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Reuters: Sony will cut 1,000 jobs in its smartphone division

Reuters: Sony will cut 1,000 jobs in its smartphone division

27 January, 2015 | comments (83)

According to report in Reuters, Sony is about to cut 1,000 jobs in its smartphone business. The Japanese tech giant is expected to officially announce the measure on February 2 during its earnings report. Sony’s workforce reduction will take...

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New Sony  flagship to skip MWC 2015

New Sony flagship to skip MWC 2015

27 January, 2015 | comments (27)

With MWC 2015 just over a month away the hype is naturally growing around new device announcements and primarily flagship smartphones. And while chances are high that we will be seeing the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the HTC One M9, recent rumors...

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Sony makes the purple Xperia Z3 official in Hong Kong

Sony makes the purple Xperia Z3 official in Hong Kong

22 January, 2015 | comments (22)

Since last week, we've seen the purple variation of Sony's Xperia Z3 leaked not once, but twice. First in renders, then in some live images. And today the time has finally come for the smartphone maker to make this hue official. It has done so...

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Dual SIM Sony Xperia Z4 may be in the works

Dual SIM Sony Xperia Z4 may be in the works

21 January, 2015 | comments (29)

A new leaked document allegedly from a Federal Communications Commission listing could prove linked with a dual-SIM Sony Xperia Z4. If this turns out true it will be only the second flagship smartphone by Sony to have two SIM cards - the first...

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Samsung dominated smartphone shipments in 2014

Samsung dominated smartphone shipments in 2014

20 January, 2015 | comments (91)

In the year 2014 the world saw an increased number of smartphones shipped but overall little change in the top three vendors. Samsung has been the leader for some time now but is seeing its market share slowly reduced by the likes of tough...


Purple Sony Xperia Z3 confirmed by live images

Purple Sony Xperia Z3 confirmed by live images

20 January, 2015 | comments (15)

To keep the Xperia Z3 in the news while working on the next generation, Sony is about to release a Purple version of the current flagship. Live images have surfaced of the lighter of two purple shades, leaked a week ago. Sony Xperia Z3...

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Sony Xperia Z4 allegedly certified at the FCC

Sony Xperia Z4 allegedly certified at the FCC

18 January, 2015 | comments (53)

A mysterious Sony device has passed through the Federal Communications Commission in the USA and the timing could very well mean it is the upcoming Sony Xperia Z4. Very little information is given in the listing leak but we do find out the device...

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Sony Xperia Z4 gets certified by Japanese wireless authority

Sony Xperia Z4 gets certified by Japanese wireless authority

16 January, 2015 | comments (86)

While CES has been the traditional scene for new Xperia Z announcements, this year the company seems to be keeping its ace for the Mobile World Congress. Meanwhile, the Xperia Z4 has been certified in its home country in three versions – NTT...

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Leaked images show two hues of purple coming to the Xperia Z3

Leaked images show two hues of purple coming to the Xperia Z3

14 January, 2015 | comments (25)

Purple had become a sort-of trademark color for Sony's premium Xperia Z line, until the Xperia Z3 came along and broke the streak. The fourth-gen Z flagship added Copper and Green to the traditional Black and White color options, but Purple may soon...

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Reuters: Sony is open to selling its mobile phone business

Reuters: Sony is open to selling its mobile phone business

13 January, 2015 | comments (164)

According to a report in Reuters, Sony executives are open to all options to turn around the giant's struggling mobile division. including sale and joint venture. Potential paths include a sale or a joint venture with another partner....

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Sony Xperia T3 gets the Android 4.4.4 KitKat update

Sony Xperia T3 gets the Android 4.4.4 KitKat update

09 January, 2015 | comments (18)

Sony has issued a new firmware upgrade today, this time for its Xperia T3 smartphone. That said, this isn't Android 5.0 Lollipop we're talking about, even if that is technically the latest iteration of Google's mobile OS. Instead, Sony has made...


Consumer Electronics Show 2015 wrap-up

Consumer Electronics Show 2015 wrap-up

09 January, 2015 | comments (7)

Much to the disappointment of tech geeks, CES 2015 couldn't go on forever. Some rumored announcements didn't take place, yet we got to see intriguing unexpected releases. In the following paragraphs you can check out what grabbed our...


Sony to sell both FHD and QHD versions of the Xperia Z4

Sony to sell both FHD and QHD versions of the Xperia Z4

07 January, 2015 | comments (76)

Taiwanese ePrice has been a frequent source of rumors and the latest batch concerns the upcoming Sony Xperia Z4. According to an unnamed source, the next Sony flagship smartphone is going to be available in two versions - one with a 1080p display...

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Sony promises to roll out Android 5 to Xperia Z3 lineup next month

Sony promises to roll out Android 5 to Xperia Z3 lineup next month

06 January, 2015 | comments (40)

Sony has been gathering a lot of attention in the past few days with a lot of rumors and speculations about its CES announcements. It appears that the tech giant has opted to put off major announcements in the mobile division and save the heat for...


You can watch Sony's CES livestream from your couch

You can watch Sony's CES livestream from your couch

05 January, 2015 | comments (28)

Sony's CES 2015 campaign goes under the "Welcome to the New World" motto and soon the cryptic teaser videos will be replaced with a live stream. The event will be held at the Sony booth in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center for who...


Sony creates limited edition Xperia Z3 series for Germany

Sony creates limited edition Xperia Z3 series for Germany

31 December, 2014 | comments (42)

Sony has launched a limited edition series of the Xperia Z3 devices, including the Z3, Z3 Compact, Z3 Tablet Compact. The devices feature an exclusive etched pattern on the glass back. Three designers were chosen for the job, who each chose a...

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Sony Xperia E4 previewed before announcement

Sony Xperia E4 previewed before announcement

19 December, 2014 | comments (48)

The Sony Xperia E4 leaked in rich detail once before its official announcement, now there's an entire review out in the open. This includes screenshots, camera samples, benchmarks the full monty. The phone is larger than previous entries in the E...

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Alleged Sony Xperia Z4 image appears in a leaked email

Alleged Sony Xperia Z4 image appears in a leaked email

18 December, 2014 | comments (139)

Alleged image of Sony’s upcoming Xperia Z4 flagship smartphone showed up in a leaked email. The latter was sent by the Sony Pictures Entertainment CEO as part of a product-placement proposal for the upcoming James Bond movie Spectre. The...

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13-inch Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet Ultra allegedly in the works

13-inch Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet Ultra allegedly in the works

18 December, 2014 | comments (66)

Sony is expected to launch the Z4 generation of its flagship devices soon and we've already seen initial rumors for the lot – the Xperia Z4, a compact version, a phablet version and a Z4 Tablet. A new rumor alleges that there will be one more...

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All 2014 Qualcomm-based Sony handsets have AOSP builds

All 2014 Qualcomm-based Sony handsets have AOSP builds

16 December, 2014 | comments (25)

Sony now has AOSP builds available for its entire lineup of Qualcomm-based smartphones. The company accomplished the feat by adding Sony Xperia E3 and Xperia T3 to the open device project today. The source code for Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia...

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