PlayStation VR launches in October
Published in Graphics

$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.

Sony admits Oculus is “technically better”
Published in Wearables


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.

PS4 gets Linux
Published in Games
10 March 2016

PS4 gets Linux

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.

Qualcomm to dominate high-end mobile chips
Published in Processors

Snapdragon 820 is a winner with the vendors

If you buy a high-end android phone it will almost certainly have a Snapdragon 820 under the bonnet.

Sony patents VR “Power Glove”
Published in Wearables

A bit less bulky and used for VR

Sony has just patented the successor to the 1980's Nintendo Power Glove.

Sony patent reveals glove controller for PlayStation VR
Published in News

Flex sensors, pressure sensors, biometric sensors and more

New patents filed by Sony Computer Entertainment with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) reveal that the gaming giant is preparing to release a much-requested glove controller sometime in the future for its PlayStation VR platform, set to launch later this fall.

Sony unveils its Xperia X series smartphones
Published in Mobiles

Three new smartphones from Sony

Sony has kicked of Mobile World Congress 2016 show in Barcelona with three new smartphones that will be a part of its new Xperia X series, the Xperia XA, Xperia X and the Xperia X Performance, all based on the same 5-inch screen but with different design and different chipsets.

Sony PlayStation VR arrives this fall
Published in News

According to interview with GameStop CEO

Sony’s entry into the virtual reality market may be just a few short months away, thanks to an interview segment with GameStop CEO Paul Raines with Fox Business on Monday.

Sony's 2016 4K HDR TVs now available for pre-order
Published in News

Pre-orders begin $800 below MSRP

On Wednesday, Sony announced the availability of its latest line of 2016 premium 4K HDR-enabled Ultra High Definition television sets, complete with TRILUMINOS display technology, Sony’s 4K Processor X1 advanced image engine, and the Android TV operating system featuring home automation integration for IoT devices.

Sony's Exmor RS IMX318 sensor launched
Published in Mobiles

Provides the industry's smallest unit pixel at 1.0 µm

Sony has announced its new Exmor RS IMX318 sensor and claims it is the world's first sensor with a unit cell size of 1.0 µm × 1.0 µm. At the same time it is small at 6.858mm (1/2.6") and supports 22.5 megapixels.