Sony will continue to Shy Away from Quad HD Screens
May28

Sony will continue to Shy Away from Quad HD Screens

The smartphone market is making the move to Quad HD screen technology, a growth that will likely continue over this year. LG was the first to adopt the tech with the G3, but now most major Android companies (Samsung, HTC, Xiaomi, and Motorola to name a few) have at least one device with 1440p resolution. However, Sony is still holding out on Quad HD and sticking to 1080p Full HD for its flagships. The company recently unveiled the...

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How Big Should a Smart Phone Be?
May25

How Big Should a Smart Phone Be?

Smart phones have a come a long way since I started covering them professionally back in 2009 they have a ton of new features, GPS, 41mp cameras, fingerprint sensors, heart-rate monitors, etc...  They have also in increased in size perhaps a little too much even.   When the HTC Titan came out it was well...HUGE at the time.  I remember opening the box to it's massive 4.7 inch screen.  That's right massive!  People made fun of me...

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Older Sony Xperia Z and Xperia Z1 Smartphones get Android Lollipop
May21

Older Sony Xperia Z and Xperia Z1 Smartphones get Android Lollipop

Sony has already updated its flagship Xperia Z3 devices to Android 5.0 Lollipop and now the company is bringing the software to its older Xperia Z devices. The company has started rolling out Android 5.0.2 Lollipop to the Xperia Z, ZR, Z1, Z1 Compact, and Z Ultra starting this week. The firmware builds in question are 14.5.A.0.270 for the Xperia Z1 devices and 10.6.A.0.454 for the Xperia Z series smartphones. Sony has published the...

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Here’s Why Phone Design Doesn’t Matter
May21

Here’s Why Phone Design Doesn’t Matter

If there is one thing I use to LOVE about new devices when they first got introduced was design.  There are magic designs out there.  The HTC One is still a piece of art work, the latest Galaxy device is nice, iPhone's (while I hate the OS) are very well crafted and designed devices.  But something has changed in the past few years that made all of this design obsolete. Yup that's right somewhere along the way smartphone OEM's have...

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Sony Xperia Z4 Image Leak
Mar17

Sony Xperia Z4 Image Leak

With a launch date reportedly set for as late as September, it could be a while before we learn anything official about the Sony Xperia Z4, the company’s next flagship smartphone. However, a leak today seems to show an early press render for the handset, but at the moment this is a rumor because the images in question are apparently only early drafts and not final designs. That basically means the final design of the Xperia Z4 may...

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