iPhone, Android & iPad Gaming Overtake PSP Vita & Nintendo DS

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Although Sony’s intent to cut the price of PlayStation Vita and it’s memory cards didn’t completely come out of nowhere, a new report on iOS & Google Play Store games revenue points to another reason for the new pricing changes. The world’s two largest mobile platforms are devouring mobile gaming market share, and unfortunately for […]

Sony Teases Xperia i1 Ahead of September 4th Event

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With just days left until its next press conference, Sony Mobile is teasing a smartphone on its Twitter profile that looks suspiciously similar to the photography-centric Sony Xperia i1 smartphone previously known as the Honami i1. As part of its #bestofSony social marketing campaign, Sony posted just a glimpse of device turned on its side […]

PS4 Release Date Confirmed for November 15th

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Users looking forward to the start of the next generation of console gaming now have an official date to mark on their calendars if they’ve pre-ordered Sony’s next generation console. The PS4 release date is officially November 15th. Sony announced the PS4 release date just as it wrapped its press event at the GamesCom trade […]

Sony Focuses on PS4 Games at GameCom

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Microsoft might have had to work hard to get the attention of game developers and hardcore users at its Xbox One briefing at GamesCom 2013, but Sony continued to push the message it has all along: games, games and more affordable games. The company began its push with announcements for the PlayStation 4, although it didn’t […]

Sony Xperia Z Ultra Will Be a ‘Mega’ Sized Competitor on AT&T

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After AT&T Mobility had announced that the Samsung Galaxy Mega will be landing on store shelves by Friday with its 6.3-inch display, it looks like Sony is poised to give the mega a challenge with its 6.4-inch Xperia Z Ultra phablet. Though neither Sony nor AT&T is confirming that the Xperia Z Ultra will be […]

9 Exciting Smartphones for Fall 2013: iPhone 5S, Sony Honami & More

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2013 is shaping up to be quite the year for smartphone launches with powerful, drool-worthy devices that either have launched or are launching soon. Sony’s Xperia Z kicked off the year in style with a 1080p display and elegant styling that hides its waterproof and dustproof capabilities. In the first half of the year, we […]

Sony Better Positions PS3 for Battle With Even Cheaper Price Tag

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Gamers in the United States and Canada can now pick up a Sony PlayStation 3 at an even more aggressively lower price: $199.99. Uncovered by The Verge, perspective users are able to pick up the new low-end version of the console for just $199.99 at their local Best Buy retail store in the United States […]

Nexus 5 Concept: If Sony Made a Nexus Z

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The Nexus 5 release should come later this year alongside Android 5.0, but until then, we have a look at what the Nexus 5 could look like if Google tapped Sony to make a Nexus smartphone instead of LG or Motorola. Sony surged back into the scene this year with the svelte Xperia Z and […]

Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs. Xperia Z Photos Show Ridiculous Size

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The Sony Xperia Z Ultra, Sony’s massive 6.4-inch smartphone that will be arriving later on this fall in countries outside Japan, has been pictured next to the 5-inch Xperia Z and the Xperia Z Ultra makes the Xperia Z look absolutely tiny by comparison. In late June, Sony announced a new version of its Sony […]

PS4 Release Date Could Beat Xbox One By A Month

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The PS4 release date could arrive a month ahead of the Xbox One release, adding to the appeal of Sony’s new PlayStation 4, which is already $100 cheaper than Microsoft’s new console. Sony has not announced an official PS4 release date yet, only promising that the PlayStation 4 will be on store shelves in time […]

Newly Leaked Photos of Sony i1 Honami Confirms 20-Megapixel Camera

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Newly leaked images of Sony’s oft-rumored i1 Honami smartphone reveals the handset’s design in detail, including the dedicated “G” branding for the optics system, an f/2.3 aperture, and confirms the 20.7-megapixel camera sensor making it an imaging powerhouse as Sony looks to compete in the camera phone space against the Lumia 1020 from Nokia and Samsung’s Galaxy […]

Sony Promises Another Xperia S Jelly Bean Bug Fix Update

Sony will roll out another Android 4.1 Jelly Bean bug fix update to the Xperia S.

Sony Xperia S owners waiting for Android 4.2 are going to have to wait through at least one more Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update as Sony has promised another Xperia S Android 4.1 Jelly Bean bug fix update that will be aimed at tackling some of the lingering issues owners have been seeing in Android […]

Sony Confirms IFA 2013 Event: Honami i1, iPhone Lens Camera Expected

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Perspective users keeping an eye out for the next-generation of Sony devices and accessories have a new day to focus on: September 4th. That’s when Sony has scheduled its next major press briefing and when it’s expected to launch such new devices as the Sony Honami or Xperia i1 and its new line of lens-cameras. […]

Why Nikon, Canon Should Be Afraid of Sony Honami’s Interchangeable Lenses

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When images of the Sony Honami smartphone along with the interchangeable lens units emerged yesterday in high resolution, the Internet was abuzz proclaiming the camera-centric approach as a threat to Nokia’s famed Lumia smartphones and Samsung’s Android-based Galaxy S4 Zoom phone. However, Sony may not even be targeting the point-and-shoot market that its rivals are […]

Is This How Sony Plans to Compete With the Nokia Lumia 1020?

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It seems Sony is taking on the camera abilities of the Nokia Lumia 1020 in more ways than one. In addition to launching the photography-focused Honami i1 later this year, also seems to be preparing for the début  of a series of camera accessories for iPhone and Android devices. According to pictures and information sent to SonyAlphaRumors, […]

With Xbox One Gold Home, Microsoft Turns The Gaming Tide Against Sony

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Since announcing the Xbox One, Microsoft has seen gamers blasting the company on Facebook and Twitter for being ill-informed and dead-set against providing a great experience for consumers without price gouging. Whether they are right or not remains unclear. For all of the hay some gamers made about having their Xbox Ones check-in every 24 […]

In Spite of Sony’s Marketing Claims, Xperia Z Drowns Under Water

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Despite Sony’s claims that the current flagship Xperia Z is a waterproof phone, users are reporting that some units may suffer from poor build quality that compromises the device’s waterproof performance. The slim and attractively designed smartphone was initially debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this year showing off impressive specs, including a 13-megapixel […]

PS4 Proves More Popular than Xbox One as Release Approaches

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The PS4 is killing the Xbox One in consumer interest as we approach the holiday release dates which will pit the new consoles against each other during the prime shopping season. Search trends shows consumer interest in the PS4 is twice that of the Xbox One, while both unreleased consoles are beating the Wii U. To […]

PS4 Release Date Leak: Too Late to Believe

The PS4 release date is not likely delayed until December 13th.

A new PS4 release date rumor points to a release in mid-December, two weeks after an Xbox One release date. The latest rumor comes from the Toys R Us UK website which lists release dates for the Xbox One and PS4 in November and December 2013. Microsoft and Sony announced their next generation consoles earlier […]