Sony to Debut Two New Xperia Phones in November, One With 8 Cores

Sony launched its flagship Xperia Z1 smartphone just under two months ago and it is rumored that the Japanese firm will be debuting two more phones in the Xperia family next month in China.

After unveiling its flagship Xperia Z1 under two months ago, Sony is rumored to continue its phone launch on November 12 at an event in China where the electronics giant will debut two new Xperia models. Of the new devices, the Tianchi is the more interesting of the two, featuring an 8-core processor. Despite its […]

$29 Battlefield 4 and $49.99 Wiis at GameStop on Black Friday

The Cover of GameStop's Black Friday ad.

As a leaked advertisement for its upcoming Black Friday event reveals, GameStop is pulling out all the stops in getting gamers in stores to spend money. Upcoming deals included everything from copies of the upcoming Battlefield 4 for just $29.99 to offering pre-owned iPhone 3Gs devices for $89.99. All told, the deals in the advertisement, […]

PS3 Overtakes Xbox 360 to Become Best-Selling Console in the US

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Sony has finally broken Microsoft’s 32-month streak when the Xbox 360 was the best-selling gaming console in the US, according to the NPD Group (via Gamesindustry.biz). The firm notes that the GTA 5 500GB PS3 bundle was most likely the cause of Sony’s console gaining the top spot, as GTA 5 was a huge seller during […]

Sony’s New Qi Wireless Charging Tech Could Charge a Phone in 1-Hour

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Sony is working on a new wireless charging technology based on the Qi standard that could shorten wireless charging time to as little as an hour. Sony is able to achieve these rapid charging times since the new wireless charging devices and accessories are able to use more current to charge phones and tablets. According […]

Where to Play the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 Right Now

The PS4 beats the Xbox One in consumer interest based on search trends.

The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 entertainment consoles won’t arrive at consumer’s homes for about another month but that doesn’t mean that users have to wait until then to try them out. Starting today, users can be one of the first to try the PlayStation 4 by heading to one of company’s retail stores throughout […]

Sony Concedes to US Smartphone Market, Will Focus Elsewhere

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The US smartphone market is extremely competitive with the iPhone and Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones in charge, just ask HTC, and they aren’t the only ones struggling. Today we’ve learned that Sony has no intentions on even attempting to put up a fight. Knowing the US market will be tough to penetrate the company has confirmed […]

Android 4.3 & Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Update Roundup

Nexus devices are already running Android 4.3.

Last year, Google announced the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update alongside the Nexus 4. Earlier this year, the company announced Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with the new Nexus 7, an update that replaced Android 4.2 as the most current version. With Android 4.4 KitKat on the way, and both Android 4.3 and Android 4.2 still […]

Xbox One & PS4 Launch: We Need More Software Details

The PS4 beats the Xbox One in consumer interest based on search trends.

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One launches are slowly creeping up, and with just around 60 days left until both of the consoles are on store shelves, both Sony and Microsoft have detailed a lot of what users can expect from the devices. That includes everything from how their controllers were designed, to how they’ll […]

PlayStation 4 Mobile App Screenshots Leak

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Leaked screenshots are giving users another look at the upgraded interface and functionality headed to PlayStation Mobile users with the launch of the PlayStation 4. The screenshots first surfaced on the European version of the PlayStation Community late yesterday, and detail a slightly updated user interface for the Android version of the PlayStation Mobile companion […]

PlayStation 4 To Get Gestures, & More Copied Xbox One Features

The upcoming PlayStation eye accessory for the PlayStation 4.

It looks like Sony’s days of hinting that Microsoft’s Xbox One is less of a gaming powerhouse because of its extras are coming to an end. The company has now confirmed that PlayStation 4 users can expect voice and gesture control like their Xbox One counterparts. The company confirmed the coming features during its press […]

Sony Launching a Way to Let You Play PS3 Games on PS4?

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Sony PlayStation 4 users might not have to worry about the console not being backwards compatible with older PlayStation 3 games. It seems the company plans to allow users to stream the older console’s titles sometime next year. Speaking during the Tokyo Games Show roundtable today on IGN LIVE, Shuhei Yoshida said that users would […]

GTA 5 for PS4 & PC References Allegedly Found in Game Code

Code from a pirated GTA 5 game, allegedly shows a GTA 5 on PS4 reference.

GTA 5 for PS4 may be in the works, with a tip coming from code that appeared online from a pirated Xbox 360 version of the game. This alleged code also shows references for GTA 5 on PC. The GTA 5 release date is tomorrow, but early copies of the game went on sale over […]

Xperia Z1 Reign Short Lived as Sony Prepping Xperia Z2 Successor

As shown: The Waterproof Xperia Z1.

The problem with Android devices is that their lifespans are usually shorter than one year. Given that most American customers are stuck in a two-year contract, choosing an Android device at launch would mean that there may be two or three new devices that would get released before the customer they are able to renew […]

Sony Introduces Thinner, Longer Lasting PlayStation Vita

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After more than two years on the market, Sony has announced a refreshed version of the PlayStation Vita gaming console. In a press conference ahead of the Tokyo Games Show taking place September 19th through 22nd, the company has unveiled an updated handheld designed to breath new life into the giant’s handheld gaming empire. When […]

Sony Introduces New PlayStation Vita TV to Take on Apple TV

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When Sony announced that it would only be bringing one new version of its PlayStation hardware to the living earlier this year, that wasn’t entirely accurate. Announced today, the Sony PlayStation Vita TV may have the name of a gaming console, but Sony is positioning it as a direct competitor to the Apple TV. Debuting […]

21 Megapixel Sony Xperia Z1 Officially Announced at IFA 2013

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The Sony Xperia Z1 is Sony’s latest Android smartphone and it packs a punch thanks to a massive 20.1MP sensor and waterproof design that will allow users to take it pretty much anywhere for creative photography and fast sharing. Sony took to the stage at IFA 2013 to announce the new flagship phone this morning. […]

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

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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 […]

Sony QX10 and QX100 Smartphone Lenses Official

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During Sony’s press conference at IFA 2013 in Berlin, the company just made official its heavily-leaked QX10 and QX100 smartphone lenses. These lenses are a bit different than just your normal DSLR glass, as they come with NFC and WiFi built in to easily pair with your smartphone, which means it doesn’t actually attach and […]

Power Player: Sony Xperia Z1 Specs Confirmed Ahead of IFA Launch

Leaked image of the Sony Xperia Z1 shows off unibody metal back.

The Sony Xperia Z1 just was prematurely announced thanks to a leaked press release ahead of the press event scheduled for September 4 in Berlin. The device, also known by its Honami code name, is designed to be Sony’s flagship phone and a successor to the Xperia Z that was launched earlier this year. Following […]

Sony Lens-Camera PR Video Leaks Ahead of IFA 2013 Launch

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With just hours to go before it’s set to take to the stage at IFA 2013, a video leak could give perspective Sony Lens-camera users their first in-depth look at the features of the two CyberShot of the first two models set to début tomorrow. In the video, which is now available on YouTube, a […]