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Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY gets its very own Experience Pack bundle

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY gets its very own Experience Pack bundle

posted: 07 Jun 2011, 08:49

If you browse through Sony Ericsson's product web page and check out the accessories that the company offers for its smartphones, you will definitely come across a selection of accessory and software bundles called Experience...

Android 2.3.3 update for Vodafone's Xperia PLAY & Arc packs new Facebook UI

Android 2.3.3 update for Vodafone's Xperia PLAY & Arc packs new Facebook UI

posted: 03 Jun 2011, 11:11

Not only are the handsets being bumped up to the latest version of Gingerbread, but the software update packs along some additional perks that should appease owners. Specifically, it brings forth a few different...

Sony Ericsson announces 20 new games for the Xperia PLAY

Sony Ericsson announces 20 new games for the Xperia PLAY

posted: 02 Jun 2011, 23:38

Sony Ericsson announced today 20 games for their gaming-centric Xperia PLAY device; this includes 10 exclusive titles, like 'Minecraft', 'Battlefield: Bad Company 2', 'Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six' and more...

New images show the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY with HDMI-out functionality

New images show the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY with HDMI-out functionality

posted: 02 Jun 2011, 11:36

A couple of new images just recently appeared showing off a distinguishable looking Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY that's connected to a television set via an HDMI cable of some sort. It’s hard to say if this is some...

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play to see Minecraft before anybody else will, owners rejoice

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play to see Minecraft before anybody else will, owners rejoice

posted: 25 May 2011, 05:48

Developer Mojang announced that Minecraft is coming exclusively for the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play. It will be tailored specifically for the gamepad on the first dedicated Android gaming phone...

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play and arc getting updated to Android 2.3.3, deeper Facebook integration coming

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play and arc getting updated to Android 2.3.3, deeper Facebook integration coming

posted: 20 May 2011, 06:59

Software updates have been a hot topic for carriers and manufacturers, but Sony Ericsson is not taking any risks and is starting to roll out updates to Android 2.3.3 for its...

Thieves steal Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY New Zealand shipment?

Thieves steal Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY New Zealand shipment?

posted: 17 May 2011, 07:09

As unlikely as it sounds, modern-day thieves have switched their focus from banks to gaming cell phones. Vodafone New Zealand tweeted about an organized theft of the whole shipment of Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY phones destined...

Sony Ericsson treats four of its smartphones to a boot loader unlock

Sony Ericsson treats four of its smartphones to a boot loader unlock

posted: 14 Apr 2011, 09:57

Great news for all Android modders around the world comes from no other than cellphone manufacturer Sony Ericsson itself. Effective yesterday, some Android-powered Sony Ericsson smartphones can now have their boot loader...

It's official: Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY and Xperia arc to be launched on April 28 in Canada

It's official: Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY and Xperia arc to be launched on April 28 in Canada

posted: 14 Apr 2011, 09:20

Yesterday we told you that a rumour claims the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY and Xperia arc are set to be available for Rogers subscribers...

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY & arc are rumored to launch with Rogers on April 28th

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY & arc are rumored to launch with Rogers on April 28th

posted: 12 Apr 2011, 09:56

Earlier in the month, we reported that Rogers has finally swung open the doors for pre-orders on both the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY and arc, but now it seems we’re finally on the verge of an anticipated...

Sony Ericsson Xperia neo delayed in the UK, shortages expected for the Xperia PLAY and Xperia arc

Sony Ericsson Xperia neo delayed in the UK, shortages expected for the Xperia PLAY and Xperia arc

posted: 08 Apr 2011, 09:40

Bad news for all these guys who are eager to play with the newest offerings from Sony Ericsson, as both Clove UK and Sony Ericsson Italy...

Is Sony Ericsson Xperia Play the PlayStation phone we've been waiting for?

Is Sony Ericsson Xperia Play the PlayStation phone we've been waiting for?

posted: 07 Apr 2011, 09:24

A few days have passed since we first got our hands on the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY, the first PlayStation-certified phone, and now it's time to draw some conclusions. Is the Xperia PLAY really worth the hefty...

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY benchmark results don't break any new ground (video)

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY benchmark results don't break any new ground (video)

posted: 07 Apr 2011, 09:15

Cold blooded benchmarking is what reveals the actual performance of a chip and in the case of the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY it's a key part as the gaming centric handset relies on graphically intensive games....

History of mobile gaming

History of mobile gaming

posted: 07 Apr 2011, 06:03

As phones are becoming more and more feature-rich, mainly due to their enhanced hardware capabilities...

Sony Ericsson strikes with two more Xperia PLAY ads, controversial as ever

Sony Ericsson strikes with two more Xperia PLAY ads, controversial as ever

posted: 04 Apr 2011, 09:36

In the last few months Sony Ericsson has made a name for itself with its... Xperia PLAY ads. Some people characterize them as disturbing...

Rogers throws open the doors for pre-orders of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc & PLAY

Rogers throws open the doors for pre-orders of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc & PLAY

posted: 01 Apr 2011, 14:52

If you happen to be a Rogers customer, you might be slightly ahead of the game in North America seeing that the carrier has opened up pre-orders for not just one Xperia handset, but two! Right now,...

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY comes with 60 games at launch

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY comes with 60 games at launch

posted: 01 Apr 2011, 04:56

The Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY is everything a PS gamer could have ever wanted in a phone... but wait, what about the games? We only had a couple of titles available for the first PlayStation-certified handset up until recently, but...

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY old school emulator game demo

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY old school emulator game demo

posted: 29 Mar 2011, 13:43

Ever played a game needing coins to start? The numerous classic console emulators in Android Market run just fine on the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, and you are able to easily map the gamepad buttons to control the games...

Gameplay demo with the preloaded titles on the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY

Gameplay demo with the preloaded titles on the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY

posted: 29 Mar 2011, 12:53

We scored some quality time playing the preinstalled titles on the first ever smartphone with a dedicated game controller, and have to say this is more than we expected from the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play...

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY gaming software demo

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY gaming software demo

posted: 29 Mar 2011, 10:51

The Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY comes with a few offerings in the software department that will make using the handset's entertainment functions a breeze. To start with...

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