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

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.

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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.

Sony Announces New Bravia TVs With Cognitive Processor XR
When we think of smart TVs, we think of TVs that come with features like the ability to support apps, streaming services, and more. However, it seems that Sony is really trying to redefine what we know as a smart TV because ahead of CES 2021, the company has announced a new lineup of Bravia TVs that will be powered by Sony’s Cognitive Processor XR.

IKEA Creates PS5, Xbox Series X Mockups To Help Shoppers Choose Furniture
When buying furniture, it helps if you know what you plan to put in it. For example, if you want to buy a TV console unit, you might want to take into account the size of other gadgets that you’ll be fitting in it, like the size of your soundbar, maybe an amplifier, your set-top box, and so on. Of course, you will need to know the sizes beforehand, but […]

Nintendo Switch Expected To Outsell PS5, Xbox Series X In 2021
Nintendo certainly turned things around for themselves following the debacle that was the Wii U. The Switch has managed to captivate gamers around the world, thanks to its fun family games, strong first-party titles, and also its hybrid nature that allows gamers to play it on the game or on a TV at home.

Sony Removes Cyberpunk 2077 From The PlayStation Store
According to a report from last week, it was revealed that Sony was apparently refunding PS4 and PS5 gamers over Cyberpunk 2077 issues. Now it seems that those issues have gotten a bit too out of hand to the point where Sony has removed the game from the PlayStation Store, meaning that those who were hoping to get the digital copy will no longer be able to do so.

PS5, Xbox Series X Scalpers Have Made Close To $50 Million So Far
Due to the popularity of the PlayStation and Xbox brand, it’s not surprising that when the PS5 and Xbox Series X consoles were released there was a rush to buy them. As it would be understandably impossible for Sony and Microsoft to meet this onslaught of demand, naturally this would result in temporary shortages.

Sony Is Reportedly Refunding Cyberpunk 2077 For Some PS4, PS5 Gamers
While CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077 is one of the more highly anticipated games of 2020, it seems that for some gamers, especially those on the PS4 and the PS5, the launch was less than ideal. So much so that gamers are now reporting that Sony is apparently issuing refunds for gamers who request for it.

Retailer Fights Against PS5 Scalpers By Mercilessly Canceling Orders
Right now, people or groups who are buying up PS5 consoles and reselling them at a marked up price are a huge problem. From what we’ve noticed, a lot of these scalpers are trying to sell the consoles at almost double the retail price that online retailers are selling the console at, and are netting a pretty decent profit out of it.

Facebook Is Deleting Pictures, Videos Uploaded From The PS4
If you thought that maybe keeping your photos and videos on Facebook might be a good way to preserve them and act as a backup, you might want to rethink that. This is because according to multiple user reports, it seems that Facebook has started to delete pictures and videos uploaded to its platform via the PS4.

Sony’s Visual Story Is A New Cloud Storage Service For Professional Photographers
One of the problems that professional photographers face when shooting in the field, like during a live event such as a wedding, is that there is always a chance that their cameras or memory cards can fail and all the photos that they’ve taken are lost. This is usually why wedding photographers work in teams and carry multiple cameras.

PS5 Scalper Made $40,000 In A Single Week
The concept of scalping is buying high demand items and then flipping them for a huge markup. This is based on the extremely high demand for certain items that are either difficult to get or are limited in nature. This is the case for the Sony PS5 in which Sony is struggling to try and meet the demand of the market right now, creating a space for scalpers.

PS5’s DualSense Controllers Will Tighten As FIFA 21 Players Get Tired
With every console generation, companies tend to make changes to the design and features of its gaming controllers, and the Sony PS5’s DualSense controllers are no exception. They come with adaptive triggers which EA is taking advantage of with its FIFA 21 game, where the controls will actually “tighten” as the players in the game get fatigued.