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Sony kernel source released on GitHub

Tinkerers and ROM creators will be interested to hear that Sony has moved the kernel source code from their Developer World portal to GitHub. Pop by the repositories and you'll find kernels for many of the major Xperia devices, like the Z Ultra and Z1, with more to come. Good on Sony for...
Sony MicroSD memory card

Sony microSD memory cards are ridiculously cheap right now

Amazon is having a pretty massive sale on microSD memory cards from Sony. We're talking $32.99 for the 64 GB card, which normally goes for $114.99. (That's 71% off, for those who don't feel like doing the math.) Unfortunately, Sony's line doesn't extend up to the 128 GB denomination we've seen...
Xperia Z1 Compact

Sony starts Android 4.4.4 roll out for Xperia Z1 Compact, also certified for Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra [Update]

Sony has kicked off the roll out of Android 4.4.4 to the Xperia Z1 Compact in Russia, Italy and Indonesia, according to a report over on the Xperia Blog. Not only are we seeing the latest firmware be released into the wild (although slightly limited) for the Z1 Compact, but the Z1 and Z Ultra...
Sony's Xperia M2 lands at Sony stores in the U.S.

Xperia M2 lands in the U.S. at Sony Store

U.S. customers looking for Sony's entry-level Xperia M2 are now in luck as the handset is now available for pre-order from Sony's web and physical stores. The handset is expected to ship Wednesday, June 25, with a price of $289.99 and can be pre-ordered in either black, purple, or white. The...
Live on YouTube

Sony releases Live on YouTube app for Xperia devices

Sony has just released an app exclusive to Xperia devices called Live on YouTube, which does exactly what you expect it would. Users can boot up the app and start a live video stream from their Sony smartphone's camera, keep tabs on how many viewers and likes they have, as well as share links to...
Xperia FIFA World Cup

Sony launches the Xperia FIFA World Cup Brazil theme

A day ahead of the kickoff ceremony of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Sony has unveiled an Xperia theme for the event. While the theme was leaked in its entirety last month, it is now officially available for download in the Play Store. The theme features a green on yellow color scheme and has a...
Xperia Z2a

Sony announces the Xperia Z2 in Taiwan, slated for July launch

Sony has launched the Xperia Z2a in Taiwan. This device is very similar to the Xperia Z2 that recently launched globally, but in a slightly different plastic-backed chassis, running on Taiwanese 4G LTE networks. As well as LTE, the device sports a 5-inch 1080p display, 3,000mAh fixed battery,...
Android 4.3 finally arriving on T-Mobile Xperia Z

Android 4.3 finally arriving on T-Mobile Xperia Z

Though the international variant of the Sony Xperia Z was recently upgraded to Android 4.4.2 KitKat, those in the U.S. aren't as fortunate as T-Mobile has only finally gotten around to updating the waterproof handset to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. T-Mobile customers should begin getting their update...
Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet bringing all that bezel to Verizon in 2014

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet bringing all that bezel to Verizon in 2014

What you see above is a render of a Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet with surprisingly restrained branding from Verizon. The LTE variant of the 10-inch tablet with its wide bezels is apparently coming to Big Red later this year, according to evleaks. As best as we can tell, all we're looking at here is a...
Sony Smartband now available in the United States

Sony Smartband now available for purchase in the United States and Canada

A few months after launching the Smartwatch 2, Sony has now launched its latest wearable product, the SmartBand SWR10 in the U.S. and Canada The company revealed it can now be bought on the official Sony Store website as well as its U.S. retail store locations for $99.99. Rogers is offering a...
Sony Xperia T3

Sony debuts super-slim Xperia T3

Sony is the latest handset maker to field a mid-range product with a large, five-plus-inch screen size. Announced this morning, the Sony Xperia T3 packs a 5.3-inch display, and at 7mm thick Sony says it's the world's slimmest handset at this screen size. Like the Xperia Z family, the T3's...
LG G3 vs competitors

In pictures: LG G3 versus Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One M8, Sony Xperia Z2

We compare the four big Android phones of 2014 — including the just-announced LG G3 The LG G3 is official, and we've got our hands on LG's new, 5.5-inch, quad-HD-screened flagship smartphone. We've also brought along the three leading high-end Android phones — the metal-clad HTC One M8, Samsung'...
Xperia Z2 Tablet

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet reportedly headed to Verizon

The Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is headed to Verizon, or so says serial tipster @evleaks. We've already had word directly from Sony that its latest tablet would be headed stateside – costing from $500 outright. There isn't any other information provided like when, or how much, but presumably it'll be...
Sony Xperia Tablet Z

KitKat update rolling out for Sony Xperia Z, ZL, ZR, and Tablet Z

Sony has announced that they've begun rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat to a wide range of their devices. The Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR, Xperia Tablet Z are all enjoying the update, while Xperia T2 Ultra, Xperia E1, and Xperia M2 are next in line for KitKat updates in July. The update tweaks...
Sony Xperia Z2

Sony Xperia Z2 Review

As we approach the midway point of 2014, the march of smartphone progress is as unrelenting as it's ever been. The latest devices from the likes of Samsung and HTC have pushed specs, screen sizes and price tags to new heights, to the point where the year-old phones they've replaced seem quaint...
Sony Xperia Z2 Review

Sony Xperia Z2 Review

As we approach the midway point of 2014, the march of smartphone progress is as unrelenting as it's ever been. The latest devices from the likes of Samsung and HTC have pushed specs, screen sizes and price tags to new heights, to the point where the year-old phones they've replaced seem quaint and...
Xperia M2

Sony Xperia M2 lands on EE in the UK

After stopping by Canada, the mid-range Sony Xperia M2 is hitting UK carriers. The phone launches on EE today, with prices starting at £19.99 on a 24-month, £18.99 per month 4G plan with 500MB of data. The EE Xperia M2 is available from today online, in-store and via telesales. The Sony Xperia...
Sony CEO Kaz Hirai

Sony expects another year of losses, despite increasing Xperia sales

As Japanese tech giant Sony restructures its businesses, there are signs of more growing pains to come. The company revealed that it expects losses of ¥50 billion ($489 million) in the financial year ending March 2015, whereas analysts had predicted a net profit of ¥59 billion. The previous year...
Xperia A2 and Z2 launched in Japan

Xperia A2 and Z2 launched in Japan

Confirming earlier leaks, Sony has today unveiled the Xperia A2 for NTT Docomo in Japan, joining Sony's current flagship, the Xperia Z2 on the Japanese network. As rumored, the Xperia A2 is almost identical to the Xperia Z1 Compact, a phone which arrived in Japan last year as the Xperia Z1 f....
Verizon Sony Xperia Z2

More evidence of a Verizon-bound Sony Xperia Z2

Only a couple of weeks after Sony accidentally outed a Verizon version of the Xperia Z2 on its official Facebook and Google+ pages, a Z2 with Verizon branding has once again slipped out into the wild. This time the company's Korean microsite for the phone is the source of the leak, which shows a...

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