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Android Apps

Sony Ericsson is first manufacturer to get Android Market channel

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Sony Ericsson announced today that it has launched its own channel on the Android Market. In an update rolling out to Sony Ericsson Android phones, the Android Market will be tweaked to showcase apps developed…

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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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Firmware updates

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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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 Tablets

Good news: Sony making a tablet for $599. Bad news: “Sony is busy customizing” the Honeycomb UI

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Two things we knew would happen, but only one that we were hoping for. Sony has told Engadget that they are working on a Honeycomb tablet, the S1, which they plan to bring to market in September for $599. The price p…

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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 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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Android News

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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Firmware updates

Xperia X10 multitouch update now rolling out across the world

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Sony Ericsson has now started rolling out the long-awaited multi-touch update for the Xperia X10 that gives the device pinch-to-zoom functionality.  X10 users can update their handsets via the PC companion…

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc gets comprehensive video preview

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We’ve seen the Xperia Arc captured on film before, but this is the most thorough video preview to date of Sony Ericsson’s upcoming flagship Android phone.  Italian smartphone blog HDBlog.it has impressively…

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Sony Ericsson credits Android for 2010 turnaround, sells 9 million Xperia phones

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What a surprise – another mobile phone maker has seen a strong increase in its sales thanks to Android. Sony Ericsson had a strong 2010, reversing its previously disappointing fortunes in which it conti…

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Eldar Murtazin gets his hands on the Sony Ericsson Vivaz 2 (MT15i), praises it

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I remember reading mobile insider Eldar Murtazin’s surprisingly early phone previews back when Android hadn’t even been announced yet and I was a fan of Symbian 3rd Edition. I’m curious how he ge…

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