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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 …

CES Xperia Round-Up 2018

Phew, CES is wrapped for another year and we’re heading back to Xperia HQ with not one, but three new Xperia smartphones, packed with features that got expo visitors talking, none more so, than the new XA2 Ultra’s double selfie camera – but we’ll come to that later. At this year’s Las Vegas tech showcase, …

Sony unveils new selfie smartphones: Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra

Sony Mobile Communications (“Sony Mobile”) today unveiled Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra – the latest additions to its popular super mid-range line, with Sony camera technology, elegant designs and powerful performance. “Our super mid-range product strategy started out as an exciting new idea based on bringing bold technologies to this section of the market …

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 …

How to take better photos of fireworks

Back in September we came across these spectacular shots of Hanabi, Japan’s summer-long fireworks festival. Suitably impressed, we got in touch with photographer Keisuke Nakazawa to see how his expertise could help smartphone photographers up their own firework photography game. Keisuke grabbed the Xperia XZ1 (packed with all the latest Sony camera innovations) and headed …