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 Pledges To Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2040
Some of the world’s major tech companies have pledged to use eventually use 100 percent renewable energy and Sony is joining that list today. The Japanese tech giant has confirmed that it’s aiming to use 100 percent renewable energy to power its global operations by 2040. It’s joining the RE100 initiative operated by the international NGO The Climate Group. More than 140 companies worldwide have committed to RE100 so far.

Kingdom Hearts: VR Experience Announced For Later This Year
After years of being teased, Square Enix has confirmed that Kingdom Hearts 3 will be launching on the 29th of January, 2019. This means that we still have a few more months until the game is official, and we’re sure that many gamers can’t wait to get their hands on it. However the good news is that Square Enix has announced something that will tide gamers over until then.

Bloodborne Added To PlayStation Now Streaming Library
PlayStation Now is a game streaming service from Sony that lets subscribers stream titles to their consoles in exchange for a fee. The company continues to add more titles to the service in order to keep things fresh. The latest addition is Bloodborne, a famous action RPG that’s known for being very difficult. This is perhaps the most high-profile game that Sony has added to the PlayStation Now streaming lineup […]

Sony's New PSVR Bundles Come With Two Games Each
Having sold millions of PlayStation VR units already, the company is in no mood to slow down. Sony today announced a couple of new PlayStation VR bundles that come with two games each. Bundles normally come with one game so this will provide customers with more bang for their buck and thus entice them to purchase Sony’s virtual reality headset.

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Xbox Exec Says Sony 'Still Isn't Listening To Gamers'
Sony has taken a lot of flak recently from gamers over its stance on cross-play. Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida tried to explain the company’s reasoning behind the move at IFA 2018 by saying that one of the main reasons why cross-play isn’t supported on its platform is because the PlayStation 4 offers the “best experience” for gamers compared to the other platforms. That remark has earned a response from Xbox […]

Sony Boss Claims PS4 Is The ‘Best Place’ To Play Fortnite On
Epic’s Fortnite Battle Royale supports cross-play functionality where gamers can play it across a multitude of devices, save for the PS4. Sony has famously refused to enable cross-play support in the past and Fortnite is no different where gamers on the PS4 can’t play with those on the Xbox One or Nintendo Switch (it does support PC and mobile).

Ubergizmo's Best of IFA 2018Editor's Pick
The past few days were intense at IFA 2018 in Berlin, Germany. There were tons of interesting products to look at (and try!), and after checking out everything we could, here are what we think where the most impressive products at IFA, sorted in no particular order.This year, Samsung launched its Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Tab S4 ahead of the show, so follow the links to that […]

Sony's New Speaker Brings Google Assistant To Your Pool Party
Sony has announced a new outdoor speaker at IFA 2018 that will bring Google Assistant to your pool parties. The Sony XB501G is about the size of a soccer ball and packs a mean punch, sound-wise, in addition to vibrant lights and strobes to complete the party look. It has Google Assistant onboard so it can do everything you would expect a smart speaker to do.

Sony DSC-HX99, DSC-HX95 Compact Travel Cameras Announced
#IFA 18 – Compact cameras used to be seen as cheap and more portable alternatives to DSLRs back in the day, at least before mirrorless cameras acted as a happy middle between portability and performance. However thanks to technology, several companies are pushing the boundaries on what we can expect from a compact camera.

Sony’s FES Watch U Has Finally Been Launched Outside Of Japan
#IFA18 – Several years ago, Sony launched a watch on its crowdfunding platform dubbed the FES Watch. What made the watch interesting was that it used an e-paper display, similar to the displays used by e-readers like the Kindle. However its availability was limited to Japan, but at IFA 2018, the company has announced that the FES Watch U will now be launched in more markets.

Sony Xperia XZ3 Has Been Officially Announced
#IFA18 – Thanks to various leaked photos and rumors, we have known for a while that Sony might be planning on launching a new handset at IFA 2018. Sure enough the company has as they have taken the wraps off their latest smartphone in the form of the Sony Xperia XZ3 which will be the company’s flagship phone for 2018.

Sony Might Not Have Any Major Camera Announcements At IFA 2018
Nikon has announced its latest mirrorless efforts with the Z6 and Z7. Canon is also expected to answer in kind next month, but what about Sony? Unfortunately if you were hoping that IFA 2018 would be a good place for Sony to announce something new and major in the camera department, you might be disappointed to learn that they won’t.

Sony Launches New Rugged SD Memory Cards
Photographers shoot in all kinds of situations. Some shoot from a studio, while others shoot on the go, going into the wild, going to war-torn countries, going to locations with extreme weather conditions, and so on. Obviously a camera that’s up to the task is important, but so is the memory card in which the photos are stored.

Tom Hardy Has Signed On For Three ‘Venom’ Movies
Later this year Sony is expected to release the Venom movie starring Tom Hardy. For those unfamiliar, Venom is one of the antagonist (and sometimes protagonist) of the Spider-Man universe, although exactly how this Venom ties in with the MCU’s Spider-Man remains to be seen.