Tag Archives: Sony

Facebook, Sony Sign Deal for Online Videos

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook users now won’t see their videos taken down over copyrights Sony/ATV artists will now be paid royalties The deal gives access to over 4 million songs Sony/ATV Music Publishing signed an agreement with Facebook, seeking a share of the social media industry’s burgeoning revenue by letting users post songs from artists like Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift. For Facebook ... Read More »

Saved by Sensors, Sony Aims to Expand Their Use in Robotics, Self-Driving Cars

HIGHLIGHTS Sony is poised to report is highest-profit ever, thanks to sensors The company has been losing ground to rivals for years It is now focusing on sensors and gaming to keep up Sony Corp is poised to report its highest-ever profit this year on strong sales of image sensors after years of losing ground in consumer electronics and hopes to ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XA1 Plus With 23-Megapixel Camera Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS The smartphone was globally launched last month Sony Xperia XA1 Plus houses a 3430mAh battery The smartphone sports a 5.5-inch full-HD display Sony launched its Xperia XA1 Plus smartphone last month at IFA 2017 and on Thursday, the company introduced the new handset for the Indian market as well. The Sony Xperia XA1 Plus price in India is Rs. 24,990 and it ... Read More »

IFA 2017: Sony unveils new innovations including latest audio products, TV and others

Sony Corporation has unveiled some of its latest products at the IFA press conference held on Thursday, August 31. The company will be further showcasing the products at the main consumer electronics show in Berlin, Germany, which is scheduled to begin from Friday, September 1. At the Sony press conference, Shigeru Kumekawa, President of Sony Europe introduced the company’s newest ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ1 with Android 8.0 Oreo spotted on GFXBench

Sony is all set to unveil three smartphones on August 31 at the IFA 2017 tech show in Berlin. As the launch is approaching close, there are several leaks that are emerging online regarding the devices. Well, Sony is likely to launch three smartphones – Sony Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact and Xperia X1 at the event. The Xperia XZ1 ... Read More »

Sony Xperia Devices Claimed to Be Misrepresented as ‘Waterproof’ in New Lawsuit

HIGHLIGHTS Sony allegedly misrepresented water-resistance capabilities The company will need to settle with court again on December 1 The lawsuit seeks extension of warranty A US federal court in New York on Friday preliminarily approved a nationwide class action settlement against Sony regarding waterproof capabilities offered by certain Xperia smartphones and tablets. The class action lawsuit against the Japanese company alleges that it sold ... Read More »

[Deal Alert] Sony MDR1000X noise canceling Bluetooth headphones down to $298 ($102 off)

Over-ear Bluetooth headphones are a dime a dozen these days, but great ones that also offer noise canceling and high-quality audio are few and far between. Sony’s MDR-1000X is one of these but its $399.99 price is enough to give anyone pause. However, it’s now being discounted $102 thus making it $298, its lowest price yet. The MDR-1000X is often ... Read More »

Sony PlayStation’s social media accounts hacked by OurMine

The social media accounts of Sony PlayStation were reportedly hacked by a notorious hacking group. OurMine, a hacking group hacked the Facebook and Twitter accounts of PlayStation. The hackers also posted messages asking the company to seek help from the group in order to ensure security in the future.“PlayStation Network Databases leaked #OurMine,” the tweet read. This is not the ... Read More »

‘Britney Spears Is Not Dead’ Sony Clarifies, Blames Twitter Account Breach

Photo Credit: Angela Weiss/ AFP No, Britney Spears is not dead. Yet her fans’ hearts may have skipped a beat today when tweets purportedly from Sony Music Entertainment said “RIP @britneyspears #RIPBritney 1981-2016” and “Britney spears is dead by accident! We will tell you more soon #RIPBritney.” The real Sony Music Entertainment quickly deleted those tweets and issued a terse ... Read More »

Sony A6500, Cyber-Shot RX100 V Premium Cameras Launched

HIGHLIGHTS The RX100 V has 315 PDAF points and new LSI chip for faster readouts The A6500 gets 5-axis stabilisation, touchscreen and faster processing The RX100 V costs $1,000 while the A6500 costs $1,400 Sony has just updated two of its most popular camera series with new models – the A6500 and the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V aka the RX100 V. ... Read More »