Billing Symbian as “the world’s most popular smartphone platform”, Skype has finally made its eponymous software available to Sony Ericsson Satio, Vivaz and Vivaz Pro users, with these three phones running the Symbian ^1 OS – but does it work using Bluetooth?!
Sony Ericsson has returned to profitability thanks in part to its Android phones, and it's contemplating dropping its Symbian and Windows Mobile phones, says the Wall Street Journal. The company has found success with its Android-based Xperia X10 and Xperia Mini and Mini Pro, says the story, and the company is now prepping a mid-range Xperia X8 model....
Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Arc is one of the first smartphones to hit Australia this year based on the latest version 2.3 (Gingerbread) of Google’s rapidly developing Android platform, and it launches off the back of interest last year in the company’s Xperia X10 handset.
In an attempt to steal some of Apple’s WWDC thunder, both Sony Ericsson and LG today announced new handsets running Android. The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini and LG’s GW620 are aiming to deliver a blow to an iPhone 4.0 release that’s not expected to show us anything we don’t already know.
Sony has completed the Sony Ericsson buyout, and with that, changes are coming to the new Sony Mobile Communications. For example, new devices like the Xperia Ion and the Xperia S, will no longer carry the Ericsson name. The Xperia S is not supposed to be available until sometime in March, but new unboxing videos, and a leaked promo video, have surfaced for those of you waiting.
There was a time when Sony defined mobile. Its products, along with wares from partner Ericsson, were the very best looking and performing mobile devices. But that was a decade ago. Sony hasn’t been part of the mobile conversation since before Apple crashed the party and it never picked itself up in the aftermath. But it seems Sony might be back.