Tag: Mediascape

  • Who uses Timescape on a daily basis? [Poll]

    This week’s poll is a simple one, we would like to know how many of our readers use the Timescape application. Both Timescape and Mediascape were pushed heavily by Sony Ericsson on the release of the Xperia X10. We actually like the concept, but don’t use Timescape as we found it a bit of a […]

  • SE confirms latest Xperia X10 update is the big UXP update

    Sony Ericsson’s Rikard Skogberg has confirmed over at the SE Product Blog that the latest firmware update for the Xperia X10 (2.1.A.0.435) is indeed the big fabled UXP update that was due to hit the handset during Q1. At the time, this update was said to bring improvements to Timescape and Mediascape and it seems […]

  • New Xperia X10 firmware (2.1.A.0.435) brings Mediascape improvements and dual-touch

    Over the weekend, Sony Ericsson started to roll out its latest firmware (version 2.1.A.0.435 and baseband 2.1.54) for handsets running Global Generic X10a firmware. The improvements that this new firmware brings includes dual-touch and one-finger zoom capabilities, some Mediascape changes, a speedier keyboard, a revamped calendar app and also a video editor (only available for […]

  • Integrate Spotify within Mediascape and Timescape

    We reported back in April, that Spotify, the popular music streaming service, had been integrated into the Mediascape and Timescape apps by Telia in Sweden. Well it seems that this is now open to all as long as you’re running the latest Android 2.1 update and have a premium Spotify subscription. You need to go […]

  • Tired of Mediascape? Get access to the 3D Gallery

    Sony Ericsson has done a good job of burying the stock Android 2.1 3D Gallery deep within the software. This means that if you want to browse your photos and videos, one of the only options out of the box is through Mediascape. If you want to know what the 3D Gallery is, you can […]

  • Xperia X10 Android 2.1 feature set begins to leak

    The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is not expected to see the Android 2.1 (Éclair) update until late Q3. However, Sony Ericsson is no doubt testing the ROM extensively before release. gbil from xda-developers has managed to get hold of the test version and is revealing some information of what he’s found so far. First off, […]

  • R2BA026 firmware hitting Xperia X10 handsets in UK, India

    Sony Ericsson is hard at work on improving the Xperia X10 handset. Following on from the recent rollout of R2BA020-R2BA024 firmware, SE is now releasing R2BA026 firmware across a number of regions including India and the UK. R2BA026 updates the baseband to 1.1.31. SE do not provide a changelog but initial impressions appear to be […]

  • R2BA020 Xperia X10 firmware rolling out, our first impressions

    The much awaited firmware update for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 looks like it is slowly starting to roll out. After rumours of hearing about the ‘R2BA013’ and ‘R2BA016’ firmware updates, the one actually being released is ‘R2BA020’. The most up to date Xperia X10 firmware prior to this release was R1FB001. This update has […]

  • Xperia X10 gets rooted, this time with proof and benchmarks

    Just over a month ago we reported on the good news that the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 had been rooted using SETool. This joy was short-lived as accusations flew around that the root was fake, mainly due to a lack of evidence. Well for all those worried that we may never see root access on […]

  • Xperia X10 family to get Android 2.1 from Q3 2010, further upgrade in Q4

    Following a raft of new handset launches this morning, Sony Ericsson has confirmed that the family of Xperia X10 handsets (including the X10 mini and X10 mini pro) will receive the Android 2.1 update in Q3 2010. This is good news as the last official word from the company suggested a Q4 timeframe, earlier the […]

  • Minor ‘R1FB001’ firmware update rolling out

    A number of Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 users are reporting a new firmware update (R1FB001) that is hitting their handsets via SEUS. SE hasn’t released a changelog but users are reporting a slight performance improvement in Mediascape/Timescape. This does not look like the update that will include the Creatouch app. There’s also no notable improvements […]

  • Official: Xperia X10 to get Android 2.1 and HD video recording in Q4 2010

    We’ve been waiting months for details, but now Sony Ericsson has given us a timeline on the Android upgrade. The Xperia X10 Android handset will get the Android 2.1 (Éclair) update along with HD video recording, DLNA wireless connectivity and improvements to Timescape/Mediascape in the fourth quarter of this year.

  • New X10 firmware [R2BA013] to bring performance boost, Creatouch app?

    Treat this with a pinch of salt until confirmed, but joakimudden over at esato has revealed some intriguing new information on the next firmware update for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10. He says the update (build number R2BA013) will bring with it small UI improvements in the Timescape/Mediascape apps as well as the Creatouch app. […]

  • Spotify Mediascape/Timescape integration demoed on Xperia X10

    One of the questions I get asked a lot is whether there are any customisation options within the Mediascape and Timescape apps. Currently this isn’t open to users but Sony Ericsson does work with operators to tweak certain services for its customers. One demonstration of this is for Telia customers in Sweden. Spotify, the popular […]

  • Yellow background spotted on Xperia X10

    Up until now, the only background we’ve seen on the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 smartphone is blue. Whether one has used the Timescape or Mediascape apps, the blue background has always remained. Many have asked whether alternate colours will be available and it looks they will. An Xperia X10 with yellow background was spotted in […]