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Sony announces Android Wear-based Smartwatch 3

Sony has announced the Smartwatch 3, their upcoming Android Wear-based device, as part of its IFA 2014 press conference in Berlin. The Smartwatch 3 will have a 1.6-inch LCD display with a resolution of 320x320. Inside, there will be a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, along with 512MB of RAM, 4GB...
Sony announces QX1 and QX30 smartphone camera accessories

Sony announces QX1 and QX30 smartphone camera accessories

Sony has announced the QX1 and QX30 camera accessories for smartphones. You can attach either accessory to your phone to take high-quality pictures. The QX1 allows you to attach certain lenses meant for their mirrorless Alpha cameras to your phone, while the QX30 focuses on zoom. The QX1...
We're live with Sony at IFA 2014, 4 p.m. CEST, 10 a.m. EST

We're live with Sony at IFA 2014, 4 p.m. CEST, 10 a.m. EST

Join us to see maybe phones, tablets, watches and more Rounding out the first day of activity at IFA 2014 is Sony with its traditional Wednesday afternoon press conference. The slot is familiar but this year Sony is in a new home at the Messe Berlin, inhabiting the enormous Hall 20 previously...
Sony at IFA 2014 – Liveblogging at 10 a.m. EDT on Wednesday!

Sony at IFA 2014 – Liveblogging at 10 a.m. EDT on Wednesday!

Phones, tablets, cameras, watches, Sony will have a packed lineup for us Sony is taking its traditional IFA 2014 slot on Wednesday out in Berlin, getting its press conference out of the way and unleashing its fall product range on us. We're expecting phones, tablets, cameras, watches and who...
Sony teases waterproof devices ahead of IFA 2014

Sony teases waterproof devices ahead of IFA 2014

Sony continues to tease its new devices ahead of IFA 2014, and this time, they're talking about water resistance. In a tweet from Sony UK, the company has the following message, accompanied by an image of a pool with text that indicates possible waterproofing of two meters, or possible greater...
Sony SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk spotted in grainy renders

Sony SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk spotted in grainy renders

Sony has already had one apparent leak of an unannounced smartwatch in a promo for their Sony SmartBand but the device now dubbed as the SmartWatch 3 has appeared once again in some rather grainy renders. According to info obtained by 9to5Google, the SmartWatch 3 will feature a 1.68-inch 320 x...
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IFA 2014 preview

One of the biggest shows of the year is upon us — here's a taster of what to expect in Berlin Every September the world's tech press descends on Berlin, Germany, for IFA, one of the biggest trade shows of the year. If you're not familiar, IFA could be described as Europe's answer to CES. A trade...
Sony's new compact tablet and smartwatch see tease/leak

Unannounced smaller Sony tablet and smartwatch get a poolside leak

Sony may have indadvertedly leaked their own unannounced smaller tablet and a new smartwatch in a promo for the unrelated Sony SmartBand. The fitness band takes the lead in all the rest of the blocks of the Facebook promo page, but in one instead you can find a small unannounced tablet and an...
Sony has a $200 sensor to analyze why your tennis game sucks

Sony's $200 Smart Tennis Sensor will tell you everything that's wrong with your swing

If you've been wondering why you're just so bad at tennis, or hoping to improve on your already awesome game, Sony's new Smart Tennis Sensor might be just the gadget you've been looking for. The gadget, which will screw into the lower end of compatible "select tennis racket models by top...
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Sony document suggests smaller Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact inbound

As is so often the case leading up to major trade shows, we're hearing about potential new Sony devices. This time round it's a new one, though, as an official Sony document makes mention of the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact – say that three times fast – which one would presume to be a smaller tablet...
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Sony IFA event invite hints at upcoming devices

We've been seeing plenty of Sony leaks leading up to IFA 2014, and the recent invites they've shot out for their press conference at the show provide a glimpse at what new devices we can expect. The Sony Xperia Z3 is a pretty safe bet and its little cousin the Z3 Compact is a distinct possibility...
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Sony axes PlayStation Mobile for Android

Sony has announced that it is ending support for PlayStation Mobile for Android, and that future versions of Android would not have access to the PlayStation Mobile store. Sony stated PlayStation Certified devices running Android 4.4.2 and below will be able to access the service, but that...
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Sony on Android 'Fake ID' bug: Fixes on the way

Last week news of a new security vulnerability in the Android package installer emerged, which could potentially allow one app to take over another's permissions. Dubbed "Fake ID," the issue was patched by Google shortly after disclosure in April, and many Android devices are already protected...
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Sony loses money from smartphone unit, games and movie divisions turn a profit

Sony posted a first quarter net profit of $261 million, which is a sliver of good news for the hardware giant who has had to sell off assets to stem the tide of losses last year. Operating profit at 69.8 billion yen ($680 million) for the quarter was nearly double that of what the manufacturer...
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Blurry images of Sony Xperia Z3 Compact allegedly leaked

Very blurry images of what is allegedly the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Android smartphone have made their way to the Internet, a few weeks after photos of the larger Xperia Z3 were posted as well. The leaks, which come from a Chinese Weibo account, show a smartphone that is supposed to have a 4.6-...
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Sony lists Xperia Z2 on the US Sony Store website for $699.99

Sony is now showing the Xperia Z2 smartphone as listed on the US Sony Store website, for the no-contract price of $699.99, which is apparently a reduction from its normal $749.99 price tag. At the moment, the website is showing that the Xperia Z2 is backordered, but at least there is a listing...
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Sony simplifies bootloader unlock process for Xperia devices

Sony has made it easier for developers and enthusiast users to unlock the bootloader on Xperia devices. The Unlock Boot Loader service received a much-needed facelift that makes it easier for users to go through the unlocking process. While the older version of the service provided similar...
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Alleged photos showing Sony Xperia Z3 leaked

A new set of images that allegedly show Sony's upcoming Xperia Z3 smartphone have been leaked by a person using a Chinese message board, which include info on what may be the processor inside the phone. The photos, which come a few days after a leaked image showing the phone's front panel were...
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Sony Xperia Z1 Compact finally for sale in the US

The unlocked version of the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is now for sale on Sony's US website. The device (see our review) is available in black, white and pink and comes with a hefty $549.99 price tag. The unlocked U.S. model seems to be the same as the internationally available D5503, and according...
Leaked photo showing what is rumored to be Sony's Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact

Leaked photo shows off Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact's front

If the recently leaked front panels for the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact are accurate, then Sony may be continuing the design trend that is found on its recent line of smartphones and tablets. The leak shows what is allegedly being reported as the front panels for the Xperia Z3 and the...

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