New Sony Xperia J ST26i Photos Surface

New images of the Sony Xperia J ST26i phone have surfaced from Eprice, a Taiwanese website. The photos show that the upcoming handset will come in three colors: pink, white, and black. Photos of the same handset had been leaked back in May from China. A document attesting to the existence of the device has

Don’t Try This At Home: Sony Xperia Play Fried In A Microwave

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to put an Android phone in the microwave for a really long time, fear not, the microwave experts with 30 years of microwaving experience over at the have done just that for your viewing pleasure. The crazy mad scientists at the microwave show have microwaved

Sony Kills Sony Ericsson Website For Sony Mobile

In one of the fastest merger transactions of the past 12 months, Sony has completed the purchase of Ericsson’s part of Sony Ericsson.  With that comes a new name “Sony Mobile Communications”.  Sony CEO Sir Howard Stringer announced the new name of the mobile unit at a press conference at CES. On Wednesday, Sony Ericsson’s

Sony Merger Complete, Just In Time For MWC

Sony Corporation today announced that the transaction to purchase Ericsson’s half of Sony Ericsson has been completed.  The transaction was completed as of February 15, 2012 Central European Time. As Sony Corporation CEO Sir Howard Stringer revealed at CES in Las Vegas this year, the new division of Sony is called Sony Mobile Communications. Sony

HTC Working On A PlayStation Certified Device?

Sony is revamping it’s entire mobile ecosystem. First, as you probably know, Sony is in the process of buying out partner Ericsson to make Sony Ericsson phones a full part of Sony Corporation. The name of the new mobile unit “Sony Mobile Communications”, was announced at Sony’s CES press conference. Sony has also revamped their

Is Sony Prepping Vita OS For Smartphones?

Reports starting surfacing yesterday that Sony was considering moving the Playstation Vita operating system to mobile phones. Sony has been steadfast in their support of the Android operating system.  While Sony Ericsson Android devices didn’t get the focus and push that Samsung, HTC, Motorola and LG in the United States they are very popular overseas.

Sony Take Over Of Sony Ericsson Approved By European Commission

Back on October 6th Sony announced that it’s intention to buy out their partner Ericsson in Sony Ericsson mobile phones. Now just a little over three months later the merger has been approved by the European Commission. Sony’s CEO Sir Howard Stringer announced at a press conference at the International Consumer Electronics show that the

CES 2012: Quick Look At The Sony Xperia S

We weren’t sure what to call this device. Should we call it the Sony Ericsson Xperia S, The Sony Xperia S or the Sony Mobile Communications Xperia S, whatever we call it, it’s 12 mega pixels of Android awesomeness. With an enormous 12 mega pixel camera you’re going to need an equally as good display.

Sony Ericsson LT28at For AT&T Leaked With 13 Mega Pixel Camera

If you just got done reading our story on the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy S III and it’s 12 megapixel camera, well hold onto your horses because Sony Ericsson is outdoing that camera with a 13 megapixel camera onboard a new Android phone. The best part? It’s headed to AT&T. The Sony Ericsson LT28at is headed

Question Answered: How Do They Get Those Phone Names

If you’ve ever wondered about how Samsung, HTC, Motorola, LG, Huawei, ZTE and Sony Ericsson come up with names for our beloved Android phones, the link and the answer lay here. Not only that but you can even generate your own name by simply clicking the link above. I got “Sony Ericsson Magic Slide 2

Sony Xperia Active Available Unlocked In The U.S.

Sonny Ericsson’s rugged Android phone designed for users with an active lifestyle is now available in the U.S. The Sony Xperia Active is now available at and other online retailers, unlocked for use on AT&T and T-Mobile in the United States. The Xperia Active joins the Xperia Neo and other Sony Ericsson handsets that

Sony Xperia Cloud? Pictured Running Ice Cream Sandwich

Sony has said that they plan an aggressive roll out of Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich and their high end Sony Xperia handsets released in 2011. Now we’re seeing an image of a new unreleased Sony Ericsson phone running Ice Cream Sandwich. The image looks to be from some kind of promotional flyer or advertisement

Sony Also Takes To Facebook To Define Ice Cream Sandwich Window

About two weeks ago TFTS writer Robert Nelson scooped a story that Sony would upgrade all of the 2011 Sony Ericsson phones to Ice Cream Sandwich.  Today Sony has defined a window of “early 2012” for that upgrade to happen. According to a Sony marketing person on their Facebook page all of the Sony Ericsson

Sony Considering Buying Out Ericsson

While the hardware has been nice the Sony Ericsson Xperia brand of Android phones hasn’t faired nearly as well as the likes of Samsung, HTC, Motorola and even LG.  Their latest Android device to hit the states, the Shiny Ericsson Xperia Ray had to be released as an unlocked device because Sony Ericsson was unable

Sony Ericsson CEO Sticking By Android

I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone who hasn’t owned or currently owned a Sony product. Whether it be a walkman back in the 80’s or 90’s or a television or a PS3, Sony has been a firm innovator in technology.  Sony Ericsson however seems to be struggling as a competitor in the Android OS

Sony Offering Unlocked Xperia Ray In The U.S. For $424.99

While at MWC earlier this year Sony Ericsson CEO Bert Nordberg told U.S. based journalists that Sony Ericsson was going to push the US sales a lot harder this year. This was coming after the US was snubbed on the Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini and Mini Pro.  Those two unique devices were absent from any

Sony Ericsson Xperia Line Gets Update To 2.3.4

Sony Ericsson said earlier this month that they were going to update all of their current Xperia line phones to the latest version of Android. Currently the “latest’ version is Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread, and as promised Sony Ericsson has begun to deliver the firmware updates.  Pocketnow is reporting that we were expecting the updates in