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Album update (6.5.A.0.10) brings new list view for folders

October 30, 2014

Sony has released a new update for the Album application moving the build number from 6.4.A.0.16 to 6.5.A.0.10. The 11.8MB update brings a redesigned list view when accessing the “Camera”, “Folders” and “Faces” options from the menu. The redesign gives a greater emphasis to the thumbnail of that folder, stretching it across the screen. Sony […]

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Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact infographic highlights its weight and thickness

October 29, 2014

Whilst some customers recently started to receive the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, the 8-inch tablet is due to be widely on sale in the coming week. To celebrate this fact, Sony has released an infographic that highlights the tablet’s light weight, slim profile and water resistance. You can check out the full infographic below.

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Sony launches three “Blue Note” Xperia Themes

October 29, 2014

Sony has released three new Xperia Themes based on the Blue Note Records jazz label. This includes “Blue Note”, “Blue Note Vinyl” and “Blue Note Story” Xperia Themes. The “Blue Note” theme is our favourite of the bunch with dark blue jazz graphics allowing you to easily see all of your apps. The “Blue Note […]

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Select Sony Xperia firmware appears to contain Baidu spyware

October 28, 2014

Are you running a Sony Xperia handset with KitKat firmware? Then you may want to check your internal storage for a folder called “Baidu”. It appears that certain Android 4.4.2 or 4.4.4 firmware contains this folder, which is part of the stock build. The folder cannot be deleted, even if you try it will reappear […]

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Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact starts shipping in UK

October 28, 2014

The Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has started to ship to those that pre-ordered the tablet in the UK. Checking the Sony.co.uk website it appears all SKUs of the tablet are temporaily out of stock at the moment but we have been contacted by a number of people today that have already received their tablets. […]

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Official: PS4 Remote Play heading to Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet

October 28, 2014

We already pretty much knew that PS4 Remote Play would be heading to the Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 Tablet, following a slip from Sony. But now Sony has officially confirmed the news in its latest blog post, adding that the feature will arrive “in the coming weeks”. Thanks Aaron!

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“PS4 Remote Play” app hits Google Play Store; brings support to Xperia Z3 series

October 28, 2014

Sony has today launched the “PS4 Remote Play” app onto the Google Play Store, bringing much-awaited support to the Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact and Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact. PS4 Remote Play has been seen as a killer new feature for the new Xperia Z3 series, allowing users to stream their PS4 games onto their […]

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Unlocked Xperia T3 hits the United States for $399.99; LTE Xperia M2 also available

October 27, 2014

The Sony Xperia T3 is now available to order in the United States via the Sony Store. The model offered is the D5106 variant, which supports LTE bands 4, 7, 17 and should work on AT&T and T-Mobile. All three colours (black, purple and white) of the handset are in stock for $399.99. We noticed […]

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Sony to launch underwater “Xperia Aquatech” store in Dubai

October 27, 2014

Sony Mobile will open what it says is the World’s first Xperia Aquatech Store in Dubai on 3 December 2014. This underwater store is located on the seabed, four metres below the surface. Apparently, trained divers will escort shoppers to its underwater shop where people will “be able to stand on the seabed and breathe […]

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Xperia Z3 owners reporting issues with pink shading in pictures

October 27, 2014

Some Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact owners have begun to notice a pink ‘spot’ or shading when taking pictures with their handsets. The results are best noticed with a white background and you can see a number of examples below from various users. At this stage, it is unclear whether this is a software […]

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Case-Mate Stand Folio for Xperia Z3 Review

October 27, 2014

There has been a dearth of good quality cases for the Xperia Z3 (and Z3 Compact) since the handsets launched. Even Sony’s official SCR24 Style Cover Window is scarcely available. We have recently started to see cases from some of the big manufacturers trickle through and today we are hands on with the Case-Mate Stand […]

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T-Mobile Xperia Z3 owners – claim your free copy of Driveclub for PS4

October 25, 2014

If you recently picked up an Xperia Z3 on T-Mobile US, then we wanted to remind you to claim your free digital copy of Driveclub on the PlayStation 4. To do this you must complete this online redemption form by 19 November and upload pictures of your IMEI number from both the Xperia Z3 box […]

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This Xperia Z3 burger looks delicious

October 25, 2014

If ever there was an apt time to use the phrase “please don’t try this at home“, then this would be it. What you will see in the video below is the Xperia Z3 being used as the main ingredient for a very tasty looking burger. The Xperia Z3 burger patty gets cooked on a […]

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‘Orcs’ AR effect available from third-party developer

October 24, 2014

A new AR effect theme called “Orcs” has arrived on the Google Play Store. The Orc AR effect allows you to transform your photo subjects into an Orc with a horned helmet. You can also see Orcs walking around the screen wielding their swords and interact with them by tapping on them, as well as […]

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Sony prepping a 12-inch tablet with stylus?

October 24, 2014

Sony may be considering a large 12-inch tablet device according to a report from Digitimes. It says that Sony will launch a high-specced 12-inch tablet with stylus during the first quarter of 2015. If true, this new device would most likely launch with the Xperia Z4 following a formal reveal at either CES or MWC […]

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