Android Gingerbread Xperia X10 firmware certified by PTCRB

July 8, 2011

It looks like we are getting close to the official Android 2.3 Gingerbread firmware release. The PTCRB has just certified a new firmware that judging by the number (3.0.1.G.0.70) is the first Gingerbread software to be certified for the X10. Don’t everyone get your hopes up though. It will probably take a few weeks for […]

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SE also confirms no 16M colours, no unlocked bootloader and no multitouch for X10 Gingerbread update

June 20, 2011

Rikard Skogberg has just commented over on the SE Product Blog that some of the rumours surrounding the upcoming Gingerbread update are not true. He confirmed that the update will not bring 16 million colours like some had hoped, it will not enable an unlocked bootloader and there will be no improvement in the dual-touch […]

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Sony Ericsson re-confirms no Gingerbread for the X10 mini family and X8

June 20, 2011

Sony Ericsson has confirmed once again that there will be no firmware update beyond Android 2.1 (Éclair) for the X10 mini family and the X8. Two reasons have been cited for the decision. The first relates to hardware and more specifically the lower RAM available compared to the X10. The company feels that they couldn’t […]

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Xperia X10 Gingerbread update pegged for August [Video]

June 20, 2011

Rikard Skogberg has officially confirmed over on the SE Product Blog that the Xperia X10 Android Gingerbread update is due to start rolling out from the beginning of August. The update will first hit the unbranded handsets and only select operator kits. Rikard shot a video of Gingerbread on the X10 which we’ve attached below. […]

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Sample shots from the Xperia X10 Panorama app

June 20, 2011

Last week we brought you news of a new Panorama app that Sony Ericsson has released for the Xperia X10. It seems to be a very smart app and a very easy way to capture panorama shots without the traditional method of ‘stitching’ your pictures together. One of our readers, Pat, got in touch to […]

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Multi-touch coming to the Xperia X10 in Gingerbread update?

June 19, 2011

There has been a lot of speculation over the last few days over whether the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 will get multi-touch support (don’t confuse this with the current dual-touch functionality) once the Android Gingerbread update lands. This started when the official Sony Ericsson Brazil blog published a post saying that multitouch was coming. The […]

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Latest Xperia X10 UAProf highlights Gingerbread could be coming very soon

June 15, 2011

New UAProf’s (user-agent profiles) for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 have been made public and highlight that the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update could be imminent. UAProfs are used to reveal a device’s properties for web page rendering and MMS exchange. The latest UAProf’s the X10i and X10a show Android 2.3 as the operating system. There’s […]

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Sony Ericsson releases Panorama App for Xperia X10

June 11, 2011

Sony Ericsson has released a brand new app for the Xperia X10 called ‘Panorama beta’. The app allows you to create an easy panoramic picture by selecting a direction, pressing the capture button and then panning the camera to shoot the photo. This is a ‘Sony Ericsson Beta’ app so it is still work in […]

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Xperia X10 Gingerbread update to bring new kernel, 16M colours and unlocked bootloader?

June 8, 2011

Whilst us Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 owners await the official Android Gingerbread 2.3 update to appear (hopefully next month), speculation is building on what the update may bring. Interestingly, there are rumours abound in a number of forums that suggest the X10 bootloader will be unlocked. We’ve got no hard evidence on this, just some […]

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AT&T Xperia X10 finally gets Android 2.1 Éclair update

May 31, 2011

We thought this day would never come. Sony Ericsson has announced that the Android 2.1 (Éclair) update for AT&T customers has finally arrived. This is seven months after the rest of the world’s X10s were updated to Android 2.1. The update will officially start tomorrow, May 31st and we’re sure that for many Xperia X10 […]

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2.1.B.0.1 firmware update rolling out to Xperia X10

May 28, 2011

A new firmware update has started to hit certain handsets. The v2.1.B.0.1 update is the latest firmware listed on the PTCRB site, which was certified on 24 May 2011. This new update comes on a new baseband too (2.1.67). Right now we’re not too sure what benefits this update brings – this is NOT Android […]

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Facebook inside Xperia heading to X10

May 26, 2011

Rikard Skoberg over at the SE Product Blog has given a quick update regarding Android Gingerbread on the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10. There is no mention of timing but he says that “work is progressing well” and he will shortly reveal what features it will contain. However, he has confirmed that it will be getting […]

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Xperia X10 on sale for £150 in UK sim-free

May 26, 2011

In the UK? After a sim-free Sony Ericsson Xperia X10? Then Carphone Warehouse is now selling the handset for £150 including free delivery, whilst stocks last. This seems like a cracking deal, especially considering SE will officially be upgrading the handset to Android Gingerbread later in the year. Click here for details.

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Who has upgraded to a new Xperia handset? [Poll]

May 19, 2011

Today’s poll is a simple one – we want to get an idea of how many of you X10/X10 mini/X10 mini pro owners have bought one of the new Xperia handsets? The Xperia arc and Xperia PLAY have been out for around seven weeks now and whilst we believe some have upgraded, we suspect more […]

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X10 mini pro gets unofficial dual-touch fix [Video]

May 7, 2011

The X10 mini handsets were unfortunate not to receive the dual-touch update that its bigger brother the X10 received. Whilst some may question whether it is needed on such a small display, we would personally like to have the choice. Some keen devs (doixanh and slade87) over at xda-developers have finally managed to get dual-touch […]

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