Sony Xperia Z Cannot Send / Receive Text Messages [How To Fix]

Perhaps the most common problems with cellphones and smartphones is that there are times when they just cannot do their common tasks, i.e. sending and receiving text messages. This operation is the most basic function yet you’ll be surprised sometimes that even a device as powerful as the Sony Xperia Z cannot do it. There

Android 4.4.4 rolling out to the Sony Xperia Z, ZL, ZR, Tablet Z

The Xperia Z3 might be the device making headlines since its debut at IFA, but that doesn’t mean Sony has forgotten about the devices that came before its latest flagship. Today, the company has announced that the Android 4.4.4 update has begun rolling out to the Xperia Z, Xperia ZR, Xperia ZL, and the Xperia

Android 4.4 KitKat Update Rundown: January Edition

You know, it’s funny. And sort of sad. Every time Google starts work on a brand new Android version, more so as we near a fresh release and especially immediately after the rollout, we get our hopes up and expect things will be different. Yet they never are. Meanwhile, fragmentation flourishes, the life cycle of

T-Mobile Xperia Z

T-Mobile releases Android 4.2 update for the Sony Xperia Z

T-Mobile has finally started rolling out the Android 4.2 update for the Sony Xperia Z smartphone. The handset broke cover earlier this year at the CES event, but only made its way to T-Mobile a few months ago. The Xperia Z is one of the many water resistant smartphones launched by Sony this year, and

NFC File Transfer On Sony Xperia Z Not Working [Troubleshooting Guide]

We have received emails from our readers suggesting the NFC file transfer function on their Sony Xperia  Z smartphone is not working. For those who are not familiar with the feature, the problem might pose some challenges. However, troubleshooting it requires straightforward procedures and that’s what I’m going to present in this post. In case

Unlocking Bootloader Of Sony Xperia Z Breaks Camera Functionality

One of the reasons why a lot of developers like Sony is that the company provides a way to unlock the bootloader of their devices. While not all devices are supported, most of the Xperia releases from 2011 and onwards can have their bootloaders unlocked using tools from the official sonymobile site. The reason why

LG G2 vs. flagship smartphones

This is our LG G2 vs. flagship smartphones comparison, a side-by-side assessment of how the new LG smartphone stacks up against the competition in terms of its specifications. In particular, we are comparing the specifications of the LG G2 with those of the Motorola Moto X, Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One, Sony Xperia Z, Apple

Moto X versus flagship smartphones

In a battle between Moto X versus flagship smartphones, such as the Samsung Galaxy S4, Sony Xperia Z, Apple iPhone 5, Blackberry Z10 and Nokia Lumia 1020, which handset would emerge as the one with the best technical specifications? We have compiled the data into a table for easy reference. Display If a smartphone with a

Smartphones with the thinnest bezels

Which are the smartphones with the thinnest bezels? There seems to be a growing obsession for thin bezels, as evidenced by the decreasing sizes of the bezels in recent smartphones. Earlier, it had been rumored that consumers would be able to enjoy bezel-less smartphones with edge-to-edge displays soon. However, no such smartphone has been released

Sony Xperia Z Available At T-Mobile For $99 Or $579 Outright

The Sony Xperia Z has already been available in the US via the Sony Store since last week however the bulk of its sales might come from T-Mobile. The carrier has locked up the exclusive launch of the device and is now ready for pre-orders until today at their website. It’s going to be officially

Sony Xperia Z Successor to Come Later This Year

One of the best high end Android smartphones in the market today, Sony’s Xperia Z, though still relatively new having been announced during this year’s CES, may be getting a successor as soon as this year. Just a few weeks after the confirmation that Sony will be launching the ‘bigger and better’ Xperia Z Ultra,