Sony expands its ‘Xperia Beta Program’ to new regions, adds Xperia Z2 support

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Sony just expanded its ‘Xperia Beta Program.’ In case you don’t know, it’s designed for users to test the latest version of Android on Sony devices before the official public rollout. The program will help Sony discover bugs and issues that may be embedded in the operating system. This ultimately spotts the issues so that Sony can fix what needs to be fixed before rolling the update out to the public.

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Sony posts list of Xperia devices to receive Android 6.0 Marshmallow update

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While Google is busy pushing the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to both Nexus and Android One devices, other companies are announcing which handsets will be updated to the latest version of the operating system. HTC posted a list a few days, T-Mobile announced a list of eligible devices earlier today, and now Sony has gone public with its own list.

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Sony’s IFA 2015 press conference is on September 2nd

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Sony may have just announced its ‘super mid-range’ Xperia M5 and gargantuan C5 Ultra smartphones, but that doesn’t mean the Japanese electronics company is anywhere near finished updating its line-up of devices. While we believe that the Xperia Z5 will be unveiled at the IFA in Berlin next month, Sony has confirmed its presence at the trade show via a tweet sent by its Italian subsidiary. Read more

Talk Android Weekly Recap: July 24 – August 1, 2015

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We’re just wrapping up another exciting week at Talk Android! OnePlus announced the OnePlus Two, which has been met with much controversy. Motorola revealed a bunch of new devices and accessories: the Moto X Style, Moto X Play, Moto G, and a handful of Bluetooth headsets. Despite a successfully funded IndieGoGo campaign, the YotaPhone 2 will not be coming to the United States, and Google has indefinitely delayed the Android M Developer Preview 3.

Hopefully you didn’t miss out on any of these awesome stories. If you did, be sure to hit the break to catch up on all the latest happenings in Android!

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