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Gaming

Two-factor authentication is finally coming to PlayStation Network

Sony's finally had enough of compromised accounts, as PS3 users noted that the latest update included an error dialogue that referenced two-factor authentication, a security feature already widely used elsewhere.
Mobile

Will Sony’s Xperia X Premium be the world’s first HDR-screen smartphone?

Sony's upcoming Xperia X Premium may feature an HDR screen, a world first. Rumors suggest it'll be capable of brightness and color reproduction better than and smartphone currently on the market.
Computing

Rumors say AMD has design wins in upcoming Macs, Sony’s upgraded PS4

New reports indicate that AMD has brokered deals to provide its Polaris GPUs to Apple for future laptops and desktops, and to Sony for the upcoming PlayStation 4K.
Gaming

Sony wants 500,000 players to try PlayStation VR in 2016

Speaking at Gamestop Investor's Day, Sony VP of Marketing John Koller has detailed a relationship between the retailer and the manufacturer intended to help publicize PlayStation VR.
Computing

Store a massive 3.3TB of data using Sony's 2nd-gen Optical Disc Archive cartridge

This summer, Sony launching its second-generation Optical Disc Archive system that can store 3.3TB on a single cartridge. This system isn't meant for home use, but rather for disaster recovery, broadcasters, near-line applications, and…
Business

Japan quakes halt Sony’s sensor plant, may impact iPhone production

Two of Sony's image sensor plants in southern Japan were impacted by this week's quakes. These CMOS components are used in the iPhone, among other major smartphones. Due to its diverse supply chain, Samsung phone production will not be…
Gaming

Gamestop executive says new console launches “seem imminent”

During an investor briefing on Thursday, Gamestop COO Tony Bartel told shareholders that a series of new console launches "seems imminent." His presentation also included a slide stating that "Virtual Reality and new consoles are expected…
Movies & TV

Sony’s emoji movie will include real smartphone apps such as Spotify

Sony's latest update on its animated emoji movie reveals that the film's plot will involve characters interacting with real mobile apps, such as Spotify. The news came at the studio's CinemaCon presentation at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
Gaming

Gesture-controlled action game Severed hits PS Vita April 26

The creators of the hit multiplatform brawler Guacamelee are set to return later this month with Severed, a uniquely themed first-person action game that will hit the PlayStation Vita on April 26th.
Gaming

There are hidden secrets in the PlayStation 4’s latest update

The 3.50 update for the PlayStation 4 might have brought features like Remote Play for PC and Mac, but a number of interesting hidden features have been found as well, including the return of the USB music player and 4TB drive support.
Gaming

Report: God of War 4 leak shows "Viking Kratos"

Kratos may trade in the pantheon of Greek gods — which he's already killed — for the as-yet unmurdered gods of ancient Norse mythology, according to a set of reportedly leaked images and concept art.