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Topic: Sony

Apple beefs up unique video content team with pair of Sony programming directors

06/16/2017, 09:06 am

Apple has hired Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg, a pair of former Sony Pictures Television executives previously responsible for programming like "Breaking Bad" and "The Goldbergs."

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E3 2017: Sony announces 'PlayLink' local multiplayer titles with PS4-to-iOS cross-platform support

06/13/2017, 10:06 am

Sony this week unveiled a new series of games branded "PlayLink," focusing on in-person multiplayer experiences for its PlayStation 4 console that will allow new players to get in the game with their iPhone. One announced PlayLink title, "Hidden Agenda," lets participants collaborate to stop a serial killer.

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Sony prioritizing Apple's supply of iPhone cameras, cutting back on other vendors

06/01/2017, 09:06 am

Reports from the supply chain suggest that Sony is giving priority to CMOS image sensor production to Apple, forcing other vendors to source smartphone camera components elsewhere.

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Photoshop World 2017 Deals: Pre-order the latest cameras & lenses with no tax in 48 states + 5% off DJI drones

04/21/2017, 02:04 pm

With Photoshop World 2017 well underway, Adorama and B&H are both accepting pre-orders on Sony's newest mirrorless Alpha a9 camera and GM lens, as well as Nikon's D7500 DSLR camera -- with no tax collected on orders shipped outside NY and NJ. Plus, save 5% on select DJI drones with coupon or pre-order the Phantom 4 Advanced for $1,349 including tax.

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Movie studios talk $30 rentals for films still in theaters as Apple pushes for content on iTunes

03/22/2017, 12:03 pm

Hollywood studios are reportedly showing "greater flexibility" in negotiations with theater chains about the prospect of early movie rentals -- something that could affect Apple, which is also allegedly pursuing early streaming via the iTunes Store.

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Apple execs looking to recruit TV & movie producers for 'transformative' change - report

03/03/2017, 11:03 am

Senior Apple executives have been talking to big-name Hollywood TV and film producers in the past two weeks in a bid to recruit them, a new report claims, as part of what could be a more ambitious video strategy.

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iPhone camera maker Sony introduces new optics capable of 1000fps full HD slow motion video

02/07/2017, 11:02 am

Sony, a supplier of camera modules used by Apple, has unveiled a new image sensor for smartphones that has its own onboard DRAM, allowing it to capture HD video at far higher frame rates than current generation smartphones are capable of filming.

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Sony to release six games for iOS & Android in next financial year

12/07/2016, 10:12 am

Taking a cue from Nintendo, Sony's PlayStation division is reportedly aiming to launch six games for iOS and Android in the financial year starting in April.

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As Apple shows interest in AR/VR, PlayStation VR's strong start suggests price beats performance

11/29/2016, 10:11 am

The latest --and more affordable -- high-profile entrant into the emerging virtual reality space, PlayStation VR, is off to a successful start, suggesting consumers are more interested in advanced VR technology if it's available in a simple and economical product.

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PlayStation Vue subscription streaming service launches on Apple TV App Store

11/17/2016, 03:11 pm

Following availability on iOS and the PlayStation 4 game console, Sony on Thursday expanded its PlayStation Vue cable cutting service to the Apple TV.

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Sony pledges to launch over five iOS games by March 2018

10/14/2016, 01:10 pm

Sony on Friday revealed that it's developing over five new games for iOS and Android, competing against Nintendo for a share of the increasingly important mobile gaming world.

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Sony, Nokia proxy company awarded $3 million in latest round of patent battles with Apple

09/21/2016, 02:09 pm

Another long-term Apple legal battle with a patent holding company has concluded its latest step, with a jury ruling that Apple has violated ring-silencing patents, granting a $3 million damages award to proxy company MobileMedia Ideas.

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Sony brings wireless PS4 DualShock 4 controller support to Mac with new $25 dongle

08/23/2016, 03:08 pm

Mac gamers will gain full functionality with Sony's DualShock 4 controller, including touchpad, vibration, and stereo headset jack -- via a new USB wireless adapter priced at $24.99.

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Sony readies its first aftermarket receiver with Apple CarPlay support

08/22/2016, 03:08 pm

Expanding CarPlay's so-far limited number of aftermarket upgrade options, Sony has announced the XAV-AX100, its first receiver to support the Apple platform.

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Apple may turn to LG with Sony lagging in dual-lens camera modules for 'iPhone 7 Plus'

05/20/2016, 04:05 pm

Because of production problems, Sony is behind schedule in producing dual-lens camera modules for Apple, which may turn to LG to provide the majority of initial modules for this year's 5.5-inch "Plus" iPhone, a research analyst claimed on Friday.

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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.

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Japan earthquake halts some iPhone camera production, but little disruption expected

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.

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How to: Set up PS4's new Remote Play feature on Mac

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.

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Sony to bring popular PlayStation titles to Apple's iOS in Asia and Japan

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.

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Macs will be able to stream PS4 games over Wi-Fi 'soon,' Sony says

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.

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