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Sony to launch Firefox OS smartphone based on the Xperia E in India The Mobile Indian (via Ibnlive) is reporting that Sony is set to launch new handsets in India running Mozilla’s Firefox operating system in India soon. “We are already in the process of working on a handset with the Firefox operating system for the Indian market. It will have applications and tweaks to suit the market here.” according to a Sony insider who doesn’t want to be named for obvious reasons. At Mobile World Congress 2013, Mozilla announced itsRead More
Sony’s 84 in. Ultra HDTV

Posted On March 1, 2013By Guest AuthorIn Editorials

4k TVs – When Will It Appear in Your Living Room?

4k TVs – When Will It Appear in Your Living Room? – the release of more consumer friendly models in 55-inch and 65-inch could be seen as early as late summer or the beginning of fall this year. 4k TVs – When Will It Appear in Your Living Room? Bright and colorful nature documentaries will never be the same again. The changing face of technology has gone back to the drawing board yet again and is bringing us the best picture yet. Much to the disappointment of those who just spent a good amountRead More
Xperia Z Group Black

Posted On February 26, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

Exec: Sony’s Xperia Z Smartphone off to a Good Start

Sony’s Xperia Z Smartphone off to a Good Start Head of Xperia marketing, Calum MacDougall said the company is happy with the sales of its Xperia Z smartphone, according to a Reuters report. McDougall speaking to Reuters: [quote] “We have seen really good pre-orders”, McDougall said in an interview at the Mobile World Congress. “We had the first stocks available in Germany in Berlin at the Sony store and sold those out in two hours. “In France, we sold more in one day in our online store than we sold in 12 weeks in mobileRead More
Sony Discussed PS4, Shows Off DualShock 4 and PlayStation 4 Eye Sony has announced the PlayStation 4 without the ‘actual’ console being unveiled. However, the company did discuss what consumers can expect from Sony’s next generation machine. According to CNET, the PlayStation 4 is set to come with the following features: An eight-core X86 AMD “Jaguar” CPU and a 1.84 Teraflop AMD Radeon graphics engine (with “18 compute units”) form the central processing on the PS4. 8GB of fast GDDR5 memory. The PS4 will use a hard drive for storage versusRead More

Posted On February 16, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech News

Sony’s PlayStation 4 News Roundup

After recently announcing a PlayStation event on February 20, 2013, it is widely believed that Sony will be unveiling their Next generation gaming console (Playstation 4) to the world. Sony’s teaser video announcing the February 20 PlayStation event Interesting photos of a prototype Playstation 4 has been doing the round on the internet. Gaming blog – Destructoid has published photos of the purported controller for Sony’s next generation console. According to Destructoid: [quote] Remember when we told you of rumblings on the next PlayStation system’s controller and how it might have a touchscreen? Well,Read More

Posted On February 11, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Google News, Tech Quotes

Report: Sony Faces Challenge with PlayStation 4

Sony Faces Challenge with PlayStation 4 This is a really nice article from ChinaTechNews (via AFP) with regards to the challenges Sony faces with the PlayStation 4. According to the report: [quote] Sony needs to adapt to changing lifestyles while not alienating videogame lovers devoted to its hardware. Low-cost or free games on smartphones or tablet computers are increasing the pressure on videogame companies to deliver experiences worth players’ time and money. New generation consoles are typically priced in the $400 to $500 range, and blockbuster game titles hit the market atRead More
Apple and Samsung, frenemies for life Poornima Gupta, Miyoung Kim and Dan Levine article for Pinchcreekecho gives a very good overview of the origins and subsequent deterioration in the Apple – Samsung relation. According to the article: [quote] Tim Cook, Jobs’ successor as Apple chief executive, was opposed to suing Samsung in the first place, according to people with knowledge of the matter, largely because of that company’s critical role as a supplier of components for the iPhone and the iPad. Apple bought some $8 billion worth of parts fromRead More
Next Xbox Will Not Play Second-hand Games And Comes With New Kinect Edge have revealed that according to sources, with first-hand experience of Microsoft’s next generation console, the next Xbox will come with a new version of Xbox Live,  improved Kinect hardware and will require constant internet access to function. Edge: [quote] Sources with first-hand experience of Microsoft’s next generation console have told us that although the next Xbox will be absolutely committed to online functionality, games will still be made available to purchase in physical form. Next Xbox gamesRead More
A research report from DisplaySearch (via Digitimes), more than half a million Ultra HD TVs will ship worldwide in 2013, growing to more than seven million by 2016. The Ultra HD TV was a big at 2013 International CES, with many companies showing off their latest and greatest technology in this department, regulating 3D TV to the back seat. According to the Digitime report: [quote] The display industry is racing to launch more Ultra HD screen sizes and to mobilize production in larger volumes, with even OLED Ultra HD setsRead More

Posted On January 28, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn iOS Apps

Apple: New iOS Apps (January 28, 2013)

New iOS Apps from the AppStore – Advance Sleeping Songs, All Kids Music Collection HD, Art Drawing Boards Pro HD, Fresh Video Player and iHunting.   Adhoc-Infos Pro Consortiello GmbH Genre: Finance Price: $2.99 Release Date: January 27, 2013 © © 2012 Consortiello GmbH   Advance Sleeping Songs Zhi Hui LU Genre: Music Price: $2.99 Release Date: January 28, 2013 © © dark knight   Agile Math + UMateY Genre: Games Price: $1.99 Release Date: January 27, 2013 © © 2013 UMateY LLC   All Kids Music Collection HD Yuan Jun PAN Genre: Music Price: $2.99Read More
Steve Wozniak Not I’m Not Impress New jOBS Biopic   The Verge is reporting that, Apple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak is not impressed with the new jOBS biopic, starring Ashton Kutcher  and Josh Gad. According to Steve Wozniak: [quote] I was approached early on [for JOBS], I read a script as far as I could stomach it and felt it was crap. The Sony people got in contact with me too and in the end I went with them. You can’t do both [films] and be paid. The early script did things like promote drugs inRead More

Posted On January 21, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech News

Sony Unveils The Xperia Tablet Z 10.1-inch

Today Sony has announced the Sony Xperia Tablet Z. The tablet is set to feature Android 4.1, quad-core processor – 1.5GHz and 10.1 inches WUXGA display. Other standout features the Sony Xperia Tablet Z 10.1-inch tablet includes:  Waterproof and dustproof performance 6.9 millimeters thin and weighs about 495g “Reality Display” (not “Retina Display”) technology which produces high-brightness and high-definition video on the WUXGA display The display will be powered by the “Mobile Bravia Engine 2” technology  to produce more vivid and beautiful image content representation A 8.1 million pixel camera using the CMOSRead More