Sony to lay off 1,000 employees in smartphone division

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Rough terrains seem to be ahead for Sony as the company is reportedly planning to sack 1,000 employees in its smartphone unit. The decision to shrink the workforce has sparked anxiety in electronics giant’s European and Chinese arms, which are likely to get most affected, reported Nikkei. The ...

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What we know: Sony Xperia Z4 rumors and leaks thus far

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*Last Updated: January 23 2015 10:54am Sony’s flagship devices have become stale in recent years, with most enthusiasts agreeing that Sony makes good quality smartphones without the required innovation to boost sales. This has resulted in an overwhelming loss for Sony’s smartphone ...

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Sony releases purple Xperia Z3 in Hong Kong

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There is a good news for Sony Xperia Z3 lovers! A purple variant of the flagship device has been released in Hong Kong, and it is being called the Purple Diamond edition. Isn’t it better to have more color options to choose from when you are going to buy a top notch smartphone? So far, the ...

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Is Sony bringing the new Z4 to MWC?

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Well, if you’re a Sony Xperia fan we might have some good news for you.  It looks like the new Xperia Z4 just passed through certification in Japan.  When Sony passed up the opportunity to announce a new handset at CES, Mobile World Congress became a possibility.  At the moment there ...

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Sony mulls selling mobile business as losses continue

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Kazuo Hirai, CEO of Sony, and other leaders of the Japanese company are planning to either sell or prepare joint ventures for its TV and mobile phone divisions, which are not producing profit. Sony expects to lose 230 billion yen ($1.9 billion) for the current business year to March. ...

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The next Sony Xperia Z4 could be a Walkman ‘with a phone’

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We all saw the Sony Walkman unveiled at CES, and with it also the rather steep pricing, because at over $1000, this thing is more expensive than most laptops. But could the device simply be a refresher of the Walkman name and not intended at all to be a device consumers purchase, but simply a ...

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iHeartRadio to support upcoming Google Cast for audio, Sony PlayStation

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The music streaming service, iHeartRadio, has announced a host of new partnerships at CES 2015 that will enable it to bring its services to Sony’s PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 consoles among other devices. The other high-profile brands that iHeartRadio will be joining hands with include ...

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Sony announces the Walkman-ZX2 for audiophiles

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Sony announced the Walkman-ZX2, and yes it will be expensive.  The price is expected to be $1200 dollars when it is released this Spring.  Most of you who read this will automatically think that price is crazy, but that is because you’re probably not an audiophile.  This Walkman is ...

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Sony Xperia Z3 to get Android Lollipop in February

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There is a good news for Sony Xperia Z3 users! Sony Electronics COO Michael Fasulo announced that the company will start rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Xperia Z3 phones from next month. While Fasulo didn’t reveal the exact date for the update, his announcement at a CES 2015 press ...

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Sony unveils a stainless steel SmartWatch 3

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One of the best Android Wear smartwatches just got even better, with Sony unveiling their excellent Smartwatch 3 watch with a stainless steel band. If you haven’t read our review of the Smartwatch 3 then check it out, but one of our comments was the lack of additional wristbands, which now is ...

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Use this workaround to get back the DRM functions that unlocking your Sony Xperia bootloader removes

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One of the prices you pay for unlocking the bootloader of your Sony Xperia device is that you lose the DRM keys baked into the native Sony software. That means that special functions that Sony have deemed to be copyright are removed when these DRM keys are lost. Luckily there is a workaround ...

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Sony might just launch a VAIO Android smartphone at CES 2015

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With CES 2015 rapidly approaching, the speculation inevitably begins, and first up is Sony who may just be set to launch an Android powered VAIO branded smartphone. There’s no word as to the exact specifics of what a VAIO device may entail, but with the success of Sony’s Xperia ...

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Google and Sony make The Interview available for streaming

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In a move that may or may not begin a future trend, Sony and Google are making The Interview available for download in the Play Store one day before it releases in theaters. Microsoft’s X-box video users are not forgotten either. The movie that made headlines in the last couple of weeks when ...

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Protect yourself from Sony-style hacks with cyber security deals

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If you’ve been living under a rock lately, the recent Sony hacks have sent shockwaves of fear over security through corporations and individuals everywhere. It’s becoming painfully obvious that cyber security is not the department to cut corners in. With so many threats looming ...

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Runkeeper updated to support the Sony Smartwatch 3

One of the comments we pulled out when we reviewed the Sony Smartwatch 3 was that the dedicated GPS chip was a brilliant addition but required developers to take advantage of it to really make it significant. Well the folks over at Runkeeper have done just that and their latest update brings ...

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