05/14/2012, When it comes to operating system updates, there are many factors to consider – ranging from the carrier to the hardware manufacturer itself. In the case of Sony’s Xperia S (which was first spotted at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona earlier this year), it was originally thought to receive the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update sometime in the later part of the second quarter – which would mean the […]
04/22/2012, Certification seems to be the buzzword these days, and we have just caught whiff of the Sony Xperia ST27 being certified by the UPnP Forum, and while there has been no rumors circulating around concerning the Xperia ST27 prior, it would not be too far off the mark to figure out that this might actually be the successor to the Xperia active (ST17). No hardware specifications have been listed to […]
04/22/2012, The Sony Xperia ion was launched back in CES 2012 in January this year, and was available for pre-order shortly after CES was over. Well, since then, very little else was known about the Sony Xperia ion as the smartphone laid low for quite some time, until it is back in the limelight yet again after being certified by the GCF (Global Certification Forum). This might be a hint that […]
04/19/2012, One of the downsides to Android apps is that sometimes an app that you want might not be compatible with your device. An example would be in the Android release of Grand Theft Auto whereby mostly the high-end Android smartphones were supported. Perhaps looking to include more of their phones as being compatible devices to a larger number of apps, Sony has launched a new program where they are lending […]
04/13/2012, For those of you who own an Xperia smartphone from the 2011 range upwards will be pleased to hear that Sony Mobile has officially announced a software upgrade that will include an update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The Xperia arc S, Xperia neo V and Xperia ray will be the first smartphones to receive this software upgrade, and even then, it will be made available only for consumers […]
03/30/2012, Sony sure is taking its commitment to Android seriously – the company sure seems to be constantly churning out updates for its Xperia handsets, and it looks like its 2011 Xperia owners will be receiving their long-awaited updates very soon. The company announced today that it will start pushing out the Ice Cream Sandwich update sometime in mid-April. The first phones to get the tasty ICS update will be the […]
02/23/2012, If you want Android Ice Cream Sandwich on your 2011 Xperia smartphone rightaway and you don’t want to wait for the final version to drop, you’re in luck. Sony has decided to release the beta version of the Ice Cream Sandwich ROM for its 2011 Xperia smartphones today. But because it is an early version of upcoming update – you can expect certain features to be broken or missing at […]
02/01/2012, If you happen to own a Mac computer as well as a Sony Ericsson Xperia smartphone, then here is some good news for you – your Mac will finally be on the receiving end of the Xperia updating capability, something that has been a long time in coming already. After all, autumn 2011 saw the release of a new Mac OS application known as the ‘Sony Ericsson Bridge for Mac’ […]
01/23/2012, LG and Samsung 55” OLED TV, At CES, both LG and Samsung have committed to commercialize large-size OLED televisions by the end of the year. While no pricing has been announced yet, the rumored price is said to be hovering around $8000. We don’t know how close this is to reality, but it’s fair to assume that most people won’t be able to afford one the first models. Fortunately, OLED […]
01/16/2012, With Mobile World Congress just around the corner, you can be sure that Sony, having shed the “Ericsson” part for their smartphone range, has something up their sleeves – with the Xperia S (see our demo) being the most recent model to be announced at the recently concluded CES in Las Vegas. Two more Xperia smartphones have photobombed a group photo, where the larger model at the bottom should probably be […]
01/09/2012, [CES 2012] Sony is introducing the Xperia S (aka Nozomi aka Xperia HD), a 4.3” Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) smartphone that features a dual-core processor at 1.5GHz and a 1280×720 “Reality Display” with “Mobile Bravia Engine”. The “reality” term has been used by Sony in the past to name imaging components, and other brands have used it, like Silicon Graphics reality engine – which was ironically very far from […]
12/21/2011, With Samsung announcing their timeline for updating some of their Android smartphones to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, it seems that Sony Ericsson has deemed it appropriate to release their own timeline on when we can expect to see their Android smartphones make the jump to Android 4.0.
12/15/2011, The other day an early build of Android 4.0 for the Samsung Galaxy S2 was leaked which we advised users not to go ahead with the install unless they were really curious. Now the good news for Sony Ericsson Xperia owners is that the company has an alpha build of the Android 4.0 update and they are releasing it for public consumption.
12/15/2011, Good news for Xperia phone owners – if you’ve been looking for extra storage on your phone but don’t feel like investing in a bigger memory card, Sony Ericsson and Box have teamed up to give you an early Christmas present. The Sony Ericsson-Box offer that was leaked last month is now live today. This means that all Xperia owners will be given 50GB of cloud storage on Box’s cloud […]