Sony Ericsson Declares UIQ an Epic Fail, Looks Forward to S60 Handsets

It's no secret that UIQ effectively died when it merged into the Symbian Foundation » 10/23/08 9:17pm 10/23/08 9:17pm earlier this year. But at a Symbian event this week in London, Sony Ericsson reiterated that the platform is destined for certain death and mentioning that it "didn’t attract the operator, manufacturer or consumer interest needed to…

SlingPlayer TV-on-Cellphone Coming For Symbian UIQ This Summer

Just as Sling announced a few weeks ago, their Slingplayer cellphone player is getting added support for Symbian UIQ devices this summer. Among the sets being supported are the Sony Ericsson P1i, P990i, W960i, W950i and M600i, along with Moto's MOTORIZR Z8. You'll be able to see it in person at CTIA coming up next… » 3/27/08 2:20pm 3/27/08 2:20pm

Sony Ericsson and Motorola Plan Superfriends of Smartphone Platform…

Sony Ericsson's selling half of its UIQ smartphone software unit to Motorola, which will be run independently of both companies (it's "not a joint venture") with the goal of "creating a platform which can be shared by a number of operators." In particular, they want to eventually knock Nokia's Symbian-based S60 off… » 10/15/07 3:10pm 10/15/07 3:10pm