Sony Needs 10,000 Xperia Owners To Beta Test Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Yesterday Sony confirmed the list of Xperia devices which will receive the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update, the company didn’t reveal when they’ll get the update, but at least it confirmed which of its devices will be jumping on the latest iteration of Android. Quite a few Xperia owners will get the chance to try out said update before it’s rolled out for everybody else, Sony today revealed that it needs 10,000 […]


Lollipop For Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact And Z3 Tablet Released Worldwide

Sony has confirmed that it is rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for a cache of Xperia devices today. The Sony Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact and the Xperia Z3 Tablet are all receiving the Android 5.0 Lollipop update today. Previously Sony had released this update for these devices in test markets. Now it’s confident enough that the update is ready to be pushed out to all Xperia Z3 […]


Android 5.0 Lollipop Rolls Out For Xperia Z3 And Z3 Compact

Sony did mention that they will begin to roll out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for their flagship Sony Xperia Z3 handsets some time in February – and that announcement was made in January. Well, now that we are full swing in March, nothing has happened so far – not at least until today, where the rollout has kicked off officially. Sure, it might have taken a good five months […]


Root Xperia Z3 With Locked Bootloader Using New Exploit

On international variants of Sony’s smartphones the bootloaders are unlocked which means its easier for users to tinker with the software. However carrier locked units, like the ones sold in the U.S., have locked bootloaders which makes rooting a pain. Developers have long been working to come up with a solution for Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact, there has finally been a breakthrough. A new exploit has been released […]


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Sony Giving Away 3 Free Movies To Xperia Z3 Owners

Given that Sony has a music and movie business as well as a mobile business, it is not surprising that sometimes their businesses overlap with each other. For example Sony has given away free albums to customers who purchased their smartphones, so it really does not come as a surprise to learn that they are also giving movies away. This will apply to those who have recently bought themselves a […]


Android 5.0 For Xperia Z3 And Xperia Z3 Compact Enter Beta Test

Now that Google has announced the roll out of Android 5.0 Lollipop, Android device owners around the world are curious about when the update will be released for their devices. There are a variety of factors which influence this if you don’t own a Nexus or Google Play Edition device. In some regions the delay might be caused by carriers apart from the time spent by the OEM in validating […]


Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Pegged For 3rd November Release

A couple of days ago, we mentioned that the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact was available for purchase via Sony’s online website, although there was no mention of a shipping date back then. Well for those who are wondering when the phone will be officially shipped out, Sony has officially pegged the phone for a release on the 3rd of November, at least according to their online store. The phone will […]


Sony Now Directly Selling Xperia Z3 Compact In The U.S.

At the IFA conference in Berlin last month Sony showed off two new smartphones, the Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact. As you would expect the latter has similar design language and similar specifications but modest changes make it the little sibling of the Xperia Z3. Starting today Sony is directly selling the Xperia Z3 Compact in the U.S. The smartphone is available for purchase through the company’s website right […]


Unlocking The Sony Xperia Z3’s Bootloader Could Impact Camera Quality

The Sony Xperia Z3 is expected to see a launch in the US soon, and later next week Sony could be announcing possible launch dates. Now we’re sure many of you guys are excited to get your hands on the Xperia Z3, and some of you might even be thinking about unlocking its bootloader and possibly flashing some custom ROMs onto it. However it should be noted that unlocking the […]


Sony Xperia Z3 And Xperia Z3 Compact Rooted

If you happen to own either one of these smartphones from Sony – the Xperia Z3 or the Xperia Z3 Compact, then you might be pleased to hear that developer DooMLoRD ought to be the one to thank when you root your respective smartphones. Not only that, the Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact will now allow you to enjoy custom recovery that ought to cater for all your […]


Sony Xperia Z3 Compact’s Battery Life Is Impressive

The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact was announced not too long ago. The handset is basically a slightly smaller version of the Sony Xperia Z3, although at the same time it also packs some pretty decent hardware along with a 2,600mAh battery. Now we’re sure some of you guys are wondering how well does that battery hold up? Well according to the tests conducted by the folks at PhoneArena, it seems […]


Sony’s New Xperia Z3 Lineup ‘Coming Soon’ In The U.S.

Earlier this month at the IFA 2014 trade show in Berlin Sony showed off its new Xperia Z3 lineup which consists of the Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact and the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact. Shortly after the official announcements T-Mobile confirmed that it would be carrying the Xperia Z3 smartphone in the U.S. No other carrier made any such confirmation for the other devices but it appears that interested customers may […]


Sony Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact Now Up For Pre-Order

Just last week Sony took the wraps off two new mobile devices – the Sony Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact. The former will be Sony’s latest flagship while the latter will be a slightly smaller version with slightly different specs. Now the good news is that if you’ve had your eye on either device, you will be pleased to learn that online retailers have started to take pre-orders […]


Sony Xperia Z3 & Z3 compact

As expected of Sony and the rumors, the company has recently announced the Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact Android smartphones. The former will be Sony’s second flagship smartphone for 2014, while the latter will be a slightly smaller model, ideal for those who figure that smartphones these days are getting a bit too big to be useful.