Category: X10 mini & X10 mini pro

  • NTT DoCoMo’s Xperia X10 update hits on November 10

    It appears that the Android 2.1 Xperia X10 rollout is gathering apace. Just yesterday we reported that the update commenced in the UK and later the same evening Rikard Skoberg from the SE Product Blog confirmed other regions have also gone live. This includes generic firmware in China, the Baltics, Belgium, France and India and […]

  • X10 mini gets surprise continuous autofocus in Éclair update

    A number of Sony Ericsson X10 mini and X10 mini pro users are reporting that the video functionality of the handset has been upgraded to include continuous autofocus. This functionality certainly wasn’t on the change log, which makes me wonder why SE wouldn’t want to promote such a feature. Of course, there’s no HD video […]

  • Rogers Xperia X10 update to land next week?

    The Rogers Android 2.1 update for the Xperia X10 family is expected to land during the week beginning November 8th according to a tipster over at mobile-syrup. We have no idea how trusted the source, but the timeline wouldn’t surprise us as Sony Ericsson Canada have said it will definitely appear at some point during […]

  • Orange to stock the X10 mini “Fashion Edition”

    If there was any doubt that the X10 mini is marketed to women, Orange UK will put it beyond doubt by selling a “fashion edition” of the handset. The special edition will include some specially designed back covers with pictures of flowers and other girly designs. Check out a larger screen of the back covers […]

  • UK Xperia X10 Eclair update due in a “few days”

    Whilst many in the UK expected the Xperia X10 Android 2.1 update soon after it hit Nordic handsets, it appears that it’s been delayed for a few days. According to the Sony Ericsson UK twitter account, the update has taken “longer than we hoped but we will get this update to you in the next […]

  • Top Android 2.1 apps to download to your Xperia X10 / X10 mini

    Now that the Android 2.1 firmware for the Xperia X10 family has started to roll out, you may be wondering what now? After you’ve spent some time seeing what’s new with the update, you’ll probably want to hit the Android Market to see what new apps you can download. Well we’ve done the hard work […]

  • Xperia X10 Android 2.1 Root confirmed

    One of the sticking points that some people may have had in updating their Xperia X10 or X10 mini to Android 2.1 was the loss of root. Fear not though, as a number of people over at xda-developers have confirmed that they have achieved Root using the SuperOneClick tool. There does seem to be a […]

  • Xperia X10 Android 2.1 firmware finally starts to roll out

    Sony Ericsson has stuck to their word. The Android 2.1 firmware update is hitting handsets as we speak. As expected, the update is hitting those mobiles running Nordic first with other regions (or kits as SE likes to call them) to get the update shortly after. We have downloaded the Android 2.1 update ourselves and […]

  • More snippets on Android 2.1 Xperia X10 update

    Rikard Skogberg from the SE Product Blog has once again been active in the comment section giving little snippets of information that we have consolidated below. There are no major surprises: he confirms that the DLNA update will now come in the next update (following Android 2.1). He also says that the Android 2.1 update […]

  • Timescape and social phonebook from Android 2.1 update demoed

    Following on from last week’s video demo’s of some of the new found functionality in the Android 2.1 Xperia X10 update, Rikard Skogberg from the SE Product Blog has released another video highlighting the changes made in Timescape and the (social) phonebook. Timescape, on the face of it, looks largely unchanged, however there are some […]

  • X10 Éclair update hitting France in late November plus more details on improvements

    As news of the Xperia X10 Android 2.1 delay filters throughout the globe, many regional offices have been providing their own response to local (frustrated) X10 owners. We’ve come across two such pieces of communication one from Sony Ericsson France and the other from SE Brazil. Whilst much of the detail has already been covered, […]

  • Ingenious marketing campaign for X10 mini [Video]

    We’re not sure how this slipped through our net, but around three months ago Sony Ericsson France launched an ingenious viral marketing campaign for the X10 mini on the streets of Paris. It involved a fleet of small radio-controlled vehicles including cars, trucks, buses and even boats with an obligatory X10 mini mounted on top. […]

  • Sony Ericsson intros LiveView Bluetooth mini-display for Android

    Sony Ericsson has announced a new Bluetooth accessory for Android smartphones called LiveView. To understand what LiveView is, think of it as a small remote display that mirrors the activity of your phone. It connects via Bluetooth with your phone to control it without taking it out of your pocket or bag. This means keeping […]

  • More details on Android 2.1 Xperia X10 delay

    Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 owners have been up in arms following yesterday’s announcement that the Android 2.1 update has been delayed by a month. The post on the SE Product Blog is nearly 1,000 comments strong, with some very harsh words for SE, and we’ve had over 200 similar comments on our post regarding the […]

  • Xperia X10 Android 2.1 update officially delayed to end of October

    Uh-oh, this is going to get ugly. We don’t like to be the bearer of bad news but Sony Ericsson’s Rikard Skogberg has confirmed over on the SE Product Blog that the planned Android 2.1 (Éclair) update for the Xperia X10 family has been delayed until the end of October. Just yesterday, Sony Ericsson UK […]