Xperia Z2

Xperia Z2 in seabed for 6 weeks, still works after “rescue”

When OEMs boast of their devices’ water-proof capabilities, they are still very careful to set limitations on what sort of conditions they will be able to survive. For example, Sony said that while their Xperia Z2 is indeed water-resistant, it complies with iP58 so it can only stand up to 30 minutes under 1.5 mm of freshwater. Well, a Swede’s experience with his Z2 might surprise even the people over at Sony as it survived being under 10 meters deep for an amazing six weeks and lived to tell the tale.

Xperia Z2′s New Movie Creator creates 30-second videos

Don’t you just wish sometimes that the photos and videos stored in your mobile device would just go and make a short film about themselves, without you having to lift many fingers? Well, if you own a Sony Xperia Z2 (or planning to buy one), then that option is now available with the New Movie Creator app, which will automatically create 30-second videos based on the media in your smartphone.

Live on Youtube app updated, more Xperia devices supported

We talked about this cool app a while back, which allows Sony Xperia device users – in actuality, it was initially just for the current flagship, the Sony Xperia Z2 – to broadcast live video over their Youtube channel. An update for the “Live on Youtube” app has just rolled out from Sony, and we’re getting news that more devices are supported.

New leaked Sony Xperia Z3 photos show start of production

Ah, leaked photos, we love you and hate you at the same time. You ratchet up the anticipation while not giving us much new details as expected. The new photos of what is supposedly Sony’s new flagship phone, the Xperia Z3 does not give us anything new really, except to show that mass production of the anticipated gadget has already started and that it will come in at least one basic color, for now.

Sony Xperia Z2 now available in US market

Months after Sony announced its newest smartphone and months after it went on sale in other regions, the Xperia Z2 is finally available in the US market. However, it is still currently available only off contract through the Sony online store and they are offering their newest flagship at a $50 discount, bringing the price down to $699.99 from $749.99.

Xperia Z2 gets update from Sony, with enhanced call quality

The Sony Xperia Z2 got an update which is in the process of being rolled out to carriers and regions as of today, but will be available for all Xperia Z2 variants regardless of region. According to Sony, the major thing to look out for in this update will be the “enhanced call quality” that should be a major improvement to the already impressive handset.

Sony updates bootloader unlock program

There are apparently two ways to swing when it comes to device manufacturers and the “tweaking” element of Android – a facet of the open source environment that has grown inevitably parallel to the OS. One is to lock your features and make it more difficult for hackers to tweak the OS to their liking. Or you could go Sony’s way and swing toward the freedom of the open source community, as they have done with their now updated bootloader unlock program.

Xperia Overlay brings new Android look to 2011 Sony devices

For owners of Sony Xperia devices that were released in 2011, back when they were still Sony Ericsson, looking at all the advances that the OEM has made these past three years can be a source of envy. But now you can finally join the world of the new Sony Android UI that we’ve all been enjoying. All it takes is to install the “Xperia Overlay” firmware that will transform your 2011 phone into a new one, of sorts.
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