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 Reportedly Developing A 4K Bezel-Less Smartphone
Sony may have another flagship smartphone in the pipeline if a new report out of China is believed. The report claims that the company is working on a new device that features a bezel-less 4K resolution display. The device is said to be based on Sony’s new “Ambient Flow” design language that the company talked about last month when unveiling the Xperia XZ2 at the Mobile World Congress 2018 in […]

Ubergizmo’s Best of MWC 2018Editor's Pick
Mobile World Congress 2018, the world’s biggest mobile telephony trade show is closing today. We had a great time looking at the new technologies and products. Here are the very best products of MWC 2018, in order of appearance:

Free PS Plus Games For PS3 And PS Vita Will End Next Year
A PlayStation Plus subscription provides more than just online gaming capabilities. Subscribers also get a couple of games for free every month. Sony provides free games to subscribers who own a PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita but things are going to change next year. Sony has confirmed that the free PlayStation Plus games lineup will not include titles for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita starting next year. Subscribers […]

PlayStation Plus March 2018 Lineup Includes Bloodborne
Now that February is over, Sony has revealed the free PlayStation Plus games lineup for the coming month. Those who subscribe to the service will be happy to know that one of the games in March 2018’s lineup is Bloodborne. The award-winning action RPG has been very well received and PlayStation Plus owners will now be able to get it for free.

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Sony Launches New A7 III Mirrorless Camera
We have been hearing rumors of Sony possibly launching the A7 III mirrorless camera since last year. The camera was rumored for a 2017 release but clearly that did not happen. Instead we got the Sony A7R III. However for those who were looking forward to the A7 III, you’ll be pleased to learn that Sony has since made it official.

Sony Announces The Xperia Ear Duo, Arriving This May For $280
Last year at IFA 2017, Sony unveiled the Xperia Ear Open-Style Concept. As its name suggests, this was a concept device that they prototyped into a proof-of-concept. The good news is that if you liked what we saw and wouldn’t mind if it became an actual product, Sony has since officially announced the Xperia Ear Duo.

Sony Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Compact Officially Announced
Following the rumors and leaks that we’ve been hearing, it looks like the Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact have been officially announced. These are Sony’s latest Android smartphones and for the most part, they are identical in many ways, but as their name suggests, one will be bigger and the other more “compact”.

Sony Might Have A ‘Surprise’ Launch At MWC 2018
Sony has pretty much confirmed that they will be at MWC 2018, although the question is what will they be unveiling at the event? Some have suggested a new flagship phone, and recent benchmarks have suggested that there could be three mid-rangers in the works as well, but apparently there could also be a “surprise”.

Ghostbusters Augmented Reality Game In The Works
With the massive success that Niantic experienced with Pokemon GO, it basically opened up the door for more augmented reality (AR) games as it proved that the technology could be used successfully for gaming, especially when paired with extremely popular franchises. Now it looks like Sony wants in on the action as well.

Sony Could Launch Three Snapdragon 660 Xperia Phones At MWC 2018
We already know that Sony will be at MWC 2018 and a recent teaser has confirmed that Sony will have a new phone that they will be unveiling. It has been largely speculated that this could be the Xperia XZ2, but now thanks to a bunch of benchmarks, it appears that Sony could have more than one handset to announce.

Sony Could Be Looking To Launch AI Taxi Hailing System
When you think of ride-hailing systems, we’re pretty sure that Sony doesn’t come to mind, but apparently that’s a perception the company wants to change. In a report from Nikkei (paywall; via Engadget), it seems that Sony could be looking to launch an AI taxi hailing system in Japan while teaming up with a bunch of different taxi companies.

The Last Of Us 2 Could See A 2018 Release
Announced back in 2016 with a rather lengthy trailer, Sony’s upcoming The Last of Us 2 is highly-anticipated by gamers following the success of the first game. However Sony and Naughty Dog have been rather cagey regarding the release of the game, where we had previously heard that it might be released in 2019.

Sony Publishes Teaser Video Ahead Of MWC 2018
Sony has confirmed that they will be a MWC 2018 and in a recent tweet by the company, they have posted out a short teaser video leading up to their MWC 2018 conference which will be on the 26th of February, 2018. The teaser is a bit vague but presumably it will have something to do with the company’s upcoming phone(s).

PlayStation VR Price Cut To $199 In New Sony Promotion
If you’ve been meaning to pick up the PlayStation VR headset and weren’t able to when it was discounted over the holiday season last year, you’ll be happy to find out that Sony is now running a new promotion in which the PlayStation VR price has been cut to $199. The company is offering a $100 discount on its virtual reality headset for a limited time.