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Articles tagged with "Sony Ericsson"

Android games get a boost with ICS update, Qualcomm app

Mobile gaming has really taken off, and its hurting the major console brands in the process. A recent report from Flurry estimates that games released on Android and iOS will make around $1.9 billion in combined revenues in the US this year. That’s more revenue than Nintendo DS and Sony PSP games ... Full Article »

November 16, 2011 10:11am

Sony to buy out Ericsson portion of Sony Ericsson for $1.475 billion

Mobile device maker Sony Ericsson is likely to soon lose its “Ericsson” moniker, as Sony announced today it would be buying out the Norwegian company’s stake to the tune of $1.475 billion. Ericsson and Sony were formerly separate handset makers, and merged the two “unprofitable” businesse ... Full Article »

October 27, 2011 2:22pm

Microsoft adds Kindle Fire maker to its Android licensing pact, Google CEO responds

One can quickly tire of the Android vs. The World saga, as Apple, Microsoft and Oracle all do their part to limit Google’s success in the mobile realm. It seems a never ending battle for Google to defend the Android platform, buffering with expensive acquisitions like Motorola Mobility to pad its ... Full Article »

October 14, 2011 9:22am

Sony Ericsson hopes to increase its Android presence

Android has been lucrative, even for companies beyond Google. OS rivals like Microsoft figured they’d benefit from Android’s success, one way or another, by raking in an estimated $44 million windfall from licensed royalties off manufacturers’ Android device sales. But Sony Ericsson, which has ... Full Article »

October 3, 2011 9:38am

Sony debuts Android tablets; HTC steps things up

With IFA kicking off this week, you can bet there’s tons of toys in store for Android lovers. This week brought news of new Sony and HTC Android tablets, each making their mark in this red-hot market. Sony Ericsson also revealed the Xperia Arc S smartphone, while Samsung unmasked a new lineup of G ... Full Article »

September 4, 2011 12:00pm

Android’s booming gamer industry hatches new markets

Android games continue to be a popular category as far as mobile apps go, topping the charts in July’s Mobile Mix report, released by Millennial Media this morning. It’s a trend that’s remained unchanged for a year now, as games trumped all other mobile app categories in July 2010 as well. And ... Full Article »

August 24, 2011 9:25am

Minecraft, FIFA 12 choose Xperia PLAY for exclusive Android launches

Sony Ericsson’s Xperia PLAY phone for gamers continues to attract developers, some even seeking out exclusive launches to appeal to the Xperia’s dedicated demographic. Today brings two new announcements for Sony's Android device, including Mojang’s first mobile edition of Minecraft (also avail ... Full Article »

August 16, 2011 9:24am

Free phones and wearable gadgets make Android as accessible as ever

Once again, there's been some interesting announcements of upcoming Android phones this week, including the smart new XPERIA Arc from Sony Ericsson, and the Photon from Motorola. Also, a new company wants to bring Android apps to jewelry and gadgets, and if you were lucky, you might have latched ont ... Full Article »

August 7, 2011 10:00am

Samsung and HTC devices reign on Android; Sony unleashes Xperia Play

When it comes to the mobile market, manufacturers are some of the biggest players, especially those that can ride in on Android’s popularity. While Apple (AAPL) still reigns as the top manufacturer with nearly 33 percent of the market, Samsung (005930.KS) and HTC (2498.TW) follow in second and thi ... Full Article »

May 19, 2011 9:44am

Xperia Play's PlayStation games selling less than 1,000 units

Although it’s still due to release in the U.S. later this month, it appears Sony Ericsson’s PlayStation-branded Xperia Play smartphone is floundering. The biggest selling point for the Play, outside its slide-down gamepad in place of a hardware keyboard, is the ability for the device to downloa ... Full Article »

May 12, 2011 4:00pm


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