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Sony updates its Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z to Android 4.4 KitKat

Sony updates its Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z to Android 4.4 KitKat

posted: 21 May 2014, 08:42

As always, the update is being rolled out in phases, so not all Xperia users will get it right away. Sony said that more devices will receive KitKat soon...

Sony Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Xperia Tablet Z to receive KitKat update next month

Sony Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Xperia Tablet Z to receive KitKat update next month

posted: 17 Apr 2014, 10:51

Good news for those sporting the Sony Xperia Z. According to its newly updated product pages, Sony plans on updating the phone to Android 4.4 some time next month. Along with the former flagship,...

Tablets with the best battery life

Tablets with the best battery life

posted: 19 Mar 2014, 06:52

We have a new kid on the battery endurance block, and it is Samsung's Galaxy NotePRO tablet. The huge 12.2" slate has an equally impressive 9500 mAh battery, that kept it ticking for nearly nine hours on our demanding battery test. That's more than any other...

Wi-Fi version of Sony Xperia Tablet Z receives update to Android 4.3

Wi-Fi version of Sony Xperia Tablet Z receives update to Android 4.3

posted: 30 Dec 2013, 00:29

Those with the Wi-Fi only version of the Sony Xperia Tablet Z no longer need to be jealous of those with the cellular variant of the slate.The update is for the SGP311 and SGP312 Wi-Fi models, and brings the firmware...

Sony launches Android 4.3 updates for Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Xperia Tablet Z

Sony launches Android 4.3 updates for Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Xperia Tablet Z

posted: 23 Dec 2013, 10:13

The updates are being rolled out in phases, depending on region and carrier. All four Xperias also receive updates to many Sony-specific apps...

HTC One named Mobile Choice magazine's 'Best Phone' for 2013

HTC One named Mobile Choice magazine's 'Best Phone' for 2013

posted: 12 Oct 2013, 22:49

Mobile Choice is a magazine in the U.K. which has just released the winners for its 2013 consumer awards. 21,000 entries were received and for the third straight time, Samsung was named Manufacturer of the Year. Phone of the...

Sony outs Xperia Tablet Z: Kitchen Edition - just rinse after use

Sony outs Xperia Tablet Z: Kitchen Edition - just rinse after use

posted: 13 Sep 2013, 02:05

One of the logical uses for a thin waterproof tablet is in the kitchen while boiling and baking, and Sony seems to be perfectly aware, as it just introduced the Xperia Tablet Z: Kitchen Edition. The world's slimmest slate...

Some Android devices receive EISA awards for 2013-2014

Some Android devices receive EISA awards for 2013-2014

posted: 19 Aug 2013, 04:52

The EISA (the European Imaging and Sound Association) has announced the winners of its awards for 2013-2014, and many of the winners were popular Android models; considering its global market share in the smartphone industry, perhaps...

LTE version of Sony Xperia Tablet Z receiving update to Android 4.2.2

LTE version of Sony Xperia Tablet Z receiving update to Android 4.2.2

posted: 05 Aug 2013, 03:11

The Sony Xperia Tablet Z came to market with Android 4.1.2 on board; but the word from those with the LTE variant of the slate (SGP321) is that it is being updated to Android 4.2.2. The firmware build being used on...

That was quick: it took Sony just a day to give Xperia Tablet Z an Android 4.3 AOSP ROM

That was quick: it took Sony just a day to give Xperia Tablet Z an Android 4.3 AOSP ROM

posted: 25 Jul 2013, 08:16

Sony is the first manufacturer to announce Android 4.3 upgrade plans for Xperia Z, ZL, ZR, Z Ultra and SP, but also for the Tablet Z. As if to prove how quickly it plans to do the upgrade of its...

Sony may delay the Xperia Tablet Z launch in the US until May 29

Sony may delay the Xperia Tablet Z launch in the US until May 29

posted: 24 May 2013, 08:15

Customers in the United States had to wait quite a bit before they could finally put their hands on the Sony Xperia Tablet Z, and, as it turns out, they will have to wait a few more days...

Sony Xperia Tablet Z joins AOSP

Sony Xperia Tablet Z joins AOSP

posted: 19 May 2013, 18:28

Sony has been a big contributor to the Android Open Source Project, and has been making a push recently to add more of its devices to AOSP, which means that they get stock Android ROMs straight from Sony. The latest to be added to the mix is the Sony Xperia Tablet...

Pre-order the 32GB Sony Xperia Tablet Z in white, get a free cradle

Pre-order the 32GB Sony Xperia Tablet Z in white, get a free cradle

posted: 29 Apr 2013, 01:09

If you've been having a craving for the Sony Xperia Tablet Z, here is your chance to pre-order the 32GB tablet in white and earn yourself a free cradle; the device is priced at $599.99 in that configuration and while...

Sony outs a series of videos to demo Xperia Z phone, tablet and Bravia TV interaction

Sony outs a series of videos to demo Xperia Z phone, tablet and Bravia TV interaction

posted: 08 Apr 2013, 05:25

Seamless interaction between Sony gear has been one of the goals in the One Sony strategy detailed last year by CEO Kaz Hirai. Now the company has outed a series of promo videos, demonstrating how...

Late May launch for the Sony Xperia Tablet Z in the U.K.

Late May launch for the Sony Xperia Tablet Z in the U.K.

posted: 02 Apr 2013, 13:50

Japanese manufacturer Sony will launch its high-end tablet, the Sony Xperia Tablet Z, at the end of May according to a tweet sent out by Sony; there had been some confusion as Sony's web site had shown a mid April release date for...

Wi-Fi only version of Sony Xperia Tablet Z visits the FCC

Wi-Fi only version of Sony Xperia Tablet Z visits the FCC

posted: 25 Mar 2013, 23:25

With the Sony Xperia Tablet Z getting past that little bump in the road called the FCC, it looks like Sony's high-end slate is heading toward the U.S. and like most of Sony's newer line of high-end models, it is water resistant...

Watch the Sony Xperia Tablet Z get torn down on video

Watch the Sony Xperia Tablet Z get torn down on video

posted: 22 Mar 2013, 08:25

There's a number of ways you can void a gadget's warranty – hack it, break it, drop it in a pot of boiling soup and let it simmer for 15 minutes, just to name a few. Taking it apart in order to see what makes it tick works just as well,...

Sony Xperia Tablet Z release date to be in the middle of April, price starting at $600

Sony Xperia Tablet Z release date to be in the middle of April, price starting at $600

posted: 20 Mar 2013, 05:55

Sony's UK online store is now accepting preorders for the Xperia Tablet Z. The super-thin and light tablet is available in 16 and 32 GB options, as well as Wi-Fi and LTE variants...

Sony Xperia Tablet Z vs Apple iPad: first look

Sony Xperia Tablet Z vs Apple iPad: first look

posted: 27 Feb 2013, 06:00

The Sony Xperia Tablet Z is easily one of the most impressive gadgets we saw at this year’s Mobile World Congress…

Sony Xperia Tablet Z pricing and availability info

Sony Xperia Tablet Z pricing and availability info

posted: 25 Feb 2013, 11:55

Today has been bringing us a lot of new info about the Sony Xperia Tablet Z. We're seeing benchmarks, photo samples, and now we've got the really important information: when you will be able to buy it and how much the tablet will cost....

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