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Sony confirms Xperia Play will not get Android 4.0, cites stability concerns
Sony has confirmed that the gaming-focused Xperia Play will not be upgraded to Android 4.0 as a result of concerns with stability and user experience.
Sony Mobile drops Xperia Play from ICS upgrade list
Sony may have decided to cancel the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Xperia Play, with the phone not appearing on the company's list of devices to be upgraded to Android 4.0.
The PlayStation phone that might've been: a 'lead device' for Google with an extra slide-out keyboard
Two newsbits this week paint a picture of what might've been for the "PlayStation phone," including a patent for a device with two slide-out panels — a gamepad and a QWERTY keyboard — and a Google slide that shows it was intended as a flagship Android 2.3 Gingerbread device.
Sony Xperia smartphones get updated ICS release schedule, rollout to begin mid-April
Sony Mobile has updated the Ice Cream Sandwich update release schedule for its 2011 Xperia phones, moving the start back to mid-April.
Sony Mobile releases Android 4.0 beta for Xperia Play
Sony Developer World has announced a beta download of Android 4.0 for the Xperia Play, the first handset in Sony's second wave of Android updates.
Sony adds Glonass positioning to numerous Xperia phones, cites accuracy benefits
Sony has revealed support for Glonass positioning in select upcoming and existing Xperia Android handsets
OnLive for Android now supports Xperia Play controls, iOS app still awaiting approval
OnLive's updated its Android app with support for Xperia Play controls. The iOS and Kindle Fire versions are still awaiting approval
Sony Ericsson announces Android 4.0 update schedule, starts March / April 2012
Sony Ericsson has confirmed that Ice Cream Sandwich updates for its 2011 phones will begin in late March or early April of 2012.
Xperia Play now has 200 games available to download, some are free for the holidays
Sony Ericsson announced that it now has 200 games optimized for the Xperia Play, and made a few of the best games free for the holiday season.
PlayStation Store comes to certified Sony Ericsson Android phones in Japan
The Playstation Store is now available on more Android phones in Japan, with 23 titles available for initial purchase. Pricing is from 600 yen, and Minna no Golf 2 is available as a free download until February 8th.
Xperia Play PSN Store port brings new games to the UK
The Xperia Play, Sony Ericsson's gaming-centric Android handset, has been hacked to use the newer PlayStation Store app with PSN integration. Although the exploit was discovered in Japan last month, it is now functional in the UK, suggesting that new games may be reaching the device soon.