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Sony rolling out KitKat for Xperia E1 and E1 dual

Sony rolling out KitKat for Xperia E1 and E1 dual

08 August, 2014 | comments (51)

Sony is delivering on its promise to deliver KitKat to the Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual. The update is rolling out now though there might be delays varying by market and carrier. Go to Check for updates in the About screen of the settings on your...


Sony IFA 2014 invite out - smartphones and lens cameras

Sony IFA 2014 invite out - smartphones and lens cameras

07 August, 2014 | comments (42)

Sony is apparently about to send out its IFA 2014 invitations and one slipped to the world wide web revealing some snapshots of what Sony is aiming to show off. We see the side of what's hopefully the Xperia Z3, which is heavily rumored to make...

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T-Mobile's Sony Xperia Z1s finally gets KitKat update

T-Mobile's Sony Xperia Z1s finally gets KitKat update

06 August, 2014 | comments (28)

The internationally sold Sony Xperia Z1 started receiving its update to Android 4.4 KitKat back in March. T-Mobile's version of the phone, however, has so far been stuck on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Thankfully that's changed today, since the KitKat...


Sony Xperia Z3 spy shots show off the exterior

Sony Xperia Z3 spy shots show off the exterior

06 August, 2014 | comments (83)

A week ago we saw alleged photos of Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. Now the full set of photos has been uncovered but this time it's claimed to be the big Xperia Z3 instead. The Sony Xperia Z3 features the same external features as the current Z2 model ...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Week 31 in review: iPhone 6, Xperia Z3 Compact, Nokia X2

Week 31 in review: iPhone 6, Xperia Z3 Compact, Nokia X2

03 August, 2014 | comments (30)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 31 of 2014 saw a lot of rumors and interesting leaks, as well as speculation whether the Nokia X2 will live or...


Counterclockwise: iPhone rumors, Skype on WM, and the Nokia 500

Counterclockwise: iPhone rumors, Skype on WM, and the Nokia 500

01 August, 2014 | comments (4)

This weeks' edition of Counterclockwise has us looking back at several historic milestones for the likes of Skype, Samsung, Nokia, and Apple. Early August is typically the time when iPhone rumors start ramping up in anticipation of Apple's events,...


Sony Xperia T3 is now available in the UK too

Sony Xperia T3 is now available in the UK too

01 August, 2014 | comments (9)

It looks like the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini isn't the only smartphone to become available in the UK today. It's been joined by the Sony Xperia T3, which is exclusively sold by Carphone Warehouse. All three colors are already up for grabs - white,...

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Sony Xperia C3 selfie phone priced at $323 in China

Sony Xperia C3 selfie phone priced at $323 in China

31 July, 2014 | comments (32)

Remember Sony's much-touted selfie phone? It got official as the Xperia C3 at the beginning of July, and it's set to become available in August. The first market to get it is China, and incidentally it's already been priced over there. The Xperia...

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Sony posts positive quarter, strong PS4, weak PC sales

Sony posts positive quarter, strong PS4, weak PC sales

31 July, 2014 | comments (42)

Sony has released its financial results for the three months ending June 30, or the first fiscal quarter for the company. In this time Sony has made $265 million of net income on around $17.9 billion of total revenue - a 5.8% increase compared to...

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Sony Xperia Z3 Compact specs promise a mini flagship

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact specs promise a mini flagship

30 July, 2014 | comments (134)

If an increasing number of leaks is any indication, the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is growing closer to reality. Four new images plus a spec overview promise that the Sony's Compact line will remain the mini king in the new generation, too. The...

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Handset shipments from Taiwan to rise to 21.95 million in Q3

Handset shipments from Taiwan to rise to 21.95 million in Q3

28 July, 2014 | comments (5)

DigiTimes has conducted a research on the performance of Taiwan phone manufacturers in Q3 2014. According to the data, Origina Design Manufacturers (ODM) and own-brand makers will have a blast in the June-September period. The top five...


iPhone 6 orders could lead to 10% price hike by other OEMs

iPhone 6 orders could lead to 10% price hike by other OEMs

28 July, 2014 | comments (36)

Recent reports had suggested that Apple has ordered a record 70 million to 80 million units of its upcoming iPhone 6 smartphone. Now, the Chinese media predicts that the unprecedented iPhone 6 order could lead to 5% to 10% price hike on competitive...


Week 30 in review: Lumia 530, LG G3 LTE-A, Xiaomi reaches India

Week 30 in review: Lumia 530, LG G3 LTE-A, Xiaomi reaches India

27 July, 2014 | comments (6)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 30 of 2014 saw four new devices going official including the Lumia 530, but it also brought us various interesting...


Another image of the Sony Xperia Z3 leaks

Another image of the Sony Xperia Z3 leaks

24 July, 2014 | comments (57)

Two new images have leaked showing the alleged Sony Xperia Z3, currently a rumored future flagship prospect for the Japanese company. While the images don't really reveal much about the phone's innards they show the exterior and it looks the same...

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Sony Xperia Z3 hits the FCC in Japan and International flavors

Sony Xperia Z3 hits the FCC in Japan and International flavors

24 July, 2014 | comments (31)

The Sony Xperia Z3 has payed a visit to the FCC where it has successfully undergone certification. The phone has also passed its Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and NFC certification processes. The Xperia Z3 has entered the FCC doors with the codename...

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The Sony Xperia Z2 now available in the US for $700

The Sony Xperia Z2 now available in the US for $700

19 July, 2014 | comments (36)

The Sony Xperia Z1 and Z1 Compact certainly took their time before they became available on the US market, but that's not the case with the Sony Xperia Z2. Three months may sound like a lot, but it's the fastest US flagship launch by the Japanese...

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Week 29 in review: LG G3 S and Lumia Cyan update

Week 29 in review: LG G3 S and Lumia Cyan update

19 July, 2014 | comments (2)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 29 of 2014 wasn't as busy as the past few weeks, but it still brought us some cool hardware and brought news of several major...


Sony Xperia C3 Dual leaks out of China's TENAA cert

Sony Xperia C3 Dual leaks out of China's TENAA cert

18 July, 2014 | comments (9)

The Sony Xperia C3 Dual has today passed through China's equivalent of the FCC, the TENAA certification authority, with model number S55t. The presence of global LTE band support indicates that the device will likely be seeing a widespread...

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Sony Xperia phones can now move apps to SD cards

Sony Xperia phones can now move apps to SD cards

17 July, 2014 | comments (208)

Sony began rolling out Android 4.4.2 KitKat-based firmware update yesterday for the mid-range Xperia T2 Ultra. It brought the new OS version plus updated system and Sony exclusive apps. What we missed to notice the first time is the awesome function...

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Sony Xperia T2 Ultra gets the Android 4.4.2 update

Sony Xperia T2 Ultra gets the Android 4.4.2 update

16 July, 2014 | comments (39)

Sony is rolling out an Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for the Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia T2 Ultra Dual phablets, which should be available over the air now. The phablet launched earlier this year with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. The update promises...