Many Sony Phones Have A Hidden 120Hz Mode You Can’t Use

The Razer Phone is one of the only devices in the current mobile market to feature a 120Hz screen that can display content at up to 120 frames per second for buttery smooth videos and games, but Sony apparently planned and scrapped the feature for a number of its Xperia smartphones. The initial discovery in […]

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Rumor: Sony PlayStation 5 May Launch This Year With An AMD Chip

Major OEM Sony is arguably known more for the PlayStation brand of game consoles than its smartphone lineup, and according to leaked specs allegedly obtained SemiAccurate, the next generation of that lineup, the PlayStation 5, may be waiting in the wings for a 2018 release with a custom AMD chipset in tow. The upcoming PlayStation […]

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Rumor: Sony PlayStation 5 May Launch This Year With An AMD Chip

Major OEM Sony is arguably known more for the PlayStation brand of game consoles than its smartphone lineup, and according to leaked specs allegedly obtained SemiAccurate, the next generation of that lineup, the PlayStation 5, may be waiting in the wings for a 2018 release with a custom AMD chipset in tow. The upcoming PlayStation […]

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April Security Update Hits Xperia XZ, XZs & X Performance

Sony is rolling out a new update to the Xperia XZ, Xperia XZs, and the Xperia X Performance devices. The update is actually the April 2018 Android security patch for all three devices, designated with the build number 41.3.A.2.107, which bumps up the firmware version from 41.3.A.2.99. It remains unclear, however, what other changes have been […]

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Some Concerns Have Been Raised About Sony’s New CEO

There appears to be some concern at Sony about whether or not its new CEO, Kenichiro Yoshida, can find new ways for the company to continue being profitable. That’s according to new reports which cite market analysts and several unnamed sources from within the company. The primary concern seems to center around the fact that Yoshida […]

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Sony Patents Vehicle Control Tech Amid Self-Driving Push Rumors

Sony seems to be continuing its rumored self-driving push with a new patent awarded to the company by the World Intellectual Property Organization earlier this week, half a year after its initial application. The patent document indicates that the Japanese electronics giant could be working on a self-driving system which is also capable of identifying […]

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Only One Variant Of The Xperia XZ2 Has 6GB Of RAM, Sony Says

The Japanese smartphone manufacturer, Sony, has clarified that only one variant of the Sony Xperia XZ2 includes 6GB of RAM. The variant of the smartphone with 6GB of RAM can be identified through model number H8296 dual-SIM, while other hardware variants of the device contain 4GB of RAM. In addition, the device maker enumerated the LTE bands […]

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PSA: If You Owned A Fat PS3 And Ran Linux On It, You Get $65

Sony’s 2006-born PlayStation 3 is finally at rest, but those who owned the original model are in for a last surprise in the form of a $65 settlement payment from Sony, if they bought the machine brand new and tried to load it up with a Linux OS. Specifically, you have to have purchased a […]

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Sony Xperia XA1 Getting Oreo, February Security Patch

Major OEM Sony’s mid-range camera monsters, the Xperia XA1, Xperia XA1 Ultra, and Xperia XA1 Plus, have reportedly begun receiving their updates to Android 8.0 Oreo, along with the February 5, 2018 Android Security Bulletin. Users are seeing their build numbers bumped up to 48.1.A.0.116 from the 48.0.A.1.131 build number representing the phone family’s build of Android […]

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Sony’s XF90 4K HDR TV Series Launches In Europe

Sony has launched the XF90 TV series in Europe, and according to the OEM the entire lineup consisting of three models should now be in stock at major authorized retailers across the old continent. The LED-based Sony XF90 series was originally introduced earlier in January at CES in Las Vegas along with the OLED-powered AF8 […]

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