rumours
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 >>

storage
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 >>

music
The New Michael Jackson Album is Exclusive to Sony's £600 Xperia Z2

If the relatively-affordable price of an iTunes album download or a Spotify subscription already makes you wince, spare a thought today for hardcore MJ fans. The moonwalking Prince of Pop's posthumous new album will set them back £600, as it's being bundled exclusively with the forthcoming Sony Xperia Z2 smartphone. Read More >>

gadgets
The Gadgets You Should Buy in 2014

Whilst we're all still reeling in the aftermath of the gadget glutton-fest that was CES and MWC, it's worth remembering that if there's more to your world than iPhone cases and Bluetooth toothbrushes; the best is yet to come this year. Here's the stuff that will probably warrant your attention in the next twelve months. Read More >>

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Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet From Sony Aren't the Only Sequels Better Than the Original

It's hard work improving on an original, but with the just-announced Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet, Sony has more than exceeded last year's blockbusters. Much like Aliens, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Nirvana's Nevermind...or McDonald's chicken McNuggets. Read More >>

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fitmodo
Sony's SmartBand Fitness Tracker on Sale March, With Camera-Equipped Core Concept Also Unveiled

Sony's busily preparing its SWR10 Smartband for a March launch after its CES debut last month, revealing it will cost 99 Euros for a Smartband and motion-tracking Core, with trio-packs of the Smartband available for under 20 Euros in whichever colour you'd like. But, you may want to hold off buying one if a camera-equipped Core concept is anything to go by. Read More >>

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movies
Sony to Film Sega/Nintendo Console Wars Movie

Scott Rudin, the producer behind not-disastrous Facebook film The Social Network, is looking to do for gaming what he did for nerdy programmers, with Sony Pictures said to be planning a movie based on the Sega/Nintendo battle for dominance of home gaming in the early 1990s. Read More >>

phones
Sony Xperia Z2 Hands-On: 4K Video Capture With Super Slow Motion Smarts

Waterproof, capable of 4K video recording and thin enough to slice butter, Sony's new Xperia Z2 flagship is already looking like the phone to beat at MWC 2014. Read More >>

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phones
Sony Xperia M2 Hands-On: The Z2, Without the Steroids

If the top-of-the-line Xperia Z2 is looking a little out of your price range, Sony’s shorter, stouter, slower Xperia M2 Android handset may be a better fit for your bank balance. Read More >>

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tablets
Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Hands-On: A Familiar Waterproof Monolith

The tablet market is busier than it’s ever been, but Sony’s Xperia Tablet Z, with its waterproofing, minimalist design and super-slim frame, always felt like a unique prospect. While the impact of today’s reveal of the Xperia Z2 Tablet is lessened by familiarity with its excellent predecessor, it’s still looking like a very impressive slate. Read More >>

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gaming
Sony's Virtual Reality Oculus Rift Rival for PS4 Could Launch in March

When the "Glorious PC Gaming Master Race" takes to its soapbox, one of the first things you'll hear it wax lyrical about is the prospect of VR gaming thanks to the upcoming release of the Oculus Rift. But it is one trump card that Sony may be ready to wrestle away from them, with reports that it is nearly ready to reveal a PlayStation 4 VR headset. Read More >>

gaming
Is a Wooden PS4 Cover Tasteful or Tacky?

When Sony was designing its futuristic next-gen PlayStation 4 console, it probably had Tron in mind, not the Wooden Tops. But if a slick black box doesn't sit well in your pine TV cabinet, maybe this wooden PS4 cover will suit your decor more seamlessly? Read More >>

games
US PS4 Sales Smash Xbox One, Selling "Nearly Double" in January

Microsoft's run of consecutive console sales wins in the US has come to a crashing halt, with Sony's PS4 managing to outsell the Xbox One in January. Not only that, but sources with access to the numbers suggest PS4 sales were nearly double those of Microsoft's rival machine. It's only one month of data, but still. [Twitter vis Techradar] Read More >>

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Missed Sony's 2014 Product Preview? Never Fear, You Can Still Win a 4K TV

What happens when you squeeze 20 Giz readers, a handful of Sony community members, and the latest Sony audio, TV and camera products into a room decorated to look like a football pitch? Goals are made all over the place (of the £10k worth of kit readers wanted to win, anyway). If you weren't able to make the event, never fear though, as Sony's giving away an extra 65-inch 4K TV right now. Read More >>

phones
Video Leak Suggests the Sony Xperia Z2 Could Have a Huge Battery

More than an ultra HD screen or an octo-core processor, more than a fancy camera or a paper-thin frame, I just want a decent smartphone with excellent battery life. Could the Sony Xperia Z2 be the answer to my prayers? Read More >>

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stunts
Sony's Latest Waterproof MP3 Player is Sold Inside a Filled Water Bottle

The MP3 player, and by extension Sony's Walkman brand, has been dying a slow death since the rise of the smartphone made a standalone music device seem a bit quaint. But this latest marketing stunt by Sony is the smartest way to show off its waterproof player's best feature. Read More >>

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