Tag: Sony

Select TVs from Sony’s 2020 lineup are getting HomeKit and AirPlay 2 support

Today, Sony has announced the pricing for its new line up LED and OLED TVs for 2020, which come with support for HomeKit an AirPlay 2. The Apple TV app will be coming soon, but no date is confirmed yet. Sony has six new TVs, ranging from 43-inches to 85-inches and also one new 86-inch model, with 4K HDR support which is over $4,000 in the US. TVs The Sony […]

Sony to limit PlayStation download speeds

Sony has reduced the download speeds between you and its servers, but only for game downloads in the US and Europe. Sony is hoping this will help reduce the amount of bandwidth used to help stabilise the network for users, as a lot more people are using the the PSN network during the coronavirus outbreak, with a lot of people now staying home and self isolating. Sony is only reducing […]

The original Sony PlayStation launched 25 years ago today

25 years a really long time in the tech world, and exactly 25 years ago to this date Sony launched the original PlayStation to the world in Japan on 3rd December 1994. The whole premise is that, late into the 1980s Nintendo wanted to produce a CD-ROM accessory for the then – upcoming Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES). To do this, Nintendo reached out to Sony to help make this […]

Sony’s smart light now works with Google Assistant

A few years ago, back in 2016 Sony brought out a new smart light at that years CES event, it promised to be able to turn on your TV and it had built in motion, temperature and humidity sensors as well as a whole host of other capabilities. It was also at launch, only available to the Japanese market and still is too. But at the time we did say: […]

Sony is recalling a number of Vaio laptops

If you own a Sony Vaio laptop, you should be quite proud as they are very good laptops but now Sony is recalling 1,700 of it’s Vaio laptops which have batteries made by Panasonic as those packs have an overheating issue. Sony actually sold the Vaio company off to Japan Industrial Partners, Inc an the reason that this company isn’t handling the returns as these laptops were sold where Sony […]

Sony’s new smart light will turn on the TV

Sony does like to experiment with lighting technology and the latest model will actually be in production and this new product from Sony Japan is part of the Life Space UX project a team within Sony which makes light speakers, projectors and other lighting technology but this latest light is capable of taking out certain tasks as it connects to WiFi. It also has a number of sensors built in […]

Sony launches new universal remote for PS4

News from Alex and Ed Gaming On Thursday this week, Sony unveiled a new universal remote for the PlayStation 4 which will control the console as well as up to three AV devices. The PS4 universal remote will go on sale later this month in the US for $30 and will work with Netflix, HBO Go, Crunchyroll, Twitch and YouTube. Something interesting is that it uses Bluetooth as apposed to […]

Twitch broadcasting will soon come to Sony Xperia phones

Earlier this week, in a blog post, Sony announced a new partnership with Twitch to enable broadcasting of gameplay from phones. There is no clue on how this system will work as of yet but now doubt we will find out when it launches. Twitch live streaming will be compatible with the following Sony phones; Xperia Z3+ Xperia Zv Xperia Z4v Z4 tablet The Director of Business Development at Twitch, […]