Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 features and reviews


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App Store for Windows Mobile on the Xperia X1
PocketGear unveiled its new App Store for Windows Mobile yesterday and let’s just say that Microsoft’s upcoming Skymarket will basically have no competition if it’s announced at MWC next week. It’s not that PocketGear’s App Store is inherently bad . . . it’s just a bit misleading and not very good…

Outdoor photos from the Sony Ericsson Xperia X1
I spent most of today at Six Flags Magic Mountain for the first day of my MID Moves tour. In between using the OQO Model 2+ and taking pictures with my Xperia X1’s 3.2-megapixel camera for some light mobile blogging, I used the X1 to take a few scenic shots of the theme park.

Thoughts on mobile blogging with the Sony Ericsson Xperia X1
Of the 71 posts I wrote while covering CES 2009, 39 of them were done live from the showroom using my Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 smartphone. I took a photo using the X1’s 3.2-megapixel camera (in VGA resolution to keep the file size down), emailed it to a custom Flickr address with a subject line…

Palm Pre vs. Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 photos
Live comparison photos from the Palm Pre lounge at CES 2009 of the Xperia X1 and the just-announced Pre smartphone.

Review: Noreve Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 leather case
One of the things you may have noticed when I unboxed the Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 last month was that it didn’t come with a case. Never mind that most people would expect to find at least some kind of protection after spending ~$800 on a mobile device designed to be taken everywhere…

Mobile blogging preview with Xperia X1
Since Pocketables is leaving for CES in a few days and I’ve mentioned that I’d be supplementing my regular coverage with some mobile blogging from press events and the showroom floor, some of you may be wondering how these “moblogs” will look.

15 tips for new Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 users
The Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 smartphone works pretty well right out of the box, but since Windows Mobile works better when tweaked and the X1 isn’t perfect in its factory condition, I’ve put together a list of 15 tips to help users get the most out of their devices as quickly and easily as possible.

Unboxing the Sony Ericsson Xperia X1
Since words cannot express my current state of gadget bliss and some devices need no introduction, please find a quiet place to sit back and take in the beauty that is known as the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1.