Stepping into the growing trend of lifelogging, Sony has released its own Lifelog app for the benefit of a wider range of Sony Xperia devices. Going beyond the initial compatibility with the Xperia Z2, the app brings Sony's definition of lifelogging to any Xperia device running Android 4.4.
It was only a matter of time before Sony, who has a longer and more extensive experience with cameras and imaging, rose to the top of DxOMark's benchmarking tests. With a score of 79, the Xperia Z2 has grabbed the crown from long-time titleholder, the Nokia 808 Pureview.
Last week the Sony Xperia Z2 smartphone got its first taste of root, which also included a custom recovery. Now it's the turn of its Xperia Z2 Tablet sibling to received its own touch-friendly custom recovery based on the popular CWM.
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.
Calling the Xperia Z2 a victim of its own success, various Sony online stores have removed the pre-order option from the company's latest flagship. However, the company assures its fans that there will be no delay to the April launch, though some now speculate only a few units will be available initially.
The new Xperia Z2 has quite a few features we like, and it seems as though they’re being pushed to other Xperia devices as well. Updates and new features to the newest Xperia flagship will soon be available to legacy models, which is a boon for those not wanting to update. From a simple launcher and widgets to camera features, it looks like the Xperia will feel similar across the lineup.
Owners of other Sony Xperia smartphones need not crave for the latest flagship, at least as far as the camera is concerned. An unofficial port of the Camera app on the Xperia Z2 is now available for other Sony's devices to install.