We got to play with an early prototype of Sony's Xperia Ear shortly after its announcement back in February. The ear-based digital assistant device is now available to pre-order for €199 / £179.
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Buyers of the Xperia XZ and X Compact in the United States were disappointed to learn that the fingerprint sensor is disabled for that region, but flashing the device to the UK firmware enables it.
Following a September remark that the company would be shelving mod support for the PS4, Bethesda has now issued a new statement that Sony's console will feature mods after all.
No Man's Sky, perhaps the most controversial gaming title of the year, is being investigated by the UK's Advertising Standards Authority, for seemingly advertising features that aren't in the game.
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Sony has announced pricing for its new Xperia XZ flagship in the US, and it's also available to pre-order in the UK. The device has a 5.2-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 820 SoC, 23MP camera, and more.
Patent-licensing entity MobileMedia Ideas has recently won a lawsuit against Apple, after it was decided that the Cupertino giant infringed its ring-silencing patent. It got $3 million in damages.
You can now pre-order Sony's Xperia X Compact for $449.99. But before you do, bear in mind that the device - like the new Xperia XZ flagship - doesn't come with a fingerprint sensor in the US.
Microsoft says that first-party games released "in the Scorpio time frame... [will] natively render at 4K". Meanwhile, Sony has admitted that the "majority" of PS4 Pro games will be upscaled to 4K.
Sony unveiled its new PlayStation 4 Pro earlier this month, touting 4K gaming as one of its key features - but one of its top execs has admitted that "the majority [of games] will be upscaled" to 4K.
Sony unveiled the C5 Ultra two months before Google released Android 6.0. Now, Sony has finally delivered the year-old Marshmallow update to that device - but it won't be upgraded to Android 7.0.
President of Sony Worldwide Studios, Shuhei Yoshida has weighed in on the saga involving No Man's Sky while Sony continues to resist issuing refunds to disappointed gamers.
Sony has unveiled a new Final Fantasy XV-themed PlayStation 4 bundle that offers custom design on the new slim PS4 console and controller. The bundle will be available for $449 USD.
After unveiling the Xperia XZ and X Compact a couple of weeks ago, Sony has confirmed that the two high-end handsets will launch in the US without the fingerprint sensors available in other markets.
Sony has unleashed a highly anticipated software update upon the gaming community that includes high dynamic range (HDR) and support for the PS4 Pro, bumping the software version to 4.00.
The Xperia C4 and C4 Dual launched in May 2015, just five months before Marshmallow was released in early October - but it's taken Sony almost a full year to upgrade those devices to Android 6.0.
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The dust has now settled after Sony's big press event that revealed a refined Playstation 4 and the new PS4 Pro. But while the PS4 Pro offers 4K video support, it fails to support 4K Blu-Ray discs.
To bring new gaming experiences using high resolution TVs, Sony has announced the PlayStation 4 Pro, which will feature 4K and HDR support with updated internals.
Sony has just announced a slimmer version of the PlayStation 4, which will retail at $299 in the United States and €299 in Europe. It will be available starting September 15 in major markets.
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If you've ever wanted to test out prototypes, now could be your chance. Sony has announced that they will open a Future Lab Program in SF and will begin the recruiting process starting today.
We got to play with an early prototype of the Xperia Ear shortly after its announcement back in February. Sony now says its ear-based digital assistant device will be available to buy in November.
Sony's new high-end handsets feature a 23MP camera with five-axis stabilization, laser autofocus, premium RGB sensor, and more, promising superior color fidelity and "blur-free images, day or night".
Sony has been working toward allowing certain games to be streamed to a Windows PC. Today, that feature rolls out along with several new games and an annual membership option for PS Now.
Sony is back at it again with a new crowdfunded e-ink watch. The FES Watch U will be the successor to Sony's initial offering released a couple years ago. The watch starts at $438 USD.
No Man's Sky is a very popular gaming title that recently came out. But there's a growing backlash against the game thanks to technical issues and too much hype, leading users to demand refunds.
Sony always has something to show at the IFA trade fair in Berlin, and this time the company might unveil its next flagship, the Xperia XZ and its smaller version, the Xperia X Compact at the event.
Sony has announced that their library of over 400 titles will become available to PC gamers through the PlayStation Now service, which is launching imminently in Europe, and soon after in the US.
Sony today published a list of all of the devices that the firm plans to upgrade to Android 7.0 Nougat. The Xperia Z3 is notably missing from the list, as it was the only one to offer a preview.
Sony announced that it would be raising prices of its PlayStation Plus membership. While this will go into effect next month, there could possibly be a way to extend the current pricing temporarily.
Sony's PlayStation Plus program has long offered excellent value for its members. But starting next month, members will have to pay a little more, as the membership pricing will increase.
Microsoft has designed and released a refined version of its Xbox One console. Numerous leaks and reports now show that Sony is following suit by releasing a slimmer version of its own PS4.
Sony has announced details of its 4.00 'Shingen' update for the PS4, which will include a fresh coat of paint for the UI, overhauled Quick Menu and Share Menu, a new look User Profile, and lots more.
After a long wait, No Man's Sky is just now starting to reach players around the world. But the game's makers are already looking to the future and saying that the PS4 Neo's power may alter the game.
According to a number of different reports, Sony's upgraded console, the so-called PlayStation 4.5 Neo, will finally be unveiled at the start of September, with dev kits going out to partners.
The PlayStation VR will require at least three metres of cleared floor space to use, according to a Sony pamphlet. The device appears as though its requirements will be too much for many gamers.
Sony might not have moved away from its multiple flagship strategy completely, as a new rumour has alleged that the company might launch a new high-end smartphone at IFA 2016 in September.
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With the Xbox exclusivity expiring, looks like folks on the PlayStation 4 will finally get a chance to own and play Rise of the Tomb Raider. The title will be available with new content on Oct. 11th.
Sony has announced that Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is now available for its Xperia M4 Aqua and M4 Aqua Dual - but owners must "use Xperia Companion via PC or Mac to check availability and update".
A newly leaked image shows what the source is alleging to be Sony's next handset. While the full specs aren't available, the handset is interesting as it shows Sony's redesign of its Xperia line.
A large document seemingly straight from inside Sony, confirms many of the specs and details we already knew about the PlayStation 4 Neo. It even offers us a timeline for the console's development.
Sony's Xperia X, which launched a couple months ago in the United States, has received a $50 price reduction. The handset isn't a flagship, but does offer some compelling specs like its 23MP camera.