Tag: Sony

Android P To make living with phone easier, less addictive

Android phone users are eagerly awaiting the next operating system, no matter what it’s called.  Soooooo, what will it be called? For now it’s Android P. What the P stands for is anyone’s guess. Some of the guesses are really interesting. More on that later. The new OS will launch in the fall. You can

Sony showcases new Music Video Recorder at 2014 NAMM Show

We were stopped in our tracks at the Sony booth this year by the band performing there. LA-based alt-soul sextet Elaine Faye and the Big Bang were holding court with a brilliant acoustic set. They aren’t friends, we aren’t paid to pimp, we just liked them. We noticed Sony’s new Music Video Recorder display next to

4K HD is here. Do you want it? Do you care?

Like your 1080p television? Good, It’s obsolete and it’s not 3D, it’s 4K HD that’s the culprit. Yes, as I write, the first sets are available on line and at select retailers. It has a resolution four times that of 1080p sets, or so says the folks who make them. It’s hard to really tell

Ford bullish on 2013 Taurus restyle, options

Ford set the automotive industry on its collective ear when it introduced the 1986 Taurus sedan in late 1985. The chiefs at the other car companies dismissed it as being too radical and the public wouldn’t go for it. Wrong. It was a huge hit, so much so that others tried to follow too quickly

Sony releases intriguing Amazing Spider Man trailer

OK, you can book us at the new “Amazing Spider Man” movie due this summer. The trailer is above. Special effects, storyline, acting, plot all look solid and while we enjoyed the previous three Spider Man movies (well maybe not the third one so much), this one looks darker and more serious. Sony released the

Sony releases launch details for PlayStation Vita

One of the most interesting tech hardware launches in recent memory comes early next year when Sony delivers its new PlayStation Vita handheld system. It’s said to boast PlayStation 3 quality graphics on a 5-inch screen in the palm of your hand. It will run via WiFi or 3G. It has full gaming industry support

“Social Network” writer to pen Steve Jobs biopic?

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Sony, which acquired the rights to the Steve Jobs film, is quickly green-lighting the project. Quoting a source, the L.A. Times says Sony is working with writer Aaron Sorkin, who wrote “Moneyball” and the Facebook movie “Social Network” to write the new movie. The “Moneyball” and “Social Network”

Sony says 93,000 user accounts hacked

Sony’s chief information security officer, Phillip Reitinger, has taken to the web to alert users of the company’s online services about another hacking issue. Reitinger posted on Playstation’s blog that Sony has detected an attempt to hack user approximately 93,000 accounts globally on its Sony Entertainment Network, PlayStation network and the Sony Online Network services.

Sony unveils Live with Walkman handset

The Xperia Play didn’t have the PlayStation name in it, and maybe that had something to do with why the otherwise pretty good Android smartphone didn’t do well. Well, it was also kind of thick and heavy in a world where thin is in, but the name thing didn’t help any. Sony’s making sure to