Expanding cooperation with Taiwanese companies
Sony is expected to use more MediaTek application processors in upcoming Xperia smartphones.
5-inch screen, low-end spec
Sony has refreshed the E-series with the Xperia E4, a frugal 5-inch smartphone with a value-oriented spec.
Rumors suggest it is coming for both Xbox One & PS4
A number of sources are whispering that both Microsoft and Sony have committed to upgrading their consoles to add 4K (Ultra HD) in an expected refresh to both consoles later this year.
Upcoming firmware update to ditch it
Those still using their PlayStation Vita handhelds will likely be sad to learn that Sony is planning an update for March that will remove both the Vita Maps and the Vita YouTube app from the handheld.
30% cut expected by 2016
Sony is reportedly planning to cut 1,000 jobs in its mobile phone division. The latest round of cuts comes just months after the company announced it was laying off 1,000 people in the same division.
The cat might be out of the bag on the 29th we hear
One of the biggest questions we are hearing lately is if we know just when Uncarted 4 might actually ship.
Might be time to take the PS4 racer for a spin again
No other title for the PlayStation 4 has felt the pain of a botched release as Sony’s DriveClub. Developer Evolution saw the title delayed a couple of times prior to its eventual release, but all of the delays didn’t help.
Last firmware update was in August of 2011
We had to do a few double takes to make sure that we were not missing something here, but believe it or not Sony has released a new firmware update for the PlayStation Portable (PSP). The last time that the PSP was new firmware it was way back in August of 2011. The new update is said to improve stability of the system software.
Lollipop Android 5.0 on a TV
Last week we saw a great smart TV powered by a MediaTek Quad Core SoC running Android 5.0.
Quad-core big.LITTLE running Android 5.0
MediaTek has struck a deal with Google to power the first UHD TV platform for Android TV. The company has some new silicon for smart tellies and plans to demonstrate Android TV at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.