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Sony Smart Watch hands-on video: a Bluetooth-enabled watch with apps for your Android phone

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Bluetooth and app-supported watches are a big trend here at CES, with little guys like IM Watch and MIMM taking on the big boys in Motorola and Sony. The Sony Smart Watch, announced at CES, hopes that a combinatio…

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Xperia S and Ion will be first devices under Sony name, get ICS in late Q1 or early Q2

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I just wanted to answer a couple of questions that have kept popping up in the past couple of days regarding Sony and its new Android devices announced at CES. Just to be clear, Sony Ericsson still exists. For now a…

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Sony Xperia S hands-on: will this phone capture or break my heart? [Video]

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Just a few hours ago, I said that the Sony Xperia Ion was a phone worth keeping an eye on. But that was only for AT&T customers. If you aren’t an AT&T subscriber, or are one and willing to consider jum…

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Sony Entertainment Network expanding to one-stop media service to Android, web, and PS3

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Sony Entertainment Network aims to be the central service for your entertainment needs. Many services, one login. It’s the same model that has helped Amazon create an ecosystem of books, movies, and mu…

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Google TV

Google TV activations double since Honeycomb update, LG, Samsung, and Vizio jump on-board

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Regardless of the mistakes that may have been made in its 2010 launch, Google hasn’t given up on Google TV just yet. In fact, the company just announced that several manufacturers will be displaying new G…

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Sony will buy out Ericsson, end Sony Ericsson partnership [Confirmed]

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Sony Ericsson will be no more now that the two companies behind the joint venture have announced that they will part ways. Confirming the persistent rumors that reappeared this month, Ericsson announced toda…

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Sony Ericsson to focus on Android after disappointing sales

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If the mobile phone industry is a gamble, Sony Ericsson is going all in with Android. In its Q3 2011 financial results, the Japanese-Swedish joint venture announced that it is shifting strategies to develop on…

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Rumor: Sony & Ericsson may dissolve partnership

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Sony Ericsson, the joint venture by Sony Corp. and Ericsson, is rumored to be nearing a split. The Wall Street Journal reports that Sony wants to buy Ericsson’s stake in the business so it can have more con…

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Sony Tablets

Sony joins Android Honeycomb tablet race with traditional and dual-screen models

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Android Honeycomb tablets are becoming a dime-a-dozen, which naturally leads to attempts to set new tablets apart from the growing pack. Samsung added live panels to its device, and Asus included an optional…

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Android Games

Official PlayStation app adds support for most of SCEE, still no SCEA

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Sony has just announced that version 1.05 of the official PlayStation app is now live in the Apps Store and Android Market. The Official PlayStation app allows users to check their PlayStation Network trophie…

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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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Android News

Sony launching PlayStation gaming store for Android

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Sony has announced that it will bring “PlayStation quality” games to Android devices this year. In its PlayStation Suite, Sony will work with phone makers to certify phones that are authorized t…

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Android Apps

Sony Reader app debuts on Android

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Sony Electronics previously announced that it would deliver an eBook reader app for Android in January, and the company has made good on the promise. The Reader app for Android is now available for devices runn…

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Sony Playstation Phone is the Xperia Play [RUMOR]

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The device that the tech community has taken to calling the “PlayStation Phone” may actually be called the Xperia Play. Pocketnow found a European Union trademark for a product named the Xperia P…

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Playstation Android app coming for news and friend tracking in Europe

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Sony Ericsson still won’t come clean on that PlayStation Phone that we know exists, but the Japanese half of the SE partnership is coming out with an Android app. The Official PlayStation App for the Andr…

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