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Nintendo PlayStation Prototype Suddenly Starts Working: Here's A Look At What Could Have Been

Modder Ben Heckendorn has finally been able to restore the Nintendo PlayStation to working condition. The prototype, discovered almost two years ago in a box of junk, is the product of a short-lived partnership between Nintendo and Sony.

Video Games May 5, 2017

Sony May Launch Next PlayStation Console In Second Half Of 2018, Slash PlayStation 4 Price Soon

According to analysts, Sony may launch the PlayStation 5 by the second half of next year, and the PlayStation 4 could soon see a price cut. These moves will be made in response to Microsoft's Xbox Project Scorpio.

Video Games April 30, 2017

PlayStation Had Its Best Year With 20M PS4 Units Shipped, But Sony Predicts A Decline

Sony's PlayStation registered its best year ever, with the PS4 shipping 20 million units for an impressive total of 60 million. For the current fiscal year, however, Sony predicts a decline in PS4 shipments.

Business Tech April 28, 2017

Cockroaches In PS4? Here's Why The Console Doubles As A Bug Hotel

The problem of cockroaches in PlayStation 4 units is much more prevalent than you may think, according to repairmen. Thankfully, there are some ways to prevent the console from being infested by the pests.

Video Games April 17, 2017

PlayStation 4 Pro Media Player Gets 4K MP4 Video Support

The Sony PS4 Pro media player has received support for 4K videos as promised. Users will be able to access 4K VR videos if they own the PlayStation VR headsets.

Gadgets March 28, 2017

PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Issues After Update: Sony Is Aware Of The Problem And Is Working On A Fix

The PlayStation 4 update 4.50 broke the console's Wi-Fi connectivity, yielding error NW-31297-2. Sony is aware of the PS4 Wi-Fi issues and is looking into the matter, but no fix is available yet.

Gadgets March 23, 2017

Meet Sony Xperia L1: Budget Smartphone With Android Nougat And 2 GB RAM

Sony launched its Xperia L1 smartphone on March 20, which features a 5.5-inch HD screen. The Sony handset is expected to be 'affordably price' and will release in North America in end April.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 21, 2017

Sony To Finally Halt PlayStation 3 Production In Japan More Than A Decade After Its Launch

PlayStation 3 production in Japan will reportedly come to a halt, capping the console’s 10-year availability in the country. Production in the West and other parts of the world, however, will still continue.

Video Games March 19, 2017

Want To Charge Your Smartphone With Another Handset? Sony Could Make It Possible

According to a patent application, Sony is looking to develop a new wireless charging technology for all types of consumer devices. Apparently, the technology will charge closely placed devices without the help of cords.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 17, 2017

Best 4K TVs 2017: Samsung KS9000, Sony X930D, And Insignia NS-55DR710NA17

HD is slowly being phased out by UHD, with games, shows, and movies embracing the higher resolution. To help you join the fun, here are some of the best 4K TVs of 2017 worth considering.

Gadgets March 17, 2017

PlayStation 4 Games Coming Soon To Windows PC Through PlayStation Now Streaming Service

PlayStation 4 games will soon be added to the catalog of the PlayStation Now service. This will allow players to stream PlayStation 4 titles on their Windows PCs and PlayStation 4 consoles for the same monthly fee of $19.99.

Video Games March 14, 2017

Sony PS4 Update 4.50 Brings User Friendly Quick Menu, Redesigned Notifications, Blue-Ray 3D Content Support And More

The Sony PlayStation 4 has released its update version 4.50 which brings a host of tweaks and improvements. The most significant feature is the provision for adding an external hard drive to store and save games.

Video Games March 9, 2017

Sony Smartphones In US Do Not Have A Fingerprint Sensor, Here's Why

The U.S. variant of the Xperia XZ and Xperia XZ Premium smartphones from Sony will not boast a fingerprint scanner. It seems that Sony is bound by a previous deal with U.S. carriers, which prevents the inclusion of the security feature.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 1, 2017

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Debuts At MWC 2017: 4K HDR Display, Snapdragon 835, Slo-Mo Video And More

Sony took the wraps off its latest powerhouse at the MWC 2017, introducing the mighty Xperia XZ Premium. The new flagship rocks a winning combo of cutting-edge processor, impressive 4K HDR display, an upgraded camera with slo-mo video and more, so here's the deal.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 27, 2017

PlayStation VR Nears 1 Million Units Sold After Four Months: Better Than Sony Expected

Sony Interactive Entertainment global chief executive Andrew House revealed that around 915,000 units of the PlayStation VR have been sold as of Feb. 16. The figure is well above the company's expected sales figures for the virtual reality headset.

Video Games February 27, 2017

Sony Xperia 2017 Renders Leak Ahead Of MWC 2017 Unveiling

The Sony Xperia 2017 smartphone lineup has leaked before its official unveiling on Feb. 27. The leaked image shows off four Xperia smartphones in different hues.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 26, 2017

Here's Why Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom US Release Has Been Delayed Until Q2

The launch of ZenFone 3 Zoom in U.S. has been pushed back from March 2017 to April or June. Asus officials have stated that the company would be upgrading some specs of the handset in the meantime.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 25, 2017

MWC 2017 Expected Smartphone Launches: LG G6, Huawei P10, Moto G5, BlackBerry Mercury And More

The MWC 2017 is set to kick off in a few days and will see several OEMs unveil a gamut of devices. Here's a look at some expected smartphone launches at the event such as the Huawei P10, LG G6, Nokia 3310, Moto G5 and more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 25, 2017

Microsoft Leads $26 Million Investment In Drone Air Traffic Control Startup AirMap

AirMap, a startup working on technology that acts as air traffic control for drones, raised $26 million in a funding round. The investment was led by Microsoft Ventures and supported by Airbus Ventures and Qualcomm Ventures, among others.

Microsoft February 24, 2017

Sony Unveils World’s Fastest SD Card: Also Water And Shock Resistant, With 299 Mbps Write Speed

Sony has unveiled the fastest SD card there is, with write speeds of 299 Mbps. The memory cards will be available in spring, arriving in 32, 64, and 128 GB variations.

Gadgets February 23, 2017

Microsoft Discounts Xbox One and Xbox One S For Limited Period

Microsoft has discounted the Xbox One S and Xbox One gaming console. Thanks to the limited period offer, consumers will be able to avail a discount of $50 on the gaming console bundles.

Gadgets February 20, 2017

Kesha Releases Damaging New Emails In Dr. Luke Lawsuit: Producer Scolded Her For Turkey And Diet Coke Meal

Kesha has released new emails in her lawsuit against her former music producer Dr. Luke. In one email, Luke calls out the singer for eating turkey and Diet Coke instead of fasting.

Celebrities February 20, 2017

6 Biggest Brands Of Virtual Reality Headsets: A Quick Look

Virtual reality was all the rage in 2016 and the trend continues in 2017. Take a look at six of the most notable brands of VR headsets available for consumers.

Gadgets February 19, 2017

Sony SmartWatch 3 Won't Get Android Wear 2.0, Owners Disappointed And Sign Petition

Sony SmartWatch 3 will not be receiving the latest Android Wear 2.0. Consequently, upset users have started and signed a petition in anticipation of changing the company’s decision on this issue.

Apps/Software February 17, 2017

'Rocket League' Getting PS4 Pro Support This Month, Complete With 4K At 60 FPS

Popular game 'Rocket League' is getting a big boost later this month, running at both 1080 on the PS4 and 4K on the PS4 Pro at 60 fps. Sony confirmed that the update will land on Feb. 21, and more treats are in the mix.

Video Games February 16, 2017

Sony Removes PlayStation Now Support For Vita, PS3, And More Devices To Focus On PC, PS4

If you’re subscribed to PlayStation Now and you don’t have either a PS4 or a PC, Sony has bad news for you. The game streaming service is ending for other devices by August 15 and on some platforms even earlier.

Video Games February 16, 2017

Sony Smartphone Dubbed Pikachu Spotted On GFXBench With 3 GB RAM, 21MP Camera And More

Sony may be working on a new handset dubbed Pikachu which has been spotted on a benchmarking site. The rumored Sony smartphone houses 3 GB of RAM, a 21MP camera and more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 14, 2017

PS4 Price Drop: You Can Grab Select PS4 Slim Bundles For $250 Until Feb. 25

If you have been waiting for another PS4 sale, the Sony PS4 Slim price cut starts today. Here are the details you need to know.

Video Games February 12, 2017

Sony Continues Android Nougat Rollout For Xperia Z5, Z3+, And Z4 Tablet

Sony has now resumed rolling out Android Nougat to some Xperia devices, including the Z5, Z3+, and the Z4 Tablet. The new firmware is expected to fix bugs that caused the initial rollout to be halted.

Apps/Software February 9, 2017

Sony Xperia XA2 Leaked Images Give First Glimpse Of The Smartphone

New images of the impending Sony Xperia XA2 have leaked online. The leak reveals narrow side bezels and broad upper and lower bezels for the impending smartphone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 9, 2017

PlayStation 4 Rules! The List Of PS4 Exclusive Titles For 2017

2017 is a great year for PlayStation 4 owners as Sony announced a bunch of games for the console. Here is a rundown of all the games this 2017 exclusively for PlayStation 4.

Video Games February 5, 2017

'The Last Guardian' Gets $20 Price Drop

The well-acclaimed game ‘The Last Guardian’ drops its retail price to $39.99, its first markdown since its December 2016 launch. The $20 discount is permanent and is now available in stores and online.

Video Games February 5, 2017

Sony PlayStation 4 Update Bringing External Hard Drive Support And More, Sony Reveals

Sony's update 4.50 is now in beta testing and a number of neat features are in tow. Among the highlights, the update will finally bring support for external hard drives.

Apps/Software February 4, 2017

Sony PlayStation 4 Pro Gains New ‘Boost Mode’ That Will Deliver Improved Performance For Older Titles

Sony is currently letting players test out a new Boost Mode on the PS4 Pro by virtue of a beta version of firmware 4.50. Boost Mode will allow older, unpatched PS4 titles to run more smoothly on PS4 Pro.

Video Games February 4, 2017

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Successor With Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 CPU Will Miss The Party At MWC 2017

Sony is rumored to postpone the launch of its Xperia Z5 Premium flagship smartphone due to shortage of Snapdragon 835 CPU. Samsung allegedly has claimed all the Snapdragon 835 chipset for its 2017 flagship smartphone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 2, 2017

LG Wallpaper TVs' Prices Revealed, And They're Now Up For Preorder Starting At $8,000

The stunningly thin 2017 LG W7 Signature Series OLED TV has been made available for preorder at B&H. While pricing has already been revealed, buyers will still have to wait because the TVs are still listed in the Coming Soon category.

Gadgets January 29, 2017

Sony Xperia XA (2017) Leaked In A Video

A leaked video by TechLover HD shows the rumored Sony Xperia XA (2017) handset up close. The upcoming handset is rumored to be unveiled at the MWC 2017.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 28, 2017

Sony To Sponsor Bootcamp For Girls Interested In Tech, Video Game Industries

To promote diversity in the technology and video games industries, Sony's PlayStation brand will sponsor a bootcamp for girls. The bootcamp, which will run for six weeks, is for girls aged 11 years old to 14 years old.

Business Tech January 23, 2017

Sony Xperia X, X Compact Receive January Security Patches

Sony Mobile Communications is ahead of the smartphone crowd again. The company has released January security patches for the Sony Xperia X and X Compact.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 22, 2017

Top Bluetooth Speakers: Creative iRoar, Sony SRS-X99, JBL Pulse 2, UE Boom 2 And More

A slew of Bluetooth speakers are in the market and companies like Sony, JBL, Yamaha and Bose are looking to dominate the space. These speakers are a fascinating mixture of quirkiness, elegance, style and quality audio.

Gadgets January 20, 2017

Sony Xperia Z4 And Z3 Plus Line Get Android 7.0 Nougat Update Right After Xperia Z5 Range

Android 7.0 Nougat has reportedly started rolling out to the Xperia Z3+ series (including the Xperia Z4), carrying the same firmware build number as the update for the Xperia Z5 line. The experience will be mostly similar too, but not all Z5 features reach the Z3+.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 18, 2017

Sony Xperia Z5 Series Starts Getting Android 7.0 Nougat

Sony has pushed out Android 7.0 Nougat on its Xperia series Z5 handsets. This update brings bug fixes and battery enhancements, as well as several new features in its folds.

Apps/Software January 18, 2017

Sony Smartphones Codenamed G3112 And G3221 Could Launch At MWC 2017

Two mysterious Sony smartphones codenamed G3112 and G3221 have appeared online. Rumors hint at the possibility of the two Xperia smartphones launching at the MWC 2017 in February.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 16, 2017

Sony's 2018 Xperia Flagship Could Be The Company's First Phone To Feature An OLED Display: Report

Sony will use OLED displays for its next Xperia flagship come 2018 or 2019, according to reports. It will likely acquire its displays from LG and JDI instead of Samsung.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 12, 2017

Sony Unveils Glacier White PlayStation 4 Slim [Video]

Sony has announced a new PlayStation 4 Slim Glacier White color option, set to launch on Jan. 24. The company made no mention of a U.S. release though, so it remains unclear whether it will make it stateside as well.

Gadgets January 10, 2017

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