Sony Ericsson is updating its “Bridge” application for Mac users, adding the ability to apply OS updates to Xperia smartphones over USB. This functionality has been available in SE’s PC Companion tool for Windows for some time, but until now Mac users have had to wait for updates to roll out over the air.
If you’re rocking the Xperia/Mac combo, you can grab the current version 1.2 of the SE Bridge app [Read More...]
The official Google TV team let us all know that Sony has an update in the works for their Google TV devices. The update will bring a Chrome browser that “works faster” and enable 3D for Blu-ray discs. Expect the update for your devices this week. A better browser is something everyone loves, but no word if any updates are coming for the Logitech Revue, which has been discontinued.
While we’re not expecting to see the Sony Xperia S until early March, we’re gradually seeing more and more details on the device trickling out. British retailer Clove has received a copy of the Whitepaper for the Xperia S and within its 18 pages we get a pretty detailed look into its specs.
The Playstation certified device will come pre-loaded with a copy of Need for Speed Shift, and will [Read More...]
Less than two weeks ago a supposed Sony 2012 launch schedule emerged as a leak on the web and, aside from the number of devices included on it (no less than 12), we were [Read More...]
There’s no denying that the Sony Xperia S was one of our favorite Android phones at CES. The handset’s unique design certainly makes the phone stand out, but apparently Sony wasn’t ready to reveal all the handset’s secrets at this month’s trade show. According to a recent post on the company’s Facebook page, the Xperia S features an “anti-stain shell,” something we’ve already seen on the recently released Droid RAZR from [Read More...]
The European Commission has given Sony the OK to take full control of Sony Ericsson, three months after Sony paid €1.05 billion for Ericsson’s share of the partnership. Along with the entire company, the hefty sum also earned Sony an IP cross-licensing agreement, as well as ownership of five patent families. If you’ll recall, upon announcement of the buyout, Sony said that the acquisition was fueled by the need to integrate SE [Read More...]
AT&T announced six new Android devices earlier this month at their developers conference during CES, and now we are learning more details about specific release dates. Jonathan Geller of BGR is reporting that AT&T will launch at least seven Android devices in Q1 including the Samsung Galaxy Note, Samsung Rugby Smart, AT&T Fusion, Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket HD, Samsung Exhilarate, Sony Xperia Ion and Sony Crystal.
At the top of our wishlist [Read More...]
We got our first glimpse of the Sony ST25i “Kumquat” last week, and now it seems we may have the official name for the device, too. According to a new entry on the website of the Indonesian telecoms authority, the phone will launch as the Sony Xperia U. This continuing the lettered naming scheme used by the Xperia S, as well as last year’s Tablet S and Tablet P.
The ST25i “Xperia [Read More...]
Sony’s Exmor R image sensors have been a stand-out feature for many of the past year’s Sony Ericsson phone cameras. Moving forward, the electronics giant looks set to introduce even more impressive capabilities in future devices, with today’s announcement of new image sensors for smartphones.
Today Sony took the wraps off new CMOS image sensors for smartphones with white pixels in addition to the usual red, green and blue detectors. The [Read More...]
We saw plenty of the Xperia S before it officially surfaced at CES, and we’ve already seen leaked photos of the MT27i “Pepper”, along with a purported leaked roadmap for other Sony phones. Today, though, XperiaBlog has the first image of at what is reportedly the Sony (Ericsson) ST25i “Kumquat”, a mid to high-end Android phone with a 3.5-inch display and a familiar industrial design.
The “Kumquat”, [Read More...]