As it was announced back in October, Sony Ericsson promised to update all 2011 Xperia phones to Ice Cream Sandwich some time in the new year. Well according to Sony Ericsson’s official product blog, those devices will start to see Android 4.0 roll out at the end of March and early April 2012 The first Xperia Android phones up [...]
Bad news for non-Xperia Z smartphone owners: you won't be getting a taste of Android Lollipop . Sony has not fully rolled out the new Android 5.0 version to Xperia Z series owners yet but we know it's coming. Those who own other and older non-Xperia phones like the T2 Ultra, T3, M2 Aqua, M2, E1, E3, and C3 will not get the much-awaited software update.
Sony Mobile is set to roll out Android 5.0 Lollipop software update for the rest of the Xperia Z line. This is something expected since we mentioned yesterday that the sweet version is exclusive for Xperia Z series and sadly, nothing for the non-Xperia Z phones. Sony made it clear the other day that it won't be upgrading non-Xperia Z phones to Lollipop , much to the chagrin of owners.
April might be over, but the month definitely went out with a bang. And although a lot of things did happen in those 30 long days, we cannot deny the commanding presence of the LG G4 , which was finally officially revealed after half a dozen teasers, which actually didn't leave much to be surprised about.
Google's product chief Sundar Pichai made waves earlier this week when he announced that Google is getting into the wireless industry. It will become a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), which buys wireless space from big carriers like AT&T, then resells it to customers.
Sony is still in the process of giving the Android Lollipop updates to some of their Xperia devices, like Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z. But already, other Xperia users who have been upgraded can expect a new one to come next month as the Japanese OEM announced that they will be upgrading the whole Xperia Z line to version 5.1.
Before the Xperia Z5 or the H2 phones are unveiled, Sony is set to announce the Xperia C5 Ultra. This is the first time we're hearing about the new smartphone but we have some hintabout its existence. Thanks to a user guide that recently surfaced, giving us an idea that the Xperia C4 now has a followup. Well, that's a quick one considering the C4 was only announced last month.
Mo Versi took to Twitter his excitement about the T-Mobile HTC One (M7)'s getting the Android 5.0 Lollipop technical approval recently. HTC 's Vice-President for Product Management added that over-the-air update for the particular HTC phone will begin on Tuesday, March 10.
The Sony Xperia Z3 was once pulled out from T-Mobile's website. The mobile network discontinued the said deal without telling us why. At first we thought it was because the Xperia Z4 was already in production but others are saying the model wasn't really selling. This time though, it's the Xperia Z3 Compact's turn to be discontinued.
Saturday is here and it's a great time to catch up on all the stories you might have missed this week. We take a look at the recently announced HTC One M9, meet Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 edge and dig into Nintendo's complicated relationship with indie game makers. All that and more can be found below.HTC One M9 preview: A battle between polish and progressIt looks the same.
No longer a part of Sony, VAIO likes the look of that smartphone market, and has decided to go up against its former parent company's Xperia series with its own creation -- one that looks very familiar to our smartphone-seasoned eyes. It's called the VAIO Phone, and it's launching in Japan in collaboration with one of the country's smaller carriers, b-mobile, on March 20th.
Sony Mobile is definitely not for sale . The Xperia Z4 Tablet was introduced at this week's MWC without a shadow of the Xperia Z4 smartphone. We didn't expect the Z4 phone either because Sony already said it won't release a new flagship phone at the tech event like the previous years.
Sony's PlayStation 4 has been a sales success since its launch and recentlycrossed 20 million units soldto customers. Of course, now that gamers have one they're expecting new features and Sony might be about to pick up the pace.
Get caught up on all of today's news in theDaily Roundup.Find out what we think of the new Fitbit Surge, learn about VAIO's first smartphone and get the details on when USB-C will come to new Android phones. Head past the break for all this and more.Fitbit Surge review: a top-notch tracker with a flawed designConfession time: I'm a bit of a wannabe when it comes to self-quantification.
It's a been a while since Sony has released an update to the PlayStation 4 's software that really added any new features to the console. But it appears that will change soon, as version 2.50 seems to be in the works, with members of the PlayStation MVP program getting invites to beta test the software update.
Users can finally start buying things directly from Pinterest , the company announced at an event Tuesday morning. They'll soon start seeing blue "Buy it" buttons next to certain "buyable" pins. Clicking the button will offer more product images, color options, sizes where applicable, and the ability to check-out using Apple Pay or your credit card.
Normally our Weekly Digest covers some of the most interesting news, events, and apps of the week. While the past days have had a few noteworthy bits and pieces, they pale in comparison to what we're looking forward to this coming week. In just the first two days alone, we'll be gazing at two or maybe even three high profile smartphones.
Because a companion app was pushed to the Google Play Store inadvertently, it looks like word is out that the upcoming Sony SmartBand 2 SWR12 will indeed have a heart rate monitor. This piece of info was first leaked back in February but now the product description that is part of the app confirms this and gives a few other details about the wearable that is expected to be announced anytime now.
So we learned that Sony is working on new premium flagship phones . Not just one but two premium phones that will not likely be under the M, C, E, or Z series. We were a bit disappointed about the Z3+ and Z4 but we’re somehow still expecting that a Z5 or a better phone will be introduced later this year.