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Sony works out a way to spoil VR
Published in IoT
Tuesday, 07 July 2020 11:37

Sony works out a way to spoil VR

 
Everything is about adverts

Sony Interactive Entertainment has worked out how to destroy VR by inserting adverts.

Sony plans subscription model for data-analysing sensor software
Published in AI


Pay by view

Sony plans to sell software by subscription for data-analysing sensors in situ and transform the light-converting chips into a platform for money making software.

Sony unveils the new Playstation 5
Published in Gaming
Thursday, 11 June 2020 23:53

Sony unveils the new Playstation 5


Surprises everyone with Playstation 5 Digital Edition

Sony has kicked off its live stream with a surprise announcement of not one, but rather two new Playstation 5 consoles, one of them called the Digital Edition and coming without a Blu-Ray drive. Sony also revealed a bunch of games, but so far, details about the console itself are still scarce.

Sony aims to make smarter image sensors
Published in AI
Thursday, 14 May 2020 12:02

Sony aims to make smarter image sensors


You cant just sit around sensing stuff -- do a bit more

Sony said it would make its cash-cow image sensors smarter to broaden their use, as the Japanese electronics maker seeks to reduce its dependence on the saturated smartphone market.

Sony reveals Playstation 5 hardware specifications
Published in Gaming


With 8-core Zen 2 CPU, 36 CU RDNA 2 GPU, and impressive storage SSD

While Microsoft jumped the gun with its Xbox Series X, Sony has now also unveiled some hardware details about its upcoming Playstation 5, showing specifications similar to the Xbox Series X, including an 8-core Zen 2 CPU, 36 CU RDNA 2 GPU, ultra-fast SSD storage, and more.

Sony has new Xperia mid-range smartphone as well
Published in Mobiles


Xperia 10 II comes with Snapdragon 655 and a big battery

In addition to the Xperia One Mark Two and the Alpha-inspired Xperia Pro, Sony also unveiled a runner for the mid-range market, the Xperia Ten Mark Two, powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 655 SoC, decent screen and camera, as well as a hefty battery.

Sony brings Xperia 1 II flagship smartphone for sub-6GHz
Published in Mobiles


Teases Sony Alpha-inspired Xperia Pro with mmWave

Although its official MWC 2020 event was canceled, that did not stop Sony from announcing two new flagship smartphones, Snapdragon 865-powered the Xperia 1 II (Xperia One Mark Two) for sub-6GHz 5G, as well as the Alpha-inspired Xperia Pro, aimed at the professional market and with mmWave.

Kojima's Death Stranding gets its official launch trailer
Published in Gaming


Ahead of November 8th launch

Sony and Kojima Productions have released an official launch trailer for the upcoming Death Stranding game which is coming to the Playstation 4 on November 8th.

Sony abandons video streaming
Published in News
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 12:05

Sony abandons video streaming


Sony's Playstation Vue shuts in January

While Apple, Disney, and WarnerMedia are all launching new video streaming services, Sony's Playstation Vue, which offered a digital version of the cable TV bundle, will close up shop in January.

Smartphones are giving way to smart feature phones
Published in Mobiles


At least in poorer countries

Millions of first-time internet consumers are ignoring the smartphone dream of Steve Jobs in favour of something that does the job better and cheaper.