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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

Aibo Robots In Japan Get Their Own ‘Funeral’
Sony’s Aibo robots are probably one of the more iconic robots around, especially since they were introduced back in the day when consumer robots weren’t as common or readily available. However just like with real dogs, Aibo dogs don’t “live” forever and over in Japan, it seems that Aibo robots that are “dead” are being given their own funerals.

Sony Confirms Xperia Ear Duo Buds Release Date For The U.S.
Sony confirmed not too long ago that it’s going to sell its open style earbuds in the United States. What was initially a concept was later launched by the company as the Sony Xperia Ear Duo. These earbuds are a bit different from your average wireless earbuds in that they try to seamlessly blend your music with the outside world.

FTC Warns Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo Over Illegal Warranty Stickers
Last month we reported that the FTC had announced that those “warranty if removed” stickers you sometimes find on gadgets are actually illegal. This isn’t based on a new ruling or recently passed law, but rather it is based on the 1975 Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act that the FTC is just reminding companies about.

PlayStation 5 Parts Production Reportedly Ramping Up
If the reports are to be believed, Sony’s PlayStation 5 is only expected to arrive in 2020 at the earliest. This means that if you’re hoping to see it this year or even next year, prepare to be disappointed. However it seems that production on some of the components for the PS5 could already have begun and might be ramping up.

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Analyst Claims Next-Gen Xbox & PlayStation Will Arrive In 2020
Many are understandably curious as to what the future might hold for consoles. Could companies be looking to launch brand new consoles, or could it be like the analysts predict and that we might see incremental upgrades with every refresh? That definitely remains to be seen, but as far as one analyst is concerned, 2020 could be the year we see next-gen Xbox and PlayStation consoles.

Sony’s X-Mount Lets You Attach Your Phone To The DualShock 4 Controller
There are games playable on our smartphones in which we are able to use a physical controller with. Given that there are some games that don’t play as well using touch controls, this is a welcome feature. In fact if you’re looking for a way to enjoy mobile gaming while using a controller, Sony might have something for you.

New ‘Venom’ Movie Trailer Released
So by now comic book fans have probably heard that Sony is releasing a new Venom movie later this year. The movie will star Tom Hardy in the role of Eddie Brock/Venom and just a couple of months ago, the first trailer for the movie was released. Unfortunately the trailer failed to give us a clue as to what Venom might look like.

Sony, Rovio Confirm New ‘Angry Birds’ Movie For 2019
Last year it was confirmed that a new Angry Birds movie was in the works but for those wondering about a release date, Sony and Rovio have recently confirmed that the movie is set for a release on the 20th of September, 2019. This means that fans will have a little over a year left before they’ll be able to check it out.

Sony, Carnegie Mellon Team Up To Research Cooking Robots
Robots that can cook and make drinks already exist, but could this be the way of the future where more of our F&B outlets will start turning to robots for that? That’s why Sony and Carnegie Mellon University want to find out as both organizations have teamed up for research on AI and robotics.

Yakuza 6 For PS4 Finally Launched In The United States
It has been a long wait for fans of Sega’s Yakuza gangster series and they will be delighted to know that the wait is finally over for them. Yakuza 6 for PlayStation 4 has now been released in the United States. Yakuza 6 was initially released in Japan back in December last year and it was always known that the developers would require additional time to get the title ready […]

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Officially Announced
With Sony launching the Xperia XZ Premium back in 2017, we suppose it was almost expected that they would be doing the same thing for the Xperia XZ2 that was launched earlier this year. Sure enough Sony did just that and if you liked what the Xperia XZ Premium and Xperia XZ2 brought to the table, then the Xperia XZ2 Premium might be the phone for you.

Latest God Of War Trailer Confirms PSN Unlock Time For North America
God of War is one of the most highly anticipated games of the year for PlayStation 4 owners and the wait will soon be over for them. A new trailer has been released by Sony Interactive Entertainment today which confirms the PlayStation Network unlock time for players in North America. This is a crucial bit of information that many God of Wars have likely been waiting for.

Sony’s PlayStation 5 Might Not Arrive Until 2020
While companies like Sony and Microsoft promise to offer support for current-gen consoles for many years, what we’ve seen is that usually halfway through the lifecycle of a current console, a newer model will be introduced. While support is still offered, it’s not surprising to see the focus shift away from the previous model to the latest model.

Some Of Sony’s Xperia Phones Has A Hidden 120Hz Mode
One of the selling points of the Razer Phone is the fact that it comes with a 120Hz display, making the scrolling and watching videos on the screen a very pleasurable experience. We expect that it is possible that one day more phones will feature 120Hz displays, but as it turns out quite a number of them already so, or at least in secret.