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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.

PS5 beta update brings M.2 SSD storage expansion support, but there’s a catch

Sony has revealed that it’s rolling out a beta update to the PlayStation 5, enabling its long-awaited storage expansion feature. Now gamers who have filled up the storage on their PS5’s built-in SSD and who also have signed up for the beta program will be able to install an M.2 SSD in the bay to...

Here are the free games available to PS Plus subscribers in August 2021

PlayStation Plus subscribers are getting a batch of new games this August, which will be available to download starting on August 3. Unlike in previous months, there is no PlayStation 5-exclusive title in August, with all three games available to play on PlayStation 4. All games will be available to PS Plus members through September...

Over 10 Million PlayStation 5 Consoles Have Been Sold Worldwide

Sony has announced that the PlayStation 5 has officially hit one of its first post-launch milestones: It’s sold 10 million units globally. It reached that milestone within a year of the console’s release, in spite of a global pandemic and supply scarcity. According to Sony, this is the fastest-selling console in the company’s history. The announcement...

Sony WH-1000XM3 ANC headphones now on sale for just $170 ($180 off)

Sony has been selling excellent headphones for decades, and the company's line of Active Noise Cancelling (ANC) headphones have been especially popular in recent years. The latest WH-1000XM4 headphones arrived last year, with multi-device connection support and a few other improvements, but the previous WH-1000XM3 model is still an excellent buy. The headphones were last...

PlayStation 5 owners can get a six-month free trial of Apple TV+

Sony has announced a new perk for PlayStation 5 owners. Starting today, PS5 owners can get a free 6-month subscription to Apple TV+ to watch on their consoles. In order to download it, all they have to do is download the app from the Media tab on the console and then sign in with their...

Sony Xperia 1 III will only get two years of Android OS updates

Sony has historically had a difficult time selling phones outside of its home country of Japan, especially in the United States. Most of the company's phones have offered impressive hardware, but Sony's software support has slipped behind much of the competition, and pricing has been an issue for years. The new Xperia 1 III seemed...

Sony continues PS5 domination in India with 12th July restock

Indian retailers today confirmed that the PlayStation 5 will be available for pre-order in the region starting July 12. Sony's latest console has been in high demand since its launch last year, and the company has been having a tough time keeping it in stock. So, if you've not been able to get your hands...

This Week in Gaming: The Non-Pro Switch OLED, Assassin’s Creed Infinity, and GTA 6

The games industry’s news this week has been somewhat polarizing. We’re getting a new Nintendo Switch… but not the one we thought we were getting. Ubisoft’s working on a new Assassin’s Creed game… but it’s a live service evolving world game unlike the previous single-player titles. Even the rumors about the next Grand Theft Auto...

Sony’s more compact Xperia 5 III will ship in September

Earlier today, Sony announced that U.S. pre-orders have opened up for the Xperia 1 III. Separately, the company's European branch also announced that the Xperia 1 III's more compact sibling, the Xperia 5 III, will ship in September of this year at a starting price of €999. That's a few months away, but keep in...

Sony’s pricey Xperia 1 III goes up on pre-order and comes with free wireless earbuds

Each year, Sony releases a new flagship, gets everyone’s hopes up, even receives a pat on the back from reviewers but it all comes tumbling down when it comes to the sales part. Despite making some solid phones with never-before-seen hardware and doing things its own way and not falling for trends, Sony’s Xperia phones...

Sony’s Xperia 1 III is going up for pre-order in the US soon at a sky-high price

The Sony Xperia 1 III was announced earlier in the year, and Sony promised pre-orders will be available sometime in the "early summer". Oddly, the phone is already available in China for purchase, and we even got our hands on one for some brief testing. Sony U.S. now lists the phone for purchase, with pre-orders...

Sony’s WF-1000XM3 are among the best wireless earbuds on sale during Prime Day

There's no shortage of options when it comes to true wireless earbuds. Everyone has heard of Apple's AirPods, and that's likely the first thing that comes to mind when people think of wireless earbuds. Out of the literally hundreds of competing companies, Sony is widely seen as one of the best brands at making audio...