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Sony SmartWatch 3 Stainless Steel Band launching this week

Sony SmartWatch 3 Stainless Steel Band launching this week

Last month Sony announced the Stainless Steel band for the Sony SmartWatch 3 at CES and we are expecting the band to be available this week. Sony originally launched the SmartWatch 3 (SW3) with silicon bands and a removable main watch unit. Sony also announced a “holder” kit for the SW3 where any 24mm standard watch band will fit be[Read More…]

by 6:26 am on February 16, 2015 7 comments Android Wear, News, Smartwatch
Android Wear devices off to a slow start according to Canalys

Android Wear devices off to a slow start according to Canalys

After releasing mid-year in 2014, Google’s Android Wear is off to a slow start according to market research and analysis firm Canalys.com. In a new report released today, the company advised that of the 4.6 million smart wearable bands sold in 2014, only 720,000 of those were Android Wear devices, with the rest of the sales being divided by Xiaomi[Read More…]

by 6:53 am on February 12, 2015 5 comments Android Wear
Possible Sony Xperia Z4 makes Geekbench appearance

Possible Sony Xperia Z4 makes Geekbench appearance

With speculation mounting over whether Sony will or will not have a press conference at MWC 2015, the rumour mill is still moving along at a fair pace about the possible Xperia Z4 announcement. There have been leaked specs, images, and even components, but what we haven’t seen is anything concrete. We may not get that concrete for a little[Read More…]

by 2:54 pm on February 11, 2015 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Sony announces the Xperia E4 with a curved OmniBalance design

Sony announces the Xperia E4 with a curved OmniBalance design

Sony has jumped ahead of the expected upcoming smartphone announcements at Mobile World Congress, announcing the Sony Xperia E4. The Xperia E4 is a new mid-range phone which will be available in single and dual-SIM configurations, in Black or White. Sony has shown off a new design with the E4, which they call their ‘curved OmniBalance design’ a move to[Read More…]

by 1:22 am on February 11, 2015 1 comment Manufacturer, Phones
Update: Sony confirms a press conference at MWC; rumour sites have it wrong.

Update: Sony confirms a press conference at MWC; rumour sites have it wrong.

While we’ve heard a lot about what will be happening at MWC 2015, what we’re starting to hear now is about what might not be happening. We’ve seen press invites from HTC and Samsung, and there have been leaks galore about rumoured updates to the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S lines. Sony, however, has been fairly quiet in all of[Read More…]

by 10:07 am on February 10, 2015 1 comment News, Phones, Rumours
A sneak peek at the Sony Xperia Z4 front panel, thanks to our Chinese friends

A sneak peek at the Sony Xperia Z4 front panel, thanks to our Chinese friends

In the “not exactly news” category is the leak of what’s said to be the front panel of the upcoming Sony Xperia Z4. We’re hanging out to see what the rumoured Xperia Z4 will offer, and hopefully we’ll soon find out (though it might not be at MWC 2015; more soon). If these photos of the Xperia Z4 front panel are[Read More…]

by 9:54 am on February 10, 2015 5 comments Phones, Rumours
Vodafone suggests Xperia Z3 Lollipop update expected by end of February

Vodafone suggests Xperia Z3 Lollipop update expected by end of February

While some flagship smartphones have received their update to Android 5.0 Lollipop already, others — like Sony’s Xperia Z3 — have not. LG have already released their update for the G3, and Samsung and HTC’s plans are well advanced with versions starting to emerge for some of their recent devices, but as yet, Sony hasn’t quite reached that point. It[Read More…]

by 7:26 am on February 7, 2015 7 comments News, OS Update, Phones
Sony announces a further 1,100 employees will go from their Mobile division

Sony announces a further 1,100 employees will go from their Mobile division

On the back of last weeks story on Sony slashing 1,000 jobs across their Mobile divisions in China and Europe, Sony has apparently confirmed they will slash another 1,100 jobs on top of that. The cuts were announced with Sony’s quarterly earnings report, which saw their operating profit doubled to US$1.52 billion for their third quarter, ending December 31st. Sony’s[Read More…]

by 11:06 am on February 5, 2015 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Sony MWC event to possibly be held on March 2nd

Sony MWC event to possibly be held on March 2nd

With Samsung and HTC both inviting press to events at Mobile World Congress, the next manufacturer who has traditionally announced devices at MWC is Sony. While no press have been invited as yet, sources have apparently told Italian site hdblog that the 2nd of March could be the day. Mobile World Congress runs from the 2nd till the 5th of[Read More…]

by 8:30 am on February 3, 2015 4 comments Manufacturer
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