Wearable tech

Meet The Makers: Yusuke Otani, Xperia Ear Designer

Meet The Makers: Yusuke Otani, Xperia Ear Designer

When you first get to try Xperia Ear, it is likely you’ll notice a few things. First off, it knows when it is in your ear. Pretty clever. More than that though, it is much more comfortable than you’d expect. Realising this you’ll probably start shaking you head, and jumping up and down to see […]

Xperia Ear available in-store from this week

Xperia Ear available in-store from this week

Consider yourself reminded that Xperia Ear – Sony Mobile’s intelligent personal assistant – is going to be landing in stores across the world from this week. First unveiled back at MWC in February, Xperia Ear is a whole new way to get the info you need, when you need it, all via an oh-so-small and […]

Capturing nature within the cracks of concrete with Xperia™ Z5

Capturing nature within the cracks of concrete with Xperia™ Z5

Philip Braude is an urban nature photographer having previously won the urban categories for both National Geographic Traveller Magazine and the British Wildlife Photography Awards. He regularly provides free images for the London Wildlife Trust to help engage people in inner-city nature. My aim with photography is to show the natural world bursting through the […]

#SonyMWC - the week that was

#SonyMWC - the week that was

What a week we’ve had! On Monday the entire mobile industry gathered in Barcelona for Mobile World Congress 2016. It’s one of our favourite dates in the calendar, and this year was bigger and better than ever before. On Monday 22nd February, we unveiled a new-look XperiaTM brand with the first “X” series smartphones and a vision for […]

Enhancing #Opera experiences, a #virtualreality revolution and Action Cam’s bumpy ride

Enhancing #Opera experiences, a #virtualreality revolution and Action Cam’s bumpy ride

SmartEyeglass was introduced back in January. But this week, Opus Lirica, the Opera Company of San Sebastian announced it’s first in line to use SmartEyeglass technology with Opera Touch SL. The idea is to make opera a more immersive experience for its audiences. Somewhere between the seats and the stage a brand new cultural space […]

Ericsson, Sony Mobile and SK Telecom trial IOT wearables over LTE

Ericsson, Sony Mobile and SK Telecom trial IOT wearables over LTE

The Internet of Things, or IoT, is driving new use cases for wearables, including lifestyle and wellness apps, requiring more diverse device support on mobile networks. With cellular networks already covering 90 percent of the world’s population, consumers expect their wearables to benefit from the same ubiquitous connectivity as their feature phones and smartphones. To […]