No need for a preamble today. As the mighty PS4 hits shelves across Europe, our friends over on the European PlayStation blog have been giving some great insight into the launch content and out of the box experience for Sony’s best console yet. Check out their blog for great pieces looking at launch titles and the […]
Following the recent addition of the brilliant Sphere 360 degree photography app to our Smart Social Camera ecosystem, we caught up with Sphere’s founder and CEO Charles Armstrong to ask him a few quick questions about Sphere and its relationship with Xperia Z1.
Anshul Mehrotra began taking photos as a child in Delhi using his father’s camera. By his own admission his early efforts weren’t technically perfect but they did instil in him the desire to drive his photography forward and, as the shot below demonstrates, he has come a long way since those early days. We caught […]
This week in Sony: Hybrid mobile shops, new markets for PlayStation Mobile and pumpkins with holes in them.
Another week passes and as we roll into the festive season we bring you a novel way to go gift shopping. Our friends at the Sony Store US have announced a partnership with Ebay and Westfield Labs to create incredible digital storefronts. Shipping and payment are all handled through your smartphone whilst the whole storefront […]
The first post in our SW2 “shortie” series looked some of our favourite SmartWatch 2 apps for everyday life. In part two, we thought we’d take the time to show you the more fun, social… arguably less-productive side…of our SmartWatch 2 phone remote.
Since we first introduced our smart social camera platform with the Xperia Z1 back in September, the team at Developer World has been busy working with new partners to keep the flow of innovative smart camera apps coming. Over the last few weeks we’ve launched three new Xperia camera apps, with a few more in […]
As CES starts to loom on the horizon and the teams here get into planning mode, our efforts this week have been focussed on working with some of the world’s best camera phone photographers to showcase what you can achieve with the awesome camera on in Xperia Z1.
We sat down recently with a few of the brains behind Xperia Z1 to talk about how our flagship smartphone came to be – product planner, Asuka Matsumura; designer, Keita Hibi; material and finish designer, Nami Katayama; Sony DI camera engineer, Nobuyuki Matsushita; Sony Mobile camera engineer, Kenichi Kamezaki; experience planner, Ryoko Amano and display engineer, Fumiyuki Ito. It’s a highly […]
Sony Mobile and legendary photographer Steve McCurry (best known for his “Afghan Girl” photo) recently teamed up together in Milan to organise a photo exhibition contest entitled “Lifeframes” to showcase images taken entirely with the new Xperia Z1.