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Sony Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact, And Z3 Tablet Compact (LTE) Get CyanogenMod Nightly Support

Sony Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact, And Z3 Tablet Compact (LTE) Get CyanogenMod Nightly Support

CyanogenMod supports a few new devices today, all of them Sony. Just head over to the CM download section and you can get nightly builds for the Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact, and Z3 Tablet Compact with LTE (that's Scorpion). This follows the WiFi version of this tablet getting support just a few days ago.

2015-01-21 11_09_11-CyanogenMod Downloads

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Sony Xperia Z5 Compact Review: The Only Small Phone That Matters

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact Review: The Only Small Phone That Matters

I remember not that long ago thinking that a 4.7-inch phone screen was pretty large. How could they get bigger than that and still be usable? Surely this is the end of the road... and here we are a few years later and the Xperia Z5 Compact is considered diminutive at 4.6-inches. When I say this phone is small (and it is) I mean it's small compared to every other Android flagship.

Consumers have voted with their dollars and told OEMs they want big phones, leaving the Xperia Compact series as your last bastion of tiny flagship phones. When a device basically owns a niche, it doesn't have to be amazing, it just needs to be.

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Marshmallow Update Now Rolling Out To Sony Smartwatch 3, The Last Watch To Get The OTA

Marshmallow Update Now Rolling Out To Sony Smartwatch 3, The Last Watch To Get The OTA

Google's developer advocate, Wayne Piekarski has announced that an Android Wear update is rolling out, and not just any Android Wear update. This is the fabled Marshmallow update for the Sony Smartwatch 3. The first wave of watches are getting the OTA now, and all of them should be updated inside of a week.

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Marshmallow Update Rolling Out To The Xperia Z2, Z3, And Z3 Compact, At Least In Some Countries

Marshmallow Update Rolling Out To The Xperia Z2, Z3, And Z3 Compact, At Least In Some Countries

I'm not going to mince words here: if you don't have a Nexus phone, odds are pretty good that you aren't running Android 6.0. The best that you can say of most manufacturers when it comes to this software cycle is that maybe they're kinda-sorta trying to update last year's flagship phones. Sony has been a little better than most in that regard - they've already updated several phones and tablets from the Z4 and Z5 series, and now even older models are getting in on the action. According to XperiaBlog, the Xperia Z2, Xperia Z3, and Xperia Z3 Compact are being updated to Android 6.0 starting today.

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Sony Announces The Xperia C4 With 13MP Rear Camera, 5MP Wide-Angle Lens Front Shooter With Flash For PROselfies, 5.5" HD Display, 64-Bit Octacore Processor, And A Dual-SIM Option

Sony Announces The Xperia C4 With 13MP Rear Camera, 5MP Wide-Angle Lens Front Shooter With Flash For PROselfies, 5.5" HD Display, 64-Bit Octacore Processor, And A Dual-SIM Option


When I was in Istanbul last week, I saw street vendors waving selfie sticks (aka the wand of Narcissus) and offering for a few liras to hold your phone so you can take a selfie from a better angle. If something hits the hawker market, it's safe to say that it's pervasive and in-demand. That's the angle that the newly announced Sony Xperia C4 is coming from. Sony even has a name for all the cool selfles that this smartphone can take — PROselfies. Because regular selfies aren't enough.

The recipe for cooking up a PROselfie involves a 5MP 25mm wide-angle lens with Sony's Exmor R sensor, a soft LED flash, and HDR for balancing the exposure as much as possible and capturing both you and your background clearly.

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Sony Xperia C5 Ultra Specs And Release Date

    Sony Xperia C5 Ultra Specs And Release Date

    Chipset and software

    Processor Octacore, 64-bit, 1.7 GHz MediaTek MTK6752
    GPU ARM Mali760 MP2 700 MHz
    RAM 2 GB
    Storage 16 GB
    Android version shipped 5.0 "Lollipop"

    Release date and pricing

    Announcement date August 2nd, 2015
    Initial retail availability Mid-August, 2015 in selected countries across emerging markets

    Display

    Dimensions 6" 1920x1080 Full HD
    Panel type IPS
    Other features Mobile BRAVIA® Engine 2

    Power, data, and ports

    Connector MicroUSB, USB version 2.0
    Battery 2930 mAh
    Quick charging No
    Wireless charging No
    SIM type Single and dual SIM card variants available
    microSD slot Yes (up to 200 GB microSD™ card)

    Wireless connectivity

    Wi-Fi Yes
    Bluetooth Version 4.1
    Mobile data 2G, 3G, and 4G LTE (support and bands vary by market)

    Camera (rear)

    Still resolution Up to 13MP
    Video resolution Up to 1080p
    Flash Yes, LED
    HDR Photos and videos
    Lens 25 mm wide-angle lens with an 80 degree field of view
    Other features Exmor RS™ mobile image sensor, video stabiliser, Auto Scene Recognition, autofocus, red-eye reduction

    Camera (front)

    Still resolution Up to 13MP
    Video resolution Up to 1080p
    Flash Yes, Selfie
    HDR Photos and videos
    Lens 22 mm wide-angle lens
    Other features Exmor RS™ mobile image sensor, video stabiliser, Auto Scene Recognition, autofocus, red-eye reduction

    Dimensions

    Weight 187g
    Height/width 164.2mm/79.6mm
    Thickness 8.2mm

    Other features

    Colors White, black, glossy soft mint (all with aluminium frame)
    NFC Yes
    Infrared No
    Fingerprint scanner No
    GPS Yes, aGPS (where available)
    GLONASS Yes
    Miracast Yes
    DLNA Certified Yes
    3.5mm audio jack Yes
    FM radio with RDS Yes (where available)
    Speaker Up to 95 decibels, xLOUD loudness enhancement engine, ClearAudio+ (Clear Stereo, Clear Bass and Clear Phase)
    Manufacturer's website Sony Mobile Xperia C5 Ultra

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    History

    The Xperia C5 Ultra is, ostensibly, a companion device to the Xperia C5.

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    The Moto G Google Play Edition Leaves The Play Store

    The Moto G Google Play Edition Leaves The Play Store

    Another one bites the dust. The Moto G Google Play Edition is no longer available in the Play Store. You've been able to pick up the low-cost device with immediate shipping since its debut almost a year ago. Now it's "no longer available for sale."

    2015-01-06 18_12_23-Moto G Google Play edition (8GB) - Devices on Google Play

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    Sony Republishes Driveclub Companion App Over A Year After The PlayStation 4 Game's Launch

    Sony Republishes Driveclub Companion App Over A Year After The PlayStation 4 Game's Launch

    Sometimes things don't go as planned. Sony released Driveclub for the PlayStation 4 in October of 2014. At the time, a companion came out for Android, but Sony quickly pulled the app after less than a day on the site. The servers struggled to handle the load of everyone trying to play, so Sony delayed the PlayStation Plus Edition and mobile companion app in order to reduce the strain.

    Now it's March 2016, and version 1.0 of the Driveclub companion app has returned to Google Play.

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    Verizon Xperia Z2 Tablet Gets An OTA Update With PS4 Remote Play Support And A Few Other Tweaks

    Verizon Xperia Z2 Tablet Gets An OTA Update With PS4 Remote Play Support And A Few Other Tweaks

    I don't know how many tablets Verizon typically sells, especially if you limit that to non-iPads. But however many of you picked up the admittedly neat Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet from Big Red, check your status bar for an update alert. Today's software update adds something even neater: the ability to remotely play games on your PlayStation 4 over your home Wi-Fi network. You'll need the official Remote Play app and a Dual Shock 4 controller to take advantage of it.

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    OTA update 23.0.1.E.0.208 also includes "optimized touch sensitivity," better performance for users who encrypt their tablet, improved support for TalkBack (Google's accessibility service for the visually impaired), and minor UI tweaks to fonts, icons, and layouts.

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    [Weekend Poll & Discussion] Is Android TV Yet Another Living Room Flop For Google? Do You Have One?

    [Weekend Poll & Discussion] Is Android TV Yet Another Living Room Flop For Google? Do You Have One?

    When Android TV launched, it did so to an attitude that, at best, could be described as lukewarm. Google has attempted to corner the living room for years now, and its most successful attempt  - the Chromecast - has essentially undercut Google's own more ambitious TV products.

    Google TV never really had a chance - it was slow, the hardware was never particularly powerful, and the remotes were a nightmare. Google eventually let GTV die by slowly letting it fade into uselessness piece by piece.

    Chromecast actually launched before Google TV was really "dead" in any official sense, and its success was immediate.

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