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Muvit Wallet Folio for Xperia Z3 Compact Review

November 17, 2014

Today, we are reviewing the Muvit Wallet Folio case for the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. Overall, we found that the case offers a good level of overall protection, whilst also doubling as a stand and is reasonably attractive too. This particular case is available for £22.99 from Mobile Fun, who also stock a wide range […]

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Is this the Xperia Z4 LCD Touch Digitizer?

November 16, 2014

The time has come for the first solid Xperia Z4 rumours we have come across. The pictures you see below supposedly show the official LCD Touch Digitizer from the Sony Xperia Z4. The pictures handily compare the part against the Xperia Z3 and appear to reveal a very similarly sized display for both handsets. The […]

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Xperia Z2 owners – Was the Android 4.4.4 update worth the wait?

November 14, 2014

The Android 4.4.4 KitKat update for the Xperia Z2 released over a week ago. It brought the same features seen in the Xperia Z3 series to the Xperia Z2. This includes Hi-res audio, PS4 Remote Play, Ultra STAMINA Mode, Bluetooth unlock, a new home launcher and more. For those that have updated, we wanted to […]

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Sony CES 2015 press conference takes place on 5 January 2015

November 13, 2014

It is perhaps a bit too early to be talking about Sony’s CES 2015 press conference, but the date has been published so mark your diaries. The press conference will take place on Monday 5 January 2015 at 17.00 (PST) or 01.00 GMT/02.00 CET on 6 January for Europeans. There’s no guarantee that Sony will […]

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Lollipop AOSP source code now available for Xperia Z3, Z2 and Z1

November 13, 2014

Sony recently showed off Android 5.0 Lollipop AOSP (Android Open Source Project) on a number of Xperia Z flagship devices including the Xperia Z3. Today, Sony has made the Android 5.0 Lollipop AOSP source code, pre-built software binaries and build instructions available for a number of handsets which includes the Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact, […]

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Xperia M2 and Xperia T2 added to KitKat AOSP

November 13, 2014

Good news for Xperia M2 and Xperia T2 owners, Sony has now made available the KitKat AOSP (Android Open Source Project) binaries and device configuration source code for these devices. This means that budding developers can use the source code to build their own Android 4.4.4 KitKat custom ROM. XDA member lozohcum has already had […]

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Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact firmware (23.0.1.A.1.43) released for Singapore carriers

November 13, 2014

The Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact have seen a new firmware update roll, although only to Singapore operators Singtel and Starhub. Firmware build number 23.0.1.A.1.43 is currently rolling to the D6653 variant of the Xperia Z3 and D5833 variant of the Xperia Z3 Compact. The last update for both handsets was 23.0.A.2.93, although […]

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New Sony Active Pixel Color Sampling (APCS) sensor heading to a future Xperia?

November 12, 2014

A purported spec sheet for the Sony IMX189AEG CMOS camera sensor has leaked which apparently is due to land on a future Sony Xperia model according to reports. The 1.5-inch 4.8MP chip will be one of the first with Active Pixel Color Sampling (APCS). APCS sensors can sample all three colors in one pixel due […]

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Xperia T2 Ultra gets new Gold colour option

November 12, 2014

Sony has added a new gold colour option for buyers interested in the Xperia T2 Ultra Dual. The new gold coloured Xperia T2 Ultra Dual is only available on the dual SIM variant, no luck if you are looking to buy the single SIM version. We’re not entirely sure why Sony decided it needed to […]

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SmartWatch 3 now in stock in US and Europe

November 11, 2014

The Sony SmartWatch 3 SWR50 has gone on sale on the Google Play Store in the United States for $249.99. The SW3 was already in stock through Verizon Wireless, but it’s arrival on the Play Store widens availability to all US customers. The SmartWatch 3 is also on sale across Europe through various retailers such […]

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Android 5.0 Lollipop AOSP port lands on Xperia L and Xperia Z

November 10, 2014

Experimental Android 5.0 Lollipop AOSP builds are currently available for the Xperia L and Xperia Z. The whizz kids over at XDA have Lollipop custom ROMs for both devices. The Xperia Z has most features working for it, whereas the Xperia L port does not have working Wifi, Bluetooth, RIL and GPS right now. Both […]

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Xperia Z1s for T-Mobile update (14.4.B.0.56) released [Update]

November 10, 2014

A small firmware update has been released for the T-Mobile Xperia Z1s (C6916) that moves the build number from 14.4.B.0.37 to 14.4.B.0.56. This is a minor update with no noticeable changes. The 4.2MB update is currently rolling out OTA. If you have updated, do let us know your impressions below.

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New updates rolling for Xperia E3 HSPA+ and LTE variants

November 10, 2014

The Sony Xperia E3 (D220X) is currently seeing new firmware builds roll out. The HSPA+ Xperia E3 (D2202) has seen an update moving the build number from 18.4.A.1.25 to 18.4.A.2.13. Changes include improved power management and bug fixes – the Android build remains on version 4.4.2. The LTE variants of the Xperia E3 (D2203 and […]

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Sony’s Xperia Z3 wireless charging kit demoed

November 9, 2014

Sony will shortly launch the wireless charging kit for the Xperia Z3 which includes the WCR14 Wireless Charging Cover and WCH10 Wireless Charging Plate. Sony uses the Qi standard for wireless charging, so any charging plate should work. However, Sony is offering both items in one package for around the £60 mark in the UK. […]

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New firmware (10.5.1.A.0.292) certified for older Xperia Z series

November 8, 2014

New software has been certified by the PTCRB for the older Xperia Z series. Firmware build 10.5.1.A.0.292 has been certified for the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Xperia Tablet Z. This compares to the current firmware (10.5.1.A.0.283), which was the first firmware to bring Android 4.4.4 to these handsets. We’ll let you know […]

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