Google IO 2016 Coverage

Sony killing off C and M series to consolidate on Xperia X devices


While we see a company like Samsung working on expanding their device portfolio with the forthcoming introduction of the new C series of devices, Sony appears to be on an entirely different path. Images from some presentations by Sony Mobile executives indicate the company is consolidating all of their mobile device plans behind the Xperia X line of devices as a single brand for the company. This means Sony will be eliminating both the Xperia C and Xperia M line of devices, which will join the Xperia Z line that was killed off earlier this year. Read more

Sony’s Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact finally gets updated to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow


In previous weeks, we’ve seen Sony push the Marshmallow update to its Xperia Z5 and Z3 range of devices, as well as the Z4 Tablet. One device that was missing from the list, though, was the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact that was still laboring away on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. Until today, that is, because the Marshmallow update is now available. Read more