How to Use a PS3 Controller With Android Phones and Tablets

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When it comes to gaming on your Android smartphone, nothing can beat a physical controller. The slide out PlayStation controller that is built-in to the Sony Xperia Play was the highlight of the phone, delivering a much more enjoyable, and visible, gaming experience. If you don’t have the Xperia Play, but you want to be able […]

Sony’s New Tablets Will Play Some 1996 Console Titles – Yay

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Sony has been trying hard to generate buzz for their upcoming S1 and S2 tablets, with a series of teaser videos that have been posted to YouTube. Getting slightly less vague with each one, the third one has now arrived and it gives us a couple more morsels of information. Chief among those is that […]

Sony S1 Tablet Passes Through FCC for 4G Life on AT&T’s HSPA+ Network?

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After the dual-screen Sony S2 Android tablet had gone through the FCC, it looks like Sony’s also readying the single-screen S1 slate for release. The tablet was recently seen going by the FCC for regulatory approval for use in the U.S., and the certification documents reveal that the model being inspected comes with AT&T-compatible mobile […]

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Finally Arrives on O2 UK

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After weeks and weeks of waiting, O2 UK has finally launched the PlayStation Phone, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, on its network. It took nearly two months but it seems that O2 and Sony have finally worked out the bugs that prevented the device from being released on its original launch date which was, if […]

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Available for $100 at Amazon

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Today is a big day for those that love gaming on their phone because the ultimate gaming phone has just hit the shores of the U.S. in the form of the Sony Xperia Play for Verizon. If you’re thinking about buying this phone, you’ll probably want to snag the best deal, and we’re thinking that […]

Verizon Xperia Play Orders Begin to Arrive

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While the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play isn’t scheduled to officially arrive on Verizon until May 26th, it looks like some of those that pre-ordered the device are already seeing their orders arrive. Back on May 17th, Verizon announced that the device formally known as the PlayStation Phone would be hitting its network this week for […]

Early XPERIA Play Pre-Orders Have Begun to Ship

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Despite a promise that pre-orders of the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play would only begin to ship on  May 25th to coincide with the launch on May 26th, the U.S. CDMA model has already begun to ship by Verizon Wireless. A reader had sent in screenshots of his FedEx tracking to Droid-Life, which shows that the […]

Sony Xperia Play Coming to Verizon on May 26th for $200

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We had a feeling that May 26th was going to be the day that Verizon would finally put the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play on shelves and sure enough, Big Red has announced that the device formally known as the PlayStation Phone is going to be available on the 26th for $200. The Xperia Play has […]

Sony Xperia PLAY: Details, Review & Hands-On Video Roundup

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The Sony Xperia PLAY is an Android smarpthone infused with PlayStation gaming abilities and perhaps the first dedicated hardware gamepad to be built into a smartphone. The Sony Xperia PLAY is launching worldwide, but in the U.S. the device will land on Verizon. The Sony Xperia PLAY is best known as a PlayStation phone because it will […]

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY Delayed By Two More Carriers in UK

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In a statement today, Sony Ericsson confirmed that due to shipping issues, the upcoming PlayStation Phone aka Sony Xperia PLAY will be missing tomorrow’s launch date for Vodafone and Three in the United Kingdom and won’t be available until next week at the earliest. This news comes on the heels of a previous delay with […]

Sony’s new Xperia PLAY ads put latest iPhone 4 promo to shame

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Taking a page out of Old Spice’s book, Sony has released some pretty strange but funny advertisements for their latest Android phone, the Sony Xperia PLAY. Thankfully they aren’t as creepy as the original thumb ads. Featuring comedian and actress Kristen Schaal of Flight of the Conchords fame, the new promos focus on the gaming […]

PlayStation Games Coming to Tegra 2 Android Phones

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On the NVIDIA Tegra Zone, an app in which the chip-maker highlights high-performance games and apps that are compatible with Android devices running the dual-core Tegra 2 processor, NVIDIA says that the Sony’s PlayStation suite is coming to Android devices, which will bring PlayStation games and other gaming apps to Android smartphones. Of course, Sony […]

Old Sony Ericsson XPERIA Windows Phone 7 Handset Spotted

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A leaked image of a Sony Ericsson Windows Phone 7 smartphone was shown on WMPU. However, the UI displayed on the phone’s screen suggests that this potential XPERIA handset may be an old leaked prototype, though Sony Ericsson has been reported in recent news to be mulling a Windows Phone 7 release–the company has released […]

Sony PlayStation S1 Tablet Differentiates Itself from Android Crop with Gaming

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While news of a Sony tablet has been quiet, the company may be looking towards Android 3.0 Honeycomb and leveraging its experience with gaming through its PlayStation brand in differentiating itself from other Android-based tablets. The strategy, which is codenamed the Sony S1 according to Engadget, would help the Japanese consumer electronics giant avoid commoditization […]

Sony Ericsson Makes XPERIA Play PlayStation Phone Official

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After months of leaks and sightings of Sony Ericsson’s PlayStation Phone, the company has finally announced the XPERIA Play, which will be the official name to the device. Not a lot of details were announced today, but the company is promising more information at Mobile World Congress, where the device will make its first official […]

Next-Gen PlayStation Portable to Have Quad-Core ARM CPU, Quad-Core GPU

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As the world looks on to the future of mobile processing beyond dual-core CPUs that are starting to make their way into products such as the Motorola Atrix 4G and the Xoom tablet, Sony has just announced that its next-generation PlayStation Portable (PSP) gaming platform will be sporting a quad-core processor along with powerful quad-core […]

PlayStation Games Coming to Android 2.3 Handsets Via Sony

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Taking a hardware-neutral approach, Sony will be making PlayStation games available on Android 2.3 Gingerbread (a minimum requirement to play) smartphones, tablets, and handsets. Available via the PlayStation Suite, Sony is saying that initially PlayStation One (PS One) games will be available through emulation and the company will be creating a PlayStation Certified label to […]

Sony to Announce Next PSP Next Week, PlayStation Phone at MWC

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According to Bloomberg, Sony is set to announce an updated PlayStation Portable handheld gaming unit on January 27th, next week, with a gaming-centric phone in February at the Mobile World Congress trade event. Rumors of the Sony-Sony Ericsson PlayStation Phone have been circulating for some time, and more recently leaked videos and images of the […]

Sony Ericsson PlayStation Phone Pegged for Spring Launch

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Japan’s Asahi Shimbun newspaper is saying that the long-rumored Sony Ericsson PlayStation Phone will make its big debut in Spring 2011, as reported by Yahoo News. Europe and the U.S. will be among the first markets to see the device launch, followed by other locations. The device of the Android-based smartphone will be based on […]