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...
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.
March 19, 2009 |
Sony and Google?s tag-team tactics might not hurt Amazon and its Kindle reader, but this is certainly a step in the right direction. For who, exactly, we?re not so sure. Sony announced a bit ago that Google has opened up more than half-a-million of its books to Sony?s eReader. The catch? All of Google?s archived books are about as old as your granddad, if your granddad were 80-years-old.