The launch of AirPods in 2016 from Apple has led to major tech giants trying their own hands at truly wireless buds. So far, we have seen Samsung, Google, and even renowned audio companies like Bose release truly wireless earbuds and fail spectacularly in the process. Sony, however, was actually the first company to release a digital assistant-powered Bluetooth earphone back in 2016. The Xperia Ear did not garner much of an attention and was almost immediately forgotten after its release.
Smart speakers are all the rage among OEMs. While smart speakers have exploded in popularity, they still have a long way to go. Apple is also slated to jump on the smart speaker bandwagon with its HomePod speaker later this year. As for today, Sony is jumping into the market with its LF-S50G connected speaker.
Sony’s unveiled its latest flagship, the Xperia XZ Premium at MWC which has been awarded as the ‘Best New Smartphone at MWC 2017’ at the annual Glomo Awards held by GSMA.
For anyone that plays video games on their Mac, and has wished they could use the DualShock 4 controller typically associated with Sony‘s PlayStation 4 console wirelessly, well, the wait is almost over.
Sony today announced that it is starting the beta test of the next major firmware update (v3.50) for the PlayStation 4 from tomorrow. Among other changes, the highlight of the update is that it brings Remote Play feature to Windows and Mac.
Leaked Sony Pictures documents reveal Apple’s requests for 4K video content for possible digital distribution through iTunes, or on-demand streaming through Apple TV. Apple’s interest dates back almost two years, according to one letter, which was obtained during last year’s big Sony hack.
The wearables market is a busy one these days, with companies like HP even getting into the mix. Sony, a company that’s no stranger to the smartwatch race, is looking to change things up, though.
One of Apple’s suppliers, Sony, a household name all on its own, has recently unveiled a brand new image sensor that packs in the megapixels, cuts down on size and also manages to improve overall image quality.
Apple has been marketing the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus as “bigger than bigger” since announcing the two smartphones at the Flint Center last week. Sony has taken advantage of the catchphrase by tweeting out a new ad that promotes its upcoming Xperia Z3 Compact as “better than bigger,” an obvious play on words and subtle poke at Apple.
Sony’s SmartBand Talk wasn’t the only interesting release from IFA 2014 in Berlin, Germany. The company has also announced a pair of new camera accessories that, unlike the aforementioned wearable, offer up compatibility with the iPhone.