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This is the Sony PS5

Last night, Sony unveiled the PlayStation 5 to the world as well as a lot of news about new games. Sony actually has two different consoles that are going to be available, one with a disc drive and one without, aptly named the Digital Edition. The one with the disc has a bulge at the side which kind of makes it look like it was designed from the get go […]

Grand Turismo 7 has been announced for PS5

Today Sony has announced that the next version of Gran Turismo will be coming to the new PlayStation 5 when it launches. Gran Turismo 7 is the next version from Polyphony Digital, but not much has been said regarding what is coming but this is the first Gran Turismo game since Gran Turismo Sport, which was released in 2017.

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 […]

YouTube TV is now available on the PS4

In the United States, YouTube TV is a pretty big deal now and it is making its way to more and more devices and PlayStation 4 owners can now get access to it. But at the same time, PlayStation Vue has now been cancelled, Sony’s own live TV service had most of the same features which YouTube TV does. YouTube TV is $50 a month and has a wide offering […]

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 is now allowing users to change PSN Online ID names

Sony is finally catching up with Microsoft on a feature which the Xbox has had for a number of years now, the ability to change your user ID for the PlayStation network. As of last week, Sony has now enabled the option for users to change their PSN Online ID. Your first change is free of charge, which is nice but any additional changes to your ID will cost $10 […]

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 […]