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Thursday, 6 Dec 2012

Sony Hails PlayStation 3 As Most-Used Device for Netflix Streams

Sony Hails PlayStation 3 As Most-Used Device for Netflix Streams

Sony announces the Playstation 3 has become the number one hardware choice for viewers worldwide to stream Netflix content onto their televisions.

Monday, 26 Nov 2012

Samsung and LG Grow Flat-Panel TV Revenues

Samsung and LG Grow Flat-Panel TV Revenues

DisplaySearch's latest Quarterly Global TV Shipment and Forecast report reveals only two out of the top five television brands scored positive year-on-year growth in worldwide flat-panel television revenues for the third quarter of 2012.

Thursday, 22 Nov 2012

Sony's 84-inch Bravia KD-84X9000 TV to Ship with Feature-Length Ultra HD Content? (Updated)

Sony's 84-inch Bravia KD-84X9000 TV to Ship with Feature-Length Ultra HD Content? (Updated)

Sony is planning to augment their Ultra HD televisions with a special bundle of UHD content, according to a recent blog post penned by Sony's public relations representative, Ray Hartjen.

Thursday, 15 Nov 2012

Sony's First 35mm Interchangeable Lens Full-Frame Handycam Announced (Update)

Sony's First 35mm Interchangeable Lens Full-Frame Handycam Announced (Update)

The first Handycam with a 35mm full frame sensor from Sony, the NEX-VG900 packs a 24.3-megapixel Sony-developed full frame Exmor CMOS sensor approximately 40 times larger than the equivalent in ordinary consumer camcorders. It's also more than twice the size of the APS-C sized sensor found in other interchangeable lens Handycam models.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 Offers Full Frame Power in Your Palm (Update)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 Offers Full Frame Power in Your Palm (Update)

At 482g light (including battery and memory card), the 24.3-megapixel RX1 packs a 35mm full-frame Exmor CMOS sensor and wide aperture F2 fixed-focal lens into a body compact enough to fit easily into the palm of your hand.

Sony Australia Releases Camera Ads Mocking DSLR Snobs

Sony Australia Releases Camera Ads Mocking DSLR Snobs

Have you ever met people who have no idea how to use their DSLR camera and treat it like a point-and-shoot? Sony Australia has released a series of videos mocking such DSLR "experts", probably to convince the average consumer to pick up a NEX camera instead of a more complicated DSLR.

Monday, 5 Nov 2012

Sony Ships 2nd Gen PlayStation 4 Development Kits to Developers

Sony Ships 2nd Gen PlayStation 4 Development Kits to Developers

Sony is rumored to be shipping its second generation PlayStation 4 development kits to selected game studios. According to VG24/7, the hardware of the kits is housed inside of a typical PC chassis, with a third revision expected sometime in January 2014.

Japanese TV Brands Hit By Financial Losses

Japanese TV Brands Hit By Financial Losses

Sony, Panasonic, and Sharp suffer massive losses with regards to their TV businesses. Reasons were attributed to plunging costs of flat-screen TVs worldwide, a robust Yen, as well as growing competition from South Korean rivals like LG Electronics and Samsung.

Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012

Sony Simplifies Creation of 4K Productions with Extended Lineup of 4K-Capable Equipment

Sony Simplifies Creation of 4K Productions with Extended Lineup of 4K-Capable Equipment

Sony today announced a broadened and deepened lineup of 4K-capable equipment that will simplify the creation of a wide variety of 4K productions, including (but not limited to) two new CineAlta 4K cameras – PMW-F55 and PMW-F5, a HXR-IFR5 interface unit, and a 30-inch 4096 x 2160 resolution monitor - PVM-X300.

Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012

Sony Mobile to Show Off 5-inch 1080p Xperia Odin Smartphone at CES 2013

Sony Mobile to Show Off 5-inch 1080p Xperia Odin Smartphone at CES 2013

A Japanese blog has shown Sony Mobile's rumored flagship C650 phone (codenamed Odin) spotting a 5-inch display with a 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. The device is said to make its first official appearance at CES next year.

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