Sony

Sony Corporation is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group, which is engaged in business through its four operating segments – Electronics, Motion pictures, Music and Financial Services. These make Sony one of the most comprehensive entertainment companies in the world. Sony’s principal business operations include Sony Corporation, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment, Sony Music Entertainment, Sony Mobile Communications, and Sony Financial. Sony is among the Worldwide Top 20 Semiconductor Sales Leaders and third-largest television manufacturer in the world, after Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics. Via Freebase

Sony’s PlayStation Plus Could Be Getting A Video Service
If you want to be able to play online games on your PlayStation console, chances are you might have already subscribed to Sony’s PlayStation Plus service. While this is more or less mandatory for online play, you could soon be getting a bit more value for your money in the form of videos.

Sony Launches Limited Edition WH-1000XM4 In ‘Silent White’
If noise cancelling headphones are something you’re looking for, then it’s hard to beat Sony’s WH-1000XM series. The company has over the years become more or less the default brand when it comes to both wireless and noise cancelling headphones, beating out the likes of other brands such as Bose.

Sony Changes Their Mind, Won’t Shut Down PS3 Or PS Vita Stores
Back in March, Sony announced that they would be shutting down the digital storefronts for the PS3 and PS Vita. While we’re sure that some gamers would have been disappointed, it makes sense. Sony has pretty much stopped developing games for mobile consoles and they are focusing on the PS5, a console that’s two generations older than the PS3.

Sony PS5 Update Adds Support For 120Hz Displays
If you own a display that supports a refresh rate higher than your standard 60Hz, you might be interested and happy to learn that Sony has recently pushed out an update to its PS5 console where it will support 120Hz refresh rates on 1080p displays, such as computer monitors for those who are using it with their PS5 consoles.

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The Last of Us Remake Will Be Coming To The PS5
When Sony and Naughty Dog first launched The Last of Us, it was back in 2013. The game was initially designed for the Sony PS3 console, although they later followed up with a remaster for the PS4. Now according to a report from Bloomberg’s Jason Schreier, it seems that Sony is looking to remake the game for the PS5.

Sony Confirms Shut Down Of PS3, PS Vita, PSP Stores This July
Earlier last week, it was reported that Sony could be looking to shut down the stores for its PS3, PS Vita, and PSP consoles. Given how old those consoles are and with Sony already focusing their efforts and resources into the PS5, the report didn’t really come as that big of a surprise, but for those wondering if it’s true, yes, it is.

If Your PS4’s Clock Battery Dies, So Does Your Console
Nothing lasts forever, at least for the most part, and we usually expect that with our electronic devices due to wear and tear. However, if you own the PS4, it seems that inside the console there is a ticking “time bomb” in the form of the console’s clock battery, where if the battery dies, so does your console.

Sony PS3, PS Vita, PSP Stores Could Be Shutting Down This Year
Right now Sony’s main focus is on the PS5, and to a certain extent the PS4, but at the same time, we totally understand if there are gamers who might still be holding onto their older consoles like the PS3, PS Vita, and the PSP. Unfortunately for these gamers, you might soon lose access to the store for games.

Sony PS5 Update This Summer Will Allow Users To Expand On Internal Storage
Right now, the Sony PS5 has a storage issue where due to the size of the games, gamers pretty much can only store a few games at a time before they run out of space. To make matters worse, there is currently no M.2 NVMe drives that Sony has whitelisted that supports the PS5, which leaves players in a bit of a bind.

Sony Could Be Developing A 1-inch Camera Sensor For Smartphones
In case you didn’t know, Sony actually provides a lot of smartphone companies with camera sensors. This means that while these companies might use different lenses and software, the core hardware powering their cameras comes from Sony, and it seems that Sony could be working on something big.

YouTuber Spent $70,000 Creating The World’s Largest (And Functional) PS5
If you thought that the Sony PS5 was kind of huge, then you might need a little perspective because YouTuber ZHC has revealed what can only be described as the world’s largest PS5 to date. This unit is said to be 100 times larger than the actual console itself, but here’s the kicker, it actually works.

dbrand Unveils Sony PS5 Custom Skins, Looks Pretty Awesome
Last year it was revealed in leaked photos that it seems that the Sony PS5 could offer up more customizability in terms of design due to the plates being removable. This led to some companies offering to create custom PS5 plates, but this was quickly shut down as Sony sent them legal letters asking them to desist.

Pedro Pascal Cast As Joel In HBO’s The Last Of Us Series
The other day it was reported that HBO had finally cast the actress, Bella Ramsey, who would be playing Ellie in the upcoming limited series The Last of Us. We were wondering then who could be picking up the role of Joel, who acts as Ellie’s protector in the video game by Sony and Naughty Dog.

PS5 DualSense Controllers Are Already Experiencing Drifting Problems
The analog sticks on gaming controllers are essentially mechanical parts. This means that over time and with frequent usage, they can get damaged. However, the question is how long can we realistically expect them to last before they start displaying problematic behavior? In the case of Sony’s PS5 DualSense controllers, not very long.

Sony FX3 Compact Camcorder Leaked
While our digital cameras are more than capable of recording videos, sometimes they lack certain features that professional videographers might need, which is why camcorders still exist. If you are looking for a camcorder, one that isn’t too big or bulky, Sony could have something for you.

God Of War For PS5 Will Be Patched To Be Playable In 4K At 60 FPS
Our consoles have come a long way in terms of performance. Back with the PS4, gamers who wanted higher resolution and better frame rates had to purchase the PS4 Pro, but that changed with the PS5 which can obviously handle games at higher performances. But what about games that were designed for previous-gen consoles?

Sony’s Xperia PRO Is A Smartphone Aimed At Professionals
Sony’s place in the smartphone market is slowly diminishing as the company’s releases have been sporadic. However, it seems that Sony could be changing their direction where instead of focusing more on the average consumer, they might be hoping that their products could appeal to creative professionals.

The Sony Alpha 1 Camera Is A 50MP That Can Also Shoot In 8K
Sony’s full-frame mirrorless lineup consists of their A7 and A9 series, with the A9 being aimed more at working professionals who might need some of the features offered in the camera that isn’t available in the A7. However, it seems that Sony has since stepped things up an extra notch with the launch of the Sony Alpha 1 (A1).

Uncharted Movie Has Been Delayed To 2022
Sony has been trying to put out a movie based on the Uncharted video game for quite a while now, but unfortunately the movie has been plagued with various delays as directors have come and gone in rapid succession. The movie, which was originally pegged for 2020, was later delayed to 2021, but now it looks like we have another delay on our hands.

UK Scalper Group Boasts They Secured Another 2,000 PS5 Units
As Sony is trying to ramp up production of its PS5 console, it seems that scalpers are continuing to take advantage of the shortage in consoles, which we suppose was something that they had a hand in, at least in part. According to a recent tweet by Carnage, a scalper group based in the UK, they have boasted that they have secured an additional 2,000 units of the PS5.