Five Sony XperiaTM smartphones recognized under Android Enterprise Recommended program

FIVE SONY XPERIATM SMARTPHONES RECOGNIZED UNDER ANDROID ENTERPRISE RECOMMENDED PROGRAM

Quick update for our enterprise users: Sony Mobile has five Xperia smartphones approved under the new “ Android Enterprise Recommended...

3D Creator Update: Direct to Facebook sharing now possible

3D CREATOR UPDATE: DIRECT TO FACEBOOK SHARING NOW POSSIBLE

Starting today you will be able to upload your 3D scans directly to your Facebook timeline from 3D Creator and be the first of your...

 
 
 
Tested: Hater, the dating app with a difference

TESTED: HATER, THE DATING APP WITH A DIFFERENCE

If you've tried dating apps, you'll know that most try to match people based on shared interests. Hater does things a bit differently... Created...

Tested: Can Investment Apps Make You Rich?

TESTED: CAN INVESTMENT APPS MAKE YOU RICH?

If you've been paying attention to the Sony Mobile Blog, you will have noticed our recent budgeting post and potentially started managing...

 
 
 
The 2018 Google Play Indie Games Contest

THE 2018 GOOGLE PLAY INDIE GAMES CONTEST

Since we picked up our XZ1 at IFA last year, we haven't been able to stop playing games on it. The super-speedy Qualcomm® Snapdragon...

ROBOTIC ARMS, VR FOOTBALL AND MOVIE MAGIC: SONY IS HEADING TO SXSW 2018

We're heading back to Austin for SXSW 2018. Last year Xperia Touch was the star of the show, this time we're packing an Xperia XZ1,...

 
 
 

THE TOP BUDGETING APPS TO KEEP SAVING ON TRACK

So you've made it through month one of your New Year's resolution to budget and save more money and now you're wondering how you'll...

Sketch application by Sony: Now available on Apple App Store

SKETCH APPLICATION BY SONY: NOW AVAILABLE ON APPLE APP STORE

Sketch is the social drawing app that, since 2014, has been the go-to application for millions of aspiring digital artists on Android....

 
 
 
Industry Innovators: Meet Tara Reed, the woman changing the way we think about developing software

INDUSTRY INNOVATORS: MEET TARA REED, THE WOMAN CHANGING THE WAY WE THINK ABOUT DEVELOPING SOFTWARE

You've had a brilliant idea for an app, you're really excited to get it off the ground, one catch, you've never coded in your life...

CES XPERIA ROUND-UP 2018

Phew, CES is wrapped for another year and we're heading back to Xperia HQ with not one, but three new Xperia smartphones, packed with...

 
 
 

THE BEST FITNESS APPS THAT GIVE YOU A REASON TO RUN

New year... new you? Easy to say but have you seen the weather outside? Icy winds, pouring rain, and plummeting temperatures. No thank...

How to take better photos of fireworks

HOW TO TAKE BETTER PHOTOS OF FIREWORKS

Back in September we came across these spectacular shots of Hanabi , Japan's summer-long fireworks festival. Suitably impressed, we...

 
 
 
Tested: Smartphone controlled toys

TESTED: SMARTPHONE CONTROLLED TOYS

Yet to find find the perfect gift for someone this holiday season? Two quick questions: Do they like fun? Do they own a smartphone? If...

BaubleMe - What happens when 3D Creator meets Christmas

BAUBLEME - WHAT HAPPENS WHEN 3D CREATOR MEETS CHRISTMAS

Had the chance to try out our new 3D Creator feature yet? Available on our XZ1, XZ1 Compact and XZ Premium, 3D Creator lets you scan...

 
 
 
Meet The Makers: Lars Novak, the man behind 3D Creator

MEET THE MAKERS: LARS NOVAK, THE MAN BEHIND 3D CREATOR

Picked up an XZ1 or XZ1 Compact? Upgraded XZ Premium to Oreo? Chances are you've spent time playing with 3D Creator , the ultra-innovative...

Meet The Makers: The Colour, Material and Finish Team

MEET THE MAKERS: THE COLOUR, MATERIAL AND FINISH TEAM

In our Meet The Makers series, we've met a whole host of the Sony Mobile tech team who work on what's going on inside our devices....

 
 
 

HOLIDAY SEASON COMES EARLY WITH XPERIA STORE DEALS

Worried that Black Friday came and went too quickly and you missed out on the perfect gift for your loved one? Fear not, here at Sony...

Tested: PlayLink, the smartphone-controlled PlayStation® range

TESTED: PLAYLINK, THE SMARTPHONE-CONTROLLED PLAYSTATION® RANGE

Like PlayStation? Like smartphones? Playlink might be just the thing you're looking for. Announced back at E3 PlayLink is a range of...

 
 
 

BLACK FRIDAY 2017: THE BEST SONY MOBILE DEALS

The sale is on as Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the calendar year, returns. Here at Sony we're bringing you the best mobile...

THE BEST HDR CONTENT TO WATCH ON NETFLIX

Stranger Things season two has finally launched on Netflix, and here at Sony we couldn't be more pumped to find out what happens next...

 
 
 



This Is How Apple Could ‘Fix' 3D Touch

This Is How Apple Could ‘Fix' 3D Touch

One of the supposed “revolutionary” features introduced in the iPhone 6s is 3D Touch. It was supposed to be a new way for users to interact with their phones beyond just... Read more ...

More Reports Hint At Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Packing 512GB Of Storage

More Reports Hint At Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Packing 512GB Of Storage

Pretty much all smartphones on the market today cap out at 256GB of native storage. This can be expanded on some phones via microSD, but like we said we're referring to native... Read more ...

Pokémon Go Gaining Ability to Trade Pokémon With Nearby Friends This Week

Pokémon Go Gaining Ability to Trade Pokémon With Nearby Friends This Week

Two years after its release in the summer of 2016, Pokémon Go will officially add Pokémon trading between friends within the app later this week. The feature is coming via a... Read more ...

Action Launcher v37 adds new ‘Desktop shortcuts' based on Android P...

Action Launcher v37 adds new ‘Desktop shortcuts' based on Android P, performance & battery improvements, more

Third-party launchers are a fun and easy way to customize your Android experience, and one of our personal favorites is Action Launcher. This week, the popular launcher is... Read more ...

Microsoft acquires education-focused video platform Flipgrid

Microsoft acquires education-focused video platform Flipgrid

Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Flipgrid , a Minneapolis, Minnesota-based video sharing platform for education, for an undisclosed amount. “We're thrilled to see... Read more ...

WHO Calls Compulsive Gaming A Mental Health Problem

WHO Calls Compulsive Gaming A Mental Health Problem

Image credit - JohnnyMrNinja/Wikipedia Last year the World Health Organization decided that they would classify “gaming disorder” as a mental health issue. Unsurprisingly there... Read more ...

Belgium vs Panama live stream: how to watch today's World Cup match online

Belgium vs Panama live stream: how to watch today's World Cup match online

This Group G match sees Belgium try to storm through the group stages by beating Panama early on. Roberto Martinez's 'Golden Generation' of Belgians will want to make a strong... Read more ...

How to watch World Cup 2018 on your phone

How to watch World Cup 2018 on your phone

The World Cup 2018 is already underway and the gathering of the world's best soccer teams is something that you don't want to miss if you like spectator sports. But what is the... Read more ...

Verizon's new 'Above' plan launches, but you chose T-Mobile as the best...

Verizon's new 'Above' plan launches, but you chose T-Mobile as the best unlimited option

Starting today, June 18th, Verizon launched its new Above Unlimited plan, as well as the ability to mix and match plans on each separate family line. Thus, they who pay the... Read more ...

You Can No Longer Book Uber Rides Within Google Maps

You Can No Longer Book Uber Rides Within Google Maps

Last year Google announced that Uber would be integrated within Google Maps. This meant that while searching for location of places, users would also be able to hail an Uber... Read more ...