Nexus 5 Concept: If Sony Made a Nexus Z

A Sony Nexus 5 concept from Ben Ling.

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

The device makes even the 5-inch Xperia Z look small.

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

PS4 controller vs. Xbox One controller.

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 […]

Xbox One, PS4 Accessories Go On Sale as Release Approaches

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

With both Microsoft and Sony now allowing pre-orders for the controllers and accessories of their next-generation gaming consoles, we now have a more accurate picture of how much the complete experience of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will cost early adopters. The Dualshock 4 wireless controllers for the PlayStation 4 are now available from Amazon, Gamestop and Best Buy […]

Sony Lending PlayStation 4 Development Consoles To Indie Developers

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Sony is doing everything it can to help foster independent developers who want to bring games to the PlayStation 4, including lending development consoles, according to a Polygon report. In order to test a new game on a console, developers have to test their games on special development consoles to make sure they work correctly. […]

Sony Announces Android 4.3 Updates for Xperia Z, Z Ultra & More

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Yesterday Google officially announced Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, and today Sony announced which of its recent phones and tablets will receive an Android 4.3 update. Sony announced that its most recent smartphones and tablets including the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR, Xperia Tablet Z, Xperia SP and the massive Xperia Z Ultra will all […]

PlayStation 4 Launch Bundles Back In Stock At Amazon

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After previously halting pre-orders of launch editions of the PlayStation 4 Amazon is once again selling launch bundles of Sony’s upcoming console. Amazon no longer has standalone launch editions of the PlayStation 4, but it will offer bundles of the new console for gamers who want to make sure they get it on the first […]

Images of Sony Honami Camera Phone Leaked Ahead of IFA Debut

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Another hotly anticipated smartphone that’s expected to make a splash in Germany this year at the IFA trade show is the Sony Honami i1 smartphone. The Android-powered device is expected to be a camera-centric phone that will allow Sony to better position itself against Samsung and Nokia in the space. The images were posted to […]

PlayStation 4 Passes Through FCC For Holiday Release

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The Sony PlayStation 4 isn’t scheduled for release until sometime this holiday season, but Sony’s next generation already gained the approval of the FCC, clearing the way for the PS4 release. The FCC certification for the new console shows a sketch of the black rectangular prism that is the PlayStation 4 and confirms some specs […]

Sony’s Galaxy Note 3 Competitor Gets Release Date

The Sony Xperia Z Ultra could arrive on September 13th.

The Sony Xperia Z Ultra release date has been pegged for September 13th and if that date turns out to be true, it should mean that the device comes only a few days after Samsung announces its new Samsung Galaxy Note 3, a device that Sony is targeting with its new Xperia Z Ultra. Earlier […]

PlayStation 4 vs. Xbox One: Games & Features

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

Later this year Sony and Microsoft will release the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, respectively, each with their own strengths and weaknesses. While both consoles are still a few months out, there’s already a lot of information out there about both. With pre-orders starting to run dry, now’s the time to decide which console is […]