Sony replacing Timescape with Socialife starting with Xperia Z
0. phoneArena posted on 14 Jan 2013, 08:59
Sony’s Xperia smartphones come with a fairly light skin on top of Android, and one part of it - the Timescape social network integration tool…
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1. wendygarett (limited) 6 days ago posted on 14 Jan 2013, 09:09 2 5
No Google+ integration? Sad :(
guess I have to wait what friendstream offers for the upcoming HTC sense :(
5. adjou posted on 14 Jan 2013, 09:37 6 2
Think they will have it once it is released.
And tbf, who uses G+ anyway...
8. gwuhua1984 posted on 14 Jan 2013, 10:24 10 2
Google+ is much more powerful that Facebook, it's just that majority of people never heard of it.
15. MC1123 posted on 14 Jan 2013, 19:12 0 2
coz google+ are for geeks and android savy!
14. MC1123 posted on 14 Jan 2013, 19:11 0 0
totally agree! i joined google+ over a year ago (march i think) but until now, it is still boring!
but actually google+ has people...since most people now has android and google force them to use google+ integration in all android/google related things that you do on it!
7. PhoneArenaUser posted on 14 Jan 2013, 09:45 1 0
I have encountered with the same problem. Solution - just try to watch it directly from YouTube, here is the link:
Now it works fine for me.
3. InspectorGadget80 posted on 14 Jan 2013, 09:20 2 1
Looks nice. Can't wait till it comes out but video is broken
4. thelegend6657 posted on 14 Jan 2013, 09:28 0 3
Basil Konfli used to work in phonearena right?
6. DerryAhmad posted on 14 Jan 2013, 09:44 0 0
Timescpe looks cool but not that great for reading tweets/facebook post. This Socialife looks like a great substitute for the app.
12. pyradark posted on 14 Jan 2013, 18:11 0 0
Sony tablet S release this around 2011
10. Bernoulli posted on 14 Jan 2013, 14:19 0 0
First, sony ericsson and sony are 2 different things, second, this new socialife is more of a windows tile thing, timescape looks a lot better than this "new" thing
11. Feanor posted on 14 Jan 2013, 15:50 0 0
Funny how Timescape was so poorly received and now so many miss it :-))
I think it was an excellent idea but poorly implemented.
16. the_EDJ posted on 14 Jan 2013, 19:16 0 0
Using the SocalLife app from my Sony Tablet S, I was underwhelmed and went back to official apps or 3rd Party Replacement apps. The feed was always slow to aggregate recent posts, so you lose out on the immediacy of Twitter. The widget constantly crashed too and failed to update.
Worth giving a second look? Yes. But it needs a lot of work to be usable. C'mon Sony, stick with the hardware, let others worry about software.