Sony’s Xperia Z2a arrives in Taiwan
Jun11

Sony’s Xperia Z2a arrives in Taiwan

Sony's Xperia Z1 Compact broke the mold in terms of how "mini" flagships should be. Instead of cutting design corners and lowering specs, Sony delivered the Z1 Compact as exactly the same handset as the full Z1, only smaller. Is the company's new handset, the Xperia Z2a, launched today the newest Compact from Sony? Not quite, but read on and you may see where it gets confusing. The Z2a has been launched in Taiwan today and at the...

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Sony’s Smartband SWR10 debuts in the US
Jun05

Sony’s Smartband SWR10 debuts in the US

In case you missed the memo, 2014 is the year of the wearable and most of the mobile giants are offering up their own smart watches before the year closes. Some, like Samsung, are even delivering multiple wearable devices, while the one everybody wants, Apple, is still a maybe for even releasing one product. Sony has been in the smart watch game longer than most, so much so that it is the only company to have one of its wearable wrist...

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Sony showcases Xperia T3 with slim frame and 5.3-inch display
Jun03

Sony showcases Xperia T3 with slim frame and 5.3-inch display

Sony's huge strides in the mobile market have been built on very good flagship devices, but the Japanese brand has done a great job padding out its Xperia range with solid handsets at all price points. The company has already rolled out its high end devices earlier in the year and is now focusing on some lower end products, although the design of the Xperia T3 is straight from flagship territory. Sony has used its reputation for slick...

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Sony “MESH” joins the rank of mobile-friendly connected thing managers
May22

Sony “MESH” joins the rank of mobile-friendly connected thing managers

A number of companies have attempted to introduce their own solution for managing the always growing concept of all things being able to communicate with all things. Sony has become one of those companies with the release of MESH, a mobile-based management tool for "smart things." MESH is an abbreviation of the things that Sony expects people to do with its tools - Make, Experience, SHare. It's based on small hardware blocks...

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Sony delivers Android 4.4 KitKat to four Xperias

The taste of Android 4.4 KitKat is finally available to four of Sony's Xperia smartphones and tablets. With it comes standard features like faster app loading, slightly longer battery life, and wireless printing. There are also several Sony-specific changes that will make this a welcome sight to owners of these devices: the Xperia Z, Xperia Zl, Xperia ZR, and Xperia Tablet Z. Though not available in all markets and all carriers, Sony...

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Xperia sales point to Sony recovery
May14

Xperia sales point to Sony recovery

Sony's roadmap to recovery seems to be in full swing thanks hugely to its smartphone operations, even if the Japanese company's profits continue to be firmly in the red. After a turbulent few years, the once juggernaut of the consumer electronics market is finally back on track, although Sony's fiscal full year earnings still show the company struggling to regain profitability. Sony's Xperia range has gained plenty of traction over...

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