20 million units in fiscal 2016
Sony has quite an aggressive forecast as the company plans to sell 20 million PlayStation 4 units in fiscal 2016. This should represent a healthy 8.3 percent increase year over year.
Receives power wirelessly through a built-in antenna
Recently, Sony Computer Entertainment filed a patent with the USPTO to integrate a camera into a wearer's contact lens, complete with the imaging sensor as well as data storage and a wireless communication module. The technology, powered wirelessly and controlled by blinking, also offers the possibility of auto-focus, zooming and image stabilization.
Apple and Sony sign up
AMD is rumoured to have won some key contracts for its forthcoming Polaris GPU.
Ultra good to go
Sony is launching its 4K movie streaming service which will mean consumers of its tellies can buy movies from the service, and stream to supported Sony 4K TV sets.
You also need a $59 game
The Sony PlayStation VR's price tag of $399 / € 399 sounded too great to be true. It looks like that is going to be the minimum you will have to fork out.
Jon Peddie research counted
AMD made many announcements at the Games Developers Conference and we wanted to follow up the claim that 83 per cent of the total addressable market for dedicated Virtual Reality HMD, Head Mounted Displays figures would be AMD.
$400 beats competition
The PlayStation VR headset will launch in October 2016 for $400, €400, £350 or ¥44,980 in Japan. This means that the PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation VR would be the cheapest way to get a desktop VR experience.
But the Gear VR is much cheaper
Sony has admitted that its Gear VR is not as good as the Oculus rift, but then you sort of expect that.
We bet Sony is unhappy
A hacking group fail0verflow has worked out a way of getting the Linux kernel-based operating system on the PS4.