Why Sony Selling Its PC Business is Good For Microsoft


The rumors were true. After just a day of speculation concerning the fate of its PC business Sony announced that it’d entered into a formal agreement to sell Sony VAIO to a Japanese investment firm. Since rumors of the potential sale first hit the internet yesterday, computing industry insiders have clamored over themselves to list […]

Sony Votes VAIO PC Business Off the Island, Keeps Tablets and Phones

Sony VAIO DUO 11 Hybrid convertible Ultrabook

Sony VAIO, the arm of the Japanese electronics giant that sold Windows based notebooks, and desktops is indeed leaving the consumer space in the United States. Sony formally announced the shakeup at the same time as it provided investors with a new outlook on how its core businesses are performing. The company says it made […]

Reports: Sony Could Sell Its PC Business

Sony VAIO DUO 11 Hybrid convertible Ultrabook

Sony has been on a mission to turn around its sagging profits for some time. So far, that transition has included, buying out then partner Ericsson and taking over its mobile phone business completely, selling the Gracenote music metadata service and its headquarters in the New York City. Reports indicate that Sony VAIO, the company’s […]

Sony VAIO Flip Announced, Looks To Take on Lenovo Yoga Series


In an effort to take on Lenovo’s Yoga convertible laptop series, Sony announced the VAIO Flip today during their press conference at IFA 2013. The VAIO Flip is Sony’s first crack at a true convertible hybrid laptop tablet combination, and it can be folded into several different positions. And unlike, Lenovo’s offerings, the VAIO flip […]

Redesigned Sony Store Opening April 1st (Video Tour)


Sony’s reworking its retail experience and is kicking things off in Los Angeles. The new stores are brighter and a more open layout than the old ‘Sony Style’ stores. Sony will showcase its full product selection at the store, including VAIO PCs, TVs and DSLRs. Sony is the only PC retailer to showcase its computers […]

New Sony VAIO P offers everything but a touchscreen


Sony took the wraps off their new VAIO P ultra mobile, and it looks impressive. Features such as accelerometer, digital compass and GPS, which are often gimmicky on other clamshells, look like they’ll be put to good use, while leaving out a touchscreen which, I grudgingly admit, was probably a smart choice.

“Coming Soon” – VAIO New Ultra Mobile from Sony


SonyStyle in Japan is teasing a new Sony VAIO ultramobile. No details on the device, but they’ve got a coupon signup for SonyStyle users (SonyStylists?) that seems to offer better deals to higher ranking members. Oh, and they’ve showing off a new paperclip-looking icon.

Better pic of the Vaio P

Not sure what happened with the other pic, but here’s a better cameraphone pic of the P. High res pics and a video of Sony’s Xavier Lauwaert explaining some of the features of the device are coming soon.

Is this Sony’s New Mobile Device?


Sony appears to be in teasing mode. Sony Japan is showing off this picture in an animation that ends with a card in an envelope with a card that says VAIO New Mobile and Coming Soon. It looks long and sleek. We’ll have to see if Sony is talking at CES 2009 a few days […]