Tag Archives: Sony Xperia X

ARCore 1.5 hints at support for OnePlus 6T, Huawei Mate 20, and more

arcoreBefore the release of Google ARCore, there was the short-lived Google Tango project. Tango required the use of dedicated hardware for spatial recognition, and thus you needed a new phone like the Asus ZenFone AR if you wanted to experience augmented reality. Tango obviously never took off, but the ARCore augmented reality platform has quietly

Paranoid Android’s Android Oreo ROM is here for some Sony Xperia phones

Paranoid Android has returned with an Android Oreo ROM! It’s been nearly a year since the last official release, which saw the team update its Android Nougat based custom ROM with a new camera application. The team has been hard at work since then brushing up and improving upon the next iteration based on Android

Sony posts guide on building AOSP Android Pie on Xperia devices

android pie sonyWhen it comes to developer friendly OEMs, Sony is generally somewhere towards the top of the list. While they have been known to do things such as wipe DRM keys when the bootloader is unlocked, they have had multiple developer programs over the years. From giving devices back to the community for their hard work

Sony Xperia XZ2’s full theme engine ported to older Xperia devices

sony xperia xz2 theme engineThe Sony Xperia XZ2‘s theme engine was one of the best available on Android phones. As part of stock on Marshmallow or Nougat on older Xperia devices, you could theme nearly everything. When the Android Oreo update came, though, many of these older devices lost their theming abilities. Only the wallpapers, accent, and home launcher

Sony Xperia X/X Compact, Moto E4, and Xiaomi Mi Note 3 receive TWRP support

TWRP Xiaomi Mi Mix 2, Motorola Moto E4 Plus, and Telekom Puls, Sony Xperia X, Sony Xperia X Compact, Moto E4, Xiaomi Mi Note 3As far as custom recoveries go, TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project) currently enjoys the position of being the most popular custom recovery around, surpassing the popularity of ClockworkMod and others. TWRP, like other custom recoveries, makes it easy to tinker with your device, undertake system level modifications with ease, and even restore backups if you do