Nikkei is reporting that Kaz Hirai will finally be promoted to President of Sony (in April). If you remember, Hirai has been the Playstation boss for quite some time and was rumored to be in talks of becoming President as far back as November 2010. Sony sure took its time with this one.
Sony's UK gaming division has released its guidance for how much UK shops should charge for PS Vita games, with an incredibly optimistic £44.99 attached to the Vita version of Uncharted. That squelching sound you can hear is the early adopters being milked.
The battle for the UK streaming rights between LoveFilm and the incoming Netflix is really hotting up. While Netflix has seen the majority of exclusive deals, LoveFilm's hit back, first with Warner Brothers and now Sony Pictures.
Sony's been working on "bio batteries" for a while now. It kicked off using the glucose from sugary drinks or juice, but now the Japanese electronics giant is taking a more eco-friendly route with its recycled paper battery.
Sony has just released an 18MB update to their Tablet S that improves Wi-fi connectivity, GPS and notifications. It also finally adds official support for using a PS3 wireless controller, a vast improvement to playing games using on-screen controls.
The same copyright barons pushing SOPA, the awful internet, are enormous hypocrites, TorrentFreak reports. They want the law as a means of stopping online piracy—but maybe they should start with their own employees.
Let's talk about music streaming. How much does it figure in your listening habits? Do you ever envisage stumping up the cash for a monthly subscription? We ask because the music industry is pinning its future survival on it. Why this particular model? Because it's one that they can control.
Sony Ericsson maybe going Sony-only from mid-2012, but the doomed partnership has one last phone up its sleeve and it's been photographed again -- this time with the screen on, and showing its true colours.
This, my friends, may be the end of the smartphone fanboy wars. I can give my two pence. The rest of the tech community can give theirs. But God Almighty himself, through his appointed papal mouthpiece, has picked a winner.
Fancy yourself a real-time pseudo-Holodeck? Yeah, it's been my dream too, ever since I was a Next Generation-watching kid. Sony's kind of done it using a combination of PlayStation Move and projection mapping, plus a helping hand from lycra-clad actors.
Sony's gaming division is tracking the growing rumours of a new Microsoft console, with the aim being to release its PlayStation4 as near to it as possible -- so there won't be a huge headstart for Microsoft this time around.