VAIO Laptops Are Coming Back, Without Sony [Updated]

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Vaio is Planning to Merge With Toshiba and Fujitsu to Create a ‘PC Giant’

The Sony spin-off Vaio has announced that it plans to merge with the computer divisions of its rivals Toshiba and Fujitsu as early as next month to form a Japanese “PC Giant”. Read More >>

The VAIO Phone Biz is a Sleek Windows Phone That Nobody Needs

As all around it realise that Windows phones might be on the way out, the Sony off-shoot VAIO has proudly unveiled a new handset that runs Windows 10. Read More >>

Vaio is Headed Stateside With a Powerful, Premium Laptop

New Vaio computers are making a comeback in the United States, some 18 months after Sony sold off the venerable and unprofitable brand. The Wall Street Journal reports that the new, free-standing company will begin selling pricey machines at Microsoft stores across the US this autumn. Read More >>

Vaio’s First Smartphone is an Average Black Slab

Now Vaio is its own boss, free from Sony, it's able to do as it chooses. Hot on the heels of two rather nice new laptops, it's announced its first smartphone. Say hello to VAIO Phone. Read More >>

Two New VAIO Hybrid Laptops That Rise From Sony’s Ashes

Remember Sony decided to sell off its entire PC business? Well, Vaio prototypes first shown off last year are now a reality. Say hello to the VAIO Z and VAIO Z Canvas, two hybrid laptops that resurrect the flagship range in the post-Sony world. Read More >>

Don’t Call it Sony: This is VAIO’s New Prototype Tablet PC

Remember when Sony decided to sell off its entire PC business in one fell swoop? It looks like that wasn't the end of the company's iconic VAIO designs. At Adobe's MAX design conference, the new VAIO Corporation showed off a brand new tablet computer aimed directly at pros. It's a beefy machine with a 12.3-inch 2K display, a stylus pen, and a detachable wireless keyboard. Read More >>

Sony Recalling 26,000 Vaios as Old Battery Fire Worries Return

Owners of the Sony VAIO Fit 11A are apparently being contacted by Sony, over concerns that the batteries inside may pose a fire risk. Some 26,000 Vaio models are affected, with the Panasonic-made batteries implicated in three cases of overheating and users receiving burns as a result. A return & replace scheme will be put in place soon. [WSJ via The Verge] Read More >>

Sony is Selling Off its Vaio PC Business

Sony has decided to give up on its Vaio PC business, and has announced that it is selling the entire division to Japan Industrial Partners. Read More >>

Sony’s Vaio Flip 11: Shrunk Down and Loaded Up With Photoshop

Last year, Sony put out one of the most practical solutions to the convertible problem with its "Flip" line of laptops. Now the backflipping, keyboard-stashing, laptop-tablet hybrid lines is getting a new member: an 11-incher, that comes loaded up with Photoshop Elements 12. Read More >>

Sony Vaio Flip: One of the Most Logical Laptop Convertibles Yet

Convertibles as a whole aren't the most sensible thing in the world. At this point, most are still rife with compromises, gimmicks, and odd decisions. Sony's new Vaio Flip is too, but its gimmick — a screen that folds back on itself—also happens to make a whole lot of sense. Read More >>

Sony Vaio Pro Review: Climbing a Steeper Grading Curve

There is no joy in the Sony Vaio Pro. For a laptop that is, in substance, elegant and powerful, that's strange. It's pretty and sleek and slim, but somehow with none of the joie de vivre that typically comes along with that. Read More >>

Sony Vaio Pro: Sony Is Finally Making Good Laptops Again

Sony will tell you a lot of things about the new Vaio Pro, which replaces the Vaio Z at the top of its laptop heap. It might say that it's exceedingly light, and made from carbon fibre  Or it might say that it's got new Intel Haswell guts. But what it should really say is just this: It doesn't suck. And that's the biggest change to Sony laptops in years. Read More >>

Sony’s New Vaio Duo 11 Should Give Surface Plenty of Competition

Sony's got a new transformer tablet/laptop hybrid, the Vaio Duo 11, which is a sliding converter with a stylus. It looks pretty darn good. Read More >>

Sony Series T Ultrabook Hands On: Dancing with Last Year’s Queen

Sony's new Vaio T ultrabook takes the Vaio line out of the weird limbo it had been in for the past few years, where it hadn't had a true, comprable laptop to the droves of hordes coming out. Though the Euro model of the T Series was announced earlier this month with Sandy Bridge innards, the just-announced US version will come in i5 and i7 Ivy Bridge. That's good news for the Yanks, since there's zero reason you'd want a brand new laptop with last year's chipset. But don't feel too envious -- using it in person, it gives the impression that it's sort of got last year's everything else. Read More >>