Check these 500 Material design wallpapers for home screen & lock screen

We are waiting for Sony to roll Android 5.0 Lollipop update on Xperia “Z” series and to see what Sony is holding for users in terms of new material design inspired UI. It seems we will also have new Xperia wallpapers inspired from material design.

XDA user DennisDD78 shared some 500 material design wallpapers which go very beautifully on home screen & lock screen of FHD devices. Lock screen wallpapers have 1080×1776 resolution and home screen wallpapers have 2664×2664 resolution ( you need to crop a little bit to adjust them ).

Material design wallpapers

Download 500 material design wallpapers from below link.

View Wallpapers
[Zip the wallpapers in Google Drive to download – 300 MB file ]

Xperia Material Design Wallpapers

Below you can see two of the wallpapers on Xperia Z2 lock screen & home screen.

Material design wallpaper on Xperia Z2 Lock Screen

Material design wallpaper on Xperia Z2 Home Screen

Like the wallpapers, let us know. Drop your comments below.

Source – XDA

Christmas stickers for Sony Sketch app available for download

It’s festive season and Christmas is approaching, for the same reason we have earlier shared Xperia Winter & Xperia Christmas theme and now Sony is giving Christmas stickers on their Sketch app. You must have Sony Sketch 5.0.A.0.2 app installed to download Christmas sticker app, if you don’t have it download from here.

Once installed you will get a notification for new Christmas sticker pack available for download. It is 3.82 MB in size and there are more than 50 stickers to use ( Sketch app will only work on android 4.2+ running Xperia devices ).

Christmas stickers for Sony Sketch app

Open your Sketch 5.0.A.0.2 app, if you have received a notification to download Christmas stickers, then proceed.

Christmas stickers for Sony Sketch app

Download Christmas stickers for Sony Sketch app

Below is Christmas sketch we made from new Christmas stickers.

Merry Christmas from Gizmo Bolt Anurag Ashish

Share with us your Christmas sketches made via this app. Drop your comments below.

Download 141 wallpapers inspired from Material Design for your android device

Google’s Material Design UI is in news after android 5.0 Lollipop’s release and we have seen many apps coming up with same UI. Google has already updated apps like Gmail, Google Maps, Calendar with material design UI. We recently shared Google’s official android 5.0 wallpapers based on material design and wallpapers extracted from Google Calendar, today we are sharing some 100+ wallpapers inspired from material design.

Material design wallpaper normally follow plain designs with different geometrical figures with bright colors ( contrasting shades ) etc. Resolution of wallpapers varies but fits good on 1080p HD screen. You need to crop them to fit on your concerned device’s screen.

Wallpapers inspired from Material Design

Visit the below Google+ Album, click on download all button.

Download from Google+ Album

Wallpapers inspired from Material Design

 

Xperia z2 Wallpapers inspired from Material Design

We will share some more material design wallpapers and theme for android device soon.

Let us know if you like the wallpapers or share more material design wallpapers with us. Drop your comments below.

Source – +BrianParkerson | via – Droid-Life

Download Motorola Droid Turbo stock wallpapers

Verizon Motorola Droid Turbo came into existence recently featuring 5.2″ Super AMOLED QHD display ( 565ppi ), Snapdragon 805 SoC clocked at 2.7GHz quad-core Krait 450 processor, 3GB of RAM and 32GB or 64GB of internal storage ( changes with the device variant ) . It has 21MP rear cam, 2 MP front cam and 39oo mAh battery.

As the system dump of Motorola Droid Turbo is out so its stock wallpapers are now available for download. As it features 2K screen so all wallpapers are of  2880×2560 pixels resolution.

Motorola Droid Turbo stock Wallpapers

Download Motorola Droid Turbo stock wallpapers from below link ( 13 Wallpapers pack ). Wallpapers look great on Xperia handsets with 1080p screen. We tested them on our Xperia Z2.

Download droid-turbo-wallpaper.zip

Download Droid Turbo Stock Wallpapers

Droid Turbo Stock Wallpapers

Motorola Verizon Droid Turbo Stock Wallpapers

Like the Droid Turbo Wallpapers, let us know. Drop your comments below.

Via – Android Community | XDA




Download Media Viewer Small App for Xperia – View photos, videos in small app window

Media Viewer Small App for Xperia allows you to view photos, videos and YouTube videos in small app window on Xperia devices running android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean atleast. You can set the transparency setting for the app so it is not a hindrance to the main screen and you can use the media viewer small app along with your main task.

You can now use the Album, Movies app in photo and video viewer app, allowing you to view, delete and share the item. You can change the size of the small app window pane, check the next item in the list, pinch to zoom functionality on photo and video app.

Media Viewer Small App for Xperia

Download Media Viewer Small App for Xperia devices from below link. No root needed, working great on Xperia Z, ZL, ZR, Z1, Z Ultra, Z2, Z3, Z1 Compact, Z2 Compact, SP, S, T, V, SL, C etc.

Download Xperia FIFA theme from Play Store

Media Viewer Small App for Xperia

Download Media Viewer Small App for Xperia apk

YouTube Viewer Small App

YouTube Viewer Small App

Movie Viewer Small App

Movie Viewer Small App

Photo Viewer Small App

Photo Viewer Small App

Photo Viewer Small App apk

Xperia Photo Viewer Small app

Like the app, let us know. Drop your comments below.

Sony AR Effect 3.0.27 camera app update with new 6 Effects themes

Sony AR Effect camera app has been updated to new version 3.0.27 which brings cool 6 new effects themes which can now be downloaded from Play Store. Sony AR Effect camera app allows you to customize your picture with pre-installed themes and effects. New 6 effects include Spider-man, Horror, Comic, Celebration, Funky Disco and Butterfly out of which Funky Disco and Butterfly were already there in previous versions.

Sony added the functionality of using AR Effect app in video mode also on android 4.4.2 KitKat update on Xperia Z1, Z Ultra, Z1 Compact and now android 4.3 users can also have the benefit of same settings. Sony AR Effect 3.0.27 camera app syncs well with Sony FACE RECOGNITION Technology & SmartAR* Engine detects faces in camera view and decorates them with featured effects.

Download Sony AR Effect 3.0.27 camera app

Download Sony AR Effect 3.0.27 camera app and new effects Spider-man, Horror, Comic, Celebration, Funky Disco and Butterfly from Play Store directly.

AR Effect 3.0.27 camera Themes

Sony AR Effect 3.0.27 camera app

AR Effect 3.0.27 camera app

If you haven’t got update notification yet then you can install Sony AR Effect 3.0.27 camera app and new theme effects manually on your android 4.3+ running handsets ( Sony Social Smart Camera app must be installed ).

XDA user Ben Ling has packed all 6 effects and Sony AR Effect 3.0.27 camera app in one file, download the file and install as normal apk.

Download the below mentioned zip file which includes AR Effect 3.0.27 apk, Celebration 1.0.10 apk , Comic 1.0.10 apk, Butterfly 1.0.9 apk, Funky Disco 1.0.10 apk, Horror 1.0.10 apk  and Spider-Man 1.0.12 apk.

Download AR_Effect_Camera_Apps.zip

AR Effect 3.0.27 apk

Download the new Sony AR Effect 3.0.27 camera app and let us which new effect you liked the most. Drop your comments below.

Thanks Rimas 🙂

Download Xperia Themes Bestfriends, Sporty, Blinger, NewEngland, Headbanger

Sony has provided an option to download and install Xperia themes from Play Store based on Xperia theme engine on android 4.3 firmware update onwards and first Xperia themes were from app makers “The Green Personalisation” and “Knowit Mobile AB”. After a long time The Green Personalisation app maker has launched new Xperia themes today on Play Store viz. Xperia Themes Bestfriends, Sporty, Blinger, NewEngland, Headbanger; all are paid themes.

Above mentioned all themes are paid themes so you need to buy them before you install them. You need atleast android 4.3+ firmware on your Xperia device to install those themes, working on booth rooted as well as non rooted handsets. Check the below links to direct access the Play Store links to download themes.

Xperia Themes from The Green Personalisation

Xperia Theme Bestfriends

Download Xperia Theme Bestfriends apk

Xperia Theme Bestfriends UI

Xperia Theme Bestfriends LockScreen Xperia Theme Bestfriends HomeScreen

Xperia Theme Bestfriends

Xperia Theme Bestfriends Background

Xperia Theme Bestfriends apk

Xperia Theme Sporty

Xperia Theme Blinger

Xperia Theme NewEngland

Xperia Theme Headbanger

Note :- All above mentioned theme are PAID themes, so please don’t ask us to provide the free links. If you want to download the themes, buy them from Play Store 🙂

If you have already downloaded any of the above mentioned theme, let us know do you like it. Drop your comments below.

Download Xperia Keyboard 6.4.A.0.6 available from Play Store

Yet another app from Sony is now available at  Play Store “Xperia Keyboard version 6.4.A.0.6”; till now we have seen so many apps from Sony on Play Store especially Camera apps ( which were exclusively seen on Xperia Z1 ). If you own an Xperia smartphone, Xperia Keyboard app comes as pre-installed as stock keyboard app. At present Xperia Keyboard app version is 6.3.A.0.18 on android 4.4.2 KitKat update from Sony.

Xperia Keyboard 6.4.A.0.6 can be downloaded from Play Store now, currently working on android 4.4.2 running Xperia devices only. Xperia Keyboard is the default Xperia keyboard app for all languages except Chinese, Korean, Japanese. Xperia Keyboard 6.4.A.0.6  is working fine on Xperia Z1, Z Ultra, Z1 Compact. Sony says new “Back up and Sync” features has been added in the keyboard app using your Sony Entertainment Network account.

Download Xperia Keyboard 6.4.A.0.6  app

Download Xperia Keyboard 6.4.A.0.6 app from Play Store, if you are not able to do so, follow the below link to download it manually.

Below Xperia Keyboard 6.4.A.0.6 apk is extracted from our Xperia Z1.

Download com.sonyericsson.textinput.uxp-1.apk

Xperia Keyboard 6.4.A.0.6

Xperia Keyboard 6.4.A.0.6 app

Xperia Keyboard 6.4.A.0.6 apk

If you have downloaded Xperia Keyboard 6.4.A.0.6 app then let us know, any improvements found in terms of its smoothness. Let us know. Drop your comments below.

Install Xperia Sense 6 Custom Theme on Xperia devices

Sony has done a very good job by introducing new Xperia Theme engine on android 4.3 update as just after that we saw so many beautiful custom themes from developers as compared to themes available officially on Google Play Store. A few days back we saw Clean Fall Theme and Purple Flower Theme from XDA dev Levered and now he has brought one more fascinating theme for Xperia users.

XDA dev Levered has made Xperia Sense 6 Custom Theme for Xperia devices, you need root to install this theme. Download the apk from below link and install it like another other normal apk. It has Greenish-Blue UI and color ascent.

Download  Xperia Sense 6 Custom Theme

Download se.levered.sense6.apk 

Below you can see the preview of Xperia Sense 6 Custom Theme.

Xperia Sense 6 Custom Theme

You can also try the below mentioned custom Xperia Themes on your device.

Install Xperia Robocop custom theme

Install Xperia Darksiders Version 2 custom theme

Install Xperia Darksiders custom theme 

Install Xperia Iron Man Custom theme

Let us know if you liked this Xperia Sense 6 Custom Theme, drop your comments below.

Install Xperia Z2 Keyboard 6.3.A.0.18, Sony Select 3.0.24 app port

A few more Xperia Z2 Android 4.4.2 KitKat apps have been ported on other Xperia smartphones today by XDA dev DavidMKD viz. Xperia Z2 Keyboard and Sony Select app. Now almost all Xperia Z2 apps have been ported to other Xperia smartphones which includes Xperia Z2 Smart call handling feature port, Xperia Z2 Camera apps Addons port – Creative Effects, AR Effect 2.0.4 , Background Defocus 1.1.7, TimeShift Video port and Xperia Z2 KitKat Media apps viz. Movies 6.1.A.0.4 and Walkman 8.1.A.0.4 app port,  Xperia Z2 Phone Answering Machine port, Xperia Z2 What’s New, Movie Creator, Sony Podcast, Simple Home apps port, Xperia Z2 Walkman Music Widget port, Xperia Z2 KitKat Notes 1.0.4.A.1 and Sketch 1.0.A.4.2 App port, Xperia Z2 Media Sounds and Camera Click Sounds from KitKat port, Xperia Z2 4K video cam app and TimeShift Video app port, Install Xperia Z2 KitKat themes and task killer app port, Xperia Z2 SystemUI Port – 2 tabs quick settings, notifications option enabled, Xperia Z2 black themed Calendar KitKat app port and Xperia Z2 Phone and Phonebook app KitKat port.

Below you fill find new Xperia Z2 Keyboard 6.3.A.0.18 version, Sony Select 3.0.24 version while present version for these apps available on Android 4.3 Xperia Z1 are Keyboard 6.2.A.0.30, Sony Select 3.0.22. Let’s see how to install them.

Install Xperia Z2 Keyboard 6.3.A.0.18, Sony Select 3.0.24 apps, working on Android 4.1.2+ versions, rooted handset with CWM recovery installed.

Do backup the below mentioned files before replacing them.

Download below file and push it in system/app with correct permissions rw- r– r– and reboot.

Download SonySelect.apk

New Stock Xperia Themes

Download below zip file and flash it in recovery.

Download Z2_Keyboard.zip

Let us know if above apps worked on your Xperia handset or not. Drop your comments below.

[ via – XDA ]

Install Xperia Z2 KitKat Notes 1.0.4.A.1, Sketch 1.0.A.4.2 App

All apps and features of Xperia Z2 KitKat firmware have been ported by the developers now except the full Camera UI. We have posted so far Xperia Z2 Smart call handling feature port, Xperia Z2 Camera apps Addons port – Creative Effects, AR Effect 2.0.4 , Background Defocus 1.1.7, TimeShift Video port and Xperia Z2 KitKat Media apps viz. Movies 6.1.A.0.4 and Walkman 8.1.A.0.4 app port,  Xperia Z2 Phone Answering Machine port and Xperia Z2 What’s New, Movie Creator, Sony Podcast, Simple Home apps port, Xperia Z2 Message, Clock, Email, Calendar app portXperia Z2 Walkman Music Widget port and Xperia Z2 Home 6.2.1.A.0.1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat launcher port.

XDA Dev niaboc79 has ported new Xperia Z2 KitKat Notes 1.0.4.A.1 and Sketch 1.0.A.4.2 App on rooted Xperia smartphones running android 4.3 or later versions. At present on Android 4.3 Xperia Z1, Notes  1.0.A.2.5 and Sketch 1.0.A.2.6 app version is available. Let’s see how to install them.

Download Xperia Z2 Notes 1.0.4.A.1 app

Push the given below SomcNotes.apk and SomcSketch.apk in system/app and set correct permissions rw- r– r– and reboot. Do backup your current apks before replacing them. As per visual changes nothing is new is spotted.

Download SomcNotes.apk

Download Xperia Z2 Sketch 1.0.A.4.2 App

Download SomcSketch.apk

Try clearing the app data if you are facing force close error.

Let us know if above apps worked on your Xperia handset or not. Drop your comments below.

Socialife News app 4.0.26 version rolled – Available to all Android devices running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Sony’s Socialife News app 4.0.26 version rolled today which fixed the app crashing bug on Xperia SP and other Xperia smartphones and now it is available for download on all Android devices running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean or later version as per changelog of Socialife News app 4.0.22.4 version. All Sony android tablets are compatible with this Socialife News app.

Socialife News app has been downloaded more than 10 Million times, is a social media app from Sony which allows you to track the latest updates from more than 2000 feeds from 250 news organisation. It comes with its own associated widgets that can be put on homescreen for quick view and navigation.

Socialife News app 4.0.26 version

Socialife News app 4.0.26 version is available for download from March 3, 2014 11 PM PST, March 4, 2014 8 AM CET and March 4,2014 4 PM JST.

Socialife News app 4.0.26 version

Socialife News app 4.0.26

Sony’s official statement on availability of Socialife News app for all android smartphones.

Socialife News 4.0.22.4 app

Subscribe to our feeds via Socialife News app.

XperiaGuide Socialife News app

Download Socialife News app 4.0.26 version from Google Play Store.

It’s a good news for other Xperia Smartphones that now Socialife News app can be used on all android devices running android 4.1 jelly bean means now Xperia J, Xperia S, SL, Acro S, Ion, P users can officially access it.

Let us know of you still face any bugs in Socialife News app 4.0.26 version. Drop your comments below.