Items tagged with Sony

Sure, your phone plays music, but does it play music well? Those with audiophile leanings might want to take note of Sony's latest portable music players, the Walkman NW-ZX707 (above) and NW-A306. The product naming is pretty nebulous, and the feature sets are maybe a bit esoteric. They have FTCAP3 high-polymer... Read more...
It's hard to believe, but the PlayStation 5 will be three years old this November. The console has only recently overcome supply shortages but some are already clamoring for an upgraded model. According to Tom Henderson of InsiderGaming—historically known as a reliable leaker of game information—while the fifth... Read more...
Speaking from experience, it's not a great feeling to flip on a game console and see visual glitches on the screen caused by faulty hardware, or have it not even power up at all. So when I saw a report earlier this week that standing up a PlayStation 5 vertically was a "guaranteed recipe for disaster," I breathed a... Read more...
Gaming is one of the largest industries in the world. It provides entertainment, interaction, community, and just plain fun. With as many gamers as there are in the world, it's no surprise that accessibility is a big deal. To that end, at CES this year, Sony introduced a new accessibility controller for the... Read more...
AFEELA is a joint venture between Sony and Honda that presented its first prototype as a new type of mobility at CES 2023. Sony Honda Mobility Inc. (SHM) has a corporate purpose of "Move people, through the pursuit of innovation with diverse inspirations," and looks to take on Tesla in the electric and autonomous... Read more...
Emulation enthusiasts rejoice, for a popular PlayStation 3 emulator has reached a major milestone. The team behind RPCS3 has managed to make the entire PS3 library loadable. Let us be clear, "loadable" does not necessarily mean playable, but it is quite an achievement nonetheless. Effectively, this means there is... Read more...
Perform a Google search (or Bing search, if that's your thing) for the best noise cancelling headphones and you'll find that Sony often makes the cut with either its WH-1000XM4 or the newer WH-1000XM5. One reason the previous generation model still makes the cut is because the bang-for-buck is hard to beat. However... Read more...
Sony is accepting preorders for its premium DualSense Edge wireless controller for the PlayStation 5, which releases in about five weeks (January 26, 2023). It sports several upgrades over the standard DualSense controller, though they apparently come at the expense of battery life. Sony acknowledges this in a... Read more...
The Federal Trade Commission has voted to issue an administrative complaint against Microsoft Corp.'s acquisition of game developer Activision-Blizzard. The announcement follows Microsoft's agreement with Nintendo concerning the highly-popular Call of Duty franchise. Just a mere two days ago, Xbox CEO Phil Spencer... Read more...
It's the final day of Cyber week, and we hope you've managed to find some fantastic deals. However, we still have a few more hot deals up our sleeves, this time with TV's for game day, that special someone on your list, like yourself, of course.  We're going to start our TV options with a massive Samsung 75-Inch... Read more...
Microsoft kicked off 2022 by announcing its intention to acquire Activision Blizzard for $69 billion, and as we close in on the end of the year, Call of Duty has become the sticking point. Sony has objected to the deal, which could prevent it from offering future Call of Duty titles, but Microsoft is seeking to... Read more...
Apple's iPhone 15 will be getting a state-of-the-art camera sensor from Sony that could double the amount of captured light with improved exposure control over the current generation. In a rather expected, but welcomed bit of news, the Sony Group revealed that it will be supplying Apple with its latest-and-greatest... Read more...
Whether you recently scored a PlayStation 5 console or have had it for a while, now is a great time to stock up on related games and accessories. That's because Black Friday discounts on PS5 titles and hardware are in full effect. Even brand new games like Sonic Frontiers are on sale as Sony and its retail partners... Read more...
Look out for Honda-Sony's 2025 electric vehicle(s) that will allow you to play your favorite PlayStation games while in autonomous drive mode. The Japanese mashup of Honda and Sony that came about earlier this year has eyes on the electric vehicle (EV) market pie. One idea that has emerged from this joint venture... Read more...
The wait for Sony to release its much-anticipated PlayStation VR2 headset to retail is winding down, though it will still be a few months before it lands on store shelves. In a blog post, Sony announced the PSVR 2 will launch on February 22, 2023, as will the optional PlayStation VR2 Sense controller charging station... Read more...
Another Sunday means another set of deals, and as we are in the last weekend of October those early Black Friday deals keep rolling in. This time we have some brilliant TV options for you. These are especially great for your game-day viewing! The 65" LG OLED C1 4K Smart TV is a dream of a TV with an amazing... Read more...
A popular community-maintained chart, ranking performance in Sony PlayStation 3 emulator RPCS3, has beckoned a new flagship CPU to the throne. AMD’s Ryzen 9 7950X has elbowed past the incumbent Intel Core i9-12900K to become number one in the ‘S Tier’ class of processors for fast-paced PS3 fun. The new AMD Ryzen... Read more...
Sony is betting big against recessionary forces by ordering the production of two million new PlayStation VR2 headsets, according to a report published today. The number may sound rather small in comparison with typical unit sales for consoles, smartphones, and so on, but this is a big bet in the VR space. For gamers... Read more...
All the major game console makers try their best to lock down the hardware, and they don't take kindly to people working to circumvent their systems. Microsoft had its program against mod chips, Nintendo gets hackers locked up, and Sony had a high-profile case against noted hacker George Hotz in the PS3 era. Another... Read more...
Microsoft's attempt at acquiring Activision-Blizzard has had the brakes pumped, as an in-depth UK probe has been requested before finalizing the deal. The request comes after the tech giant was said to not offer any remedies to assuage competition concerns. A report in the Financial Times says that Microsoft chose... Read more...
It's official—Tekken 8 is in production for the PlayStation 5 and is looking like a strong contender for brawler of the year, based on the first trailer that dropped during Sony's State of Play event. Whether it's ultimately anointed that designation will depend on when exactly it comes out, how it actually fares, and... Read more...
One of the biggest PC games to come out this year—if not the biggest—is FromSoftware's Elden Ring. Released in February, the sprawling fantasy epic sold over 12 million copies in its first 18 days and became the developer's most successful title to date. Apparently, Sony and Tencent want a piece of that pie, as... Read more...
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