SmartBand SWR10 with Brown Leather strap now available

January 23, 2015

Sony has begun to sell the SmartBand SWR10 with Brown Leather wrist strap. This version is available via the Sony Mobile Store in Europe where it costs £79.99 in the UK, €79.90 in Germany and €99 in France/Spain. Unfortunately, the wristband is not available separately.

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Xperia E3 Android 4.4.4 KitKat update (18.5.A.0.26) available

January 22, 2015

Sony will shortly release Android 4.4.4 KitKat to the Xperia E3. Firmware build 18.5.A.0.26 can already be downloaded through XperiFirm for the D2202 HSPA+ variant. The update isn’t rolling publicly yet, only the “internal” versions are currently available to download. There doesn’t seem to be too much that has changed in the update. The FTF […]

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iFit Xperia Theme launched by Sony

January 22, 2015

Sony Mobile has launched the iFit Xperia Theme. iFit produces calorie tracker and running apps. The theme includes customised soft keys and icons in the app tray menu. You can download the theme from the Google Play Store. The iFit Outside app includes an online fitness tracker and is designed for Android Wear devices. The […]

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Xperia Z3 series get official CyanogenMod 12 Nightly Builds

January 22, 2015

A few days back, we brought news that official CyanogenMod 12 Nightly Builds has started for a number of Sony Xperia devices. However, Sony’s newest flagship Xperia Z3 devices were conspicuously missing from the list. Well, CM12 Nightly Builds (based on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop) are now available for the Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact and […]

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Sony teases new Android Lollipop soft keys

January 22, 2015

Sony’s screenshots of the recent Movie Creator update actually shows the Xperia handset running Android Lollipop. This gives us a first look at Sony’s new soft keys that it will use in the Android Lollipop update. So, do you like?

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Movie Creator update (2.3.A.0.3) brings new icon and highlights unfinished movies

January 22, 2015

Sony is pushing a new update to its Movie Creator app that moves the build number from 2.2.A.0.8 to version 2.3.A.0.3. Changes include some new UI design, which includes a new Material Design-esque icon. Other additions include unfinished movies that are now listed, as well as allowing users to add photos/videos for Highlight Movie creation. […]

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Sony officially confirms Xperia Z3 Purple Diamond Edition

January 22, 2015

Sony Mobile Hong Kong has confirmed that it will launch the “Xperia Z3 Purple Diamond Edition” by the end of January 2015. This is a new colour for the Xperia Z3 which was previously only available in Black, White, Copper and Silver Green. The new handset has also seen a HK$1,000 price cut to HK$ […]

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Sony BSP60 Smart Bluetooth Speaker passes through FCC

January 22, 2015

It looks like Sony plans to launch a new portable Bluetooth speaker according to newly released documents from the FCC. They point to a new spherically-shaped speaker called the ” Sony BSP60 Smart Bluetooth Speaker.” Unusually, the BSP60 appears to have two wheels on the bottom which leaves us intrigued as to what purpose they […]

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Dual-SIM variant of new Sony Xperia model passes FCC

January 21, 2015

The Xperia Z3 (D66XX) was the first flagship from Sony to launch with dual-SIM support outside of Asia. The Xperia Z3 Dual (D6633) even launched in selective European countries such as Poland, which had not happened before. Well there is a chance that this continues with the Xperia Z4. Newly released FCC documents highlight a […]

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Purple Xperia Z3 spied

January 20, 2015

We recently reported that the Sony Xperia Z3 would be getting a new colour option – purple – to add to the existing colours (black, white, copper, silver green). Well pictures of the upcoming purple Xperia Z3 have now leaked, showing exactly which tone of purple that Sony plans to use. The Purple Xperia Z3 […]

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New Xperia Z3 Dual firmware (23.0.F.1.96) certified – not Lollipop

January 19, 2015

A new firmware update has been certified for the Xperia Z3 Dual (D6633). Before you get your hopes up,  this is a small update which would move the build number from 23.0.F.1.82 to 23.0.F.1.96. No Android Lollipop just yet,  but hopefully a certification is around the corner.

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Official CyanogenMod 12 Nightly Builds land on eight Sony Xperia devices

January 18, 2015

Want to get a taste of Android 5.0.2 Lollipop? Well if you’re willing to run a test build on your phone then you’ll be happy to hear that official CyanogenMod 12 Nightly Builds have been released on eight Sony Xperia devices. This includes some older devices such as the Xperia T and V as well […]

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Disney Frozen and Mickey Mouse ‘Xperia Themes’ released

January 16, 2015

Xperia Theme developer “The Green” has launched some new premium themes including three Disney Frozen themes and one Mickey Mouse theme. Most of the graphical elements for the three Frozen themes are the same apart from different wallpaper. However, whilst we’re big Frozen fans, the Mickey New York theme gets our vote for the pick […]

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New Sony phone passes through FCC – could it be the Xperia Z4?

January 16, 2015

A new Sony Xperia smartphone has passed through the FCC with ‘Type Number’ PM-0850-BV and ‘FCC ID’ PY7-PM0850. Little is given away in the FCC documents, we know the firmware build number (25.0.A.0.33) of the model certified. The upcoming lollipop firmware for the Xperia Z3 series is expected to carry build format 23.1.X.X.XXX. This new […]

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SmartWatch 2 update fixes custom watchface bug

January 15, 2015

Sony has pushed out a bug-fixing update for the SmartWatch 2, which primarily restores full functionality for custom analogue watch faces. The prior update broke many of the custom watchfaces, where the date would be displayed incorrectly. The new update moves the SW2 build number to 1.0.B.6.32/1.0.A.4.11 and the phone client build to 1.6.23 (from […]

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