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Sony Just Announced Another New Phone: The Xperia L1

It feels like Mobile World Congress has only just finished, but despite unveiling no less than four new phones there, Sony has just announced another one: the Xperia L1. Read More >>

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Sony Patent Suggests The Future Is People Siphoning Off Your Phone Battery

A recent patent filing from Sony suggests they're looking into ways for phones to charge wirelessly off each other. Read More >>

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Smart Wigs & Finger Frames: Some Of The Weird Things Tech Companies Have Patented

If you want a glimpse of the future of tech, the patent filings of the big names are the closest we've got to a crystal ball. Many of the patented ideas never make it into a commercial product, but some do, and it's fun to guess what the next consumer gadget might be based on the weird inventions tech companies protect. Read More >>

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Why These Great Game Consoles Failed Spectacularly

There are few classes of consumer electronics that have had as exhilarating heights and as cringe-inducing lows as video game consoles. Since the Magnavox Odyssey plugged into TVs back in 1972 and delivered Pong to the masses, gaming consoles have demanded our attention. Read More >>

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The Most-Searched Phone of MWC 2017 was… the Nokia 3310

After working tirelessly for years to create a flagship smartphone that would wow the crowds at MWC 2017, the likes of Huawei, LG, Samsung and Sony have been absolutely trounced by a feature phone from the year 2000. Read More >>

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Sony’s Concept Earphones are Home to a Virtual Assistant

The virtual assistant hasn't exactly been a recent development, especially when you consider how old Clippy is. But that hasn't stopped the tech companies going nuts for them over the past year or so, and it seems like everyone is scrambling to get their own AI companions to market in the hopes that everyone will forget Siri and Google Assistant exist. Sony is the latest one to give it a go, but rather than sticking an AI into a phone or a glorified speaker it's gone and put it in a pair of earphones. Read More >>

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When Does The UK Get The Sony Xperia XZ Premium? Depends How You Define ‘Spring’

If you've got your eye on Sony's rather beautiful new Xperia XZ Premium, the good news is it's definitely coming to the UK. Vodafone, EE and Carphone Warehouse have already confirmed they'll stock the flagship, with others expected to follow. Read More >>

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Sony Really, Really Wants You to Care About Camera Phones 

Sony makes really, really good cameras. The company’s professional series cameras are currently coveted by even grumpy old pros reluctant to upgrade, and its camera sensors are found not just in Sony products, but in many competitors, too. So its no surprise that for years the company makes a big show of playing up the cameras in its smartphones. The Sony Xperia XZ Premium is no exception. Read More >>

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Who the Hell Is Going to Buy Sony’s Weird Android Projector?

The new Sony Xperia Touch is very cool. You watch this tiny 720p laser projector in action, and even when it bugs out and doesn’t immediately respond to your every fat fingered press it’s still so neat you’re almost inclined to not care. But I have no idea who is going to buy this €1600 device. That’s £1,364 at current exchange rates...for an Android laser projector. Read More >>

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Sony’s Making a Film About a Killer App – But It’s Got The Worst Title Ever

Sony’s bought a script about a game app that kills the players. Unfortunately, it has the truly atrocious name /reddoor. There is no way that name survives. Read More >>

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Sony Rumoured To Be Announcing FIVE New Xperia Phones at MWC

It's been a fair while since a Sony phone made much of a splash in the hyper-competitive smartphone world, but nonetheless the OEM is apparently gearing up to release a staggering five new Xperia phones at Mobile World Congress in February. Read More >>

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More Nails Hammered into 3D TV Coffin

People holding out for 3D TV to become a thing are going to have to wait another 20 years or so, as LG and Sony have now joined the list of companies to have binned all support for 3D viewing in their newest TV ranges. Read More >>

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Parents And Bronies Rejoice: My Little Pony Is Coming To YouView Catch-Up

Friendship Is Magic, and so is catch-up TV. Sony announced this morning that their UK kids' channels KIX, POP and Tiny Pop are coming together in a new Sony Kids player on YouView, allowing viewers to watch 7 days' worth of programmes on catch-up. Read More >>

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Sony’s New OLED TV Is Both the Screen and the Speaker

True to rumours, Sony revealed a new OLED TV last night at CES. The display itself appears to be just as thin as LG’s new 2.5mm thick OLED W7, but where the LG OLED puts the speakers in a giant soundbar you can position anywhere near the TV, the Sony set uses the display itself as the speaker. Read More >>

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Sony’s Gigantic Space Wall Is Actually Hundreds of Tiny LED Tiles

That image above appears to show one giant seamless LED display, but Sony’s new CLEDIS system, presumably intended for use in convention centres like the one hosting CES in Las Vegas, is actually hundreds of LED tiles smooshed together. Read More >>