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Bootloader unlock process for the Xperias just got easier

Smartphone manufacturers generally believe that the custom UI they slap on top of their phones’ Android install is perfect. It’s the best possible experience you could have on a phone and you would never, ever want to change it, right? Well, not quite. Many companies  recognise that devs and enthusiasts like to tweak the software,

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These pictures claim to show the Sony Xperia Z3

Is this Sony’s upcoming flagship smartphone? Possibly. A set of images has founds its way online that claim to be the Xperia Z3, the successor to the Xperia Z2. The overall design looks similar to the previous Xperia hero devices (Xperia Z1 and the Z2), but these images show a device with the edges a

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Sony to announce ‘Selfie’ phone on July 8th with front-facing LED flash

Sony is expected to unveil the Xperia C3 tomorrow, a self-proclaimed Selfie Phone that features an LED flash next to the front-facing camera. As selfie functionality becomes increasingly important to the vain masses of the world, companies like Sony are taking full advantage. The Xperia C launched a year ago and featured self-guided prompts for

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Sony SmartBand is ‘coming soon’ to Bell

Bell, like many other carriers, is stacking up to offer wearable devices to customers. The Samsung Gear 2, Gear Fit and the Sony SmartWatch 2 are already take up a bit of retail space, but joining them will be the Sony SmartBand.

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Bell launches the Sony Xperia E1

Bell has quietly added a new device to its lineup today. As expected, the entry-level Sony Xperia E1 can be yours for $150 no-term, or $0 on a 2-year. The main selling point, apart from its price, is the fact that it comes with a dedicated Walkman button for quick access to your music. Specs

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Sony SmartBand now available at Sony and Rogers stores

Sony’s lifelogging SmartBand is not the most visually-arresting wearable on the market, but it comes with its own retinue of tricks, including a very-capable app that does more than just count steps. The Japanese behemoth debuted the SmartBand at CES in January, and six months later it is available for $99.99 at Sony Stores and

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Sony teases its Xperia Z Ultra successor

Sony found a modicum of success with its 6.4-inch Xperia Z Ultra, and is now readying a sequel. Sony has teased a wisp-thin sideview of what appears to be a follow-up to the Xperia Z Ultra, asking us to “stay tuned for the next big thing this season,” which is certain to irk Samsung’s marketing department.

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Strange Beauty: a vacation with Sony’s smartphone-reliant QX100 camera

It takes a lot for a product to surprise me. But being thoroughly engrossed in technology’s constant dance makes it especially satisfying when I am. Sony’s DSC-QX100 camera did that for me. The notion of a viewfinder- and screen-free camera doesn’t at first sound practical – or inviting – but having used Sony’s capable, if troubled,

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