SONY ERICSSON XPERIA PLAY Posts on XDA

Sony Ericsson Announces Ice Cream Sandwich For 2011 Models

After Samsung, Sony Ericsson has also announced its plans for Ice Cream Sandwich updates. Also, not unlike Samsung, only its most recent models will get the update, exluding, for example, 2010's Xperia X10.If you've got a 2011 model, however, here's the schedule for the phased rollout: starting in late March, the Xperia arc S, Xperia...

Reboot Options App For Xperia Variants

For the Xperia X10/X8/X10 mini and X10 mini pro owners out there, you might be aware that XDA forum members DooMLoRD and MrHassell have developed and app to provide some reboot options in a convenient menu.The app currently features:Widget icon Fast power off Reboot command is itself very fast and the device reboots much faster Reboot into recovery...

Camera Mod For Xperia Play

If you're an owner of a Sony Xperia Play, you might have thought that using the R button makes sense when using the camera. However this is not an option on the stock camera.Luckily, XDA forum member Zoop57 has thought about this and modified the app to enable the R button as the shutter button...

Rooting Your (Xperia) PLAY as Easy as Child’s Play?

Not too long ago, our own talented news writer mic_888 covered the Sony Xperia PLAY launch event. Now it looks like the device has just been rooted. In typical XDA fashion, we just have to provide you with an easy way.Thanks to XDA forum member Bin4ry's latest how-to guide, it looks like the answer to this...

Goodies Extracted and Ported from Xperia Play

Our ever growing list of add-ons and UI elements to make our devices unique keeps growing as time goes by. Sometimes, making them unique means to take things from several different places and combining them into one. XDA member myth999 started a thread with the extraction of the upcoming Sony Xperia Play's PSP classic live...

XDA-Developers Attends Xperia Play Launch Event

So, XDA-Developers was lucky enough to be invited to attend the Sony Xperia Play Launch Event in London tonight, giving us hands on time with the much anticipated new Android gaming phone!The event was actually in a nightclub set up in a warehouse in the centre of London, with loud thumping music that all the...

Bootloader for Sony Xperia Devices to Come Unlocked… Somewhat

Earlier today, we were informed that someone at Sony's management was dropped on his/her head and started reasoning properly about the future of their devices. Well, maybe that is a bit of an exaggeration but the fact still remains the same. For those of you unaware of what went on earlier today, Sony Ericsson announced...

EVO 3D and Xperia Play Forums Added

It looks like after almost a year of stagnation on handset designs and improvements, every other manufacturer has taken technology into high gear. In the upcoming months, we will see devices with unique capabilities that will likely re-shape how we see and do things with our phones. Accounting for such a change, we decided to...