Sony to lay off 1,000 employees in smartphone division

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Rough terrains seem to be ahead for Sony as the company is reportedly planning to sack 1,000 employees in its smartphone unit. The decision to shrink the workforce has sparked anxiety in electronics giant’s European and Chinese arms, which are likely to get most affected, reported Nikkei. The ...

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AnTuTu reports most popular smartphones of 2014

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AnTuTu, one of the most trusted and stable benchmarking app recently released a report on the top most popular smartphones of 2014. What can be a better way to bid adieu to 2014 than knowing how smartphones performed against each other? We got to see some new names in this year and though being ...

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What we know: Sony Xperia Z4 rumors and leaks thus far

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*Last Updated: January 23 2015 10:54am Sony’s flagship devices have become stale in recent years, with most enthusiasts agreeing that Sony makes good quality smartphones without the required innovation to boost sales. This has resulted in an overwhelming loss for Sony’s smartphone ...

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Xperia Z4 and Galaxy S6 supposedly ‘secretly’ demoed at CES 2015

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According to a known leaker, Sony and Samsung had some tricks up their sleeves when it came to their unreleased flagship devices at CES 2015 this year. Apparently both companies were holding secret showings of the Galaxy S6 and Xperia Z4 to stakeholders behind closed doors. As i twit 19 dec,no ...

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Is Sony bringing the new Z4 to MWC?

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Well, if you’re a Sony Xperia fan we might have some good news for you.  It looks like the new Xperia Z4 just passed through certification in Japan.  When Sony passed up the opportunity to announce a new handset at CES, Mobile World Congress became a possibility.  At the moment there ...

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Sony mulls selling mobile business as losses continue

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Kazuo Hirai, CEO of Sony, and other leaders of the Japanese company are planning to either sell or prepare joint ventures for its TV and mobile phone divisions, which are not producing profit. Sony expects to lose 230 billion yen ($1.9 billion) for the current business year to March. ...

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The next Sony Xperia Z4 could be a Walkman ‘with a phone’

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We all saw the Sony Walkman unveiled at CES, and with it also the rather steep pricing, because at over $1000, this thing is more expensive than most laptops. But could the device simply be a refresher of the Walkman name and not intended at all to be a device consumers purchase, but simply a ...

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iHeartRadio to support upcoming Google Cast for audio, Sony PlayStation

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The music streaming service, iHeartRadio, has announced a host of new partnerships at CES 2015 that will enable it to bring its services to Sony’s PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 consoles among other devices. The other high-profile brands that iHeartRadio will be joining hands with include ...

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Sony announces the Walkman-ZX2 for audiophiles

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Sony announced the Walkman-ZX2, and yes it will be expensive.  The price is expected to be $1200 dollars when it is released this Spring.  Most of you who read this will automatically think that price is crazy, but that is because you’re probably not an audiophile.  This Walkman is ...

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Use this workaround to get back the DRM functions that unlocking your Sony Xperia bootloader removes

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One of the prices you pay for unlocking the bootloader of your Sony Xperia device is that you lose the DRM keys baked into the native Sony software. That means that special functions that Sony have deemed to be copyright are removed when these DRM keys are lost. Luckily there is a workaround ...

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Sony might just launch a VAIO Android smartphone at CES 2015

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With CES 2015 rapidly approaching, the speculation inevitably begins, and first up is Sony who may just be set to launch an Android powered VAIO branded smartphone. There’s no word as to the exact specifics of what a VAIO device may entail, but with the success of Sony’s Xperia ...

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“Welcome to the New World” teaser video from Sony suggests Xperia Z4 announcement imminent

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Sony is up to something, as the internet has been abuzz the past few days regarding varying devices, but most specifically about the upcoming Xperia Z4. Well Sony has released a teaser video below that seems to hint at some features on their new flagship device. See it below. “Welcome to ...

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Sony email hack might have revealed Xperia Z4

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  Leaked emails from Sony hack have not only exposed many inside secrets of the tech world and Hollywood, one of them has even revealed an alleged image of Sony’s flagship device – the Xperia Z4. Containing the alleged high-end Xperia handset, the leaked email appears to be sent by Sony ...

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Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet Ultra is one beast of a device

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You thought the Nexus 6 was big and had impressive specs? Friends, meet the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet Ultra. Its best for me to just list the specs. Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet Ultra 13″ 4K UHD 3840×2400 TRILUMINOS, Live Color LED, and X-Reality display Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 @ 2.86GHz 6GB of RAM ...

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Sony will soon rollout Android Lollipop for Xperia Z3 and Z2

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Sony have taken to Twitter to clarify the situation around when their latest flagship Z3 device and the earlier Xperia Z2 will receive Android 5.0 Lollipop. According to Sony, the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z2 will begin to see Android 5.0 Lollipop beginning early 2015. @SamTomelleri We’ll start the ...

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