Sony a6000 Review: A Solid Mirrorless Camera That's a Small Step Up

Pretty much all mirrorless cameras—Fujifilm X, Samsung NX, to name a couple—with APS-C size sensors can take a damn fine picture these days. The a6000 does its best to stand out with a pinch of style and updated tech, but it's still largely the same as the camera it's replacing, 2012's NEX-6. Read More >>

The Best Action Camera: Spring 2014 Edition

You can't just do something dangerous and insane these days without filming it for posterity. And while action cameras let us relieve these life-highlights over and over, they aren't all created equal. We decided to see for ourselves which one could handle your extreme adventures best. Read More >>

Kids Reacting to an Old Cassette Walkman is Wonderful and Horrifying

Originally marketed in 1979, the first Sony Walkman turns 35 this year, and it's about as outmoded as a technology can be these days. That's why it's understandable that the kids in this delightful video, none of whom were even alive in the '90s, have no idea how to use the thing. Or what it's for. They can't even conceive a world in which a Walkman is useful. Read More >>

Sony Recalling 26,000 Vaios as Old Battery Fire Worries Return

Owners of the Sony VAIO Fit 11A are apparently being contacted by Sony, over concerns that the batteries inside may pose a fire risk. Some 26,000 Vaio models are affected, with the Panasonic-made batteries implicated in three cases of overheating and users receiving burns as a result. A return & replace scheme will be put in place soon. [WSJ via The Verge] Read More >>

Sony A7s: Sony's Compact Full-Frame Camera Gets a Video Overhaul

Just half a year after Sony announced the A7 and A7r full-frame compact interchangeable-lens cameras it's pushing out a new iteration of the mirrorless shooter. This one's built around video. It does 4K video, too—sort of. It's not what people were expecting from the A7s, but it might be incredible anyway. Read More >>

Rumour: Forget the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, There's a Z2 Mini on the Way

Blimey, that was quick -- less than three months after unveiling the impressive Xperia Z1 Compact at CES, and just weeks after pulling the covers off the Xperia Z2 flagship at MWC in Barcelona, and we're already hearing whispers of an Xperia Z2 Compact on the way too. Read More >>

Xperia Z2 Tablet From Sony: Slick on Screen

As you can see from this video, the new Xperia Z2 Tablet from Sony is one svelte tablet. It's actually the world's slimmest at 6.4mm, but with its sharp 10.1-inch full HD Triluminous display, it doesn't scrimp on the awesome media experience you've come to expect from Sony. Read More >>

Michael Jackson's Posthumous Xscape Album Free on Sony Xperia Devices

Who knew an artist could release so many albums after his death? The king of pop Michael Jackson was working on new material when he died tragically back in 2009, but Epic Records' L.A. Reid has cobbled together the various bits with Timbaland and a bunch of other producers, to create some really rather remarkable. Read More >>

Sony's Digital Paper: A Bit Like Paper, a Lot Like £660

The holy grail of flexible electronics is a reading device that you can roll up and stuff in your pocket. And now, thanks to Sony and E-Ink, we're almost, sort of, kinda there. If you have $1,100 (£660) to spare. Read More >>

Win One of Five Xperia Z2s From Sony

Wouldn't you like to upgrade that phone in your pocket to something decidedly more next-gen? We're giving away five Xperia Z2 smartphones from Sony (plus 10 runner-up prizes), and all you need to do is a bit of detective work on this image here. Good luck! [Xperia Z2 competition] Read More >>

The Winners of the Sony World Photography Awards Will Make You Melt

I didn't think the sneak peek we presented you of the winners' shortlist for the annual Sony World Photography Awards could get any better, but with the winners announced today, I'm trying very hard to scoop my jaw up from the floor over some of them. Read More >>

Project Morpheus: Sony's Oculus Rift Competitor Looks Incredible

It was only a matter of time. The Oculus Rift has caught so much attention—deservedly so—that of course one of the big dogs was going to start honing in on its virtual reality territory. The big dog is Sony and their Project Morpheus VR headset sounds fantastic. Read More >>

The Xperia Z2 and M2 are Sony's Most Entertaining Smartphones Yet

With better visual and audio technology than its predecessors, you'd be hard-pushed to find a better viewing experience than on the Xperia Z2 from Sony. And for its money, the Xperia M2 just can't be beaten -- especially when you hear about the bundled movies and Music Unlimited offer. Read More >>

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Sony's Own VR Tech for PS4 May Appear Next Week

March 17th is the day the Game Developers Conference kicks off in the US, with rumours suggesting Sony may use the event to launch its own take on the Oculus Rift VR technology for its PlayStation4 console. Read More >>

Sony and Panasonic's New Optical Archival Discs Will Store Up to 1TB

Sony and Panasonic announced last year that they had plans to develop a new, high-capacity optical storage disc—they weren't bluffing. New details indicate that a new Archival Disc format will have a capacity of up to 1TB. Read More >>


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