Verizon Pushing Maintenance Update to Sony Xperia Play
May 1, 2012, 6:45 AM by Eric M. Zeman
Verizon Wireless is offering a system update to the Sony Xperia Play gaming Android smartphone. The update adds continuous auto-focus when shooting 720p HD video, improves the user experience when loading games, and lets owners use the right trigger button as a camera/shutter control. Other benefits of the update include the addition of VZ Navigator, the Wireless Emergency Alerting System, and Verizon Video-on-Demand; fast-forward and rewind Bluetooth controls for the music player; the ability to turn off the mobile hotspot ID broadcast; and numerous big fixes.
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