Socialife News updated with tablet support; Keyword News function

by XB on 13th June 2014

in Applications


Socialife tablet support_resultThe Socialife News application has been updated as promised to build version 4.1.00.5, which introduces a refreshed user interface for tablets – bringing it in line with the smartphone version. Sony has also opened the app to run on all Android tablets running Android 4.1 and above.

Other new features include a new “Keyword News” function, that brings you the latest news based on preset keywords. Sony has also removed the limitation on the number of news feeds that can be placed in “Headlines”, it was previously set at 20. The “My Socialife” section has also been removed from the menu of the new version. Head to the Google Play Store for the update.

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  • azhy

    First comment

  • Hassandroid

    so…..

  • cyleo

    Somehow I can’t get Facebook to integrate with SocialLife, it gives me some strange error: Cannot use this Facebook account. Sign in with your SEN account, remove this Facebook account and try again. Problem is, there is nog facebook account shown when I sign in with SEN…

  • Marlish

    Zero fucks given -_-

  • Yehaa Afandy

    for me , it’s better to add Social Life on home screen like Blinkfeed as HTC

  • Prateek Bhanushali
  • Prateek Bhanushali

    Here is where the flexibility actually means ;)

  • Diogo Simões

    Sony released a video to correct the last one
    The Official Smartphone of the 2014 FIFA World Cup
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xp5Av_GmIy4

  • Veeren

    What about the update for vaio pcs running windows 8.1…???

  • fried_egg

    just dont get how this app works… it hasnt sold itself as useful to me at all

  • Karri

    Just updated to it. Not sure the new UI (which works fine on a phone) is an improvement; it’s not precisely worse but it’s not really better either.
    The old mosiac tiles format was more tablet-friendly and worked better in that it allowed you to see multiple posts at once quicker.

    The new UI’s main shortcoming is the way it handles images; it can make feeds and individual category/stream pages look very haphazard. Plus, it still has performance and self-unloading issues, like the phone’s. And the internal browser crashes more than before.

    The Socialife Share widget (quick post to twitter, etc. from homescreen) isn’t resizable anymore, the text seems to have gotten slightly smaller and text rendering is poorer. Plus the card-stack Socialife headlines widget (like on phones) is also just plain awful especially if you want to size it up, you know, for a tablet’s homescreen.

    Oh, and it’s all white now. I don’t like white apps, they’re not kind on eyes in the dark.

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