Why Sony’s seven-month Xperia Z-series cycle isn’t all bad

Most smartphone OEMs launch a new flagship once per year. Sony operates on an odd seven-month cycle. Read why the short Xperia Z life cycle works for Sony.

If you’re going to call a phone rugged, make it rugged

Despite Samsung’s claims of the Galaxy S5 Active’s ruggedness, there still is no truly rugged smartphone. Read why even the Active isn’t up to the task.

Sony announces freebies for Xperia Z2, Z1, and Z1S owners

Check out what Sony Xperia freebies the company’s making available to owners of some of its most recent smartphones.

Four reasons we want more Sony smartphones in 2014

It hasn’t taken long for our perception of Sony smartphones to shift from “overpriced and undercooked” to “get in my pocket.” Here’s four reasons why.

Pocketnow Weekly 082: HTC M8, LG G3 rumors, and early termination on principle

On today’s podcast, we riff on curved-screen LG G3 rumors, an HTC M8 with multiple cameras, and the idea of leaving a wireless carrier for net neutrality.

Sony Xperia Z1S unboxing (Video)

T-Mobile USA snagged a sweet exclusive with the Xperia Z1S, the world’s best smartphone for underwater photos according to Sony. Join us as we unbox it!

Xperia Z1S: the best waterproof smartphone camera? (Video)

Sony calls the shooter on the Xperia Z1S the best waterproof smartphone camera around. Watch our video to see if the claim holds up!

iPhone 5s crash fix, Google Nexus 5 colors, Swiftkey for iOS & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the official launch of…

Sony Xperia Z1S available on T-Mobile, as Z1 Compact gets root ahead of availability

T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z1S available for $528 as the Z1 Compact is getting its root treatment ahead of the device’s official availability. Check it out!

This is how Sony can improve its presence in the US

Can Sony succeed in the US? Judging by its smartphone performance in 2013, it’s a tough call. Read what Sony can do to turn things around stateside.

Pocketnow Weekly 078: CES 2014 wrap-up – the best and worst from Vegas

We’ve just returned from CES 2014! Tune in as we battle sickness and jet lag to recap what mobile technology we loved (and didn’t) in Las Vegas!

Leak offers-up T-Mobile LG F3Q launch date for all you QWERTY fans

Take a peek at the launch date info revealed in the latest T-Mobile leak.

New Samsung tablets, Pebble Steel, US Sony Xperias & more CES – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Sony’s recent annoucement of…

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact: hands-on (Video)

Let’s get hands-on with one of the latest smartphones from CES 2014, in our Sony Xperia Z1 Compact video.

Sony Xperia Z1S: hands-on (Video)

Get a close look at Sony’s hot new phone for T-Mobile at the CES with out Sony Xperia Z1S video.

Sony event in China could herald global Z1 Mini/Z1s launch

Check out the invitation that sure has us speculating about a possible Sony Xperia Z1 Mini launch on January 14.

Sony Xperia Z1 for China now confirmed; begins to resolve Z1s mystery

See what we’ve learned from the confirmation of a Sony Xperia Z1 refresh, and what that means about an international Z1 Mini.

Sony Xperia Z1 Mini / Xperia Z1s / Amami / ??? gets its FCC nod

Get a look at the Sony Xperia Z1s FCC paperwork – or at least that’s what it appears to be.

Sony Xperia Z1s mystery continues as phone hits China’s TENAA

Get the details on the latest development in the ongoing Sony Xperia Z1s mystery.

Rethinking the Sony Xperia Z1s: not a Z1 mini, after all?

Get caught up with the very confusing rumors surrounding the Sony Xperia Z1s mystery.

Sony Xperia Z1S appears back on camera as questions get raised about its name

Rumor was, Sony intended to launch the international version of the Xperia…

Probable Sony Xperia Z1s caught on camera

Take a look at some of the first Sony Xperia Z1s pics to surface, revealing the handset’s petite hardware.

Sony Xperia Z1s makes an early appearance on company’s site

Get a glimpse at the Sony Xperia Z1s, which briefly surfaced on the company’s site prior to tomorrow’s expected launch.

LG G Flex goes live unofficially, BBM results, Sony Xperia Z1S event & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the initial results of…

Sony event rumored to launch Xperia Z1S

Find out when we might see the Sony Xperia Z1S go official, along with a new Sony phablet.