New Xperia Ear update expands voice notification support, includes updated head gestures

Sony’s Xperia Ear accessory has started receiving a new update that bumps the companion app to build number 1.1.0.A.2.1, and brings along a host of improvements.

Prime among them is the ability to read alerts and provide notifications for any app – previously, voice notifications only worked with a handful of apps including SMS, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Line, Email, Gmail, Twitter, Calendar, and News Suite.

In addition, the update also includes new head gestures. “Users can now accept and decline calls with a nod or shake of the head, cancel notification read out with another…