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Sony Mobile offers new watch faces with Watch Faces for Smartwatch 3 app

Sony Watch Faces for Smartwatch 3

The Sony Smartwatch 3 was first unveiled back at IFA 2014. A stainless steel version followed at CES 2015. Sony has now released a new app that lets users set up new watch face and a few basic widgets (or complications to use a horological term). The Watch Faces for Smartwatch 3 app lets you quickly and easily design your own watch […]

Sony Mobile partners with IFTTT to offer Lifelog recipes

IFTTT recipes for Sony Lifelog

Sony Mobile offers the Lifelog application alongside its wearables. The platform presents the information collected from the Sony SmartWatch3, SmartBand and other smartwear products to put together a daily log that goes beyond simple activity tracking. For example, it will show you the music you listened to, the photos you took with your smartphone that day, weather conditions that day […]

Sony considering selling off smartphone business


Despite some generally well-received smartphones, Sony’s mobile division and the entire company have been struggling of late. Sony now expects to record a loss of US$1.9 billion in its current business year with the smartphone business accounting for a significant portion of that loss. Sony lowered smartphone sales targets several times in 2014 and is expected to bring fewer smartphone models to market this year as […]

CES 2015: Sony Mobile announces stainless steel Sony SmartWatch 3

Sony SmartWatch 3 in stainless steel

The smartwatch announcements rolled on today at CES 2015. While Sony Mobile did not have a completely new smartwatch to announce, it did unveil a new stainless steel version of its Sony SmartWatch 3. First announced at IFA 2014, the Sony SmartWatch 3 is Sony Mobile’s first wearable to use Android Wear. Like the first models, the new stainless steel model […]

Sony reconfirms Android 5.0 Lollipop plans for Xperia Z series

Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact

Sony Mobile announced plans to upgrade its “entire premium Z series” line of devices to Android 5.0 Lollipop back in October. Without providing specific timelines, the company indicated that the updates would begin rolling out in early 2015. Sony yesterday reconfirmed via Twitter that timelines have not changed. As already announced, the update will first hit the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z2 devices. […]