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Sony cutting 1,000 jobs from its smartphone business area

Sony cutting 1,000 jobs from its smartphone business area

Somewhat disappointing news this morning is that Sony Corp plans to cut another 1,000 jobs from its smartphone division, with the job losses primarily to occur in Europe and China. It’s reported that these losses are in addition to the 1,000 jobs which were identified in October last year. In total, Sony’s mobile division workforce will shrink by about 30%,[Read More…]

by 8:48 am on January 28, 2015 3 comments Manufacturer, News
Ausdroid Podcast 130 – Big Phones a-gogo

Ausdroid Podcast 130 – Big Phones a-gogo

Welcome to episode 130 of the Ausdroid podcast! After last week’s CES focus, this week we looked at the Big Phones of the moment – the Nexus 6 and the Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge, before turning our attention to rumours of Samsung, HTC and Sony’s new flagships, which we’re expecting to see announced at Mobile World Congress 2015.[Read More…]

by 6:16 pm on January 22, 2015 0 comments Podcast
Sony Xperia Z4 apparently certified in the US – MWC launch looking likely

Sony Xperia Z4 apparently certified in the US – MWC launch looking likely

On the back of the Sony Xperia Z4 apparently being certified in Japan, the Sony Xperia Z4 has apparently hit the FCC in the US. The phone which appeared at the FCC has been certified with four models – PM0850 through PM0854 – and while there’s no ‘Xperia Z4′ labelling, XperiaBlog is theorising that the phone is the Z4 based[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on January 19, 2015 6 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Sony Xperia Z4 certified in Japan; MWC 2015 launch likely?

Sony Xperia Z4 certified in Japan; MWC 2015 launch likely?

Sony didn’t have a great deal to announce during CES 2015, leading to speculation (and really, the strong likelihood) that it would be announcing something at MWC 2015 instead. Many of us — myself included — are looking forward to what Sony has in store for this year, as the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact have been a big[Read More…]

by 10:51 am on January 17, 2015 5 comments Phones, Rumours
Ausdroid Podcast 129 – CES 2015

Ausdroid Podcast 129 – CES 2015

Welcome to episode 129 of the Ausdroid podcast! We spent a while this week going over all the Android news from CES 2015. It was a big event for Android as the first Android Auto and Android TV consumer devices were shown to the world. With Jason Murray, Dan Tyson and Scott Plowman. Note: Jason’s microphone wasn’t set up correctly[Read More…]

by 9:25 pm on January 14, 2015 0 comments Podcast
Sony launches Folding@home initiative for smartphones – curing disease with your phone

Sony launches Folding@home initiative for smartphones – curing disease with your phone

Distributed computing models have made up for a lack of super-computing availability for many years. From the early days of the Seti@home project in the 90’s, looking for extra-terrestrial life, through to the Folding@home initiative launched by Sony and Dr Vijay Pande from Stanford university on the PS3 back in 2007. There’s a lot of potential, and now Sony is[Read More…]

by 10:07 am on January 13, 2015 1 comment Apps, Manufacturer, Phones
Sony announces a range of speakers supporting Google Cast

Sony announces a range of speakers supporting Google Cast

One of the announcements that’s brought interest from the Android faithful at CES 2015 is Google Cast for audio which allows you to stream audio to a compatible soundbar, AV receiver or stand alone speaker in much the same was as Google’s own Chromecast. Sony was announced as a launch partner for Google Cast for Audio and has announced their[Read More…]

by 11:41 am on January 8, 2015 3 comments Accessories, Chromecast, Manufacturer, News, Other
Sony keeps its promise on Lollipop for Xperia Z3

Sony keeps its promise on Lollipop for Xperia Z3

Yesterday at Sony’s CES 2015 presentation they slipped something in that we initially missed, but it is (as James May would say) good news! While there haven’t been any mobile announcements at CES as yet, and there probably won’t be, there was a little tidbit snuck in. You may recall that Sony had earlier promised to bring Lollipop to the[Read More…]

by 6:51 am on January 7, 2015 17 comments News, OS Update, Phones
Sony’s Walkman ZX2: high-res audio, high price

Sony’s Walkman ZX2: high-res audio, high price

If you were wondering where the Walkman name had gone, Sony’s got an answer for you at this year’s CES. Continuing the company’s push into high resolution audio, the ZX2 is built from an aluminium alloy frame and gold-plated copperplate for enhanced grounding. It’s got 128GB of storage built in and a Micro SD slot. The ZX2 shares more in[Read More…]

by 2:03 pm on January 6, 2015 15 comments Other
Stainless steel Sony SmartWatch 3 coming in February 2015

Stainless steel Sony SmartWatch 3 coming in February 2015

We’ve heard rumours about a stainless steel band for the Sony SmartWatch 3 for a while now, and it seems Sony’s finally ready to take the wraps off the product. Looking not unlike some leaked shots we saw back in October, Sony’s confirming that the new edition of the watch will be coming in February 2015 — presumably this is[Read More…]

by 1:03 pm on January 6, 2015 5 comments Android Wear