Leaked Images of a mysterious Sony Xperia device featuring Metal Frame, handset similar to the Xperia Z1

Although we saw leaks and itemizations that highlighted the arrival of the Sony Xperia Z1s, but presently we are viewable to few more lowdowns that showcase the arrival of another phone that is in the works. As seen in the leaked image, this revelation is believed to possess the metal band in its design part with the speculatively believed component visible in the pictorial depiction.

At present there is no information available on whether this component will be actually included in the device or not, but based on these suppositions it can be reckoned that Sony might be building up this device to produce a flagship phone for 2014.

It would no surprise if Sony unveils another revelation at the CES 2014 unless Sony decides on releasing the Xperia Z1 as the phone’s successor.xperia-metal-frame- Continue reading

Leaked Images of the Sony Xperia Z1s ahead of its official announcement [Teaser]

Just previously we saw a plethora of rumors and leaks about the Xperia Z1 Mini which surfaced up with consistent regularity; and presently we are viewable to itemizations that comprise information about the Xperia Z1f.

With the current trend of releasing shrunken versions of flagship models in a mini version, the new revelation comprises of the same hardware which is quite contradictory development if we consider the presently revealed mini versions of flagship models.Xperia-z1s Continue reading

Sony’s upcoming SmartWatch to come with NFC and will be “minimally water-resistant” [Rumors]

According to reports from Cnet, it is understood that Sony will be releasing the next-generation SmartWatch sooner than later. The Smartwatch will encompass a larger screen than the currently available one(having 1.3-inch OLED display) and will possess NFC for one-touch pairing with Smartphones.sony-smartwatch-
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Developers file petition to Sony to release Jellybean Camera Drivers for Xperia 2011 series

Xperia 2011 JB camera petition

Sony’s Xperia 2011 series has one of the strongest Developer community among all other Sony Xperia Lineups. Though Sony has curbed the support for Xperia 2011 lineup the developers have been successful in bringing about fully functioning Jellybean 4.1.2 and 4.2.2 for Xperia 2011 phones. This all done without any help from Sony. Thought these developers have been successful in getting these custom ROMs to achieve stability they still have to use legacy camera in the Xperia 2011 phones and cannot exploit the features of Jellybean 4.2 camera app due to lack of “Official JB Camera Drivers”.

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[How To] Get CM10 (JellyBean) on Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray(ST18i)


Jellybean has proven to be a vast improvement over ICS as most Jellybean users have experienced. The performance, the smoothness, the functionality all are a level above ICS. So why wouldn’t everyone want a taste of Jellybean. All Xperia 2011 users are in luck as the Xperia division of CyanogenMod team – FXP(Free Xperia Project) team haven’t yet abandoned you. CM 10 was in the alpha stage for a very long time for the Xperia 2011 series, but it finally has reached a much more usable release. Most of the bugs are fixed except a select few which can be neglected over the overall better performance. Users of Xperia Ray are especially lucky as this excellent piece of hardware works excellent with CM10.

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Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie operating on Sony LT30i smartphone, as spotted from benchmarks

The upgrade that surfaced up names as Jelly Bean manifested a minor update over the previous version and there was speculation regarding the next version. With reports from various discoveries, its arrival date is expected to be announced in February or March with the release to follow later in May-June 2013.

A depiction of the test results of the NenaMark2 benchmarks charts has revealed the mysterious device Sony LT30i was caught sight of running the operating system listed as Android 5.0. This is regarded as the major release with respect to the major innovation levels in store for this version.

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Sony Xperia 2011 devices to receive Jelly Bean update

Sony has made a name for rolling out regular updates for the entire line up of devices, unlike its competitors like Samsung which hasn’t released ICS for any phones except a select few like Galaxy S2, S3, Note, etc. Jellybean though not a complete overhaul of ICS is more of an performance upgrade than a full fledged OS. However the performance of JB is much better as compared to ICS due to some architectural changes in the OS.

Jelly Bean for Xperia 2011

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Click Screenshots using default built-in methods on Smartphones

Screenshots is nowadays a basic feature that is included in Stock firmwares(ROM). Most big players like Samsung, Sony, Motorola, etc. include a stock method to click screenshots on your android device.  These methods are usually have to be found out by accident as they aren’t usually listed anywhere in manuals or documentations.

I’ve made a list of Different Manufacturers and the methods to click screenshots in them. These methods are generally applicable to all phones of the manufacturers however some exceptions always remain.

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