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Sony Ericsson Xperia ray announced for USA

Sony Ericsson Xperia ray announced for USA

The folks at Sony Ericsson have announced the USA release of the Xperia ray, a device we last heard about in June, here in the states for the first time and pushed to Newegg for the unlocked price of $429.99 (on sale today for $379.99 for a limited time.) This device is only sold here at the moment unlocked, your option to get it carried by AT&T, T-Mobile, Rogers, Fido, up to you. This device features a single-core 1GHz processor, 1GB internal memory with 300 MB user available and 512 MB RAM, microSD card slot for up to 32GB of additional storage, and a 3.3-inch TFT display at 480 x 854 pixel resolution. The display also boasts some cool BRAVIA ENGINE tech.

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Sony Ericsson adding Qriocity movie streaming to XPERIAs in August

Sony Ericsson adding Qriocity movie streaming to XPERIAs in August

Sony Ericsson has announced that the Sony Qriocity streaming video service will be landing on select smartphones from the company's range as of August 1, with a choice of content from NBC, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros. and more. Arriving first on the XPERIA mini and mini pro, the Qriocity video app will allow for both rentals and purchases of titles.

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Sony Ericsson blames Japan earthquake for big Q2 losses

Sony Ericsson blames Japan earthquake for big Q2 losses

Sony Ericsson's 2011 range of handsets have marked a real change in direction from the dross of the previous year, but it hasn't been enough to save the company from a dreary Q2 2011. Blaming "supply chain constraints from the Japan earthquake," Sony Ericsson has announced a net loss of €50m ($71m) for the three month period, along with a further slump in sales.

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USA Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc Unlocked and On Sale Now

USA Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc Unlocked and On Sale Now

You're about to get super pumped up about this one, let me tell you that. One of the greatest Android-based devices to come out of Sony Ericsson, the Xperia ARC is now available to the USA in an unlocked and Gingerbread-laden form for sweet, sweet action. This device has a 4.2-inch Reality Display, an 8-megapixel camera on the back and Qualcomm’s 1GHz MSM8255 processor paired with Adreno 205 graphics and 512MB of RAM. Sound like the magical master of Sony Ericsson-based Android mayhem you've always wanted and desired?

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Sony Ericsson XPERIA ray and XPERIA active arrive, plus txt messager

Sony Ericsson XPERIA ray and XPERIA active arrive, plus txt messager

Sony Ericsson has unveiled a trio of new devices, including a pair of Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphones and a QWERTY featurephone for the messaging-obsessed. The Sony Ericsson XPERIA ray looks a whole lot like the X10, but is considerably smaller, Crave reports, with a 3.3-inch 854 x 480 touchscreen, 9.4mm thick chassis and 100g weight.

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XPERIA Play Unboxing and hands-on [Verizon]

XPERIA Play Unboxing and hands-on [Verizon]

Verizon's XPERIA Play, the CDMA version of Sony Ericsson's gaming smartphone, has just dropped onto the SlashGear test bench, which means it's time to see whether physical game controls are enough to win a slice of the Android market. This isn't the first time we've seen the Play, of course; we reviewed the original GSM version, on sale in Europe for a couple of months now, back in March. Question is, has Sony Ericsson's gaming ecosystem caught up with the XPERIA Play's promise?

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Sony Ericsson XPERIA mini and mini pro get official

Sony Ericsson XPERIA mini and mini pro get official

Sony Ericsson has announced the XPERIA mini and the mini pro, apparently the smallest HD smartphones in the world. The Android 2.3 Gingerbread handsets can shoot 720p HD video, and use Sony's BRAVIA engine along with Sony Ericsson's custom UI. The XPERIA mini is touch-only, but the mini pro has a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.

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Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play gets official: Full unveil on February 13 [Video]

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play gets official: Full unveil on February 13 [Video]

Sony Ericsson has finally confirmed what we all knew, and announced that the XPERIA Play "PlayStation Phone" will be making its official debut on Sunday February 13 just before the kick-off of Mobile World Congress 2011. In an announcement on the company's Facebook page, Sony Ericsson gives us an official shot of the new handset - complete with its gaming keypad extended - as well as the news that as of 13:00 EST on Sunday all the details will be revealed.

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Horizontal Symmetry – The Way of the Future Phone?

Horizontal Symmetry – The Way of the Future Phone?

The current trend in smartphone design is that of a vertical symmetry. It's important to make sure the left and the right of the screen, (that being the right and left when the phone is held in a portrait mode,) are equal, or at least appear to be equal. The future of the phone is presented in a project by Jason Wang, a designer who believes that the next logical step in the evolution of the handheld communicator is symmetry in landscape mode. As a proof, he offers a conceptual design by the name of Nokia E2.

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The Daily Slash: January 27 2011

The Daily Slash: January 27 2011

Begin your journey today in a Don Reisinger column that even I agree with: More Action And Fewer Cutscenes In Video Games, Please. Then behold, as it's the day of the NGP: 3G and WiFi-only, trailer revealed [Video], 82-strong NGP studio support list, Sony PlayStation Suite & PS Store for Android gaming, and XPERIA Play vs Sony NGP (PSP 2) ULTIMATE SMACKDOWN! PLUS a bonus peek at the Play, and another battle between Samsung Galaxy S 2 vs Galaxy Tab 2! And a bonus tidbit of possible bad news along the lines of Notion Ink Customer Service - no stalls!

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Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play caught in wild

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play caught in wild

It's obviously the day for unannounced smartphones to get caught in the wild. After a duo of HTC devices were spotted, it's the turn of Sony Ericsson's well-leaked XPERIA Play - aka the PlayStation Phone - which is currently considered a lock-in for MWC 2011 next month. A SlashGear tipster sent in this shot of Sony Ericsson's gaming handheld being thumbed on the Tube.

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Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play gets pre-release preview [Video]

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play gets pre-release preview [Video]

Sony Ericsson's MWC 2011 announcements keep getting chipped away; first the Hallon got an in-depth preview, and now it's the turn of the XPERIA Play to get the same. A PlayStation Phone prototype turned up at Engadget and they did the only sensible thing and put it through its paces, coming away reasonable impressed with what functionality is working so far.

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