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Sony packs more power into its compact cameras with the RX100 V and a6500

Sony has a pair of new cameras for sale — though perhaps “new” isn’t the word, since they’re more like upgrades to existing devices. The price is upgraded, too — you’re not getting away for under a grand, though you’ll be getting a lot of camera for your money. The RX100 V is, as you might guess, the fifth iteration of this pocket-size powerhouse. The …

Sony asserts its place at the grownups’ table with new flagship SLR camera

At the Photokina trade show, Sony launched a long-awaited followup to its aging flagship SLR camera. The Sony A99 II sports high-resolution sensors, 5-axis image stabilization, a raft of high-end video features and a hefty price-tag to match. The camera is putting its proverbial foot down as a force to be reckoned with in the high-end SLR market that has historically been dominated by Canon …

As long as robots look adorable and make us coffee, we’ll be eating out of their robotic hands

It doesn’t take much. For all the bluster around the conversation about Skynet and robotic overlords, we still melt when a diminutive robot flashes the slightest hint of humanity through a small set of blinking eyes – and then does something nice for us. Sony’s Xperia Agent robotic assistant captured the tech world’s attention when it debuted at MWC in Barcelona, back in February. But …

Apple and Sony will fight for your attention on September 7

On September 7 at 10 AM, Tim Cook will walk on stage and start the most anticipated tech press conference of the year — the introduction of the new iPhone. In New York, two hours later and right around the time Apple’s conference ends, Sony will also introduce the PlayStation 4 ‘Neo’. These two companies will be fighting for your attention in a sort of …

Sony may unveil two new versions of the PS4 next month

Sony will reportedly unveil two new versions of the PlayStation 4 at its upcoming New York press event on September 7. We already know that the company is set to launch a more powerful version of the console — called ‘Neo’ — but now the Wall Street Journal is reporting that it will also refresh its standard model. There are no precise details right now, but the …

Sony will likely unveil the PlayStation 4 ‘Neo’ on September 7

September 7 is going to be a busy day. Sony sent out invites for a press event in New York. The company will likely unveil the successor to the PlayStation 4. On the same day, Apple could also hold its usual iPhone launch event for the rumored iPhone 7. The event is called “PlayStation Meeting,” and the company plans to “share details about the PlayStation …

Sony posts $205M profit as downsized mobile business stops bleeding cash

Sony posted a slim ¥21.2 billion ($205 million) profit for its Q1 2016. That’s down on the ¥82.4 billion profit it carded this time last year, but in general the quarter was a mixed bag of positives and negatives following the impact of cost-cutting initiatives. We already knew the firm would take somewhat of a hit this quarter after it warned of the impact that the Kumamoto earthquake had …