New MacBook Pros are here! Get the lowest prices anywhere: Apple Price Guides updated Aug 27th (exclusive coupons)

Topic: Sony

Sony's $99 PlayStation TV set to battle Apple TV in U.S. and Canada this fall

06/10/2014, 01:06 am

At a press event during the E3 gaming conference on Monday, Sony revealed plans to release the $99 PlayStation TV in the U.S. and Canada this fall, taking aim at set-top streaming devices like the Apple TV.

70 comments

Sony updates QX10/QX100 wireless camera lens with 'Half-Press' focus, high-res videos

04/14/2014, 07:04 pm

Sony on Monday pushed out a firmware update for its iOS-compatible DSC-QX10/QX100 "lens-style" cameras, adding a half-press to focus function to the device's on-board shutter release, higher resolution MP4 video recording and other minor enhancements.

23 comments

Apple opts out of latest patent acquisition fund from Intellectual Ventures

04/11/2014, 08:04 am

Prominent patent buyer Intellectual Ventures won't be able to count Apple among the participants in its latest IP purchase, as the iPhone maker has apparently opted out of its latest investment.

48 comments

NAB 2014 roundup: Thunderbolt 2 accessories, DJI Phantom 2 Vision+, 4K video

04/09/2014, 12:04 pm

This week is the annual National Association of Broadcasters show, where a number of Mac and iOS compatible products geared toward professionals have been unveiled, including new Thunderbolt 2 accessories, an upgraded DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ flying camera drone, and a plethora of 4K video recording and playing devices.

11 comments

Sony update brings higher ISO, MP4 1080p videos to iPhone-connected QX10 & QX100 lenses

01/31/2014, 01:01 pm

Sony this week issued firmware updates for its QX10 and QX100 wireless iPhone-controlled camera lenses, bringing higher ISO speeds and full high definition 1080p video recording support in the MP4 format to both models.

12 comments

Touchscreen PCs expected to take 11 percent of 2013 notebook shipments

11/26/2013, 10:11 am

Apple has famously compared convertible Windows tablets to combining a toaster and a refrigerator, but competitors are still increasing their output of touchscreen notebooks in hopes of turning around slumping PC sales.

23 comments

Camera360 iPhone app update adds control for Sony's QX wireless lenses

11/13/2013, 12:11 pm

The popular "Camera360 Ultimate" application for iPhone was updated this week to add support for controlling Sony's newly released QX10 and QX100 Cyber-shot wireless camera lens accessories.

2 comments

Sony pledges fix for QX lens connection issues as Camera+, Camera360 plan support

10/04/2013, 02:10 pm

Connectivity issues between Sony's newly released Cyber-shot QX10 and QX100 wireless camera lenses and the iPhone will be addressed in a forthcoming software update, the company has revealed. In addition, third-party apps Camera+ and Camera360 are also working on supporting the accessories.

6 comments

Review: Sony's Cyber-shot QX10 wireless camera lens for iPhone [u]

09/29/2013, 10:09 am

Sony's new Cyber-shot DSC-QX10 wireless camera lens is a first-of-its-kind iPhone accessory that could appeal to many who are in the market for a quality, conveniently pocketable and connected point-and-shoot camera. Unfortunately software issues make the ambitious device far from perfect, though it does earn kudos for being a concept ahead of its time [updated].

44 comments

Sony takes on Apple TV with game-playing PS Vita TV

09/09/2013, 05:09 pm

Sony on Monday announced a new addition to its PlayStation Vita ecosystem in a surprising new form factor: a game-playing set-top box for televisions that will take on Apple's own Apple TV device.

67 comments

First look: Sony's iPhone-compatible QX10 and QX100 Cyber-shot lenses

09/04/2013, 01:09 pm

Sony held an event in New York on Wednesday to give members of the press their first hands-on with its new iPhone-compatible QX10 and QX100 high-quality camera lenses. AppleInsider was on-hand for a first look at the new accessories.

78 comments

Sony's new iPhone-compatible Cyber-shot lenses set to launch this month starting at $250

09/03/2013, 10:09 pm

A day before Sony is set to officially announce its new Bluetooth camera lens accessories compatible with Apple's iPhone, details on the forthcoming products have leaked, including a launch window, pricing, and even a commercial.

49 comments

Leaked manual reveals features of Sony's upcoming iPhone-compatible wireless camera lenses

08/16/2013, 09:08 am

New details on Sony's anticipated Bluetooth camera lens accessories, which will be able to use Apple's iOS devices as viewfinders, have been revealed through a leaked product manual, including an integrated microphone and hardware shutter button.

25 comments

Sony preps Bluetooth lens attachments for iPhones, Android phones

08/12/2013, 05:08 pm

A set of images leaked on Monday claim to show off a new device from Sony aimed at turning smartphones like the iPhone into something approaching a full-fledged camera.

27 comments

Sony sounds call for pro audio editors with SpectraLayers Pro 2

07/22/2013, 12:07 pm

Audio editing professionals got a new tool on the Mac platform on Monday, as Sony announced a new upgrade for SpectraLayers Pro 2.

2 comments

Sony goes for the wrist again with higher-res, NFC-enabled SmartWatch 2

06/25/2013, 04:06 pm

In a move that could eventually mean competition with Apple in the still-nascent wearable computing market, Sony on Tuesday officially revealed the next generation of its SmartWatch line.

18 comments

Sony teases new smart watch as Apple 'iWatch' speculation lingers

06/21/2013, 03:06 pm

Sony has begun hyping the debut of a smart watch wrist-worn accessory at next week's Mobile Asia Expo, potentially expanding its role in a nascent market that Apple is also rumored to be eyeing.

34 comments

Apple's iPhone still tops Japan, but discounts give Sony a big boost

06/14/2013, 12:06 pm

Apple's iPhone may hold the top spot among smartphones in the Japanese market, but a recent push by Sony and a major carrier has its Xperia handsets rushing up the sales charts.

17 comments

Sony inks 'iRadio' deal, giving Apple all 3 major labels

06/07/2013, 09:06 am

Sony Music has reportedly signed a deal with Apple for its anticipated "iRadio" streaming music service, marking the last of the three major music labels to reach an agreement.

60 comments

Sony to consider spinning off its entertainment division

05/22/2013, 09:05 am

Japanese electronics and entertainment conglomerate Sony could drop one of those divisions in the near future, as the company's board will soon discuss spinning off its entertainment division in order to help its electronics arm better compete against Apple and Samsung.

23 comments