Barely two months after it unveiled its 2014 flagship, the Xperia Z2, Sony is making a variant of its current flagship available in the US. This Xperia Z1 is the same as the existing LTE version of Xperia Z1 in all aspects except one: it can be used on any network you chose.
The latest Michael Jackson album was announced by Epic Records yesterday. The album is called XSCAPE and currently touted as being "the best you've never heard." XSCAPE will be available beginning on May 13th, however it looks like some Sony Xperia users will be able to grab the album for free -- on the day of release.
Sony's latest smartphone hasn't had time to be in the market yet but it has been rooted already. Thanks to esteemed XDA member DooMLoRD, would be owners of the Xperia Z2 will be able to root their smartphones the same day they receive it, that is, if they wanted to.
The Xperia Z2 might not be easy to get hold of this Spring. In Europe, the launch of the new flagship handset from Sony was pushed back to accommodate supply chain woes. Now it seems as though Sony may still have issues with getting the Xperia Z2 into the hands of waiting customers.
Keen eyes have spotted the Xperia T2 Ultra, with the model number D5316, making its way through the FCC. It seems that Sony will be bringing this mid-tier phablet to the US after all and it will be arriving via T-Mobile.
Sony has just updated the support page for the Xperia M to indicate the release of its Android 4.3 firmware update. While it may not be the latest Android 4.4, considering that the device started life with Android 4.1, it is still a substantial improvement.
When Google announced Android Wear they included a list of partners. Based on that list we have a pretty good idea of who we can expect Android Wear devices from. And on the flip side, who will not be releasing anything with Android Wear. While that may be true, we suspect some may hold out hope if a name didn't initially appear on the partner list.
In a blog post, Sony has announced the Android 4.4 update has begun for some of their devices. The Xperia Z1, Z1 compact, and Z Ultra will all get the Android 4.4 treatment. With the update come some changes for the device — some Android, some done by Sony.
Coming one day after the Android Wear news from Google, Sony is expanding the functionality of their own Smartwatch 2. Sony has said they are "launching the world's first wearable boarding pass." These passes will be provided by way of Vueling, and arriving in app form with the promise of helping make your trip a "bit more seamless."