sony-device-loaner-program

The old adage tells you that when life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade. Things may not be that simple for budding Android developers who don’t have the resources to invest in several Android devices to ensure the compatibility of their apps. Sure, emulators are good, and the one included in the Android SDK recently got a major usability boost thanks to hardware acceleration. But emulators are not always enough. For that times, you might want to have a look at Sony’s new device loaner program. As a way to give back to the Android developer community, and, of course, to ensure…

sony-make-believe

What a difference a couple of decades — and some bad moves – made for Sony. This is a company that has created some of the world’s most iconic and beloved piece of electronic gizmos (Walkman and PlayStation, anyone?), but now sees itself playing second fiddle. We’re talking about a multimedia powerhouse that was once close of buying a troubled company called Apple in the early 1990s, which has ironically outgrown it now 30-fold in terms of market value ($18 billion compared to Apple’s $581 billion). There’s no sugar coating the fact that Sony is ailing badly, and this is…

Xperia U

Even though Sony isn’t exactly the most popular Android smartphone manufacturer on the market, the Japanese have always had a few things going for them. I, for one, have always liked the Xperia designs and especially their top-notch TFT displays. However, if we are to believe a rumor from a couple of days back, it seems that Sony will try to mix things up a little with at least one of their future Xperia smartphones. In spite of the fact that we have no idea when this new supposed Xperia would come and how it will be priced, it seems that the device…