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

Upcoming Sony Flagship Will Feature Entirely New Design
If you feel that Sony’s flagship smartphones look too dated now, you can rejoice because the company has confirmed that its upcoming flagship is going to feature an entirely new design. This has been confirmed by Kenichiro Hibi who is Sony’s managing director in India. He confirmed to a local news outlet that Sony’s next-generation flagship smartphone will have a completely new design.

PlayStation Boss Sees ‘Limited Potential’ For Handheld Gaming
Ever wonder what happened to Sony’s PS Vita console? Back in 2015, it was reported that gamers probably shouldn’t expect to see a successor anytime soon, and last year there were also rumors that the console could be discontinued in North America. If you’re still holding out on the hope that Sony will have a new console soon, you’ll be disappointed to learn that it really doesn’t seem like it […]

Sony Xperia XZ1 Released In The U.S.
Sony recently launched three new Xperia handsets and one of them is now available for purchase in the United States. The factory unlocked Sony Xperia XZ1 has been released in the country. It’s the first among these three new Xperia handsets to be released so far.

Final Fantasy IX Announced For The PS4
According to earlier reports, it was suggested that Square Enix could be getting ready to bring Final Fantasy IX onto the PS4. This was thanks to a sighting by Gematsu in which it appeared that the game received a rating from The Pan European Gaming Information board, and sure enough it looks like the reports were right.

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Xbox One And PS4 Crossplay Live In Epic's Fortnite
Microsoft announced support for Xbox One crossplay at the E3 gaming convention last year. Sony hasn’t really been open to the idea so Xbox One and PlayStation 4 owners aren’t able to play each other online. It appears to be a different story for Epic’s co-op survival game Fortnite. The title has been updated quietly to enable Xbox One and PS4 players to crossplay.

Ubergizmo’s Best of IFA 2017
#IFA2017 – Another IFA came and went, and long with it hundreds of products were launched and demonstrated. It was a fantastic show, but it can be overwhelming. We picked what we think was the best product that debuted, and in no particular order, here are the Best of IFA 2017:

Translucent PS4 Controllers Are A Throwback To The PS1
Sony has announced a new set of DualShock 4 controllers for the PlayStation 4. The new controllers are inspired by the translucent controllers released years ago for the PlayStation 1. Almost two decades later, Sony has decided to do a throwback to its original console and launched similarly translucent controllers for the PlayStation 4.

Sony Confirms Handsets That Will Receive Android 8.0 Oreo Update
Google officially released Android 8.0 Oreo several weeks ago. The latest iteration of Android hasn’t been released for a lot of devices right now. That’s due to the fragmented nature of the Android OS. OEMs will gradually start rolling out the update to their devices in the coming months. Sony has now confirmed the names of its devices that will receive the update to Android 8.0 Oreo.

Sony Unveils Smart Speaker Powered By Google Assistant
#IFA2017 – With smart speakers starting to become more mainstream, thanks to companies like Amazon and Google, it isn’t really that surprising to see more companies hop on board the bandwagon. Now Sony has been known for creating some pretty decent audio products, and if you’re looking for a new set of smart speakers, the company has you covered.

Sony Xperia XZ1: Hands-On
Positioned as an enthusiast phone just below Sony’s XPERIA XZ Premium, the new Sony XPERIA XZ1 displaces last year’s XZ model. It comes with the same 960 FPS video camera experience introduced with the XZ Premium. Designed to be price $100 below the XZ Premium, the XPERIA XZ1 is priced at $700. To achieve this, Sony is using a 1080p display and reduced the battery capacity among other small tweaks […]

Xperia Ear Open-style Concept
#IFA2017 Sony is coming to IFA with a next-gen wearable, the Xperia Ear, a wireless headset packed with sensors and microphones. The best innovation of the Xperia Ear Open-style Concept is the ability to prevent the device to block your ear canal, so while you listen to your music, you can also hear the sounds around you. This is a great safety feature for people who love to wear headphone […]

Sony Unveils RX0 Rugged Action Camera
#IFA2017 – When it comes rugged action cameras that are small and compact, it’s hard not to think of GoPro, but this does not mean that other companies aren’t trying to steal some of GoPro’s market share. In fact it seems that Sony wants in on the action as the company has recently taken the wraps off the RX0.

IFA 2017: What To Expect
#IFA2017 – There will be a lot of interesting news coming out of Berlin, Germany, next week. Major consumer electronics companies will be unveiling new gadgets at Europe’s biggest electronics convention. You can expect to see new smartphones, smartwatches, connected devices, home appliances, and more being unveiled at the event. Here’s a list of what to expect from IFA 2017.We would like to thank our IFA 2017 main sponsor, Lenovo, […]

Sony PlayStation VR Price Cut
Hot on the heels of a permanent $200 price cut by HTC for its Vive virtual reality headset, Sony is also cutting the PlayStation VR price. The company has dropped the price of its two PlayStation VR bundles. It’s now selling the $399 core PlayStation VR set which only included the headset previously with the PlayStation Camera. The camera itself costs $59. It’s now a part of the core bundle.