Sony Ericsson Launches Panel SDK for Devs
Today Sony Ericsson made a software development kit (SDK) available for developers interested in creating panels for its Xperia line of phones. The SDK includes the "Panelizer", a tool that turns existing Flash, Java and Windows Mobile apps into panels for the Xperia X2 with just one click. It also lets developers create panels for the Windows Mobile 6.5 platform inexpensively. Applications that have been successfully ported into panels can be submitted to Sony Ericsson and may be offered to Xperia users through Sony Ericsson's PlayNow Arena mobile marketplace.
Review: Sony Xperia X - Unlocked
The Xperia X is an unlocked Android smartphone that Sony is selling directly to consumers. The phone departs from Sony's Xperia Z series in ways that are both good and bad.
Sony Updates Xperia XA2 Series with Faster Processors, Bigger Batteries, and Better Cameras
Sony Mobile today unveiled the Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra handsets, dramatically improved sequels to last year's phones. The XA2 and XA2 Ultra (pictured) have metal frames, new aluminum back panels, and 2.5D curved glass on front that Sony says is more refined than the previous generation.
Sony's Xperia X Series to Reach US In June
Sony today said it plans to bring its Xperia X range of handsets to the U.S. market beginning in June.
Sony Says Xperia Z and Other Devices to See Android 5.1
Sony today said that even as it continues to update its Xperia Z line of handsets and tablets to Android 5.0 Lollipop, it will soon begin updating those same devices to Android 5.1. The Xperia Z, Z1, Z2, and Z3, and the T2 Ultra and C3 will all see Android 5.1 beginning in July.
Sony Pushing Nougat to Xperia XZ and X Performance
Sony today said it has begin distributing the Android 7 Nougat operating system to its Xperia XZ and Xperia X Performance smartphones. The platform includes multi-window support, longer battery life, more messaging options, manual camera controls, and a revised home screen experience that includes Google Now.