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Verizon Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Review: Gaming God or Clunky Cell Phone?

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The beauty of Android smartphones, aside from offering an unmatched level of choice, is that they can replace the primary function of other devices. An Android smartphone is as much MP3 player and alarm clock a…

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Verizon unboxing & quick hands-on [Video]

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The PlayStation Phone runs Android? The concept originally seemed a little strange when rumors first emerged that Sony Ericsson was developing an Android phone capable of playing PlayStation games, especi…

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Verizon announces Sony Xperia Play for May 26

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The fabled “PlayStation Phone” has finally been confirmed to go on sale at Verizon Wireless beginning May 26. Gamers can get the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play that day, or pre-order it beginning May 1…

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Sony Ericsson will let you unlock your bootloader on select Android phones

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Sony has a rather unfriendly reputation with developers, evidenced by it’s ongoing issues with PlayStation 3 hacker GeoHot. But Sony Ericsson is warming up to the Android root and hacking community by…

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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 will receive Gingerbread update in early Q3 this year

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Sony Ericsson is a phone manufacturer that has taken a lot of heat for not supplying its Android devices with regular OS updates. However, the company has promised to do better in the future, and that’s why the cu…

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Verizon Xperia Play to ditch Sony Ericsson launcher in favor of stock Android

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Verizon Wireless hosted an informal event last night in which it showed off the Xperia Play. While I was unable to get anyone to give me a solid date regarding when the Xperia Play would be released (estimates say…

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Sony decides the creepy Android thumb ad needs a prequel

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Last month, Sony Ericsson put out one of the creepiest commercials of all time, showing our lovable Android mascot in a seedy back alley warehouse after having gotten a brand new pair of thumbs. This time, SE thi…

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc will redeem SE on Android. Maybe. [Video hands-on]

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The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc is beautiful. There’s really no other way to describe it, and that shouldn’t surprise anyone given SE’s track record for developing stunning hardware. Howev…

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10 Gameloft games launching with Xperia Play, but none of your PSOne games

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As Andrew showed from MWC, the Xperia Play is looking like a pretty nice phone. We’re finally seeing some of the games coming to Sony’s new phone, but the offering is a bit of a mixed bag. On the good si…

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Sony Xperia Play is a better gaming device than expected [Video hands-on]

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It’s not often that I admit to being wrong. Not because I’m stubborn, but because I’m always right (just kidding). But I must reverse course and say that the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play is not t…

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Sony Ericsson shows off the Xperia Neo and Pro

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Sony Ericsson is trying hard to make itself relevant in the Android ecosystem, so today not only did they officially announce the Xperia Play (which we’ve all known about for months), but they showed off…

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Android News

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, a.k.a. PlayStation Phone, announced at MWC – coming to Verizon in March [UPDATE: full specs]

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The PlayStation Phone saga began a long time ago, but it wasn’t until recently that Sony Ericsson acknowledged that it even existed. The rumor that SE was making a PlayStation Phone started in early Augu…

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Sony Ericsson finally recognizes the Xperia Play’s existence, will launch it on Sunday this week at MWC

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Not that we had any doubts that the smartphone world’s least well kept secret, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, or the PlayStation Phone as it has been labeled so many times, would be launched at this year’s MWC, bu…

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Sony Ericsson MT15i gets a proper name, Neo, and another hands-on preview

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You might remember that mobile insider Eldar Murtazin previewed a Sony Ericsson handset called MT15i a few weeks ago. It’s an upcoming Gingerbread device with a 4-inch FWVGA Reality Display touchscreen feat…

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Officially creepy ad for the unofficial Xperia Play

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Sony (and, let’s face it, Japan in general) has never been a company to shy away from shocking, strange, or creepy ads, but the new commercial for the Xperia Play may end up giving me nightmares. That̵…

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