Sony Xperia Tablet Z Hands On: Thin, Light, and Not Quite There

We've known about Sony's Xperia Tablet Z for the last month or so. It promised incredible lightness, thinness, speed, and beauty. Guess what? It deliveres. » 2/25/13 3:00am 2/25/13 3:00am

Sony Bravia HX850 Lightning Review: No Gimmicks, Just Great

High-end television sets are increasingly overrun with gimmicky hardware—gesture control remotes come to mind—that few people need and even fewer want. But Sony's latest Bravia flagship does only what a TV should do—and does it better than any other LED. Thank goodness. » 10/26/12 2:40pm 10/26/12 2:40pm

Sony's New Xperia Phones Hands On: They Go Right For the Eyes

For a long time now Sony has made some of the best cameras out there. Love the iPhone 4S camera? Yeah, because it's got a Sony Exmor sensor in it. Sony's two new Xperias are also pushing the visuals mighty hard. » 1/09/12 9:00pm 1/09/12 9:00pm

Sony's New HDTVs Want to Change Your Mind About 3D

3DTV has earned a bad rap, and for good reason. Fast-moving sequences get blurry, the contrast gets soggy depending on the room's brightness—and God help you if you try to watch low-resolution video. But Sony's new Bravia HX 850 series aims to eliminate all these issues in one fell swoop. » 1/09/12 8:00pm 1/09/12 8:00pm

Sony's Bravia Business Split Into Three In Attempt to Save TV Brand

After eight-straight years of losses, Sony's splitting its Bravia TV business into three and cutting back. The surviving TV arms will be Sony-made LCDs, outsourced displays and next-gen TVs. » 11/01/11 7:55am 11/01/11 7:55am

Sony Recalls 1.6 Million Bravia TVs Because They're Worried They'll…

If you bought a Sony TV between 2007 and 2008, it might be a fire hazard! Since 2008, 11 people have claimed their Bravia TVs caught on fire, prompting Sony to now recall 1.6 million TVs. » 10/12/11 8:43am 10/12/11 8:43am

Sony's Latest Bravia Range Includes 500GB Hard Drive

Sony Japan has announced three new Bravia models that include 500GB hard drives—and let users record "up to" 65 hours of high-definition television directly to HD. The LED-backlit TVs also support external USB hard drives, with users able to connect additional storage to record on once the built-in drive's full. Plus… » 2/08/11 5:20am 2/08/11 5:20am

The Best of Sony's New TVs Is the XBR-HX929

Sony's TV lineup runs deep—as usual. Twenty seven new sets! But the star is the XBR-HX929, a 3d-capable LCD with local dimming backlights, and many internet streaming services. It can even name tunes in movies using gracenote. » 1/05/11 8:30pm 1/05/11 8:30pm

Sony Creates Frankenstein TV With Built-In PlayStation 2

It's baa-aack! Sony's new Bravia KDL-22PX300 exhumes the PS2's still-enjoyable corpse and packs into its own base. The 22-inch set won't upscale PS2 titles, but supports 720p playback. It's an odd inclusion, but would probably be a dorm room dream. » 12/03/10 9:40am 12/03/10 9:40am

Because Bowling Balls Do Way More Damage Than Bouncing Balls

Everybody remembers Sony's Bravia Bouncing Balls comercial where colorful, inoffensive bouncing balls dance across a city street, right? Nissan remixed that spot a few months ago and replaced the bouncing balls with bowling balls. Yes they did. Watch the damage here. » 8/21/10 8:00pm 8/21/10 8:00pm

Sony Outs Seven LED 3DTVs At Once

The promise of Sony's entry into the 3DTV market has been swirling since last September. Today they're not just dipping their toes in the 3D waters; they're delivering a full-on cannonball, with the launch of seven 3D and "3D-ready" TVs. » 6/09/10 2:35pm 6/09/10 2:35pm

First Android "Dragonpoint" TV Coming From Sony Next Month

Google's TV ambitions scrambled into view last month, when the NYT outlined the company's plans. Today, we learn a little more: Google—with Sony—is making an announcement next month, around a version of Android called Dragonpoint. UPDATED » 4/29/10 1:58pm 4/29/10 1:58pm

This Summer, the PS3 Goes 3D Through Two Firmware Updates

Sony hasn't exactly been coy about positioning the PS3 as a platform for 3D gaming and movies, but now SCEA's John Koller has revealed that multiple 3D firmware updates will arrive on the PS3 by this summer: » 2/10/10 8:50am 2/10/10 8:50am

No Sony OLED TVs for 2010, PS3 Getting Bravia Link Video Streaming

Sony Insider's interview with Sony COO Stan Glasgow turned up two nuggets of gold: Sony's OLED TV strategy for 2010 is, evidently, not to release any new OLED TVs in 2010; and the PS3 will get Bravia Link video streaming. » 1/15/10 3:22pm 1/15/10 3:22pm

Sony's Bravia LED LCD HDTV Lineup: XBR-LX900 and XBR-HX900 Go 3D, and…

Sony's launching thirty-eight TVs. The best, the XBR-LX900, is a 3D-ready edge-lit LED set that goes up to 60 inches with 240Hz, Wi-Fi (for video services like Netflix), face detection (for auto-backlight dimming) and an anti-reflective panel. And Three-Dee. » 1/06/10 7:30pm 1/06/10 7:30pm

What Could Sony's Leaked Home Information Device Be Used For?

It's not everyday that we get a corker of a device turning up on the FCC database like this. It comes from Sony land, and is called the HID-C10 Home Information Device. Catchy. » 12/16/09 12:35pm 12/16/09 12:35pm

Slow Mo' Video: PS3 Smashes Into Bravia TV at 50 MPH

For an upcoming ad campaign, Sony Australia used a vehicle safety testing facility to ram the 7-pound PS3 Slim into the face of a Bravia KDL46X LCD TV. The results are hypnotizing. » 10/21/09 8:06am 10/21/09 8:06am

Sony Gets 3D Fever: 3D Bravia TV Next Year, PlayStation 3 Support…

Sony has confirmed yesterday's leak that it's working on a 3D Bravia LCD HDTV, and will also develop 3D-compatibility into its PlayStation 3, Vaio computer, and Blu-ray products. Silly 3D glasses and cheesy promo video? You betcha. See for yourself: » 9/03/09 1:30am 9/03/09 1:30am

10 Things You Need to Know About the PS3 Slim

Sony's slimmed-down PS3 is a cute little ugly duckling, and not without its concessions. From fewer USB ports to an over-priced vertical stand, and its removed "Install Other OS" feature, here's what you should know before picking one up. » 8/19/09 7:30pm 8/19/09 7:30pm