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Tested: Can Investment Apps Make You Rich?

If you’ve been paying attention to the Sony Mobile Blog, you will have noticed our recent budgeting post and potentially started managing your finances directly from your Xperia. Great choice. But now does it feel like that cash is burning a hole in your pocket? Sure, you could splash those hard earned savings on a …

The 2018 Google Play Indie Games Contest

Since we picked up our XZ1 at IFA last year, we haven’t been able to stop playing games on it. The super-speedy Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 keeps games running smoothly while Sony display and audio tech keep games looking and sounding great. Now with a trip to MWC in Barcelona coming up, this feels like the …

The best fitness apps that give you a reason to run

New year… new you? Easy to say but have you seen the weather outside? Icy winds, pouring rain, and plummeting temperatures. No thank you, we’d much rather turn up the temperature at Sony Mobile HQ and stay indoors until MWC. However, perhaps our smartphones can help provide the incentive we need. We’re all familiar with …

Tested: Smartphone controlled toys

Yet to find find the perfect gift for someone this holiday season? Two quick questions: Do they like fun? Do they own a smartphone? If the answer to both is yes then relax. We’ve cut our way through packaging, downloaded all necessary companion apps, and spent some serious time toy testing, when we really should …

Tested: PlayLink, the smartphone-controlled PlayStation® range

Like PlayStation? Like smartphones? PlayLink might be just the thing you’re looking for. Announced back at E3 PlayLink is a range of PS4 exclusives that does away with the DualShock controller and replaces it with a smart device e.g. your Xperia smartphone or tablet. We headed down to PlayStation’s exclusive Christmas event, grabbed an Xperia …

The best HDR content to watch on Netflix

Stranger Things season two has finally launched on Netflix, and here at Sony we couldn’t be more pumped to find out what happens next to Eleven and the gang. However, our excitement goes a little deeper, as not only do we know it’s a top programme, but it’s also available in jaw-dropping HDR quality. Here’s …