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This new Sony Mobile service analyses food to help you make healthy choices

If you want to stay healthy there are basically two rules: exercise, and eat a balanced diet. The tech world has no shortage of solutions for the exercise part. Our very own Lifelog app helps monitor activity via your smartphone and wearable tech like SmartWatch 3 means you don’t have to have your phone with …

Welcome to the new-look Sony Xperia Blog

We’ve had a refresh over here at the Sony Mobile global news blog. What do you think? As well as looking a bit slicker you’ll notice we’ve recently started to post on some fresh new subjects. We’ll still share all the latest news and info on all things Sony Xperia™, but will also be doing …

Meet The Makers: Shinji Kanada tells us about ALKALEIDO™

When the Xperia XZ spec sheet dropped into our inbox back in September something unusual caught our eye. It seemed HQ had created an entirely new metal for this smartphone. “The back is made from high purity ALKALEIDO™ metal” it read, “adding depth, shine and brightness to the finish.” Suitably intrigued, we made it our …

How to sell unwanted gifts using your smartphone

First off, please don’t think we’re ungrateful. Perhaps two well-meaning aunts both bought the same gift. Or something came in the wrong size and the generous gifter has misplaced the receipt. Either way there is a chance many people are heading towards 2017 with a few unwanted gifts. Well help (and profit) is literally at …

Festive food photography tips with David Loftus

It’s the season of over-indulgence and with social feeds already becoming saturated with festive meals, snacks and treats, snapping the right image to ramp up those likes is getting harder and harder. To help your photos become more haute-cuisine than microwave meal, we caught up with award-winning food photographer (and go-to snapper for chef Jamie …

Theme Creator gets a festive update

Theme Creator allows anyone to create professional-looking themes on an Xperia device with zero coding skills required. Well just in time for the festive period we’ve released a seasonal update which includes all the tools you need to give your Xperia device that seasonal sparkle – along with an all-new magical theme for the holidays. …