The Xperia Arc was one of Sony Ericsson’s best selling smartphones this year, so it’s no surprise the company is gearing up for the sequel. The original device never appeared on any of the major US carriers, but now that Sony has purchased Ericsson’s stake and decided to focus on high-end phones, next year could ... Read More »
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Last year around this time, one of the hottest rumors on the Android blogs was the PlayStation Phone. Just the idea of PlayStation branded phone had many of us excited, but the final product that Sony Ericsson released as the Xperia Play left some of us underwhelmed. Despite what you think of the device, ... Read More »
Curious why it takes half a year for most handset makers to release major software updates? Motorola just shared a blog post that details the four steps they must go through in order to release an update to customers. We already knew that Google released the source code for Android 4.0 last ... Read More »
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A little over a month ago, Sony announced that it was purchasing Ericsson’s stake in the Sony Ericsson joint venture for â‚¬1.05 billion. After the announcement, it was not immediately clear which direction Sony would take in the mobile phone market. Sony Ericsson produced a wide array of mobile devices, from low-end feature phones ... Read More »
It’s a good time to be an Android user, at least if you own one of LG‘s or Sony Ericsson‘s Android phones. Box is partnering with both these companies to offer a whopping 50 GB of cloud storage to individuals who own any of their Android devices. This level of storage trounces ... Read More »
Nearly a month ago SONY Ericsson announced their latest Android 2.3.4 update for nearly a dozen phones, but it only included a few countries in northern Europe. Since then, SE has added in even more tweaks and upgrades and is finally ready for a global Android 2.3.4 roll-out.
SONY Ericsson’s phones will get all the traditional ... Read More »
It looks like the end of an era is upon us. SONY made the announcement today that they have purchased Ericsson’s 50 percent stake of SONY Ericsson for a cool â‚¬1.05 billion. The SONY Ericsson joint venture was established on October 1, 2001, and was meant to give the company a competitive advantage by combining ... Read More »
Not content to leave HTC as the sole company to confirm they’ll be bringing Ice Cream Sandwich to their current crop of devices, Sony Ericsson has announced via their Facebook page that they intend to bring Android 4.0 to their entire 2011 lineup. The folks at Engadget reached out to Sony Ericsson to confirm ... Read More »
If you want something done right, do it yourself. It seems Sony is heeding this advice; the Wall Street Journal recently reported that Sony will be purchasing the mobile division of Telefon AB L.M. Ericsson. This could mean we’ll be losing the Sony Ericsson brand and replacing it with good ol’ Sony.
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One of the best features of Android is its open ecosystem. Any manufacturer can come around and use this amazing OS or even tinker around to improve it (or mess things up). Sadly, manufacturers are not always great at what they do, and depending on your preferences, you might want to get rid of those ... Read More »