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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
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