Sony Writes Off $1.5B From Its Mobile Division As It Cuts Smartphone Sales Target Again

sony logo Sony replaced the head of its mobile division yesterday, and today its latest earnings report gave a clearer indication of why. Sony’s mobile unit increased its revenue in the last quarter of business (its Q2 2014) by 1.2% to $2.83 billion, but the company wrote down the valuation of the business by a whopping $1.58 billion. Read More


Sony Unveils The QX1 And QX30 Lens And Camera Sensor Add-Ons For Smartphones

 Sony has indeed added to its lineup of camera tech add-ons for smartphone devices today, with not one, but two new devices in the QX series of accessories. The QX1 and QX30 join the existing QX10 and QX100, with the QX1 offering interchangeable l…


Sony Introduces The Z3, Z3 Compact, SmartBand Talk And SmartWatch 3

Sony’s following Samsung today with a slew of announcements that will become so much gray background noise as the onslaught of IFA reveals continues. There are two new smartphones, a new fitness and life logging wearable, and a new smartwatch (which ditches Sony’s homegrown OS for Android Wear) in the mix. Sony Z3 Sony’s new smartphone is coming hot on the heels of the… Read More


Sony’s QX1 Looks To Bring Interchangeable Pro Lenses To Your Smartphone

image3_zpsa1f737a7 Sony’s QX series of cameras is an oddity, but one that the company is apparently still committed to – a new leak from Sony Alpha Rumors reveals a treasure trove of press images depicting a so-called “QX1″ model, which takes the basic concept of the QX10 and QX100 smartphone camera accessories and adds interchangeable lenses. The QX10 and QX100, for those unfamiliar… Read More


Infamous First Light Review: Good Things Happen When DLC Doesn’t Feel Like DLC

first-light2 There’s rarely a modern game franchise that manages to catch and keep my attention, but Sucker Punch’s PlayStation-exclusive Infamous is among those. The tale of ordinary humans getting and coming to grips with super powers in an open-world environment is always captivating, and that’s true even with the new Infamous: First Light expansion DLC for PlayStation 4, which takes… Read More


PlayStation Network Suffers DDOS Attack, Hackers Claim To Have Grounded SOE President’s Plane

psn PlayStation Network is currently experiencing mass outages for North American users, and the reason behind the downtime is a DDOS attack for which hacker group Lizard Squad has claimed responsibility. Sony says there haven’t been any personal details leaked in the attack, but the rolling outage persists in various locales, some ten hours or more after the attack began. What’s… Read More


Sony Doesn’t Know Why The PS4 Is Doing Well

PlayStation 4 Earlier this month, Sony announced that it has already sold 10 million units of its PlayStation 4 game console since its launch last November, a record-setting figure for the company’s hardware. In an interview with Eurogamer published yesterday, SCE Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida admitted that the company doesn’t really know why its console is doing so well in… Read More


Sony Teases A Virtual Couch Mode For PS4 Multiplayer – Even If Your Friend Doesn’t Own The Game

PS4 3 Sony announced some features of its upcoming system software 2.0 for PlayStation 4 update, and one of those called Share Play is definitely something to get excited about for console owners – especially those interested in trying out games without paying up for them, or in playing with friends with vastly different software libraries.
The Share Play features include two new remote… Read More