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Sony is an electronics company from Japan. It entered the Android market with the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 in 2009. In 2011, Sony fully acquired Ericsson and dropped its name from the branding. The company has created Android phones, tablets, smartwatches, and Chromebooks. Visit the Sony forums.

Sony’s canceling a PS5 launch feature because we don’t appreciate each other enough

Hot off the back of the latest PS5 Beta which introduces a whole heap of new features, Sony is canceling something else. Its hyped launch feature, Accolades is being put out to pasture because it doesn't get used enough. Here's the official blurb, first spotted by Push Square:  In fall of 2022, the Accolades feature on PlayStation...

How to join the PS5 Beta program: Test Sony’s newest features before anyone else

While Xbox has its Insiders program, Sony fans aren't left out of the new feature testing thanks to the PS5 Beta program. Much like Xbox Insiders, members of the PS5 Beta get to experience the latest features before anyone else and provide valuable feedback. Sony generally pushes out fewer builds than you would find on Xbox,...

Latest PS5 Beta introduces 1440p support, new audio, and organization features

PS5 owners that use a 1440p gaming display will be pleased to hear about this latest Beta. Sony is pushing out the latest bits to "invited participants in selected countries" and support for 1440p resolutions is the headline feature. The PS5 already supports 4K displays and 1080p displays, the new option allows output at the...

Sony shows off key parts of the new PlayStation VR2 user experience

Sony's PlayStation VR2 (PS VR2) isn't due for a little while yet, but today we're treated to a further look inside the headset. In focus in this latest update is the user experience. Sony has shown off some of what players can expect when they strap into PS VR2, including a new see-through mode and...

Sony’s fantastic WH-1000XM4 and WF-1000XM4 get big discounts for Prime Day

If you've been looking to upgrade your wireless audio experience, this Amazon Prime Day deal on Sony's high-end audio products is for you. Sony is knocking $121 off the WH-1000XM4 headphone and $80 off the WF-1000XM4 earbuds for Prime Day. Confusing names aside, these are some of the best Bluetooth audio products you can buy...

Google Pixel 6 Pro vs Sony Xperia Pro 1 IV: Which camera smartphone should you buy?

The Google Pixel 6 Pro and the Sony Xperia 1 IV are two unique flagships, standing in stark contrast in pretty much every area, from design and display to their approach to photography. They're great options for anyone who doesn't want to go with the mainstream options such as the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra or...

Sony’s InZone brand delivers new headphones and monitors aimed at gamers

Today, Sony announced InZone, a new gaming brand that puts its focus into audio and visual products. Sony states that the main concept of the brand is "Immersion and Victory". The firm announced a total of five products, two monitors and three headsets. The InZone M9 and InZone M3 are both 27-inch monitors. The InZone M9...

LineageOS 19 is now available for the Sony Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ3, Xiaomi Mi 8, and Mi 10 Lite 5G

The LineageOS team has extended LineageOS 19 support to a wide range of devices since the ROM debuted earlier this year. Over the last month, devices like the OnePlus 9, OnePlus 9 Pro, Poco X3 Pro, and Xiaomi Mi A1 received support for the Android 12-based custom ROM. Since our previous coverage, the team has...

Sony launches new PlayStation Plus tiers in North America

It's been a long time coming, as reports of a new PlayStation Plus service surfaced early last year. Sony confirmed the overhaul in March, and has teased the upgraded service ever since. Today, the wait is finally over, as the service is now live for those in North America. Sony is offering three new plans with its...

The Sony WH-1000XM4 are a great Father’s Day gift in this deal

The Sony WH-1000XM4 are some of the best wireless headphones to date, not only from the brand but also when compared to its competitors. This especially rings true when it comes to headphones with Active Noise Cancellation (ANC). The WH-1000XM4 first made its debut back in August 2020, building on the strength of its predecessors,...

Sony pulling God of War from GeForce Now as PlayStation Plus revamp begins to roll out

Cloud gaming continues to gather momentum with Sony's revamped PlayStation Plus rolling out across all its major launch markets by the end of June. Sony has had a cloud offering for a while but it wasn't that good. So the revamp to PS Plus is exciting. But one side effect seems to be that Sony...

Android 12 and 12L Custom ROM List: Unofficially update your Android smartphone!

Ever since Google announced the arrival of Android 12's stable release and dropped the source code to AOSP, the tinkering party is underway here at XDA. But unless you own a current-generation Google Pixel device, there’s a very good chance that you will have to wait for a few months to have your OEM send...