Sony’s “Soft Charging” feature is a great idea
It’s a feature that’s been introduced into a beta version of the latest Marshmallow AOSP. And it’ll help the battery not destroy itself quickly.
Sony pushes Marshmallow goodies to Xperia Z2 Tablet, more Z2 and Z3 phones
Sony’s roster of Android Marshmallow-updated devices keeps growing, with the Xperia Z2 Tablet and more Z2 and Z3 phones renewed software-wise.
Ask and ye shall receive: Sony confirms Stamina mode is returning to Xperias on Marshmallow
Stamina vs Doze Mode. Similar yet different, apparently. And soon to play nice with one another on Marshmallow-running Sony Xperia phones.
Sony spreads Marshmallow love to Xperia Z2, Z3 and Z3 Compact
Hot on the heels of the Z5 family, Z3+ and Z4 Tablet, the Sony Xperia Z2, Z3 and Z3 Compact are themselves updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Sony Xperia Beta Program brings early Marshmallow to older hardware
Got an Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact, or Xperia Z2? Find out if you’re eligible to sign up for the Sony Xperia Beta Program for early Android 6.0 access.
Japanese operator lists Marshmallow-ready Sony devices, Xperia Z2 notably absent
NTT DoCoMo appears to suggest the Sony Xperia Z2, Z2 Tablet and C4, among others, won’t get updated to Marshmallow, at least in Japan.
Sony vows to update no less than 14 Xperia devices to Android 6.0 Marshmallow
According to official statements, at least 14 Sony Xperia gadgets will board the Android 6.0 Marshmallow bandwagon in the near future.
Sony Xperia RAW image format to be considered if there is demand
Sony Xperia RAW image format could very well be on its way in future updates, if there is popular demand, claims Sony, but not at the moment.
Most exciting things of 2014
Looking back, we’re trying to find the 2014 winners in mobile technology. If you disagree with our editors, name your 2014 winners in the comments.
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Sony teases stock Lollipop on Xperia Z family
Work on Sony Android 5.0 files for the dev community are coming soon, and the OEM’s got an early teaser to whet our appetite.
Sony Xperia Z3 vs Sony Xperia Z2: head-to-head in specs
Our Sony Xperia Z3 vs Sony Xperia Z2 head-to-head specs comparison will help you find out just what has changed between these two generations of Xperia.
Samsung Galaxy K Zoom vs Sony Xperia Z2 camera comparison
They both have 20.7-megapixel shooters with OIS. One has a 10x optical zoom, the other one is water and dustproof, slender, and beautiful. Which is the better shooter?
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.
Battery experiment
Battery experiment: survive a vacation trip with no chargers but a battery pack (updated)
In this battery experiment we’re going to head out for a week with no chargers, but two phones and an external battery pack. How long can we make it?
What the heck happened to Xperia Z2 wireless charging?
Has Sony changed its mind about releasing Xperia Z2 wireless charging accessories? If so, why is it being so secretive about it?
Sony Xperia Z2 for Verizon shows up again in rep training document
A Sony Xperia Z2 Verizon debut looks to be close at hand, as a leaked employee training document lends further credence to earlier pictures from Sony.
We’re giving away a Sony Xperia Z2 with custom Pocketnow skin from dbrand (Closed)
Need a waterproof phone for the beach? One with a big camera to capture all the summer’s events? Check out our Sony Xperia Z2 contest for your chance to win
Pocketnow Smartphone Giveaway 2014: phones, OnePlus invites, and more
We’re just a few days away from the start of the Pocketnow Smartphone Giveaway 2014, a month full of prizes for lucky Pocketnow readers.
Sony teases its Xperia Z2 launching on a US carrier once again
Sony is quite famous lately for its Xperia line-up, and specially the…
Sony Xperia Z2 could be coming to Verizon as the D6503
New information suggests a Verizon Xperia Z2 could be coming next quarter, codenamed “Sirius Viv.” Read on to find out more details!
What’s your 2014 Android flagship of choice? (Poll)
What’s the best Android smartphone of 2014? Here’s your chance to voice your opinion! Take our poll and tell us what the Android flagship of the year is!
Sony enables Xperia Z2 wireless charging with the help of a cover and a plate
Sony enables Xperia Z2 wireless charging with the help of a cover and a plate, as the brand new accessories for the 2014 Sony flagship.
Surface Pro 3, One M8 Prime & Ali Spagnola, ringtone artist | Pocketnow Weekly 097
Where do ringtones come from? Ali Spagnola. The artist tells the story of her ringtones heard by the millions, after we talk Surface Pro 3, M8 Prime & more!
Think smartphone speakers don’t matter? Think again
How important are your phone’s speakers? More important than you think. Read why you shouldn’t underestimate the importance of great smartphone speakers.
Pocketnow Weekly 096: phone lasers, remixes, and the false promise of “Prime”
Does Gary Oldman really like the One? Will the LG G3 leaks ever stop? Why are you deluding yourself with “Prime” rumors? All this and more on today’s show!