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Hack and saw: enthusiast ports the Android N Developer Preview to Xperia Z2

Hack and saw: enthusiast ports the Android N Developer Preview to Xperia Z2

posted: 22 Apr 2016, 06:31

Yesterday, we reported that Sony has partnered up with Google to bring the Android N Developer Preview to the good old Xperia Z3 handset. Owners of the old flagship need only perform a few simple steps to get...

Sony updates almost all Xperia Z2 and Z3 series devices to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Sony updates almost all Xperia Z2 and Z3 series devices to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

posted: 19 Apr 2016, 08:06

Sony has today begun pushing Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow to a few more of its Xperia Z2 and Z3 devices...

Sony expands the Android 6 Marshmallow beta program – available in 3 new countries, expanded with Xperia Z2 support

Sony expands the Android 6 Marshmallow beta program – available in 3 new countries, expanded with Xperia Z2 support

posted: 11 Feb 2016, 03:01

Back in October, Sony opened the doors for 10,000 users to participate in its beta-testing for its new Android 6 Marshmallow-based software. Participants had...

Sony Xperia Z2 and Z3 series get Android 5.1 Lollipop update

Sony Xperia Z2 and Z3 series get Android 5.1 Lollipop update

posted: 21 Jul 2015, 20:06

A number of Sony's older devices, including the Xperia Z2 and Z3, are now receiving Android 5.1 Lollipop as part of an official roll-out...

How to root Sony Xperia Z2 and Z3 on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop

How to root Sony Xperia Z2 and Z3 on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop

posted: 01 Jul 2015, 08:01

Sony Xperia Z2 and Z3 users who got stuck waiting for a root method after updating to Android 5.0.2 can finally rejoice, for the metaphorical Mike Rowe that will get this dirty job done has showed up on set ready to hustle...

Sony's Xperia Z2 is also getting its taste of Lollipop, roll-out starts today!

Sony's Xperia Z2 is also getting its taste of Lollipop, roll-out starts today!

posted: 17 Mar 2015, 10:03

It was just yesterday, when the Lollipop update for the Sony Xperia Z3 and XperiaZ3 Compact finally started its official rollout. That's right – Android 5.0.2 is slowly but surely taking the world as we...

Sony's Xperia Z2 is also getting its taste of Lollipop, roll-out starts today!

Sony's Xperia Z2 is also getting its taste of Lollipop, roll-out starts today!

posted: 17 Mar 2015, 10:03

It was just yesterday, when the Lollipop update for the Sony Xperia Z3 and XperiaZ3 Compact finally started its official rollout. That's right – Android 5.0.2 is slowly but surely taking the world as we...

Lollipop update for Xperia Z2, Z3, and Z3 Compact reportedly being prepped for roll-out in India

Lollipop update for Xperia Z2, Z3, and Z3 Compact reportedly being prepped for roll-out in India

posted: 09 Mar 2015, 17:19

Well, the Lollipop rollout to most major brands' flagships is almost complete – we are even looking forward to an Android 5.1 update. Out of the most famous players, only Sony is left...

Now we find a Nexus 5 powered by Android 5.2; Sony Xperia Z2 powered by Android 420?

Now we find a Nexus 5 powered by Android 5.2; Sony Xperia Z2 powered by Android 420?

posted: 17 Feb 2015, 23:59

On Tuesday, we showed you a Geekbench benchmark test of the Nexus 5. What made it interesting was that the phone was running Android 5.1 while being put through its paces. Not that seeing Android...

Android Lollipop testing for Sony Xperia Z3 and Z2 to start this month (at Vodafone)

Android Lollipop testing for Sony Xperia Z3 and Z2 to start this month (at Vodafone)

posted: 05 Feb 2015, 14:19

Sony is slower than other smartphone makers at pushing Android 5.0 Lollipop updates. Hopefully, the Xperia Z3 and Z2 will get the new OS starting this month...

Sony Xperia flagships already running Android 5.0 AOSP

Sony Xperia flagships already running Android 5.0 AOSP

posted: 07 Nov 2014, 03:38

We've already heard about Sony prepping to launch an Android 5.0 Lollipop closed beta, where it will give a few select customers the chance to try out the latest build of Sony's UI and help it in improving and having it ready for launch...

Xperia Z2 gets an update – Android 4.4.4, Remote Play, Camera app updates, and more

Xperia Z2 gets an update – Android 4.4.4, Remote Play, Camera app updates, and more

posted: 04 Nov 2014, 08:14

Just a week ago, Sony finally released the Remote Play app for the Xperia Z3 family of devices, but also promised that the feature will soon also be enabled for the Z2 and Z2 Tablet – something that...

PS4 Remote Play now available for Xperia Z3 series, coming to Z2 soon

PS4 Remote Play now available for Xperia Z3 series, coming to Z2 soon

posted: 28 Oct 2014, 10:17

Gamers will be happy to know that Sony has finally released its PS4 Remote Play app for the Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact, and Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact. The app will allow owners of said devices to stream games from...

PS4 Remote Play is coming to the Sony Xperia Z2 and Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

PS4 Remote Play is coming to the Sony Xperia Z2 and Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

posted: 18 Oct 2014, 16:13

A mistake by Sony accidentally reveals that the PS4 Remote Play feature, on launch, will be coming to the Sony Xperia Z2 and Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet. The feature is currently an exclusive to the Sony Xperia Z3,...

Sony adds Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z2 to AOSP Xperia project

Sony adds Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z2 to AOSP Xperia project

posted: 16 Oct 2014, 08:53

Sony has announced today that its Xperia Z1, Xperia Z2, and Xperia M2 handsets have now been added to the AOSP for Xperia project, and Xperia Z's AOSP has been updated to the latest version. AOSP for Xperia means that the phones...

HTC Desire EYE vs Sony Xperia Z2: first look

HTC Desire EYE vs Sony Xperia Z2: first look

posted: 08 Oct 2014, 15:53

Sony’s presence in the US smartphone market isn’t as profound as elsewhere around the world, but at least diehard fans can pick up the Sony Xperia Z2 through various retail channels. Seeing that we have it on hand, we decided to give it a quick...

How to boost the LED flash brightness of your Sony Xperia Z1, Z1C and Z2

How to boost the LED flash brightness of your Sony Xperia Z1, Z1C and Z2

posted: 03 Oct 2014, 07:50

When you push the flashlight toggle on, your phone usually illuminates the scene with the intensity of a continuous light, like the one it uses when shooting video footage, rather than the short, high-intensity...

Sony Xperia Z2 gets another price cut in the US (obviously because the Z3 is launching soon)

Sony Xperia Z2 gets another price cut in the US (obviously because the Z3 is launching soon)

posted: 18 Sep 2014, 19:06

With the newer, faster and thinner Xperia Z3 coming soon, Sony is now offering customers an incentive to buy the older Z2...

Best iPhone 6 alternatives: the new iPhone's biggest challengers

Best iPhone 6 alternatives: the new iPhone's biggest challengers

posted: 09 Sep 2014, 16:08

The new Apple iPhone 6 is here, and it's awesome, but we all know that one size doesn't always fit all, so to speak. As cool as the iPhone 6 is, there will always be a little something here and there that does not appeal...

Galaxy Note Edge vs Xperia Z2: first look

Galaxy Note Edge vs Xperia Z2: first look

posted: 05 Sep 2014, 10:01

The Samsung Galaxy Note series got upgraded in a major way this IFA expo with not one, but two new devices: the Note 4 that everyone expected, and the surprise in the form of the Galaxy Note Edge, a smartphone with a screen that wraps around one of...

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