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Sony's Qriocity video streaming service is going mobile. The on-demand pay-per-view offering (which is probably best known for its supporting role in the recent PSN outage debacle) is making the jump from the living room to your pocket -- provided said pocket is stuffed with a 2011 Xperia smartph...

July 29th 2011 at 11:26am 0 Comments
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When the Xperia Pro first went up for pre-order back in June, we thought it would be available relatively soon. According to Sony Ericsson's page, however, the handset won't start shipping to UK customers until "late September." A couple of friendly tipsters notified us about the change, though...

July 13th 2011 at 5:34am 0 Comments
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We've known it as both the Urushi and the ST18a, but Sony Ericsson's latest handset was just "accepted" over at the FCC as the Xperia Ray, getting the fed green-light with a full set of photos to boot. A quick perusal of the docs confirms that the Xperia Ray will bring on quadband HSPA compatible...

July 11th 2011 at 12:09pm 0 Comments
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Do you hate proper capitalization, live in the British isles, and have a spare £350? Excellent, because Sony Ericsson's Xperia ray has just gone up for pre-order on Play.com. Scheduled for release on August 15th, the specs of the Gingerbread-toting gizmo haven't changed since we first spott...

July 5th 2011 at 6:17am 0 Comments
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One thing we criticized in our Xperia Play review was the lack of games specifically adapted to the handheld's controls. So it's only fair to mention that a bevy of new titles is on the horizon -- some old, some new, but all optimized for this specific brand of button-mashing. Headline acts inclu...

June 3rd 2011 at 7:57am 0 Comments
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It doesn't matter how much you warn young phones about public benchmarking -- they just don't listen. An unannounced Sony Ericsson device, dubbed Azusa, was caught peeking out from behind an anonymous submission to the NenaMark Android GPU benchmarking tool. The resulting specs outed the device as...

May 4th 2011 at 5:38pm 0 Comments
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O Canada, we stand on guard for thee -- in this case "we" being the Xperia Arc imaging flagship and Xperia Play gaming handset. We knew this day was coming, but it now looks like Sony Ericsson's hottest new pair of Android smartphones will be available from Rogers "late April" for $99. Of course, y...

April 1st 2011 at 8:02am 0 Comments
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Sony Ericsson's next great thing, the Xperia Play, has just appeared on Vodafone UK's pages as its newest pre-order treat. Scheduled for a March 31st launch with a price tag of £free if you're willing to pony up £35 or more a month on a two-year contract. Vodafone's Xperia Play will shi...

March 22nd 2011 at 10:34am 0 Comments