Sony goes flat out on imaging sensors
Published in News
Friday, 07 October 2016 12:26

Sony goes flat out on imaging sensors


Demand is picking up

There are signs that the smartphone component industry is picking up, after being in the doledrums for a year or so.

Sony Xperia XZ now available in US
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 06 October 2016 07:56

Sony Xperia XZ now available in US


Unlocked at Amazon and Best Buy for $699

Sony’s flagship smartphone this year, the Xperia XZ, first became available in Taiwan last week and is now available in the US after it sold out of pre-orders overseas in about 45 minutes.

4K Playstation Pro? Don’t get too excited
Published in News
Monday, 19 September 2016 11:43

4K Playstation Pro? Don’t get too excited


No games and a basic Blu-Ray disk

While many had hoped that Sony’s new PlayStation 4 Pro would herald a brave new age of 4k gaming, they  might have to scale back their expectations – at least for now.

Sony announces its first 4K Blu-ray disc player
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Thursday, 15 September 2016 09:18

Sony announces its first 4K Blu-ray disc player


Only available through Sony AV dealers and installers


This week at Sony’s annual Cedia 2016 press briefing in Dallas, Texas, the company announced its first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc player, the UBP-X1000ES. Unfortunately, the device will only be available through Sony’s authorized custom installation dealerships.

Sony announces PS4 Slim, PlayStation 4 Pro consoles
Published in Games

Sunny disposition?

On Monday, Sony unveiled two new PlayStation 4 consoles set to debut on September 15th and November 10th, one designed as a slim refresh of the original console from November 2013, and the second as a mid-generation upgrade featuring 4K video output, HDR support and a redesigned GPU based on AMD Polaris, but lacking a 4K Blu-ray disc drive.

Sony wants to get back into mobile gaming
Published in News
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 14:15

Sony wants to get back into mobile gaming


New titles arriving in Japan

Sony is hoping to pull its nadgers out of the fire with a batch of mobile games.

Sony unveils a list of Nougat-loving devices
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 24 August 2016 21:07

Sony unveils a list of Nougat-loving devices


Xperia... Sony has heard about the English language....

Following most other smartphone manufacturers which have released partial lists of devices that will be graced with Google's latest Android 7.0 Nougat OS, Sony has also "unveiled" its own negligee like list of devices.

Sony to introduce two new PS4 consoles next month
Published in Games


"PS4 Slim" refresh along with 4K PlayStation Neo


Over the weekend, new images emerged of a second PlayStation 4 console that Sony is expected to release next month alongside its anticipated mid-generation hardware refresh known collectively as the “PlayStation Neo” or 4K-capable PlayStation 4.

Xbox outsells PS for the first time
Published in Games
Friday, 12 August 2016 14:54

Xbox outsells PS for the first time


At least in the UK

MIcrosoft's Xbox One has finally overtaken Sony's PS4 – at least in British sales.

Sony AV will require a lot more space
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 02 August 2016 12:32

Sony AV will require a lot more space


But you will not need a Neo

Sony has confirmed that its PlayStation Neo is not a requirement for PlayStation VR, but you will need rather a lot of space and it will work better if you are sitting down