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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 (172)

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 (27)

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 (77)

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 (143)

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 (68)

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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Upcoming Sony Xperia E4 leaks ahead of MWC unveiling

Upcoming Sony Xperia E4 leaks ahead of MWC unveiling

12 December, 2014 | comments (39)

Although the Xperia E3 has only been available since September, Sony is already working on a successor to its low-end smartphone. According to a comprehensive leak from Poland, we find out that the Xperia E4 should be made official at MWC 2015, and...

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Sony Xperia Z Ultra GPe getting Android 5.0 Lollipop update

Sony Xperia Z Ultra GPe getting Android 5.0 Lollipop update

02 December, 2014 | comments (30)

Sony may have demoed early Android 5.0 Lollipop builds on the Xperia Z1, Z2, Z3 trio but it’s the Sony Xperia Z Ultra GPe that is getting the coveted update first. GPe – short for Google Play Edition – is a line of purified flagship devices from...


Sony Xperia M2 and M2 Dual get a bump to Android 4.4.4

Sony Xperia M2 and M2 Dual get a bump to Android 4.4.4

26 November, 2014 | comments (88)

In mid-August the Sony Xperia M2 and Xperia M2 Dual made the jump to Android 4.4.2 KitKat and now Sony has nudged them to the last KitKat, 4.4.4. The version number jumps to 18.3.1.C.0.21 form the earlier 18.3.C.0.40. That old version introduced...


Sony will release fewer devices in bid to turn a profit

Sony will release fewer devices in bid to turn a profit

25 November, 2014 | comments (93)

Sony's not doing too well, at least in certain areas - mobile devices being one of those. So the company has decided to trim its lineup, in hopes to eventually make a profit. The loss-making corporation won't mind if sales take a hit, even by as...

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Alleged photos of Sony Xperia Z4 digitizer emerge

Alleged photos of Sony Xperia Z4 digitizer emerge

16 November, 2014 | comments (116)

Alleged live photos showcasing the LCD touch digitizer of Sony’s upcoming Xperia Z4 made the rounds online. The component is showcased alongside its counterpart found in Sony Xperia Z3. Alleged LCD digitizer panel of Sony Xperia Z4 Past...

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Rumors on Xperia Z4 promise sharper screens, better designs

Rumors on Xperia Z4 promise sharper screens, better designs

12 November, 2014 | comments (112)

Some previous rumors may suggest that Sony will be abandoning its two-flagships-per-year strategy, but rumors about the Xperia Z4 family have already started just months after the release of the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact. Alleged insider info claims...

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Unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 officially arrives in the US

Unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 officially arrives in the US

05 November, 2014 | comments (23)

Sony Xperia Z3 is now available to purchase unlocked directly from Sony in the United States. Previously, the Japanese tech giant’s flagship was available only through on T-Mobile in the country. The factory unlocked version of Sony Xperia...

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Android 4.4.4 for Sony Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet rolls out

Android 4.4.4 for Sony Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet rolls out

04 November, 2014 | comments (168)

Today, Sony has announced the Android 4.4.4 update for the Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 Tablet. The rollout has started already, but as usual it might take a while for the new software to reach your particular device - depending on where you are and if...


Sony posts a quarterly loss, sells 9.9 million smartphones

Sony posts a quarterly loss, sells 9.9 million smartphones

31 October, 2014 | comments (80)

Sony had a positive quarter three months ago but it's back in the red. The company actually posted increased sales of $17.45 billion (up 7.2% on a yearly basis) in large part thanks to strong PlayStation sales and strong performance of Sony's image...

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