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Eyes on the Sony Core, its first entry into the wearable activity tracking space

Alongside the announcement today of Sony's new Lifelog application was this, what Sony claims may be the tiniest gadget the company has ever produced. Known simply as Core, the diminutive dongle sits at the heart of Sony's first foray into the wearable technology space, and will be available with...
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Sony Xperia Z1 Compact hands-on

Sony's flagship gets miniaturized into a new, smaller form factor while keeping its high-end specs Following months of teasing, rumors and leaks, Sony today unveiled the Xperia Z1 Compact at its CES 2014 press conference. As expected, the Z1 Compact makes waves by maintaining the same high-end...
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First look at the T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z1s

Sony just got done with its CES 2014 press conference leaving us with plenty to talk about. One such discussion point is this, the brand new Xperia Z1s, exclusive to T-Mobile. We've had chance to take a quick first look at the new arrival, and on the whole it's a lot like the current Xperia Z1...
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Sony announces Lifelog application for Android

From capturing to recommending Sony wants to inspire you Sony has just announced their new and innovative way to keep track of your life through your device with the Lifelog application. With various applications available to capture your movements, achievements, and images from throughout the...
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Sony announces the T-Mobile Xperia Z1s

First smartphone with PlayStation app preinstalled Sony also announced a special treat for T-Mobile customers here in the US this evening, the Xperia Z1s. Toting the "best" camera in any waterproof phone, this Z1 variant will offer special background defocusing for the camera, 32GB of internal...
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Sony unveils its Xperia Z1 Compact

It's Sony's turn to take the CES stage, and they've arrived with yet another entry into its Xperia lineup: meet the Xperia Z1 Compact, a miniaturized, colorful version of the company's  Z1 flagship. We think this model will have the same broad appeal as its Xperia Z1, as it ships with nearly the...
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Sony #CESlive press conference liveblog

We're live today with Sony at the Las Vegas Convention Center for its CES press event, where we'll get to hear about the first new products for 2014. What might they be? Well knowing Sony there could be a bunch about TVs and cameras, but on the mobile front we're not expecting a new flagship...
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#CESLive morning brief: Monday, January 6

It's 9 a.m. in the East, and while our #CESLive team on the ground in Las Vegas is still catching some shut-eye [Ed. note: We wish! — Phil], those of us on the other coast are already gearing up for a busy day of news and announcements. Last night we went to bed on the heels of big news from...
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Sony QX-series camera cases for Xperia Z Ultra unveiled

Lens camera cases for Z Ultra coming to Hong Kong in January When Sony announces its QX10 and QX100 "lens camera" attachments for smartphones, it also debuted special attachment cases for the Xperia Z and Z1, allowing the accessories to be easily clipped to the back of the device. Now it seems...
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Sony hints at future device plans in new year message

Xperia Z1 to remain flagship into 2014, 'a lot to talk about' on smartwatches next year, 'OmniBalance' design still key Sony Mobile has used its new year's message to hint at some of its product plans for the next twelve months. Reflecting on its 2013 lineup, the company says its trademark "...
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Sony rolls out Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for four more devices

Sony today announced that it's pushing out Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for four more devices. They are: Xperia Z Xperia ZL Xperia ZR Xperia Tablet Z Along with all the base Jelly Bean features, you can also expect Sony's "social camera," new experiences for messaging, smart connect,...
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Sony PlayMemories app refreshed, QX-series firmware update coming soon

Sony is in the midsts of updating its PlayMemories Mobile app for Android and iOS, bringing them up to version 4.0 and 4.0.1 respectively. The app allows smartphones to connect to Wifi-equipped Sony cameras, including the QX-series "lens camera" accessories which clip onto the back of handsets....
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Sony Xperia Z1 f launches in Japan

Miniature Xperia Z1 hits Docomo amid rumors of upcoming international version As expected, today's the day the Sony Xperia Z1 f hits store shelves in Japan. The Docomo-branded phone is effectively a shrunk-down version of the Xperia Z1, Sony's current high-end handset. However unlike many "mini...
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Sony Xperia Z1 arrives on China Mobile with a few hardware differences

Build differences, 32GB internal storage and TD-LTE support for Chinese variant Sony's latest Android flagship, the Xperia Z1, has today landed on China's largest carrier, the state-owned China Mobile. The Chinese Z1 looks much the same as its international cousin — from a distance, at least — ...
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Sony Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra Android 4.3 updates rolling out

Performance tweaks and camera improvements for Z Ultra among changes in latest Sony firmware Sony had previously promised that the Android 4.3 rollout for certain Xperia phones would begin this month, and now the first two devices on the list are being updated. Android 4.3 for the Sony Xperia Z1...
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The Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition and the Magnetic Charging Dock make a (mostly) great team

While things aren't perfect, docking the Z Ultra GPe makes for a nice desk or bedside clock or Daydream frame It's been a while since we had a Nexus or "Nexus-like" device with an official accessory dock. The Galaxy Nexus was made better with it's dock, even though Samsung wanted far too much...
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Sony adds support for Xperia L to Xperia AOSP project

AOSP KitKat for entry-level handset Sony has announced that it's added the budget-centric Xperia L to its version of the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). The move brings the 4.3-inch handset onto an open-source version of Android 4.4 KitKat — though with a few features disabled, including...
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Sony 'Anami' drops by the FCC, could be Xperia Z1 S

Miniature Xperia Z1 shown with pentaband HSPA and eight-band LTE The next big Android device we're expecting to see from Sony is the Xperia Z1 S — a miniature version of its current Xperia Z1 flagship handset. We've seen leaked images of the device in recent months, and a Japanese version,...
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Sony Xperia Z + ZL Android 4.3 updates leak out

First signs of newer Jelly Bean release for Xperia phones Sony had previously promised Android 4.3 updates for some of its 2013 Xperia devices starting this month, and now a firmware package is available for those wanting to flash it onto the Xperia Z and ZL. The leaked updates are marked as "...
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Sony Walkman app updated on latest Xperia devices with new playlists, Music Unlimited features

Four new playlist types now included, including shared playlists from friends A new version of the Sony Walkman app is rolling out to recent Xperia devices with changes to playlists and the Music Unlimited service. Along with a slight visual refresh, including a mini player at the bottom of the...

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