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Sony rolls out Android 5.1.1 for Xperia Z3, Z2 devices

It has mostly been bad news lately for Sony fans, with the almost scandalous Xperia Z4 and the contentious Xperia M4 Aqua. But now there's a reason for them to cheer up, especially if they own one or a few of Sony's previous smartphones. The manufacturer has just started the distribution of an Android 5.1.1 update and it will be hitting the whole range of Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z2 devices, both smartphones and tablets, many of whom are still living in an Android 4.4 Kit Kat world.

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Xperia Z4 details spill: Evolution, not Revolution

Sony's next smartphone may well be the first to leak its parts this season as we prepare for the whole 2015 batch. What we're seeing here is said to be the Sony Xperia Z4, the next in a line of devices that look so extremely similar, you'd be forgiven for mistaking one for any one of the others. This device is tipped to be working with a front panel here so similar to its predecessor that it's even more difficult to tell them apart than the last two.

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Sony simplifies Bootloader unlocking for Xperia devices

Sony made an announcement that should get developers and modders hearts a-thumping. Not only has it given its Unlock Boot Loader service web page a much needed facelift, making it easer for even beginners to go through the process, it has also finally added its latest Xperia devices to the roster of supported devices.

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Sony Xperia Z3 compact leak: 2.5 GHz, 4.5-inch 720p

Adding to this week's Sony leak, we are now getting what are supposedly the specs for a certain D580x, allegedly the model name for the Sony Xperia Z3 compact. Not the regular one, but the mini variant. Those specs include a Snapdragon 801 and a handy 720p display, details you would commonly hear on high-end specs.

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Sony Xperia Z2 on Verizon? Not going to happen

Sony made waves recently, posting an image to their Google+ page (seen below) showing an Xperia Z2, branded with a Verizon logo. An Xperia Z2 with Verizon would give Sony a much needed inroad to the US market, but it just isn’t happening. Sony has yanked the picture, and issued a response about the whole kerfuffle.

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Sony Xperia Z2 Compact details leak in photos

Today the smaller version of the Sony Xperia Z2 has surfaced in a number of photos from China. These images suggest that the smartphone will carry a look much like its larger brother, working with some heavily impressive specifications as it’s pushed in this smaller, more compact package.

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Sony Xperia Z2 parts shortage delays launch

Would-be Sony Xperia Z2 owners may be left waiting if they didn't preorder the new 2014 flagship smartphone, with a component shortage said to be pushing general availability back into May. The phone, revealed at Mobile World Congress in February, promises 4K video recording and was originally expected in the UK in April, but now the company may only have sufficient stock to satisfy a chunk of preorder customers.

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Should I Wait for the iPhone 6?

I've been a longtime iPhone owner. I bought the first-generation iPhone, followed by the iPhone 3G, the iPhone 4, and the iPhone 5. I entered this year with a cracked screen on my iPhone 5, fully expecting to take the plunge again this year and pick up an iPhone 6.

The rumors surrounding the iPhone 6 are nothing short of lustworthy for an old-time iPhone owner like me. The device will come with a higher-end processor, the rumor mill says, and could very well have a much larger screen.

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