Sony Ericsson LiveView update goes live: Bluetooth issues addressed says SE

January 28, 2011
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Sony Ericsson has pushed out the promised LiveView update, promising improved stability of the remote display and automatic reconnection of the Bluetooth link. There's also support for a greater number of simultaneously installed plugins, now raised to 30.

  • Improved stability in the phone application (update available on Android Market since some weeks ago)
  • Improved plug-in handling and limit of number of installed plug-ins raised to 30.
  • Connection stability improved – most identified reasons for random disconnects should be fixed now.
  • There were some cases of random reboots reported, and all those reported crashes have now been resolved.
  • Compatibility with competitor phones is greatly improved, both in regards to stability and to battery life time.
  • Automatic reconnect when coming back in range improved.

As for those plugins, Sony Ericsson says there are over 30 in the Android Market today. The update will hopefully address some of the issues we experienced in our review of the LiveView over at SlashGear. You can find details on the update here.


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  • Dalaron1

    I was very excited about this news, However it pretty much still doing the same thing. It did link up a little easier this time. But within about 15 min. It started to search for phone again. None of the manufactured installed plugin work. I had such high hopes for this device. Wow that took that much time and its still not functioning correctly. oh well, back to the box. Wait another 3 months or until something else come along. Maybe better luck with the Fossil model when it comes out.