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[News] Sony Ericsson Shows off its Linux Phone

  • Subject: [News] Sony Ericsson Shows off its Linux Phone
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2009 01:34:39 +0000
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Android phone sports 8.1-megapixel camera

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| Sony Ericsson announced its first Android 
| phone, along with a "UX" user interface 
| targeting social networking. The Xperia X10 
| offers from 8 to 16GB of flash storage, a 
| four-inch touchscreen, and an 8.1-megapixel 
| camera with face recognition and geo-
| tagging, plus the usual 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, 
| and GPS features.


Sony Ericsson announces its first Android handset: the XPERIA X10

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| Available in "Luster White" or "Sensuous 
| Black", the 119mm x 63mm x 13mm device 
| weighs 135g and features a 4in, 480 x 854 
| capacitive touchscreen display.


Sony Ericsson's first Android phone highlights Microsoft's shortcomings

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| "Microsoft is being squeezed from one end by 
| this open source approach from the likes of 
| Android, Symbian open source, Maemo and 
| LiMo, and squeezed from the other by RIM and 
| Apple, which offer closed environments that 
| users are very happy with," she said.



Sony Ericsson preparing netbook launch?

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| Sony Ericsson appears set to launch a netbook. Sorry, smartbook - the phone
| firm's micro laptop seems likely to be as much phone as portable PC.


Sony Ericsson Xperia drops Windows for Android

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| An Android-based version of Sony Ericsson's first Windows Mobile smartphone,
| the Xperia, has appeared online, prompting speculation that an official
| unveiling could be just around the corner.


Check Out Sony Ericsson's Android UI

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| Word leaked over the weekend about Sony Ericsson's first Android-powered
| smartphone and it looked like a winner. Well, today we've learned that the
| company will be layering on its own custom user interface on top of the
| Linux-based OS, and it also looks pretty good.
| To recap, the smartphone is code-named "Rachael" and it is expected to be the
| next generation in the company's Xperia line. Reports say it will run on
| Qualcomm's zippy 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, and it will have 3D graphics, a
| whopping 8-megapixel camera, and it will be capable of 7.2 Mbps downlink
| speeds.


Sony Ericsson Using Drupal

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| Sony Ericsson's first Drupal web site was officially launched yesterday at
| the JavaOne conference. The site, called Sony Ericsson Labs, is a community
| website to shares application concepts with everyone who is interested in
| mobile applications and where new ideas can begin to take shape.


Sony Ericsson Inches Closer To Android Phone

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| Ever since Sony Ericsson joined the Open Handset Alliance, Android fans have
| been wondering when the company would release a smartphone with the
| Google-backed operating system. An executive gave some more details Friday
| indicating fans may not have to wait too much longer.


Sony Ericsson to make Android phone

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| Rikko Sakaguchi, Corporate VP at Sony Ericsson, said itâs the companyâs aim
| to âdevelop a handset based on the Android platformâ, according to his OHA
| membership statement.



(Video) Ubuntu Linux Running On Sony Ericsson P990i

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| Apparently "Wizolabo" managed to get a copy of Ubuntu Linux running
| on the Sony Ericsson P990i, which features a 240 x 320 TFT
| touchscreen display, 2.0-megapixel camera, 64MB RAM, 128MB Flash
| memory, 60MB built-in memory, 802.11b Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.0, a
| music player, and USB 2.0 connectivity. Video after the break.

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