Sony ‘Ultra’ 4K streaming service launching on April 4

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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has announced that it will launch new 4K digital service next month. Dubbed as ‘Ultra’, the 4K streaming service will be unveiled on April 4 on new Sony 4K television models in the United States.

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Sony to split semiconductor business, appoint four new executives in April

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Sony Corporation today announced that it plans to split out and establish its semiconductor business as a wholly owned subsidiary in April 2016. The company is also exploring to split its Imaging Products and Solutions Sector. In addition to Game & Network Services, Mobile Communications, Pictures, Music, Sony split out its TV business in July 2014 , followed by its Video & Sound business in October 2015. Continue reading “Sony to split semiconductor business, appoint four new executives in April”

Sony forms new company ‘ForwardWorks’ to develop PlayStation mobile games

Sony has set up a new company called as ForwardWorks that will develop PlayStation games for mobile devices. The company will focus on full fledged gaming titles for phone and tablets.

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Sony PlayStation VR launching worldwide starting October 2016 for $399

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Sony today at the annual Game Developers Conference announced that PlayStation VR (PS VR), a virtual reality system that makes use of PlayStation 4 (PS4), will launch from October 2016. It also revealed the the final consumer version of PS VR, including all of the contents that comes in the package, which doesn’t include the Playstation camera ($60) and Move controllers ($50). Continue reading “Sony PlayStation VR launching worldwide starting October 2016 for $399”

Sony XB650BT Extra Bass Bluetooth Headphones launched in India for Rs. 7990

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Sony has launched its XB650BT Extra Bass Bluetooth Headphones in India. It was introduced at the CES 2016. It has 1.18 in neodymium driver unit  for EXTRA BASS, promises 30 hours of battery life and also has NFC for One-touch pairing. “The adjustable headband’s structure is optimised for deep bass playback, providing a stable fit to minimise vibration caused by punchy bass notes and soft cushion ear pads provide a largely airtight seal for direct bass transmission,” said Sony.

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Sony starts rolling out Android Marshmallow 6.0 update for global Xperia Z5 series, Z3 Plus and Z4 tablet

Sony has started rolling out Android Marshmallow 6.0 update for a couple of devices. First up, the update is coming to the Japanese variants of the entire Xperia Z5 lineup which includes the Xperia Z5, Z5 Compact and the Z5 Premium. The update will soon follow the global variants in the coming weeks.

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Sony introduces Future Lab Program to share concept prototypes

Sony has unveiled a new Future Lab Program which is the company’s R&D initiative under which it aims to share concept prototypes that are in the development stage with the users. The program will then take user feedbacks to refine the product.

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Sony Xperia Z3+ price drops to Rs. 25999 in India

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Sony launched its flagship Xperia Z3+ smartphone in India back in June last year for Rs. 55,990, now the smartphone is available for just Rs. 25,999 in the country from Amazon.in. Sony didn’t change much in the Xperia Z3+ from the Z3. The major change was Octa-Core Snapdragon 810 processor, but it comes with the same 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Triluminos Display and has Sony’s Omni balance design with glass back. Continue reading “Sony Xperia Z3+ price drops to Rs. 25999 in India”

Play Station 4 to get remote play for PC and Mac

Play Station 4 is getting an important update that will enable you to play games on a PC or Mac. Dubbed as remote play, the feature which is part of the 3.50 update is rolling out in beta. Remote Play allows PlayStation 4 owners to stream gameplay to select devices over their home internet connection.

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Sony, Tokyo Tech and others develop 60 GHz 6.1 Gbps wireless transfer system for mobile

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Sony has announced that it has partnered with Tokyo Tech, Japan Radio and KDDI Labs to jointly develop and implement 40 GHz and 60 GHz wave-based high-throughput wireless access network that combines 40 GHz operation for outdoor networks with 60 GHz operation for mobiles to enable large data size content delivery on the gigabyte scale. Continue reading “Sony, Tokyo Tech and others develop 60 GHz 6.1 Gbps wireless transfer system for mobile”

Sony files patent for PS3 Move like Powerglove controller for smartphones

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Sony has just filed a new patent for a Powerglove controller for smartphones that is similar to their PS3 Move. The device would be ideally incorporated with a VR experience to control the headset.

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Sony is retiring the Xperia Z series, could replace it by the X series

Sony is axing its beloved Xperia Z series. The company has officially confirmed that it will not release a Xperia Z6 which means, Xperia Z5 will be the last phone in the Z series.

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Sony Xperia X Performance Hands On and Photo Gallery

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Sony unveiled the Xperia X Performance, it’s high-end  smartphone in the new ‘X series’ at the MWC 2016 in Barcelona yesterday. We got to check out the smartphone at the Sony booth, here is our hands-on impressions and the photo gallery of the smartphone. Continue reading “Sony Xperia X Performance Hands On and Photo Gallery”

Sony Xperia X Hands On and Photo Gallery

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Sony unveiled the Xperia X, it’s latest smartphone in the new ‘X series’ at the MWC 2016 in Barcelona yesterday. We got to check out the smartphone at the Sony booth, here is our hands-on impressions and the photo gallery of the smartphone. Continue reading “Sony Xperia X Hands On and Photo Gallery”

Sony Xperia XA Hands On and Photo Gallery

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Sony unveiled the Xperia XA, its latest mid-range smartphone in the new Xperia X series at the MWC in Barcelona. We got to check out the smartphone at the Sony booth, here are our hands-on impressions of the smartphone and its photo gallery.

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