Tag: Sony

[Update: New dates shared] Sony confirms Pie update timeline for Xperia XZ1, XZ2, and XA2 devices

Google has rolled out Android Pie to Pixel devices, and Essential managed to get an update out on the same day. A few OEMs like Moto and HTC have offered some insight on what they’re updating. Today, you can add Sony to the list. It says updates are coming to devices in XZ2, XZ1, and XA2 […]

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New & upcoming Android phones (October 2018)

We’re now well into the second half of 2018, and Samsung, Sony, HTC, OnePlus, and more have all released some great phones. However, a slew of exciting devices have yet to come out. Let’s take a look at both — the most interesting new smartphones and those heading our way in the hopefully not too distant […]

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Google Assistant for TV learns more languages

AI is not limited to simply phones and speakers anymore as TV manufacturers continue to add extra capabilities to their flatscreens. Smart TVs are essentially mini computers running operating systems such as Tizen, webOS, and of course Android TV. Google has made it possible for manufacturers to integrate Google Assistant into their products even if […]

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15 best emulators for Android

Older consoles are an endearing and memorable part of a lot of childhoods. From the SNES to the PlayStation, there were a ton of amazing, iconic games. Some of them are still good by today’s standards. Many of those games have mobile releases, like older Final Fantasy games. However, many only exist on those older […]

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Sony Xperia XZ3 review: After years of mediocrity, Sony is finally ready to compete

Article Contents For several years now, Sony fans and critics have been calling for the Japanese company to move away from its boxy, dated hardware design language and join its rivals in releasing a modern Android smartphone. When the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact arrived at MWC 2018 in February, we hailed them as a […]

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Fortnite players on Android will be able to play with PS4 users starting today

Thanks to an extended Fortnite cross-play beta that launches on PlayStation 4 sometime today, Android players will finally be able to team up with their PS4 buddies. Cross-play is, of course, a feature that’s already available to Android users, but now that Sony is finally concentrating on cooperating with competing gaming platforms, everyone can finally […]

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Sony is finally pulling the plug on PS Vita, has no plans for a successor

Sony’s latest and greatest portable console has been on life support for years, but the company has repeatedly told fans of the PS Vita that it isn’t going anywhere. That abruptly ended this week, as Sony Interactive Entertainment SVP Hiroyuki Oda confirmed to Japanese video game magazine Famitsu during a media session that manufacturing of the PS […]

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Sony Xperia XZ3 hits Amazon with $900 price tag, free Xperia Ear Duo included with pre-orders

We got some hands-on time with Sony’s new Xperia XZ3 at IFA late last month and walked away impressed. Now, the Japanese company’s latest flagship phone has hit Amazon, and those who pre-order can get a pair of Xperia Ear Duo wireless earphones thrown in free of charge. The Xperia XZ3 that Amazon is selling […]

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[Update: Pre-orders open] Sony’s robotic puppy Aibo is coming to the US in $2,899 ‘First Litter Edition’ bundle

Sony Announces Limited First Litter Edition Release of aibo in U.S.— Iconic Robot Brand Returns with Integrated Artificial Intelligence andCloud Connectivity, Enabling Each aibo to Develop a Unique Personality — NEW YORK — August 23, 2018 — Sony Electronics Inc. today revealed plans to offer a special First Litter Edition of its acclaimed aibo autonomous […]

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[Update: Mate 20 Lite and Pocophone F1, too] ARCore adds support for Galaxy Note9 and Tab S4, Xperia XZ2 line, and Nokia 6.1 Plus

ARCore’s list of supported devices was just updated earlier this month, but with the introductions of so many new Android devices, a second revision for the month of August was required. Samsung’s latest and greatest, the Galaxy Note9 and Galaxy Tab S4, are present, as are all three members of the Xperia XZ2 line and […]

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7 of our favorite tech deals this week: Razer blowout and a blast from the Nexus past

Article Contents With this year’s IFA expo now squarely behind us, it’s finally time for a return to some modicum of normalcy. As we shake off the jet lag and catch up with everything else that’s been going on, we’re taking a look back at some of the best tech deals to surface over the […]

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Best phones with NFC — what are your options?

NFC stands for Near Field Communication and lets you quickly share various files with other mobile devices, make payments via services like Google Pay, and more. Most high-end smartphones have NFC on board these days, while the same can’t be said for mid-range and budget handset. If you’re in the market for an NFC-enabled smartphone, […]

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Sony CEO makes it clear that console cross-play is never coming to ‘Fortnite’ on PS4

While other stories have taken precedent in the months since E3 2018, the controversy surrounding Sony’s decision to disallow cross-play between Fortnite players on PS4 and those on Xbox One and Switch is still raging online. After all, just two weeks after Switch owners discovered that they weren’t able to log in to their Epic […]

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