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CM12 nightlies bring Lollipop to eight Xperia devices

Early this month, CyanogenMod turned on the engines that will produce the nightly builds for CyangeonMod 12, which is based on the Android 5.0. As much as 31 devices and models were the first to receive the candy goodness, but now 8 more devices from Xperia's ranks are joining the fray. From the most recent Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact to the older Xperia T and V, Xperia fans can now try out the latest Android version on their devices, provided they're willing to take the risk.

New Sony Xperia smartphone lands at the FCC

A new Sony Xperia smartphone has crossed the FCC seeking certifications to come to market. There are no actual images of the device to be seen at this time, but there is line art and an image of the tags that will be featured on the smartphone.

Will Sony sell its TV, mobile division anytime soon?

Sony probably still hasn't recovered from the whole hacking, leaking and The Interview brouhaha the past few weeks, but it seems like other rumors about the state of several of their businesses have been floating around. After selling their VAIO personal computer business just last year, the murmurs are saying that their mobile and TV business will be up for sale pretty soon, if things don't drastically change.

Sony’s Xperia phones to join in effort to provide cure for diseases

“Protein folding” is not a new concept – this refers to the way our bodies proteins fold into different forms that correspond to different body parts. A mistake in this folding process actually contributes to diseases and bodily malfunctions like Alzheimer’s, so it unlocking the secrets in this folding process is key to medical professionals and scientists providing cures and solutions for said diseases. But where does your Sony Xperia phone come in?

More rumored specs of the Sony Xperia Z4 leaked

Late last year, we were talking about rumors of Sony crazily launching its next flagship phone, the Sony Xperia Z4, in January at CES 2015 in Las Vegas. Fortunately for us, CES has come and gone, and the world is still a bit sane as we know it – no launch from Sony in January. But more and more rumors point to an unveiling in March at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona – as more info about the specs of the Xperia Z4 continue to leak out.

Sony SmartEyeglass Attach: hands-on with an adaptable eyepiece

Google Glass and a whole bunch of other attempts at smart glasses, despite differences in implementation and concept, have one thing in common. They all require you to accept the vision of their designers, instead of being able to show off your own personal flair. Not so with Sony's second iteration of its SmartEyeglass device, called the SmartEyeglass Attach!. As the name implies, it was designed to attach to any kind of eyewear, glasses, goggles, or whatnot, instead of arriving welded unto someone else glasses.

Android-powered Sony Walkman NW-ZX2 puts everything in hi-res

It's been more than a year since Sony launched a Walkman flagship but now it's using CES 2015 as a launching pad for the next Walkman NW-ZX2. Continuing some of the things started by 2013's NW-ZX1, including that backside bulge that is thankfully now less pronounced, this latest standard bearer turns its eyes towards high-resolution audio, attempting to deliver the best audio quality possible, no matter how compressed the original source might be.

Sony brings on the Android TV with 75-inch UHD XBR-75X940C [UPDATE]

Sony's new line of Smart TVs are coming and, as previously leaked, they do come with Android TV in tow. Here at CES 2015, the Japanese manufacturer is revealing its 2015 TV line and it's kicking it off with the gigantic XBR-75X940C, a 75 incher with an equally gigantic Ultra HD resolution. And with Android TV nested within, owners are promised the best of all worlds of live TV broadcast, streaming content, and the Android platform all in one not so small package.

Sony SmartWear luau: Steel SmartWatch 3, Smart B-Trainer headset

We've seen a lot of new gadgets and gizmos at the start of CES 2015 yesterday and tonight, it's Sony's turn on the stage. While not giving any clues about the next Xperia devices, the manufacturer is focusing on its SmartWear line. Nothing exactly new aside from what it calls a prototype device, but fans of Sony's smartwatches will most likely be delighted to know that the latest model now comes with a stainless steel edition. Sony has also improved its Lifelog platform to include more apps and services for your life and activity monitoring needs.