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Articles tagged with "Xperia"

Android boosts AT&T revenues, PopCap Games loves Xperia mini’s superior technology

Android sales are still going strong, accounting for 40% of AT&T’s (T) smartphone sales. Looks like the carrier’s effort to diversify its gadget lineup is working. It is particularly important as the once exclusive seller of iPhones continues to battle Verizon (VZ) on the iOS front. AT&T ... Full Article »

July 21, 2011 9:40am

Android competition on the rise, from OS to handsets to marketplace

Android’s been sitting pretty this past year, overtaking Apple as the most dominant OS in the US and beyond. But a wave of competing operating systems and associated handsets is creeping Android’s way, from Hewlett-Packard to Windows Phone 7. Apple still presents the biggest threat to Android, w ... Full Article »

June 27, 2011 9:52am

Hands-on video: Sony Xperia PLAY

Hey everyone. As a special treat we are going to spend the next week looking at the Sony Xperia PLAY and some of its games. Welcome to PLAY week. Let’s start out by taking a gander at the device itself. Basic features include the four standard Android buttons of back, home, options, and search. T ... Full Article »

June 14, 2011 1:00pm

Game developers show Android support at E3 2011

It’s been a big week for the mobile cloud, with Apple (AAPL) revealing a series of software updates at WWDC, and E3 revealing the latest in the gaming arena. For Android, E3 in particular was a good opportunity to prove its potential in mobile gaming. As the Android platform gains momentum and imp ... Full Article »

June 8, 2011 9:15am

Sony launching Xperia Play on May 26

While a few other countries have been able to enjoy Sony (SNE) Ericsson’s PlayStation Phone, the Xperia Play, for a few weeks now, the U.S. has been left out in the cold with only rumors and speculation as to when the device would hit our shores. Luckily, that speculation has come to an end with a ... Full Article »

May 18, 2011 2:15pm

New Android standards developing around security, gaming markets

A security hole discovered in Android leaves nearly 99 percent of phones vulnerable to data theft. The authentication token for Google (GOOG) accounts, known as ClientLogin in Android versions 2.3.3. and earlier, is being sent unencrypted, making it relatively easy to be snapped up by a hacker. Disc ... Full Article »

May 18, 2011 12:00pm

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

Xperia Play supplies affected by earthquakes in Japan

Apart from the continuing humanitarian crisis in Japan because of the 9.0 earthquake and tsunami earlier this month and additional quakes this week, the country is suffering economically, as well. One indicator of some of the economic effects of the disasters are the effects it is taking on Sony Er ... Full Article »

April 8, 2011 2:48pm

Android to own 45 percent of smartphone market by 2016

While the smartphone market is expected to grow 50 percent by 2015, Android (GOOG) is estimated to take about 45 percent of that market share. According to an ABI Research report, that’s a 71 percent increase over the share iOS (AAPL) held in 2009. And where will iOS be in 2016? ABI predicts just ... Full Article »

April 1, 2011 9:46am

Mobile game maker Gameloft throws support behind Xperia Play

Like the giant squid of many a seafarer’s nightmares finally rolling up on an Australian beach, Sony’s (SNE) PlayStation Phone is being studied, pondered over, observed, questioned -- and played. The Xperia Play is finally official and full specs of its hardware are finally available. That’s ... Full Article »

February 14, 2011 2:07pm


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