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    Sony Announces the RX100 V and a6500, Two New Ultra-Fast Cameras

    Sony’s been doing some impressive things in photography for ages now, but we’ve really been impressed with what they’ve released in the last few years. That continues this week — today, Sony announced the RX100 V and a6500, both of which take jumps forward in shutter speed, enabling some pretty incredible continuous shooting options. The a6500 […]

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    The PlayStation 4 Pro Can Handle 4k and HDR Gaming

    Gaming in 4k resolution is finally coming to consoles. At a press conference today, Sony confirmed the much-rumored PlayStation Neo, which is now called the PlayStation 4 Pro. With a new CPU and GPU, the PS4 Pro can now handle 4k resolution and HDR, but it’s not quite a dream console. The PS4 Pro looks […]

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    Sony’s New Lens is Perfect for Your Up-Close Flower Shots

    Sony’s newest camera lens has its focus on the everyday user. The SEL50M28 is a full-frame 50 mm f/2.8 macro lens that works with any of their E-mount cameras. It promises to be a solid everyday lens, but it sounds like it will really shine when taking up-close shots with a narrow focus. That means […]

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    A Huge Chunk of the PS3 Library Will Soon Be Playable on PC

    It’s a good time to be a PC gamer. More and more Xbox One games will be released for both the console and Windows 10, an increasing number of third party games are getting PC ports (the quality of which admittedly varies), and now just about the whole PlayStation 3 library is becoming available. Yesterday, Sony […]

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    Sony Caves In, Says They’re Going To Make Games for iPhone

    Looks like 2016 will be the year the traditional giants of gaming stop ignoring the allure of the mobile market. After the launch of Nintendo’s long-talked about foray into smartphone games last week, Sony is following suit with the brief announcement of a new in-house studio that will be dedicated to smartphones. Sony Corporate Entertainment […]

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    PlayStation VR Will Be the Cheapest VR Headset at $400

    A new kind of console war is about to break out this year, with the big three virtual reality headsets — PlayStation VR, the HTC Vive, and Oculus Rift — all scheduled for release sometime this year. With the Oculus Rift shipping out on March 28 and the Vive just a week later on April […]

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    Sony and Best Buy Team Up to Create Hi-Res Audio Listening Centers

    Sony has been actively promoting the idea of hi-res audio since the re-release of the Walkman as a high-end audiophile product last year. Sony’s concept of hi-res audio includes high bitrate playback of uncompressed music files, along with more powerful amplifiers and digital-to-analog converters. They’ve made a couple players with that have earned the hi-res […]

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    Sony’s Smart B-Trainer Review, Non-Runners Need Not Apply

    Somewhere, avid runners thought really hard and wished up their dream fitness tracker/headphones combo, and Sony’s Smart B-Trainer was born. It is a magical combination of Bluetooth earphones, a heart rate sensor, a curated built-in 16 GB MP3 player, an app, a fitness coach, a GPS tracker, and more. Size and Fit At about the […]

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    Sony’s 4k Televisions Now Support HDR Content, But What Does That Mean?

    Warning: marketing speak ahead. But, once we hack through that forest, there just might be something to Sony’s claims that even more of their lineup of 4k televisions now support high dynamic range (HDR) video. Sony first started talking about HDR video in April, when it was reported that their 75″ flagship 4k X940C television […]

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    Sony’s Smart Tennis Sensor is Finally Here

    It seems like ages ago when we got hands-on with Sony’s Smart Tennis Sensor at CES 2014, but finally, after a Japanese debut and delays for the North American release, it’s finally set to hit the states. The final product is small orange nib that fits into the bottom of your tennis racket, which they’ve […]

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    Sony Announces Two Cyber-shot Cameras that Resemble the RX Series

    This week, Sony is releasing two new point-and-shoot cameras in its Cyber-shot line. While the entry-level fixed-lens cameras are nowhere near as capable as a DSLR or one of Sony’s mirrorless cameras, a lot of the tech from those higher-end models is trickling down into the cheaps, making the new HX90V and WX500 worth a […]

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    Sony’s 4K Action Cam First Impressions with Sample Video

    At CES last month, Sony announced their 4K Action Cam. Sony’s Action Cam is Sony’s answer to GoPro, but unlike the GoPro, this sports camera is packed with serious Carl Zeiss optics on the inside. We took the 4K Action Cam for a road test over in Crested Butte, Colorado. And by roads – we […]

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    Sony Announces New 4K Action Cam and Handycam

    2015 looks like it’s going to be the year of 4K, and we’re not just talking about TVs. Sony’s keen on letting you record your own 4K content, and they’re making it happen with two impressive new video cameras. The FDR-AX33 is Sony’s new 4K Handycam, and it’s wonderfully small for such a robust device. […]

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    4K Ultra HD Content Lands at Amazon Prime Instant Video

    Amazon announced today that they’re rolling out the first 4K content to hit their streaming service, Amazon Prime Instant Video. In addition to TV shows, including the whole slate of Amazon Original Series, a short list of movies from Sony Pictures Entertainment will also be available for streaming—just don’t get your hopes up about watching […]