A question for the ages: Why the hell can’t you buy a Sony phone in the U.S.?

Sony’s mobile division has struggled to make an impact in the U.S. despite plenty of interest in the Xperia smartphone line-up. Why is that?

Sony adds affordable 50mm prime, 70-300mm as full-frame E-mount lens options

Sony continues to expand its lineup of full-frame E-mount (mirrorless) lenses. The new 70-300mm is the first E-mount lens to reach 300mm, while the new 50mm f/1.8 is an affordable prime that delivers great bokeh.
Virtual Reality

Pre-orders are now open for the $400 PlayStation VR Core Bundle

As promised, Sony is now offering the Core Bundle of its upcoming PlayStation VR headset. It includes the headset, an external processing box, and various cords, but doesn't include a PlayStation camera or Move controller.
Home Theater

Got 4K? Sony set to launch 4K UHD streaming service Ultra on April 4

Hold onto your hats, 4K Ultra HD TV owners: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has announced that it will launch a new service called Ultra, a 4K Ultra HD streaming service on April 4.

Sony’s third-gen RX10 bridge camera gets 25x long-zoom lens

Sony's third generation RX10, the Mark III, takes the best of the RX10 II and pairs it with a capable 25x Zeiss lens with optical image stabilization. The lens covers a long focal range, and uses Sony's latest lens technologies.

Don't hate Captain Qwark yet? Watch this Ratchet & Clank trailer

Ratchet & Clank, "the game based on the movie based on the game," is just a few weeks away, a new trailer should get newcomers up to speed on the story, as well as the profoundly annoying Captain Qwark.

Sony is already giving mobile gaming another shot with new company ForwardWorks

Sony called it quits on PlayStation mobile only last year, but it's decided to give mobile gaming another shot. With its new company ForwardWorks, Sony aims to develop "full-fledged gaming titles" for phones, tablets, and other devices.

Driveclub developer Evolution Studios shuts down, lays off entire staff

Sony confirmed that it has shuttered British game developer Evolution Studios, the team responsible for the MotorStorm series and the high-profile PlayStation 4 racing sim Driveclub.
Virtual Reality

Sony’s PlayStation VR bundles are selling like hotcakes

Sony's PlayStation VR headset may not be as sophisticated as its competitors, but that's not stopping launch bundle pre-orders from selling out at almost all of the participating retailers.
Home Theater

These are the TVs Netflix thinks you should own 1:02

Netflix has unveiled the first of its recommended TVs for 2016, and at least for the time being, the list is pretty small, with LG and Sony being the only manufacturers featured on the list.

Report: Sony preparing to launch 4K-capable “PS4.5”

Sony may be preparing to release a more powerful version of the PlayStation 4, anecdotally referred to as the PlayStation 4.5, with a more powerful GPU

SoundCloud’s deal with Sony means access to tunes from all three major labels

Music streaming company SoundCloud has inked a deal with Sony Music Entertainment giving the streamer agreements with the world's three biggest music labels, and access to most of the biggest names in music.