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  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean: When is it coming to my phone?
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    Android 4.1 Jelly Bean: When is it coming to my phone?

    By 11 February 2013

    Google has announced the launch of the latest version of Android: Google Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, in San Francisco as part of the Google I/O event on Wednesday. That’s all very well and good, but when is it coming to your Android smartphone? Will the...

  • 2011 Xperia smartphones 4.0.4 ICS update starts
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    2011 Xperia smartphones 4.0.4 ICS update starts

    By 22 August 2012

    Sony Mobile has confirmed that the 2011 Xperia range of smartphones is to get Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich from this week subject to the usual tests operators carry out around the world before releasing the update to customers. "Starting from this...

  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich: When is it coming to my phone?
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    Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich: When is it coming to my phone?

    By 2 August 2012

    Google has announced the launch of the latest version of Android: Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, in Hong Kong on Wednesday - and with it the shiny new Samsung Galaxy Nexus. That’s all very well and good, but when is it coming to your Android...

  • Pocket-lint plays life size apps with Sony's Xperia Studio
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    Pocket-lint plays life size apps with Sony's Xperia Studio

    By 5 March 2012

    As a tech journalist, all sorts of crazy escapades get fired your way. We've been thrown out of planes, killed by zombies and even raced a Formula One driver. But Sony has just topped the lot. Turning up at a freezing airport at 6am, our faces virtually...

  • Mobile World Congress: Just the headlines
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    Mobile World Congress: Just the headlines

    By 28 February 2012

    Mobile World Congress is in full swing and, as you can imagine, here at Pocket-lint we are all over it like a bad rash, getting the scoops, bagging the exclusives, and getting up close and personal with the latest phones, tablets, apps, and everything...

  • Sony Xperia P pictures and hands-on
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    Sony Xperia P pictures and hands-on

    By 26 February 2012

    Sony Xperia P, that's the name of the new Xperia from Sony that will sit slightly below the Xperia S announced at CES in Las Vegas at the beginning of the year.   The new model, announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, will come in an aluminium unibody...

  • Mobile World Congress 2012: We’re here
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    Mobile World Congress 2012: We’re here

    By 26 February 2012

    Mobile World Congress 2012 kicks-off tonight with announcements coming from HTC, Sony Ericsson, Huawei and ViewSonic as they launch their new devices. We’re on the ground in a sunny Barcelona to bring you all the action as it unfolds. If you’ve...

  • How big is your phone against the rest?
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    How big is your phone against the rest?

    By 23 February 2012

    "I once caught a fish 'this' big", as the phrase goes, but just how big is big? With the phones in our pockets getting bigger and bigger, we wondered how the leading handsets lined up against each other in the size stakes. So we've done just that. Measured...

  • Is this Sony's first Windows Phone 7 handset?
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    Is this Sony's first Windows Phone 7 handset?

    By 21 February 2012

    We last saw details about a Sony Windows Phone 7 handset in January and if new spy shots are to be believed, then the new Sony Windows Phone 7 handset will be a side slider. QWERTY Windows Phones are somewhat rare these days, with the majority being touchscreen...

  • Sony Xperia U expected to launch at MWC... pictures leaked
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    Sony Xperia U expected to launch at MWC... pictures leaked

    By 21 February 2012

    New pictures of what was know as the Sony Xperia Kumquat (ST25i) have emerged with rumours suggesting that it will make its bow at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week. The images show the device next to a Sony Xperia S, and it is now widely believed...

  • Sony Ericsson officially no-more as buyout finalised
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    Sony Ericsson officially no-more as buyout finalised

    By 17 February 2012

    We knew the marriage couldn't last much longer. Sony first announced that it planned to buy out the Ericsson half of the partnership back in October and now the £871 million deal is complete. "Sony Corporation today announced that the transaction to...

  • HTC PlayStation certification devices coming 2012, time to get your Crash Bandicoot skills up to scratch
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    HTC PlayStation certification devices coming 2012, time to get your Crash Bandicoot skills up to scratch

    By 14 February 2012

    HTC is to be one of the first companies outside Sony to get PlayStation certification for its mobile devices, sources have confirmed to Pocket-lint. The announcement expected later this year, possibly at the forthcoming trade show Mobile World Congress...

  • Sony Ericsson Xperia active Billabong edition surfs in
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    Sony Ericsson Xperia active Billabong edition surfs in

    By 2 February 2012

    Sony Ericsson has announced an expanded global strategic alliance with Billabong. Yep, Sony Ericsson - not Sony. And the first fruit of the new partnership will be....an Xperia active Billabong Edition. Now we see, the deal was obviously put in place...

  • Sony Xperia Kumquat leaked picture hits the web
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    Sony Xperia Kumquat leaked picture hits the web

    By 23 January 2012

    This might not be the first leaked image that we've seen of the supposed Sony Xperia Kumquat (or the Sony Ericsson ST25i Kumquat as it is also being called) but it's definitely the clearest. The last image of the not-yet-official Android handset was a...

  • 11 unknown Sony smartphones coming in 2012
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    11 unknown Sony smartphones coming in 2012

    By 18 January 2012

    If you thought that the Sony Xperia S and the Xperia Ion were going to be the only monster phones released this year from the recently divorced company then think again, because GSM Arena has managed to obtain a list of 11 as-of-yet unconfirmed handsets...

  • Three new Sony handsets leak ahead of MWC
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    Three new Sony handsets leak ahead of MWC

    By 17 January 2012

    Three new Sony handsets have leaked courtesy of blurrycam, hinting at a duo of Android devices and a Windows Phone 7 device being unveiled at Mobile World Congress next month. In terms of the Windows Phone device, it would mean a new manufacturer for...

  • Sony Xperia Ion pictures and hands-on
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    Sony Xperia Ion pictures and hands-on

    By 16 January 2012

    The Sony Ericsson Xperia Ion, or should that be Sony Xperia Ion, is a 4.6-inch display touting Android smartphone coming to AT&T in the US. Launched at CES in Las Vegas, Pocket-lint was on hand at the show to have a play with the new American Sony high-end...

  • Sony Xperia S pictures and hands-on
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    Sony Xperia S pictures and hands-on

    By 10 January 2012

    Sony, previously Sony Ericsson, has launched the Sony Xperia S, a new Android smartphone at CES in Las Vegas on Monday and we were at the launch of the new phone to get a quick hands-on preview. The very square looking Xperia S is the company's new flagship...

  • Sony SmartWatch extends your phone to your wrist
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    Sony SmartWatch extends your phone to your wrist

    By 10 January 2012

    The Sony Smart Watch is a bit of an odd ball in CES territory. Reminiscent of Motorola's recently announced Motoactv or LG's watch phone experiment, the Smart Watch pairs with either the Arc S or Xperia S and lets you check on things like email and Twitter....

  • Sony Xperia S official
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    Sony Xperia S official

    By 10 January 2012

    There have been plenty of rumours as to what Sony Ericsson, or, more accurately, Sony Mobile Communications, would or would not launch at CES in Las Vegas at the start of 2012, and now it is official. The much rumoured Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc HD is...

  • Sony Xperia Ion brings LTE, HD and 12 megapixels to AT&T
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    Sony Xperia Ion brings LTE, HD and 12 megapixels to AT&T

    By 9 January 2012

    Sony and AT&T have announced the Sony Xperia Ion, a new Android smartphone boasting a healthy spec sheet. Xperia Ion was one of the rumoured devices in the run up to CES 2012. The new handset will offer a 4.6-inch display with an HD resolution of 1280...

  • CES 2012 preview: we're here
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    CES 2012 preview: we're here

    By 8 January 2012

    The International CES 2012 is now upon us and Pocket-lint is on the ground in Las Vegas, ready and poised to bring you all the action as it happens. But what will be at the biggest consumer electronics trade show this year to get us all excited about...

  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc HD breaks cover ahead of official launch
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    Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc HD breaks cover ahead of official launch

    By 8 January 2012

    The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc HD has turned up ahead of an official announcement at CES getting papped in the process. The phone, which has turned up on ITProPortal, just shows the phone will keep to its HD name offering a HD screen resolution as well...

  • Sony Ericsson mobile device teased ready for CES 2012
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    Sony Ericsson mobile device teased ready for CES 2012

    By 4 January 2012

    Sony Ericsson has teased a new mobile device on its Facebook page in an attempt to whet people's appetites before the big consumer show in Las Vegas. There isn't much to go on in terms of what device we can expect, but the main rumour so far seems to...

  • Year in review 2011: September
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    Year in review 2011: September

    By 30 December 2011

    Cameras and tablets filled the tech landscape in September. We however were far too distracted by the fact that Star Wars had arrived on Blu-ray. In what has to be our launch stunt of the year, London had its BT tower transformed into a giant lightsaber...