Snapdragon 820 Successor drops its custom core
Published in Processors


Exclusive: It will use ARM Cortex

Fudzilla has confirmed that the Kryo core might be the last custom developed CPU core from Qualcomm, at least for now.

Playstation tackle's VR power problems with another box
Published in Wearables


Virtually trying to make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear


While Sony is keen to create a PlayStation VR headset it is having a problem with the device’s power.

PS4 unlocks the Seventh Core
Published in Processors


Pour out the vials of the wrath of God upon the earth.

Microsoft's move to open the seventh core on its X-Box has apparently been followed by Sony on its Playstation 4.

Nintendo NX has a 60 per cent chance
Published in Games


Now it has lost its toilet naming obsession

An analyst has given Nintendo’s new NX gaming console a 60 per cent chance of success.

PlayStation 4 sales surpass 30.2 million
Published in Games


Worldwide numbers

Sony has confirmed that it has sold more than sold more than 30.2 million PlayStation 4  consoles

Sony denies working on its own chips
Published in Processors


And we are not selling our mobile division either

Sony has been at the centre of a few rumours lately and it appears that Sony Corporation President and CEO Kazuo Hirai has had to go on record with a fairly big list of denials.

Sony finally gives up on BetaMax
Published in News


You have to admire its stubbornness

Sony has finally pulled the plug on the BetaMax decades after the standard was kicked to the curb by the technically inferior VHS.

Sony buying Toshiba's imaging business
Published in News


$165 million on the table

Most of the high end phones today use a Sony imaging sensor. Now it looks like Sony now wants to buy Toshiba's image sensor business to expand its dominance.

EU fines Quanta for cartel involvement
Published in News


$7.93 million fine

The European Union has fined optical maker Quanta Storage $7.93 million for participating in a cartel of eight ODD vendors, ODMs and OEMs.

Sony releases Android 5.1.1 for TVs
Published in News


MediaTek SoC pushes HDR picture

We spent some time with Sony X9005C TV which is the first TV to be powered with the Android 5.0. The latest updated version was released yesterday and upgraded this model and a few other Android TV's from Sony to Android 5.1.1