Sony has never been a huge player in the smartphone market when it comes to the US. Some say the popularity of the brand faded a while ago outside of its consoles, while others think that Sony doesn’t try hard enough, with the Xperia line never being made to stand out.
Battery life is all the rage these days, with beefy batteries and quick charging technology being the norm. But the more you charge a battery, the faster it deteriorates. Sony is thinking about this and giving users a way to keep their batteries healthy.
Sony’s Small Apps was a feature that allowed select few apps to float above the current app, much like Samsung has done on some of its devices. This allowed you to use some functions, like a calculator, on the fly. Unfortunately, it seems that the feature is no more.
Sony’s STAMINA mode was a battery saver mode that was quite effective and well liked by Sony device owners. Unfortunately, it was removed with the Marshmallow update, as it interfered with Google’s new Doze mode battery saving feature. Sony promised to bring it back, and it finally has.
Sony’s latest build of Marshmallow, currently 32.2.A.0.224, is rolling ... Read More »
Sony has officially introduced the Xperia E5, a mid-range smartphone with a 5-inch 1280×720 display. There’s a 13-megapixel camera on the back, which Sony says features software that will automatically adjust ... Read More »
Back in February, Sony officially launched a brand new X series of devices, but word on a U.S.-based launch were nonexistent at the time. That’s finally changing, though, as Sony has officially announced that its new X series is coming to the U.S. soon and that pre-orders begin today.
Sony is a company that has continued to struggle with its mobile division. Some would even argue that the company has fallen by the wayside when it comes to smartphones. Nonetheless, Sony continues to create devices, catering to loyal customers in some markets. Today, the company has launched a new device for those ... Read More »
Sony’s Stamina mode was a feature in older software builds that served as a battery saving mode. It shut off many different processes and features to preserve your precious battery life. Unfortunately, with Google including Doze mode in Marshmallow, Sony had to remove the feature so it wouldn’t interfere.