February 21, 2013 |
Sony's PlayStation 4 announcement delivered lots of top-of-the-line gaming specs sure to stir the heart of any video game enthusiast. But it did little to market its console to non-gamers, a risky strategy for a company that's watched the gaming market drift away from its PlayStation brand. Console gaming is falling in the face of a rise in mobile games that users play on smartphones and tablets. Sony reported a 15 percent year-over-year drop for the segment in its latest quarter.
February 1, 2013 |
Sony's got something cooking, and a new teaser video drops heavy hints that the Japanese electronics giant is set to show off a brand new PlayStation console. All will be revealed at a Feb. 20 New York event Sony said is dedicated to the "future of PlayStation. " The teaser, posted on Sony's official YouTube PlayStation channel, doesn't tell eager fans much apart from the date of the big event. The company last released a new console, the PlayStation 3, in 2006. The PS3's shipments trail Microsoft's Xbox...
December 22, 2011 |
What will you play on your PlayStation Vita when it arrives stateside on February 22nd, 2012? You can pick from a list of twenty-five US launch titles that Sony just pushed out. We're happy to see that Uncharted: Golden Abyss, BlazBlue, Hot Shots Golf and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 will headline the group, as that'll save us quite a few dollars on early imports , just as we're sad to hear that the likes of the gorgeous ...
March 21, 2008 |
Sony is offering to remove some of the trial software it crams onto the hard disks of new laptops -- for a fee. Buyers of theconfigure-to-orderversions of its Vaio TZ2000 and Vaio TZ2500 laptops can opt to have Sony remove the some of its own applications, in addition to trial software and games. The "Fresh Start" option, billed as a software optimization, costs US$49.99, and is only available to customers choosing to pay an additional $100 to upgrade the operating system to Windows Vista Business...
August 31, 2011 |
Sony has been a bit slow to get into the tablet game, but its first entry into the space — the unusually shaped, Android-powered Tablet S — has generated a lot of curiosity. The excitement isn't just about design, either. The company is one of the few with a footprint and ecosystem big enough to take on the Apple iPad. From a hardware perspective, it's clear that the company is making a statement about how you'll live and work with this device. The basic shape of the Tablet S calls to mind a...
January 22, 2013 |
Following its impressive Xperia smartphone showing at CES earlier this month, Sony has revealed an Android tablet companion with some eye-popping hardware — the Xperia Tablet Z. We previously had seen that the Xperia Tablet Z was coming soon , but now it's official. For specs, it features 10.1-inch screen with 1920-by-1200-pixel resolution, Qualcomm 1.5GHz quad-core processor, NFC, LTE, and an 8.1-megapixel camera. The device runs Android 4.1 and weighs 17.4 ounces.