SONY Posts on XDA

Sony is an electronics company from Japan. It entered the Android market with the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 in 2009. In 2011, Sony fully acquired Ericson and dropped its name from branding. The company has created Android phones, tablets, smartwatches, and Chromebooks.

Sony PlayStation 5’s first major update brings USB storage support for PS5 games

Sony has announced the first major update for the PlayStation 5, marking it ready for release. Customers around the world will get access starting tomorrow, April 14th. The new update's highlight feature is the ability to store PS5 games on an external USB hard drive. Other features that will be available with the update include...

Google and Sony team up to add 360 Reality Audio support in Android

Sony has been developing its 360 Reality Audio technology for a while now, based on the MPEG-H 3D audio codec. The tech is mostly limited to some of Sony's own smartphones, and only works with compatible apps, but now it looks like broader 360 Reality Audio support could be coming to Android. A series of code...

Sony reportedly planning to further push the PlayStation brand into mobile gaming

Sony has been capitalizing when it comes to exclusive game titles on the PlayStation platform. It is being reported that the company is now planning to push harder into the mobile gaming market. Sony has reportedly posted a job advertisement for the position of Head of Mobile, PlayStation Studios, SIE, which requires the candidate to...

Android 11 Custom ROM List – Unofficially Update Your Android Phone!

As you may be well aware by now, the stable version of Android 11 has now been released to the masses. Google's Pixel series of phones and a handful of Xiaomi devices have joined the update train so far, while official beta builds are available for the OnePlus 8 lineup, the Samsung Galaxy S20 series,...

Sony announces three new games coming to PlayStation Now this April

It's that time of the month again. Sony has announced the next set of games that will be available to PlayStation Now subscribers. Three new games will be available starting today, April 6. Announced via the official PlayStation blog, players will get access to Marvel’s Avengers, Borderlands 3, and The Long Dark. For the unacquainted, PS...

E3 2021 will go virtual, Nintendo and Xbox to attend

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) on Tuesday announced this year’s E3 will go forward — but as an all-virtual event due to the pandemic. This will be the second year in a row E3, which will take place June 12 through June 15, has been forced to go digital. Despite the event taking place online, there’s...

Sony may soon release the WH-1000XM4 headphones in a new white color

Sony has produced some of the best noise-canceling headphones in the industry. The company released the WH-1000XM4 headphones last year as a new premium ANC option, and now there could be a new color and more audio features on the way. The Sony WH-1000XM4 is currently available in three colors: Black, Blue, and Silver. The Silver...

Sony confirms a launch event for April 14, could unveil Xperia 1 III and Xperia 10 III

Sony may not be one of the top-selling smartphone brands in the world, but the company is still making some solid phones. Even more importantly, despite the less than stellar sales and fierce competition from all around, the company is still sticking around — unlike LG, which could quit the smartphone game forever. Instead of...

LineageOS 18.1 based on Android 11 is here for nearly 60 devices

There is no dearth of custom ROM choices in the aftermarket development scene, but if there’s one that we could consider to be “the biggest” of them all, then that would be LineageOS. There are so many reasons why the LineageOS project is loved by the community, and it's not just for all the features that...

Sony Bravia X80J and Bravia XR A90J are the first TVs with Google TV that you can buy right away

With the launch of the new Chromecast last year, Google introduced a special version of Android TV called Google TV. Google had stressed that it is a custom UX solution that would focus on content discovery and content aggregation that is built on top of Android TV, kind of like an alternative to PatchWall and...

Sony gives a preview of its next-gen VR controllers for the PlayStation 5

With the launch of the PlayStation 5, Sony brought a variety of accessories including the DualSense controller charging station, Pulse 3D wireless headset, a media remote controller, and an HD camera. Today the company is adding a new accessory, something that has been missing from the lineup. The new VR controllers for the PS5 have an...

Sony’s Play at Home 2021 event will offer several games for free on March 25

Sony is giving away some free games for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PSVR owners on March 25 as a part of its Play at Home 2021 initiative. The company is already offering Ratchet & Clank free of cost ever since the beginning of March and has now listed new games that will be available...