Wednesday , November 22 2017

Device Archives: Xperia Z

The Xperia Z is a device made by made by Sony (click to view other devices from Sony).

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Sony Mobile adds Xperia Z5 to AOSP program and makes AOSP Android 6.0 Marshmallow resources available

Sony’s efforts to make good with the Open Source community are pretty well established, they’ve been running their AOSP project, which provides binaries and source for developers to build stock ROMs for Xperia devices for some time. With the release of a new phone series, the Xperia Z5 range, and …

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Telstra advises Stagefright fix for Sony, Samsung and Nexus phones currently in testing

After announcing they were testing the Android 5.1 update for the HTC One M9 which included fixes for the Stagefright vulnerability, Telstra has today advised they have a number of other updates in testing that also address the issue. The Software update announcement from Craig at Telstra lists devices from …

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New hack allows users to unlock the bootloader on Xperia Z, Z1, Z2 and Z3 Series devices and retain Camera functions

If you know anything about modding your Sony Xperia phone, you’ll know that unlocking the bootloader means you won’t be getting the full camera experience, due to the loss of DRM keys when you unlock the bootloader. But there’s hope on the horizon, with modders posting a new hack on …

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Sony rolls out Android 4.4.4 to the Xperia Z, Xperia Z Tablet and Xperia ZL and ZR

Sony has announced that their Android 4.4.4 update for the Xperia Z, Xperia Z Tablet and Xperia ZR and ZL handsets has begun rolling out. According to the tweet announcing the start of the rollout, the update brings with it ‘fixes, battery, wifi & email improvements and more’. The update …

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Sony advises upgrade paths for Android 4.3 and Android 4.4 for Xperia devices.

Sony has updated their blog overnight with updates on their line of Xperia devices, advising exactly which products are getting the newly announced Android 4.4 update, as well as listing the schedule and lineup for Android 4.3. First up – Android 4.3. The final Jelly Bean updated will be heading …

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