Tech news tagged ‘Sony’

Android Wear to support offline music playback

Just read a post on the Official Android blog (“News and notes from the Android team”) about some promised future updates to Android Wear – and saw this nice breakdown of four new or imminent wearable devices (watches…

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MWC 2014: Sony launches Xperia Z2 Tablet lightly into the air

Better than Apple’s iPad Air? Sony has announced its new flagship tablet, the Xperia Z2 Tablet.

“The thinnest, lightest, waterproof 10″ tablet in the world, and our best tablet yet,” proudly boasts Sony.

Sony writes:
The Xperia Z2 Tablet features the fully integrated Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor with 2…

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Samsung Galaxy Gear watch tells time for Android

Just a quick post to flag the release of the Samsung Galaxy Gear smart watch, released at the IFA show. I’ve covered it in more depth on the sister blog Gadget Master, but of course it has specific Android provenance, too.

It works with Android devices (some Samsung Galaxy…

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Poll: Phablets – the future of Smartphones?

Time for a quick poll…

Everyone hates the name, but are phablets shaping up as the future of smartphones? More people are consuming more video content more of the time, so a bigger and bigger screen just makes sense, doesn’t it?

With the new LG Optimus G2 and Samsung…

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Hands point to Samsung smart watch?

What’s the time? Time to get a watch. What’s the time to get a Samsung smart watch? Wednesday 4 September. That’s if you believe the reports in a Bloomberg article, which cites “two people familiar with the matter”.

The wrist-based computing device will be dubbed the…

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Sony Xperia Z Ultra pushes the phablet envelope

Must cover this one. It’s big but it’s slim, it’s Full HD but it’s also waterproof… It’s the Android-powered Sony Xperia Z Ultra and it’s pushing the phablet envelope (a form factor criticised by Apple purists but one that is increasingly popular with…

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Sony says it’s time for the Android-friendly SmartWatch 2

Sony has lifted its shirt cuff to reveal… the SmartWatch 2, an updated version of its Android-friendly, wrist-based computing device.

Key features include splash proofness, NFC support, and a slightly larger display (a 1.6in transflective LCD, 220×176 pixels), for this self-dubbed ‘second screen’ for Android devices…

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