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Sony shows off AOSP build of Android 5.0 on the Xperia Z1, Z2 and Z3

Sony shows off AOSP build of Android 5.0 on the Xperia Z1, Z2 and Z3

Sony has established their commitment to developing AOSP ROMs for their phones over the last couple of years, building and maintaining repositories for the vast majority of their handsets on GitHub. With the push of the Android 5.0 code to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP), today, Sony has shown off AOSP builds on the Xperia Z1, Z2 and Z3.[Read More…]

by 2:22 am on November 7, 2014 1 comment Android Development, Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Sony announces the Xperia C3, ‘the ultimate smartphone for selfies’ now availabile in Australia

Sony announces the Xperia C3, ‘the ultimate smartphone for selfies’ now availabile in Australia

Announced back in July, Sony Australia has finally released the Xperia C3 in Australia. Deemed the ‘ultimate smartphone for selfies’ the phone has a front-facing LED flash as well as a 5MP ‘Selfie Camera. The Xperia C3 is available from today in Sony Centres, Sony Kiosks, Sony Stores, Big W, Dick Smith, Telechoice and ‘other major retailers’ for $399. The[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on November 5, 2014 6 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Android 4.4.4 rollout for Xperia Z2 and Z2 tablet begins bringing with it PS4 Remote Play and more

Android 4.4.4 rollout for Xperia Z2 and Z2 tablet begins bringing with it PS4 Remote Play and more

The Sony Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet are about to get an update – to Android 4.4.4. Sony has announced the update overnight, after announcing recently that the phone and tablet would receive Android 5.0 Lollipop at some stage next year. The 4.4.4 update includes a few new features, notably compatability for the PS4 Remote Play feature that Sony launched[Read More…]

by 7:30 am on November 5, 2014 6 comments Carriers, OS Update, Phones
Sony now asking you to register your interest in the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

Sony now asking you to register your interest in the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

The launch of the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has been a rather drawn out affair, with the launch date for the tablet withheld – along with the details for the Smartwatch 3 – for some reason best known to Sony. But the patient wait for customers eager to get their hands on the lightweight waterproof 8″ tablet could soon[Read More…]

by 7:59 pm on November 1, 2014 5 comments Manufacturer, Tablets
Sony Smartwatch 3 SWR50 available from Expansys for $337

Sony Smartwatch 3 SWR50 available from Expansys for $337

We’ve received a tip this afternoon that Expansys is offering the Sony Smartwatch 3 — that’s right, the Android Wear powered watch from Sony — for $337. Factor in about $18 in shipping and you’re looking at the latest Android Wear watch for a shade over $355 AU. If you’re interested, Australian residents can make the purchase here, and our Kiwi[Read More…]

by 5:51 pm on October 30, 2014 0 comments Android Wear, News, Smartwatch
Sony Smartwatch 3 stainless steel band shows up in leaked image

Sony Smartwatch 3 stainless steel band shows up in leaked image

We heard at the Sony Xperia Z3 launch event that Sony would be releasing a stainless steel band for the Smartwatch 3, and this could be it. The above image popped up in a thread at XDA Developers a couple of weeks ago, but escaped wider notice until this week. The poster promises it’s real, but you can make your[Read More…]

by 12:49 pm on October 30, 2014 6 comments Android Wear, Rumours, Smartwatch
Sony launches the PS4 Remote Play app onto Google Play for Xperia Z3 series

Sony launches the PS4 Remote Play app onto Google Play for Xperia Z3 series

The Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact have been some of the most anticipated handsets of the latter half of this year. They have great features, screens and look fantastic, but they also have a killer feature that gamers have been champing at the bit to access – PS4 Remote Play, and today, Sony has released the PS4 Remote Play[Read More…]

by 5:18 pm on October 29, 2014 0 comments Apps
My Tracks adds Android Wear support – removes sharing options

My Tracks adds Android Wear support – removes sharing options

After Google announced an update for Google Earth this morning, which included an option to now upload KML files directly, it reminded me I hadn’t looked at Google’s Activity tracking app, My Tracks in a while. Loading it up, it appears the app got an update recently which added a great feature but removed one at the same time. Listed[Read More…]

by 9:17 pm on October 23, 2014 0 comments Android Wear, Apps, News
Sony announces plans for which Xperia devices will get Lollipop update

Sony announces plans for which Xperia devices will get Lollipop update

After Google announced Android 5.0 – Lollipop, the first questions heard were: When is my device going to be updated? In these modern times, most of the OEMs have begun answering that question fairly quickly and this morning Sony has advised which of their phones will be receiving the update. Sony has advised that their ‘entire premium Z series’ line[Read More…]

by 5:12 am on October 17, 2014 15 comments OS Update, Phones, Tablets
Sony adds Xperia Z1 and Z2 as well as the Xperia M2 to AOSP for Xperia on GitHub

Sony adds Xperia Z1 and Z2 as well as the Xperia M2 to AOSP for Xperia on GitHub

Sony is one of the largest OEMs pro-actively promoting AOSP development for their phones and tablets, and today they’ve added two more devices to the list, adding the Xperia Z1 and Z2, and Xperia M2 to their AOSP for Xperia project on SonyXperiaDev GitHub. As well as adding support for the two new phones, Sony has also announced a new[Read More…]

by 12:04 am on October 17, 2014 0 comments Android Development, Manufacturer, Phones