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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

God Of War Was Designed For The Standard PS4
During E3 2016, Sony announced and showed off their latest God of War title and we have to say that the game looks pretty damn good. Now some are probably wondering if Sony made the game with the PS4 Pro in mind. After all the console had already been confirmed at that point, and we guess thinking about the future makes sense for any company.

Sony A6500 Interchangeable Lens Camera Announced
In addition to announce the RX100 V earlier today, Sony has also recently taken the wraps off their latest interchangeable lens camera, the Sony A6500. This camera is part of Sony’s A6000 series of cameras, with the original A6000 having been announced a few years ago and was also boasting as having one of the world’s fastest autofocus speeds.

Sony Made A 'Business Decision' To Disable Fingerprint Sensor On Latest Handsets
Sony launched the two new handsets it unveiled at IFA 2016 recently in the United States. The Xperia XZ and X Compact are both available unlocked and off-contract through Sony’s retail partners which include Amazon. The handsets do feature a fingerprint sensor but it has been locked behind software in the United States whereas it’s activated by default in units shipping in other markets. Sony Mobile’s senior director of marketing […]

Sony RX100 Mark V Compact Camera Announced
The RX100 is already a very good compact camera from Sony and the company is taking things one step further today with the announcement of the RX100 Mark V. The new camera is bringing some serious improvements to Sony’s compact offering, it brings an even faster autofocus system as well as additional improvements which fans of Sony’s compact lineup are likely to appreciate.

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Fallout 4 & Skyrim Mods Are Coming To The PS4 After All
After weeks of waiting and wondering what is the status of mod support for Fallout 4 and Skyrim on the PS4, Bethesda finally revealed back in September that mods won’t be coming to the PS4 because apparently Sony would not allow it. Now if you thought that was the end of that, think again.

Fingerprint Sensors On US Xperia XZ & X Compact Can Be Re-Enabled
As you might have heard, the US version of the Xperia XZ and the Xperia X Compact will apparently not have fingerprint sensors. We’re not sure why this is, but this isn’t the first time Sony has done this. However it seems that the fingerprint sensors can actually be re-enabled because all Sony has done is disable them, as opposed to removing the component entirely.

Batman And Resident Evil Possibly Timed Exclusives For PlayStation VR
Sony’s PlayStation VR is launching with some exclusive virtual reality experiences based on the Batman and Resident Evil franchises but according to reports, it’s likely that these VR experiences will be timed exclusives for PlayStation VR. This would mean that these VR exclusives will eventually make their way to other virtual reality headsets, including but not limited to the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive.

Sony Xperia XZ Now Available For Sale In The U.S.
Sony launched two new smartphones at IFA 2016 and recently confirmed the official pricing and availability details for the U.S. The company has not teamed up with carriers to sell these handsets in the country, it’s relying on Amazon instead. The Xperia X Compact has already been on sale via Amazon and now the Xperia XZ is available for purchase in the United States through Amazon.

Microsoft Surprised By Sony PS4 Pro’s Lack Of 4K Blu-ray Drive
When the Sony PS4 Pro was officially announced, it came with hardware features that we kind of expected, but what we did not expect was Sony to not include a 4K Blu-ray disc drive. Given that Sony kind of made Blu-ray a bit more mainstream with the PS3 and carried it into the PS4, it did seem odd that a 4K Blu-ray drive was missing from the PS4 Pro.

HBO And Cinemax Now Available On PlayStation Vue
Sony had confirmed recently that HBO and Cinemax will both be available on its PlayStation Vue TV streaming service soon and that’s precisely what has happened today. Starting today, HBO and Cinemax are available for streaming on the PlayStation Vue standalone TV streaming service. Alongside these channels, Sony has also launched a new Ultra plan for its TV streaming service which includes premium cable networks HBO and Showtime.

350 Best Buy Stores Will Open At Midnight For PlayStation VR Release
Sony’s virtual reality headset is going to be released next month and retailer Best Buy wants to cash in on the hype. It has confirmed some good news today for people who have been waiting to get their hands on the PlayStation VR. The retailer is going to open 350 of its stores across the country at midnight to enable customers to purchase the PlayStation VR. Stores will open at […]

PlayStation Plus Free Games For October 2016
If you subscribe to PlayStation Plus you might be wondering what games you’re going to receive free as part of your subscription next month. The wait is now over for you as Sony has officially unveiled the PlayStation Plus free games for October 2016 lineup. There are some great new titles for subscribers on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita.

Former Sony Exec Thinks The PS Vita Arrived On The Market ‘Too Late’
When it comes to handheld consoles, Nintendo’s DS/3DS lineup has been pretty successful. Now Sony has attempted to steal some market share with their PS Vita, but unfortunately it didn’t quite capture the market in the same way. In fact last year Sony said that there weren’t plans for a successor, and earlier this year there were rumors that it could have been discontinued.

Leaked Presentation Slide Reveals Sony’s Android 7.0 Roadmap
If you own an Android device that isn’t a Nexus, chances are you’re probably wondering when your phone will be updated to the latest version of Android, Android 7.0 Nougat. OEMs don’t usually reveal their update plans so early on, but the good news for Sony users is that we now have an idea of when the update will be released.