James Dartnell takes Sony’s latest mid-range smartphone for a spin, and decides if the waterproof product sinks or swims.
The battle for the bragging rights to the world’s thinnest TV is always something that comes to the fore at the Consumer Electronics Show, and this year Sony says it has come away with winner with three big-screen sets that are as thin as a few coins.
Sony’s move to abandon PCs has contributed to a massive net loss of $1.25 billion for the year to 31st March, and it has forecast a loss of $491 billion for the coming 12 months.
We’re now a week away from the smartphone and tablet focused mobile world congress (MWC) and devices continue to be leaked. The latest of which is a new tablet from Sony.
We’re still recovering from the monster that is CES but that means Mobile World Congress (MWC) is fast approaching so here’s what smartphones to expect at the 2014 show held in Barcelona.
Sony Mobile has launched its waterproof Xperi Z1 Compact smartphone at CES.
Sony today launced the new VAIO Fit PC in the UAE, which features a multi-flip hinge that transforms the PC to tablet or viewer modes while offering the functionality of a traditional clamshell laptop.
Sony Professional Solutions MEA has announced the signing of a US $143 million project with Al Jazeera Media Network.
Sony today announced the Middle East and Africa launch of its Xperia C, a dual SIM Android smartphone.
Sony is hoping the world’s smartphone users place a premium on photography and perhaps have a problem keeping their phones dry. The Xperia Z1, unveiled on Wednesday at the IFA electronics show in […]
One of the most intriguing products to appear at this year’s IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin is Sony’s QX-series of “lens cameras.” At first glance both the QX10 and QX100 look like […]
There are few consumer electronics products as hyped at present as so-called smartwatches. While much of the hype is due to the anticipated unveiling of some sort of wearable device by Apple next […]
When smartphone leader Samsung Electronics introduced the original Galaxy Note, it didn’t have much competition, but since then interest for smartphones with 5.5-inch screens – and larger – has grown.
The Sony Xperia Z Ultra is like a big, dumb dog – it’s great to play around with, but you wouldn’t necessarily want to live with it every day.
Sony on Thursday launched its new Portable Wireless Server (PWS) in the UAE. The device is designed to help users view, share, and store content from their smartphones, the vendor said. The device […]
Sony reported a modest profit in its first fiscal quarter ended June 30, continuing a turnaround that started in the last fiscal year. The company has also raised its revenue forecast for its […]
Sony‘s Xperia Tablet Z will go on sale globally in the second quarter, priced from $499 in the U.S. The 10-inch tablet will be just 6.9 millimetres thick, with an 1,920 by 1,200 […]
Sony today launched the world’s thinnest 10.1-inch tablet at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Xperia Tablet Z will launch globally in the second quarter or 2013, Sony revealed. According to the company, […]
Sony on Monday expanded its portfolio of Android-based products with the Tablet Z, which is thinner and lighter than competing products from Apple and Google. This year, tablet shipments are expected to total […]
Sony today announced the renaming of its regional headquarters Sony Gulf to ‘Sony Middle East and Africa FZE’. The name change, which will take place with immediate effect, will “reflect the company’s growing […]
Sony has said it will begin sales of a new image chip that is nearly half the size of current models. The Tokyo-based electronics giant said its new CMOS sensors will begin shipping […]
Apple looked in part to Sony for inspiration in designing its first iPhone, even having an internal designer produce “Sony-like” mock-ups of cell phones that carried the name of the Japanese electronics company, […]
Sony and Panasonic said Monday they will team up to create mass production technology for super-high resolution TVs based on OLED technology, in a concerted effort to drive mainstream adoption and revive their […]
Sony said Friday it will invest US$1 billion to increase its production capacity for the image sensors used in digital cameras, eyeing the booming market for smartphones, tablets and other camera-equipped gadgets. The […]
E3 2012: Sony animates Wonder Book with augmented reality Developed with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, the game uses the PlayStation Eye, PlayStation Move and a physical book, that when viewed on the TV, appears as if it is animated.
Sony expects its net loss for the fiscal year ending March 31 will be more than double what it forecast two months ago. The company now expects to report a net loss of […]
Sony will cut 10,000 jobs globally, or about 6% of its workforce, this year as part of a restructuring plan under its new president, Japan’s largest business paper reported Monday. The Nikkei, without […]
Sony said today that the newly installed head of its consumer electronics business will also lead the mobile unit formed when it acquired Sony Ericsson, marking the first time its smartphone, tablet, and […]
The story of this Sony factory, which took the full brunt of a powerful tsunami that washed through a year ago, reflects that of much of Japan’s northeastern coast – abrupt tragedy, battled […]
The division of Sony that suffered a cyber attack last year, which led to a major PlayStation network outage and sensitive customer data being compromised, has dropped Amazon Web Services for at least […]
Sony’s PlayStation Network major outage last year was not the only damage done by hackers. Michael Jackson’s entire back catalogue of more than 50,000 music files, worth some $250 million, was stolen as well, it […]
Sony has completed its purchase of the Sony Ericsson mobile phone joint venture and turned the company into a subsidiary, which it will soon rename Sony Mobile Communications, it announced on Thursday. The […]
The electronics giant Sony has finally decided to join the tablet club. A little late maybe but it made us hopeful that Sony would bring us a tablet with little more edge to […]
Sony said yesterday that it would sell off its entire stake in an LCD (liquid crystal display) manufacturing joint venture to Samsung Electronics for $934 million. The two companies signed a contract under […]
Along with the mixed news coming out from Japan regarding the PlayStation Vita launch, it appears Sony has another lawsuit to deal with. You may remember that Sony updated the PS3 Terms of […]
Japan’s three biggest mobile phone companies said that they would adopt international standards for touch payment systems, expanding beyond the current implementation by Sony. NTT DoCoMo, KDDI and Softbank said they will work […]
Ericsson and Sony Corporation announced that Sony will acquire Ericsson’s 50% stake in Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB (“Sony Ericsson”), making the mobile handset business a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony. The transaction gives […]
Sony said Wednesday it had acquired a small medical researcher in the U.S. and plans to enter the market for portable medical testing. The consumer electronics giant purchased Micronics, based in Redmond, Washington, […]
It looks like Sony may be going to court, and we’re not talking once, or thrice, but 55 times over. The company’s facing a whopping 55 lawsuits in the U.S. alone, reports Reuters, […]
Sony will fully restore PlayStation Network service to users in Japan this week, ending a two-and-a-half month suspension of service, and bringing to a close an embarrassing incident that began with the largest […]
Sony has just announced the launch of a dedicated Qriocity app for Android smartphones. Officially titled “Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity”, the app allows subscribers to Sony’s cloud-based streaming music service full access […]
LulzSec, a hacking group that recently made news for hacking into PBS, claimed today that it has broken into several Sony Pictures websites and accessed unencrypted personal information on over 1 million people. […]
Sony began letting its U.S. PlayStation Network (PSN) and Qriocity customers sign up yesterday for free identity theft protection services following cyber-attacks that may have exposed the personal data of its 77 million […]
The problems keep coming for Sony. Yesterday, the company confirmed that someone had hacked into its website and stolen about 2,000 customer names and e-mail addresses. Close to 1,000 of the records have […]
Sony expects the hack of the PlayStation Network and will cost it ¥14 billion (US$170 million) this financial year, it said Monday. Unknown hackers hit the network gaming service for PlayStation 3 consoles […]
Elegant in design, powerful in performance, it’s hard not to desire Samsung’s Note 5. As soon as you get a hold of Samsung’s latest launch, you know it’s different from its predecessors.
The Honor 7 is the latest mid-range offering by Huawei was launched in the Middle East recently, CNME got a chance to test drive the new device.
When the original YotaPhone was released more than a year ago, it had created a market segment of its own. The recently launched YotaPhone 2 has been upgraded significantly and offers a lot of promise for the dual display concept that Yota is concentrating on.