• News tagged "sony"

Friday, 6 Nov 2015

Sony A7 II owners have new firmware to look forward to on 18 November

Sony A7 II owners have new firmware to look forward to on 18 November

After October’s firmware update of the Sony A7R II, owners of the Sony A7 II can look forward to a firmware update of their own on 18th November.

Tuesday, 3 Nov 2015

Samsung reportedly wants the image sensor of the Sony Xperia Z5 for the Galaxy S7

Samsung reportedly wants the image sensor of the Sony Xperia Z5 for the Galaxy S7

Samsung is reported to be in an aggressive negotiation with Sony to buy the IMX300 image sensor found in the Xperia Z5 series for use in its upcoming Galaxy S7.

Friday, 30 Oct 2015

Sony reports strong sales of PS4 and image sensors, but mobile business on the decline

Sony reports strong sales of PS4 and image sensors, but mobile business on the decline

Sony today announced net profit of US$280 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2015 thanks to increase in sales of its image sensors and PlayStation 4 software. However, its mobile business continued to decline.

Wednesday, 28 Oct 2015

It's official: Sony to acquire Toshiba's image sensor business

It's official: Sony to acquire Toshiba's image sensor business

Sony and Toshiba today announced that both companies have entered into a non-binding memorandum of understanding to negotiate the transfer of certain Toshiba-owned facilities such as the CMOS image sensor engineering and design.

Sunday, 25 Oct 2015

Sony to acquire Toshiba's image sensor business for about US$165 million

Sony to acquire Toshiba's image sensor business for about US$165 million

Sources told Reuters that Toshiba is going to sell its image sensor business to Sony for about US$165 million and the deal is likely to be finalized soon.

Saturday, 24 Oct 2015

Sony Mobile denies exit from mobile business if there is no profit in 2016

Sony Mobile denies exit from mobile business if there is no profit in 2016

Sony Mobile CEO Hiroki Totoki reaffirms his stand that the company has no plans to exit from the mobile business. This came after reports surfaced earlier this month that Sony may look at "alternative options" if the mobile business does not turn in profits next year.

Monday, 19 Oct 2015

Interested in the Star Wars Limited Edition PS4? We know when you can get one (UPDATED)

Interested in the Star Wars Limited Edition PS4? We know when you can get one (UPDATED)

Its been speculated for a while now, but we finally have concrete information of when the Limited Edition Star Wars Battlefront PS4 bundle will hit local shores and its pricing. Head on in to find out what it'll cost, as well as a few other surprises.

Thursday, 15 Oct 2015

Sony A7R II owners, prepare to go full raw on Monday

Sony A7R II owners, prepare to go full raw on Monday

Come Monday October 19, Sony will release a firmware update for the AR7 II which will allow it to save in uncompressed raw.

Saturday, 10 Oct 2015

Sony to consider alternative options for mobile business if no profits in 2016

Sony to consider alternative options for mobile business if no profits in 2016

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai told Reuters that the company may consider alternative options for the mobile business if it fails to bring in profits next year.

Thursday, 1 Oct 2015

The PS4 finally gets its Version 3.0 update

The PS4 finally gets its Version 3.0 update

After teases and months of beta testing, Sony's latest firmware for the PS4 has finally gone live. Read on and find out what new features the firmware brings.

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