Sony revamps Crackle iOS app with AirPlay & Apple Watch support, Facebook Messenger gets group voice calls
04/20/2016, 04:04 pm
Sony on Wednesday updated its Crackle video streaming app for iOS with many new features, including AirPlay and Apple Watch support, while Facebook began rolling out group voice calls for Messenger.
04/18/2016, 09:04 am
An earthquake centered near Japan's Kyushu island has forced Apple supplier Sony to close its Kumamoto image sensor factory -- which supplies components for use in the iPhone -- indefinitely, but the company does not believe deliveries will be affected.
04/06/2016, 07:04 pm
Sony on Wednesday released a firmware update for its PlayStation 4 console, introducing a long-awaited Remote Play feature that lets gamers use their PC or Mac as a second screen device. AppleInsider shows you how to set it up.
03/24/2016, 12:03 pm
Like its rival Nintendo, Sony appears to be taking a soft approach to the lucrative smartphone gaming market, announcing on Thursday that it will bring some PlayStation titles to iPhone gamers in Japan and Asia.
03/01/2016, 10:03 am
PlayStation 4 owners will soon be able to stream their games to a Mac or Windows PC via the console's Remote Play feature, Sony announced on Tuesday.
02/03/2016, 03:02 pm
Apple's image sensor supplier, Sony, is expecting its dual-lens camera technology to be launched by "major smartphone players" within the next year, according to comments by the company's CFO.
01/29/2016, 02:01 pm
Although PlayStation sales and cost-cutting measures helped Sony's operating profits rise 11 percent overall in the December quarter, it suffered setbacks in image sensor production, which could reflect lower orders from Apple for the iPhone.
01/26/2016, 11:01 am
In anticipation of next month's Super Bowl, B&H for the next few days is bringing back Black Friday pricing and bonus incentives (free Gift Cards, free WD Passport Drives, free Soundbars, free Tvs) on a huge selection of Samsung, Sony XBR, LG, and VIZIO big-screen TV sets -- all with free shipping and no sales tax outside NY. Plus 13" MacBook Airs for $899 and Mac minis from $449.
12/04/2015, 12:12 pm
Sony on Friday confirmed the takeover of Toshiba's image sensor business, in a deal that could potentially reinforce its position as a supplier for cameras in Apple devices.
11/27/2015, 09:11 pm
Sony Computer Entertainment president Shuhei Yoshida on Friday said his company intends to release an official Remote Play title that will allow users to stream games from their PlayStation 4 to a Mac or PC.
11/05/2015, 10:11 am
Sony's Vue subscription TV service, which is available on the company's PlayStation game consoles as well as Apple's iPad, will gain access to Disney-owned channels including live sports from ESPN, it was announced on Thursday.
11/01/2015, 06:11 pm
Internal Sony communications indicated that "Spectre" star Daniel Craig and the movie's director Sam Mendes were both opposed to multimillion dollar product placements for Sony or Samsung Android phones because it could tarnish the suave image of James Bond.
09/09/2015, 10:09 am
Looking for some publicity of its own, Sony on Wednesday morning posted an image on its Xperia Twitter account making fun of Apple's press event, which is expected to feature not only new iPhones, but also a revamped Apple TV with support for third-party game downloads.
06/10/2015, 01:06 pm
Sony on Wednesday launched its PlayStation Vue TV service for the iPad, growing the number of TV subscrition services available for Apple products even as Apple's own rumored service remains in limbo.
04/30/2015, 11:04 am
Based in large part on strong sales of camera sensors for products like Apple's iPhone, Sony is forecasting that its operating profits will more than quadruple in the coming year, a report said on Thursday.
04/07/2015, 04:04 pm
For the second time this year, Sony has announced plans to expand its capacity to produce CMOS camera sensor chips, particularly to deal with component orders for products like Apple's iPhone.
03/19/2015, 11:03 am
Sony's new Internet-based streaming TV service Vue is now available on PlayStation consoles in select markets, and will be coming soon to Apple's iPad, as cable cutting options available to consumers continue to grow.
02/18/2015, 09:02 am
The unspoken failure of Google's Glass has not deterred Sony from forging ahead with its own face-attached augmented reality device, and interested early adopters can now place a pre-order for their own set of "SmartEyeglass Developer Edition" eyewear for delivery in March.
01/28/2015, 04:01 pm
Struggling Japanese electronics maker Sony has conceded defeat in the digital music market, announcing on Wednesday that it will close its cross-platform Music Unlimited service at the end of March and refer customers to another iTunes & Beats Music competitor, Spotify.
01/02/2015, 03:01 pm
U.S. President Barack Obama issued an executive order on Friday, placing new sanctions against North Korea related to its government's believed involvement in an act of cyberterrorism that targeted Sony Pictures Entertainment.