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Smart Connect (LiveWare™ Mgr)

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This is the official Smart Connect app from Sony. With Smart Connect you can decide what happens when you connect your Android smartphone or tablet to an accessory or other device. It is device and time sensitive. You can choose between single and multiple actions such as start music player, slideshow, GPS on/off, Wi-Fi on/off, whatever you want.

Smart Connect also helps you set up and manage smart accessories such as SmartWatch, SmartTags, and app-enabled Bluetooth® headsets from Sony. When you connect your smart accessory, Smart Connect identifies it and downloads any required app for that specific device. It will also find any app extensions available for that accessory.

Previously connected devices are listed within Smart Connect to give you easy access to information and device options.

Note
Smart Connect replaces LiveWare™ manager from Android 4.0

Timescape™ Facebook extension

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In accordance to Facebook’s recommendations, we have updated the procedure for the Timescape™ application. By installing this update, you will have an even better experience on your Xperia device. As you know, Timescape™ provides you with all the latest updates from your friends and lets you know what is happening around the world.

Games & apps

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In accordance to Facebook’s recommendations, we have updated the procedure for the Games & apps application. By installing this update, you will have an better experience on your Xperia device. As you know, Games & apps provides you with all the latest updates from your friends when it comes to shared games and applications and lets you know what is popular around the world.

TrackID™

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What am I listening to? TrackID™ knows. And makes it look good.
This gorgeous music recognition app identifies the music you are listening to. It is fast, it is easy and it looks great. Navigate with ease via the beautiful, intuitive user interface. With TrackID™, music recognition becomes a truly magical experience!
And TrackID™ can do the sharing for you. Just press “Like” to make it instantly visible on your Facebook wall for all your friends to see – and, of course, hear.
With TrackID™ you can access artist biographies, view music videos on YouTube and listen to any song.

Timeshift burst

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Timeshift burst – always get the best picture
Upgrade your camera phone experience with Timeshift burst. It's so intelligent that it captures 61 frames within just 2 seconds – starting even before you press the camera key. This application is perfect for action shots of moving subjects!

Timeshift burst is easy to use:
1. Start your camera and set it to Timeshift burst mode
2. To capture any scene, just press the camera key
3. 61 thumbnails will show up on your screen
4. Swipe the thumbnail images to move back and forth in time of the burst
5. View all frames in a burst sequence by selecting the Timeshift icon on the lower right hand side of a Timeshift burst photo

AR Effect

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Add fun AR (Augmented Reality) effects to your pictures!
With the AR effect application you can take pictures with virtual scenes and characters.
With pre-loaded themes you can create pictures with growling dinosaurs, have fairies walk on your desk, attach masks to your friends’ faces and much more.
Discover amazing augmented reality scenes in the real world with your viewfinder. Sony\'s SmartAR* engine automatically detects surfaces and faces and decorates them with fun AR items.

*SmartAR is the registered trademark or trademark of Sony Corporation in Japan and other countries, for the augmented reality technology developed by Sony Corporation.

Interaction with AR items:
1. Drag animations to change their position
2. Tap on an object and some objects will change (color/variation/action depends on theme content)

Xperia™ LOUNGE

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The Xperia™ Lounge app is your ticket to a world of entertainment and amazing experiences. There’ll be loads of great sports, music and film content for you, plus get access to competitions and promotions that only Xperia™ can bring you, including the chance to win incredible experiences from some of our partners.

The Xperia™ Lounge app can be downloaded on any Android smartphone* but for the best experience, download it on an Xperia™.

Download the Xperia™ Lounge app now >

* Xperia™ Lounge app is only available on versions 2.3 and higher of Android™ platform for smartphones.

Disclaimer:
The Xperia™ Lounge app may only be available in selected languages. Your use of this Xperia™ Lounge app may be subject to data traffic charges depending on your mobile phone subscription with your service provider. The personal information which you provided when registering as Sony Mobile account holder or that you provided your social media service provider when registering your account with them including your name, date of birth, email address, gender and phone type together with any other personal information you provide when entering any Sony Mobile competition via Sony XPERIA ™ Lounge may be used by or on behalf of Sony Mobile to (a) notify you if you have won a competition prize and for prize fulfilment purposes; (b) optimise and personalise your user experience within Sony XPERIA ™ Lounge; (c) to analyse your behaviour on Sony XPERIA ™ Lounge and (d) if you have opted in to receive personalised communications from Sony Mobile, your personal information may be used to notify you of such content that we think may be of most interest to you. By downloading the application, you agree to the above Disclaimer and http://www.sonymobile.com/global-en/legal/terms-of-use-applications.

Xperia Keyboard

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Xperia keyboard is your default keyboard for all languages except Chinese, Japanese and Korean. It offers a superior swiping experience as well as traditional tapping. The keyboard quickly adapts to your writing style, learning your words and can be further personalized from Gmail, Facebook and Twitter.

Data Monitor

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Data Monitor application helps the smart phones users be aware about the data traffic over Sony Ericsson Android phones and avoid big surprises and fear of high data bills. The main propose of this application is helps user keep track
of data traffic between his phone and the GPRS/3G network. Using Data Monitor, user can set alerts to his counters (sent data, received data and total data) and be notified when the amount of data set to that counter have been reached.

mixi Timescape™

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The mixi Timescape™ delivers your latest mixi Network Activity directly into the Timescape™ application and you can also post your stauts on your Xperia™ 2011 or later phones. mixi is one of the most popular SNS services in Japan, please refer to http://mixi.jp/ for more information. This application is developed with the Extension Development Kit (EDK). You can download it at http://developer.sonymobile.com/edk.

Note
- For updates from version 2.x.x. or before, your login information will be reset. Please go to the Account authentication screen to log in again.
- If a friend is not using mixi Timescape™ and the friend's privacy setting for external application is set as off, latest mixi activity of the friend will not be shown on a tile. Please refer to mixi website for more details.

Xperia™ Diagnostics

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Xperia™ Diagnostics lets you run tests on your device to better understand its hardware and software functions. It also provides useful information such as model name, Android version and software version.

Xperia™ Diagnostics is designed to give staff at Sony Mobile contact points a better understanding of the status of your Xperia™ device. The app also gives recommendations and solutions if something could be affecting the functionality.

Xperia™ Diagnostics is not primarily intended for standalone use. The tests in this tool are not proof of any malfunction in your Xperia™ device. The status will be determined by authorised Sony Mobile personnel.

Please note: This tool will only be actively utilised during troubleshooting for selected markets.

Smart extension for Facebook

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This is the official Sony Facebook application for your Sony smart accessory. With this app, you can view Facebook notifications and content in your Sony smart accessory display. To use this app extension, you must have Smart Connect and the dedicated Sony app for your smart accessory installed on your Android smartphone or tablet. When you have installed this app, it will be activated automatically in your smart accessory. Works with: SmartWatch MN2, SmartWatch 2 SW2, Smart Wireless Headset pro MW1, Stereo Bluetooth® Headset SBH50, Smart Bluetooth® Handset SBH52. If you want to find more apps or app extensions for smart accessories from Sony, use ‘smart extension’ and ‘Sony’ in your search. If you want to develop apps or app extensions for innovative Sony accessories, go to www.sonymobile.com/developer. Android apps and app extensions by Sony are designed to work with Android smartphones and tablets. However, some manufacturers may have set compatibility limitations in their devices resulting in decreased functionality. Enjoy!

LiveWare™ extension for SmartWatch
LiveWare™ extension for Smart Wireless Headset pro
LiveWare™ extension for Stereo Bluetooth Headset SBH50
Smart Connect extension for Notification API
Smart Connect extension for SmartWatch 2