Tag: Featured Content

  • Root your Gingerbread Xperia X10 [Tutorial]

    It has been just over a month since Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread started rolling out on the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10. We still get many questions asking us how to root the handset so we thought we’d knock together this quick guide that should cover the process in step-by-step detail. We’ve adopted this method from xda-developer […]

  • Unlock your Xperia in minutes via Xperia Unlocked

    For those of you that may have bought your Sony Ericsson Xperia smartphone locked to a network and are looking to free your phone, then you may want to check out a new website dedicated to permanently unlocking your handset. XperiaUnlocked.com recently launched allowing you to unlock most of the 2010 range of Xperia smartphones […]

  • Guide to removing Timescape and other apps from your X10

    We get many emails from Xperia X10 readers asking how to delete certain applications from their handset. There are a number of apps that will start on boot even if you have no intention in using them. These apps use unnecessary memory and processor power and they can also significantly drain the battery. By removing […]

  • Xperia arc Home Launcher now available for X10

    It was a matter of time before some of the key system files from the Sony Ericsson Xperia arc would be downloaded for all to dissect. Well that time has come, with the system files making an appearance on xda-developers. A number of apps have been extracted, one of the key being the new home […]

  • Boost your Xperia X10 performance – JIT installation guide

    Judging from our last poll, the vast majority of you are running stock Sony Ericsson firmware, despite the various custom ROM options. Well many of you may not be aware that there is an easy way of enhancing your X10 performance by installing a JIT (just-in-time) compiler. JIT compilation is a method to improve the […]

  • Sony Ericsson VH700 Bluetooth ‘Noise Shield’ Headset Review

    Following on from our earlier Sony Ericsson MW600 review, we now have another Bluetooth headset up for review. This time it is the Sony Ericsson VH700 ‘noise guard’ Bluetooth headset, part of the company’s Greenheart range. The Sony Ericsson VH700 does not have as many fancy features as the MW600, for example you won’t find […]

  • Sony Ericsson MW600 Bluetooth Headset Review

    Sony Ericsson was kind enough to send over a brand new white MW600 stereo Bluetooth headset to review. The black MW600 has been on sale for a while now, which we’ve been using since the Xperia X10 launch. However, for those of you still considering a Bluetooth headset and sporting a white Xperia X10 this […]

  • Mugen Power Xperia X10 Battery Review – Part 2

    We finally can deliver you part two of our Mugen Power Xperia X10 battery review. We want to apologise for the long delay in getting our results to you, but we wanted to make sure each battery had been properly run in before revealing our findings. In part one, we went through the ergonomics of […]

  • Mugen Power Xperia X10 Battery Review – Part 1

    One of the biggest issues that people seem to have with the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is battery performance. Yes, the Xperia X10 ships with a reasonably meaty 1500mAh battery, but the demands of that 4-inch screen and 1GHz Snapdragon processor means that most people have to charge their handsets every night. We’ve previously outlined […]

  • RockPlayer Divx Android Media Player hands-on [Video]

    An unreleased beta of an upcoming Android application called RockPlayer (aka RockPlayerBase) has leaked onto the Internet. It is a media player capable of playing a wide range of video codecs including divx, avi, mkv, mp4 and rmvb. This is something that is much needed on Android as there are only a few handsets that […]

  • Xperia X10 photo/video samples around London

    One of the biggest plus points of the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is its imaging capabilities. Daytime photos are simply the best I’ve used on Android, I say daytime as the flash on the X10 is pretty much useless for night photography. Anyway, to give you an idea of the camera’s abilities I took some […]

  • 24 hours with the Xperia X10

    Here are my initial impressions of the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 after 24 hours of use. My preconception of the X10 before getting hands on was a feeling that it may be too big considering its 4-inch display. However, I was pleasantly surprised how usable it was one-handed and also how lightweight it was. I’ve […]

  • Unboxing our Xperia X10

    As most of you know we have had the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 for over a week now. The phone is from Sony Ericsson, one of the conditions of receiving the phone initially restricted us on posting our impressions, however this no longer applies hence we can now present to you our unboxing pics and […]