From festive deals and low-cost devices to Windows Phone developments, Lollipop updates, Firefox for iOS, Street Fighter V, and Xbox outages, we look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
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It looks like Sony has brought something special to Dubai with the underwater Xperia Aquatech store. Lucky competition winners, media and VIP's were invited to the unique store over three days.
Sony has finally released one of their latest handsets and it is now available for purchase in the United States. The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact can officially be purchased from the Sony US online store.
Following on from the Xperia Z3 review, new owners of Sony's latest flagship will certainly want to keep it in the best condition. Can the Case-Mate Barely There deliver? Read on to find out!
Some have said that Sony are a bit late to the game with the Z3 but with exceptional performance, two days battery life, waterproofing in a premium design, I think the game is just heating up.
If you thought unboxing videos were boring, wait until you check out the one by Carphone Warehouse. Deviating from the norm, they unbox the Sony Xperia Z3 underwater.
Sony has confirmed that four of its Xperia handsets - all of them between 13 and 17 months old - will get no further Android OS updates, with two of the devices remaining stuck on Android 4.2.
Multiple sources have stated that Sprint will soon offer Sony's Xperia range as part of its handset line-up for the first time, with the new Xperia Z3 flagship expected to join the carrier at launch.
Key specs for the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact - Sony's upcoming iPad mini rival - have leaked, revealing that it will have an 8in Full HD display, Snapdragon 801 chipset, 3GB RAM and 4G LTE connectivity.
Verizon Wireless has announced its plans to carry the Sony Xperia Z2 tablet in the United States. The powerful and elegant Android tablet will be available starting July 17th, 2014.
Evleaks has been tipped off with an image of a Sony phone running Windows Phone 8.1, they also have a name for it, the "Lue Z" (lose?) and as we've come to expect from leakers, it's a blurfest!
Today, Sony has unveiled the Xperia C3. The device has a 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash and 25mm wide-angle lens. The device will be available globally starting in August.
Sony is rumored to unveil a new selfie-centric Xperia phone tomorrow. Although the device has yet to be announced, Sony has teased Twitter followers that they will "see selfies in a whole new light."
Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai hinted this week that the company could consider launching smartphones with Microsoft's Windows Phone OS, even though it is getting out of the Windows PC business.
Sony has confirmed that it has been involved in discussions with Microsoft over the adoption of Windows Phone in their smartphone lineup, in order to move away from being a single OS manufacturer.
The Android market is crowded and Sony has found the US market to be particularly challenging. Will a 20MP camera provide them with enough of a talking point? Have they addressed all the issues...
Rooting your shiny new Sony Xperia Z1 will have to wait, at least if you value the functionality of the 20.7 Mpx onboard camera. Sony warns that doing so renders it useless.
If I had to describe the Xperia Z Ultra in two words, it would be ‘gorgeously massive'. On the one hand, Sony has crafted an astoundingly beautiful smartphone, combining a slim design with premium...
Press renders for the Sony Xperia Z1, previously known as the Sony Honami, have been leaked as well as images of its mini version, code-named the Ray 3. Both will be unveiled September at IFA 2013
If you thought the Galaxy Note was too small, perhaps the 6.4-inch Xperia Z Ultra will satisfy your needs, including a super-fast Snapdragon 800 chipset, waterproofing and a thickness of just 6.5mm
Quite frankly the Xperia Z is the best designed smartphone that Sony has ever made, but does it contain key features that will help it stack up against the tough competition of 2013? Let's find out
A Sony Xperia Z has ended up on the Neowin doorstep, so naturally we go ahead and unbox the device to see what's in the final retail packaging. And it's a white model, just to be different.
While I was in Sydney I also managed to get some quick hands-on time with the Xperia Z, Sony's flagship that should be available very soon, and there were a few impressive things to be seen
Sony has announced a new flagship tablet today, combining a 10.1-inch 1920 x 1200 display, 1.5 GHz quad-core processor, 8.1-megapixel rear camera, a slim-and-light waterproof body, and LTE
Sony has announced a brand new Android flagship at CES 2013: the Xperia Z. It brings a 5-inch, 1080p display, 13-megapixel camera, Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset and water-resistance in a 7.9mm thin body
After updating the Xperia S and Xperia Ion with ICS earlier, Sony decided this would be a good time to bring all that ice creamy goodness to other devices. It's the Xperia U, Go and Sola's turn now.
Google's technical lead at AOSP (the Android Open Source Project) added a git project for the Xperia S. If Google's experiment works out the Xperia S might soon basically be a Nexus!
Press shots and information about Sony's new Xperia-branded Android tablet have been outed by an XDA developer member. The tablet is likely one of the big devices to be showcased at IFA 2012.
An internal slideshow containing details about Sony's new Xperia Tablet, the long-rumoured Tablet S successor has appeared online, including details on a broad range of accessories.
After the Xperia S released running Android 2.3, Sony promised the device would be updated to 4.0 in the future. They've kept their word, releasing the phone's update.
We love the way smartphone manufacturers tease upcoming devices, and after the good impression we got from Sony's Xperia S, the latest teaser from Sony has got us excited yet again.
Despite promising to upgrade the Xperia PLAY to Ice Cream Sandwich, Sony has confirmed that the PlayStation gaming phone now won't get the update, due to performance and reliability issues.
Sony has announced its plans to turn around the company, focusing on three businesses (digital imaging, gaming and mobile) while also confirming plans to lay off 10,000 of its workers.
Sony has revealed its plans to offer Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) updates for a variety of its Xperia branded smartphones, with the first phones getting the upgrade in April.
A 12.1 megapixel camera, 720p display and a slew of Sony enhancements set up the Xperia S to perform well in the media arena, but just how well? Find out in our Sony Xperia S super-review
While its rivals vie for superiority in the smartphone space with ever more powerful quad-core processors, Sony says that we shouldn't expect such devices from them until 2013 at the earliest.
Sony today announced the latest range of Xperia NXT series handsets earlier today at the MWC conference in Barcelona. The new additions to the series are the Xperia P and the Xperia U.
A couple of blurry pictures seem to show a Sony smartphone prototype that is running Microsoft's Windows Phone, suggesting that Sony could be making a Windows Phone-based product.
Sony Ericsson have announced their first "Sony" branded smartphone in the form of the Android 2.3 based Xperia S. The device comes with a dual-core processor, improved camera and a great screen.
Sony has opted to buy out Ericsson's share within their joint Sony Ericsson agreement, giving control of additional patents and also guaranteed continuation of the devices produced by both companies.
Sony Ericsson have recently released the small form-factor and mid-range Android-powered Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray; today Neowin goes hands-on to give a thorough review of the latest SE device
Reports emerge about a new Sony Ericsson handset with a huge 3D display. Could it be the next Playstation phone?
Following PopCap's recent acquisition by Electronic Arts, the highly acclaimed casual games developer has announced a global agreement with Sony Ericsson, which will see some of PopCap's most popular games being preloaded on Sony's Xperia...
It's no secret that Sony has been in the news a lot lately. From the PSN downtime, with the identity theft issue that comes with it, to the numerous court cases launched to try and...
The Xperia line of mobile phones will soon have some new and smaller editions. Engadget reports today that Sony Ericsson has just revealed plans to release the Xperia Mini and Xperia Mini Pro smartphone. Both...
Earlier we saw a YouTube user posting a video of Windows Mobile 6.5 on his HTC Touch HD, now we have another user from xda-developers forum who has ported the latest Windows Mobile 6.5 to...