling its smartphone business. That rumor was put to bed by the company.

CEO Totoki stated the company will "never, ever" sell or move away from the smartphone business.

Source: Android Community

Samsung profits continue to decline

The biggest company in the Android space expects its year over year profits to decline for the seventh straight time. The company is pinning hope on a turnaround on the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge.

That may be difficult as reports have surfaced that the S6 Edge demand has outstripped Samsung's production.

Source: CNET

Google Play Music deleting some local songs

Users have reported that songs downloaded from Google Play Music to a microSD card are disappearing after shutting down or rebooting the device. There doesn't seem to be an issue downloading to internal storage.

Google has acknowledged the bug and promises a fix shortly.

Source: Neowin

Details of new Galaxy phones leaked

Details of Samsung's next two phones have been leaking all over the web, and details are shaping up about the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. Rumors have both phones with a 5.7-inch display, which is a big jump from the S6 Edge.

It's expected that Samsung will offiically unveil both phones in a month or two.

Source: Slashgear

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