SONY ERICSSON Posts on XDA

The History of Flagships: Part I – Sony

Every OEM aspiring to conquer the mobile world undoubtedly releases its take on the so-called "flagship device". Phones or tablets described as flagship are premium-class devices with top hardware specifications and usually run the newest version of the Android OS and their custom UI modifications. Since the initial version of Android, brands like Sony, Samsung,...

Customize Walkman Button on Some Xperia Devices

One of the more fun modifications out there is changing the hardware or capacitive buttons to something else. Mods exist that turn the search capacitive key into a camera button for some devices, for example. For those out there with Sony Ericsson Xperia devices with a Walkman button, you are now among those that can...

Place the Clock in the Center of the Status Bar on Some Xperia Devices

Most themes carry a standard template. Modifying the drawable files in the SystemUI.apk and Framework-res.apk and creating something good looking and unique. Some themes are more like modifications and make unique changes to the phone itself.As is the case with XDA Senior Member black_jackss, who has create a modification for the Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini,...

Sony Ericsson Users Can Alter Quadrant Scores With Simple Hack App

The Quadrant Standard benchmark app has been a staple for identifying how powerful a device can be. While there are some skeptics out there, many people depend on Quadrant scores to determine which phone is truly the most powerful.Well for owners of the Sony Ericsson Xperia line up, you can make your phone go just...

Auto Installer for Sony Xperia Line Helps Get ClockworkMod Recovery to Users Easier

Installing a recovery on a phone has the potential to be challenging. On some devices, it's as easy as flashing a kernel. On others, it's knowing how to use ADB in your command prompt (or terminal) to push the recovery to the correct partition and hope you didn't just turn your beautiful device into a...

Sony Ericsson to Upgrade 2011 Models to ICS

Ice Cream Sandwich has been a product of epic shoving-down-throat proportions, and we’re about to shove it some more. The Sony Ericsson Blog announced today the manufacturer will be working on merging their own Android experience with the new 4.0 iteration on their 2011 “portfolio”. “2011 Xperia Portfolio” refers to the following products: Xperia arc and...