Designer Turns A Konica Film Camera Into A Digital Shooter With 3D-Printed Parts

frankencamera9 The Konica Auto S3 is considered by camera lovers to be one of the best low-cost rangefinder pocket shooters. Originally made in 1973 it features a 38mm f1.8 lens and internal leaf shutter. But it also shot 35mm film. A designer, Ollie Baker, gave the camera a new lease on life by pulling the back of the camera, adding a few 3D-printed parts, and creating the ultimate Frakenshooter.… Read More

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Sony Launches A Crowdfunding Site For Projects From Its Employees In Japan

Screenshot 2015-07-01 10.27.37 Sony has dabbled in crowdfunding in the past — an e-ink watch and mesh sensor kit — but now the Japanese company is making a big play in the space after launching its own site for crowdfunded projects. Read More

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Sony Launching 1TB PlayStation 4, 500GB Version Gets Some Tweaks

18769698998_8f89a422ac_k The 1TB Microsoft Xbox One announcement at E3 meant this was probably inevitable, but Sony has officially revealed a 1TB version of its own console, arriving in Europe and the PAL territories starting July 15. It’ll also eventually make its way stateside, as an FCC filing spotted by Engadget proves. Bumping storage up to 1TB is a natural move for both console makers, as well as a… Read More

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Sony To Become First Company To Offer A La Carte TV Service With The PlayStation Vue

sony Today at Sony’s E3 2015 press conference the company announced that it will unbundle its Vue streaming channels and offer the stations a la carte. In doing so, Sony becomes the first provider to offer (at least some) TV stations to the American consumer without bundles. Details are still a bit fuzzy but it seems clear-cut. Subscribers will be able to choose which stations they want in… Read More

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PlayStation 4 To Finally Gain Media Playback Capability Tonight

18658057410_0fc33dd6e7_o The PlayStation 4 will soon stream content from DLNA source or connected USB device. The update comes tonight. Finally. Sony announced the impending update in a pre-show to its E3 press conference. The update will start rolling out to PS4s tonight, but as with updates, your millage could very. But soon, very soon, one of the most requested PS3 features will finally hit the next generation.… Read More

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Watch Sony’s PlayStation E3 2015 Press Event Live Right Here

20th Anniversary PS4, DualShock 4 and PlayStation 4 Camera Sony’s E3 press event happens at 6 PM PT/9 PM ET tonight, and we can expect a lot in the way of game announcements, along with likely pricing and release timeframe info for Project Morpheus, the virtual reality headset for PlayStation Sony is planning to launch this year. PlayStation recently returned to the top of the console sales rankings, but both this event and Microsoft’s… Read More

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Report: Sony Mobile Cuts 975 Workers In Sweden As Troubled Handset Maker Restructures

Xperia Z3+_Copper_front_side The difficult shakeout among less successful mobile handset makers continues apace. According to a report, and Sony confirmation, from Swedish local publication 8till5, Sony Mobile is cutting nearly 1,000 jobs in Sweden, one of the company’s key manufacturing and R&D centers. In all, 575 staff and a further 400 contract positions will be eliminated across all divisions,… Read More

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How Sony Or Microsoft Could Use Subscription To Win Video Games

PS-Plus-1024x576 The next stage in the console business seems to be one of updating the business model toward one that provides much more value to players. Which of the major platforms will take that step? Read More

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