PS4 gets Linux
Published in Games
Thursday, 10 March 2016 11:50

PS4 gets Linux


We bet Sony is unhappy


A hacking group fail0verflow has worked out a way of getting the Linux kernel-based operating system on the PS4.

Qualcomm to dominate high-end mobile chips
Published in Processors


Snapdragon 820 is a winner with the vendors

If you buy a high-end android phone it will almost certainly have a Snapdragon 820 under the bonnet.

Sony patents VR “Power Glove”
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 10:19

Sony patents VR “Power Glove”


A bit less bulky and used for VR

Sony has just patented the successor to the 1980's Nintendo Power Glove.

Sony patent reveals glove controller for PlayStation VR
Published in News


Flex sensors, pressure sensors, biometric sensors and more


New patents filed by Sony Computer Entertainment with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) reveal that the gaming giant is preparing to release a much-requested glove controller sometime in the future for its PlayStation VR platform, set to launch later this fall.

Sony unveils its Xperia X series smartphones
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 22 February 2016 19:29

Sony unveils its Xperia X series smartphones


Three new smartphones from Sony

Sony has kicked of Mobile World Congress 2016 show in Barcelona with three new smartphones that will be a part of its new Xperia X series, the Xperia XA, Xperia X and the Xperia X Performance, all based on the same 5-inch screen but with different design and different chipsets.

Sony PlayStation VR arrives this fall
Published in News
Thursday, 18 February 2016 09:45

Sony PlayStation VR arrives this fall


According to interview with GameStop CEO


Sony’s entry into the virtual reality market may be just a few short months away, thanks to an interview segment with GameStop CEO Paul Raines with Fox Business on Monday.

Sony's 2016 4K HDR TVs now available for pre-order
Published in News


Pre-orders begin $800 below MSRP


On Wednesday, Sony announced the availability of its latest line of 2016 premium 4K HDR-enabled Ultra High Definition television sets, complete with TRILUMINOS display technology, Sony’s 4K Processor X1 advanced image engine, and the Android TV operating system featuring home automation integration for IoT devices.

Sony's Exmor RS IMX318 sensor launched
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 17 February 2016 09:32

Sony's Exmor RS IMX318 sensor launched


Provides the industry's smallest unit pixel at 1.0 µm

Sony has announced its new Exmor RS IMX318 sensor and claims it is the world's first sensor with a unit cell size of 1.0 µm × 1.0 µm. At the same time it is small at 6.858mm (1/2.6") and supports 22.5 megapixels.

Microsoft Xbox-as-a-Service gathering momentum
Published in Games


Making it like the rest of Microsoft’s business

Software giant Microsoft is planning to get its Xbox business back in gear by making it follow the same sort of business model which worked for it on Microsoft office.

Sony to make its own 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray players soon
Published in News

Will launch before the company's next fiscal year

As the physical 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player market stands, there are currently only three competitors vying for the dollars of hungry consumers wishing to invest into the latest Ultra High Definition disc format - Samsung, Philips and Panasonic. According to recent news, Sony wants to make itself the fourth major brand name and wants to do this no later than March of 2017.