Movies & TV

Sonic the Hedgehog movie hits theaters in 2018, mixes live-action and animation

Perhaps delighting anyone that grew up playing Sonic the Hedgehog on Sega Genesis in the late nineties, Sony Pictures and Sega are developing a hybrid live-action, animation Sonic movie for a 2018 release.

$600 buys you an Xperia Z5 in the U.S., but it won't have a fingerprint sensor

Sony has announced that the Xperia Z5 and the Z5 Compact is making its way to the U.S. and will be available to purchase at certain retailers unlocked and without a contract beginning on February 7.

Sony sneaks back into the PC game with a pair of 2.5-inch SSDs

Sony may have ditched the computer building business, but that's not stopping the brand from producing a pair of new 2.5-inch SSDs. The pair of SATA drives look set to compete with Samsung's 850 Evo.

Uncharted 4 is getting its own PS4 this April 0:32

Uncharted 4 launches in April, and Sony will be rolling out a limited edition PlayStation 4 bundle to celebrate, complete with gold lettering, a classy blue color, and even a little Latin.

Dual-lens cameras are coming to smartphones, but not until next year, says Sony

Get ready for dual-lens cameras on smartphones. Two lenses used simultaneously could offer DSLR-like quality, which is exciting. However, Sony doesn't think dual-lens cameras will take off until 2017.

Fastest draw in the west! Sony’s A6300 autofocuses in 0.05 seconds, a world record

Sony has announced the long-awaited successor to the popular A6000 mirrorless camera. The A6300 claims the world's fastest autofocusing speed and most AF points for tracking accuracy. With pro-level 4K, it's a capable video camera too.
Home Theater

Sony waits out the pack, plans Ultra HD Blu-ray player release in 2017

Sony was conspicuously absent among the companies showing off Ultra HD Blu-ray players at CES this year. Now the company has finally confirmed it has one in the works, but we may not see it until next year.

‘Let’s Play’ enters the public domain as USPTO kills Sony’s trademark attempt

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has updated its rejection of Sony's recent "Let's Play" trademark request, making it much less likely that the company's attempt to seize control of the phrase will succeed.

Oops! Electronic Arts basically revealed how many Xbox Ones are out there

We now know why Microsoft reporting monthly updates on Xbox One hardware sales, thanks to a recent financial report from publisher Electronic Arts.

Sony’s finances show what we already suspected, that Xperia sales are low

Sony's recent financial report shows signs of growth coming from a few places in the company, but the mobile division continues to let the side down, while the company looks for profit rather than scale.
Movies & TV

Crackle nabs original drama series, Start Up, with Adam Brody, Martin Freeman

Martin Freeman and Adam Brody have been tapped to star in an upcoming hour drama on Sony's Crackle streaming service called Start Up, which follows three men who get caught up in a controversial tech idea.