Sony Stories June 15

Sony confirms development on new launcher for its devices after shutting down ‘Xperia Home’

Earlier this week, Sony revealed that it was shutting down development on its “Xperia Home” launcher for its Android devices. Many have wondered what the company intended to use from this point forward and now, it’s been revealed that a new version of that launcher is being created.

Sony Stories June 13

Sony Xperia XZ2 picks up June security patches as alleged Xperia XZ3 images leak

Sony doesn’t get much love in the Android space, but the company’s smartphones do have a killer selling point in the software support. Not only is Sony quick to new versions of Android, but also security patches. This week, June’s security patches are hitting the Xperia XZ2.

Sony Stories June 11

Sony stops Xperia Home launcher development, beta community shutting down

Just like other Android manufacturers, Sony has its own launcher called Xperia Home that it includes on its smartphones. But announced earlier today, Sony is ending the launcher’s development.

Google surprised us back at I/O this year when it revealed that, for the first time, a handful of OEMs would be joining in on the beta program for the next version of Android, P. Sony was on that list and today, the company is updating its build for the Xperia XZ2 with Google’s latest improvements and more.

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Sony Stories May 17

Google surprised everyone with its massive presence at CES 2018 early this year, and that came with a huge focus on Google Assistant. Sony was one of the many companies on board with Assistant, announcing it would upgrade some of its flagship headphones with Assistant integration. Now, that’s arrived.

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Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750!

Sony Stories May 9

Sony’s Xperia XZ2 Compact is officially certified for use on Verizon Wireless

Sony’s smartphones aren’t really a big deal in the United States, but with the arrival of the Xperia XZ2 family, many were curious if Sony would do anything to make them work better in the States. Thankfully for Verizon customers, the company did end up making the Xperia XZ2 Compact work with the nation’s largest carrier, and now it’s officially certified.

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