Sony Tapioca

While most of us are eagerly waiting to see Sony’s upcoming super phone, the LT29i “Hayabusa”, in action, another, more modest handheld from the Japanese company has enjoyed a first hands-on... treatment.

The ST21i “Tapioca” hasn’t been officially confirmed by anyone at Sony, but we knew for a while (a couple of weeks, to be more exact) that it was coming. With just an 800 MHz single...

sony-xperia-ion

Unveiled way back in January at CES, the Sony Xperia Ion caught our attention with its stylish design and (supposedly) capable camera from the get-go. However, months passed since we’ve... last heard about AT&T’s future exclusive phone, so we kind of started to forget about it.

A recent rumor ignited by a trivial Google ad points towards a June launch for the Xperia Ion. Tha...

samsung apple 99 percent

Our regular readers know by now that Samsung and Apple are (by far) the biggest smartphone vendors in the world.

But I’m sure that most of you will be surprised to learn that Samsung... and Apple have earned 99% of all profits made in the smartphone market during the first quarter of 2012. Taiwanese manufacturer HTC accounts for the remaining 1% of the total profits.

These figu...

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Ian Muttoo

If new leaks about Sony’s upcoming super phone are accurate, the ongoing battle between high-end Android smartphones will get even more exciting in the second half of the year.... According to a member of the Chinese Baidu forum, the Japanese’ secret weapon is the LT29i, a device packing some impressive specs, that goes by the codename Hayabusa (Japanese for Peregrine Falc...

Sony-Tablet-S

It took Sony a while to update the dual-core Tablet S to Android 4.0, but Sony fans rejoice, as the 10-incher is finally getting its long awaited tasty scoop of Ice Cream Sandwich.

According... to a post published earlier today on Sony’s official blog, Tablet S owners should have already received prompt messages for a system update over-the-air. If, however, you own a Tablet S and you are yet to...

xperia p xperia u

Unveiled back in February at the MWC, Sony’s Xperia P and Xperia U Android-based smartphones didn’t exactly look like a duo to die for. With beautiful designs, but rather modest specs and... an almost inexplicable ICS omission, the two devices were received with mixed feelings by pundits and regular users. And if the lackluster innards of the two Xperias didn’t provide enough reason...

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 emul...

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 1...

sony-smartwatch

After drawing our attention back at the CES in January with its cool looks and functionality, Sony’s SmartWatch is finally up for sale and might well become popular among gadget lovers, as... it is not very expensive.

While looking as your ordinary wristwatch at a first glance, the SmartWatch is much more than that. The micro display accessory can establish an active Bluetooth commu...

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...