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Sony releases a custom theme building tool for Xperia devices … and maybe soon, everyone else too

Sony releases a custom theme building tool for Xperia devices … and maybe soon, everyone else too

Sony has announced the release of a tool designed to create custom themes for their Xperia smartphones, Theme Creator Beta. The tool relies on code contributed to AOSP last year by Sony Mobile engineer Zoran Jovanovic. Jovanovic’s work was a new framework called Runtime Resource Overlay that allows replacement of application resources while the application is running – this brings[Read More…]

by 2:41 pm on March 4, 2015 2 comments Manufacturer, News
Stainless Steel Sony Smartwatch 3 to arrive in Australia this month

Stainless Steel Sony Smartwatch 3 to arrive in Australia this month

Sony has this morning announced that the long awaited stainless steel version of their Android Wear watch will arrive in Australia this month. First appearing in a leaked image back in October last year, the stainless steel version of the watch is aimed at a more premium market. The more premium look also attracts a more premium price tag, with[Read More…]

by 2:56 pm on March 3, 2015 4 comments Android Wear
Sony Xperia M4 Aqua – Australian hands-on

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua – Australian hands-on

Sony this morning hit the high note with the Xperia Z4, but they could have another hit on their hands in the mid-range market with the Xperia M4 Aqua. Sony has introduced the phone as the first in what they call the ‘Super Mid-Range’ offering a more premium product without having to head into their Z range pricing. The Xpera[Read More…]

by 9:38 pm on March 2, 2015 8 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Sony Xperia Z4 tablet – Australian hands on

Sony Xperia Z4 tablet – Australian hands on

This morning Sony announced their latest 10″ tablet, announcing the Sony Xperia Z4 tablet. I`m here at Mobile World Congress and thought we’d check it out. The Xperia Z4 Tablet is a really, really light tablet, weighing in at a miniscule 389 grams for a 10″ tablet. The low weight is due in part to the plastic construction on the[Read More…]

by 9:37 pm on March 2, 2015 5 comments Manufacturer, Tablets
Sony announces the Xperia Z4 Tablet and M4 Aqua at Mobile World Congress

Sony announces the Xperia Z4 Tablet and M4 Aqua at Mobile World Congress

Sony has officially brought two announcements with it to Mobile World Congress 2015. The slim and light Xperia Z4 Tablet and the midrange Xperia M4 Aqua are today getting their time in the Barcelona sun. Sony’s announcement is notable for what it’s lacking, too – we had assumed we’d see the Xperia Z4 announced at MWC, following on from the[Read More…]

by 6:19 pm on March 2, 2015 2 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones, Tablets
Sony’s Xperia M4 “Aqua” poses for the camera

Sony’s Xperia M4 “Aqua” poses for the camera

Just days before Mobile World Congress 2015 kicks off, Sony’s rumoured to be bringing a new device out in the form of the Xperia M4 “Aqua”. XperiaBlog and Digi-Wo have been leaking both red (or pink, if you believe Digi-Wo) and white variants for a couple of days now, with today’s white leak giving us a look at the phone’s[Read More…]

by 10:55 pm on March 1, 2015 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Sony’s Xperia Z3 is now available in “Soft Purple”

Sony’s Xperia Z3 is now available in “Soft Purple”

Sony’s late-2014 flagship – the well-regarded Xperia Z3 – now comes in a new “Soft Purple” colour in Australia, finally completing the traditional Sony black/white/purple colour triumvirate. The new colour is now available alongside the phone’s other colour options (Silver, Green and Copper) which have been available since launch on Sony’s Australian store. It’ll set you back a not-so-soft $849,[Read More…]

by 1:58 pm on February 26, 2015 2 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
Sony’s Xperia E4 evolves: grows a 4G modem, becomes Xperia E4g, and it’s coming to Australia

Sony’s Xperia E4 evolves: grows a 4G modem, becomes Xperia E4g, and it’s coming to Australia

Sony brought the Xperia E4 to us earlier this month, though we didn’t see a local announcement of the phone. Today’s announcement of the E4g might shed some light on that, with confirmation this morning that we’ll see the E4g come to the Australian market. Sony pitching the E4g as an easy to use, quality 4G phone and it’s hard[Read More…]

by 12:49 pm on February 25, 2015 3 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Whoops! Sony accidentally outs the Xperia Z4 tablet in their own app

Whoops! Sony accidentally outs the Xperia Z4 tablet in their own app

Well that clearly wasn’t the plan. Sony accidentally outed the Z4 Tablet in their Xperia Lounge app in the early hours of this morning, but pulled the article fairly quickly. Not quickly enough though! Several tech sites around the world including Xperia Blog were on it in a flash. Judging from the button placement, we’re looking at a portrait-style tablet[Read More…]

by 11:24 am on February 25, 2015 4 comments Manufacturer, News, Tablets
Foxtel adds smartphone support to Presto mobile app

Foxtel adds smartphone support to Presto mobile app

Video streaming is becoming a hot topic in Australia ahead of an Australian launch of international video streaming juggernaut Netflix in March. While Streamco service Stan launched last month, they were already playing catchup to Foxtel offering Presto which launched their TV offerings earlier this year, though only for tablets. Today Presto has advised that they have updated their app[Read More…]

by 9:30 am on February 23, 2015 7 comments Apps