​Canon G7 X: Canon Catches Up With a Tiny 1-Inch Sensor Point-and-Shoot

From about 2009-2012, Canon's S-series point-and-shoots were the best tiny little cameras you could buy. Then, Sony's RX100 line conquered it with similar functionality, but a much larger 1-inch image sensor that blew Canon's dinky 1/1.7-inch chips away. With the PowerShot G7 X, Canon strikes back. » 9/15/14 8:00am Yesterday 8:00am

Sony SmartBand Is an E-Ink Wristable That Works With a Snap

Sony's SmartBand Talk is what you'd get if you crossed the company's original SmartBand (released earlier this year) with the excellent Pebble smartwatch. More of a fitness and lifelogging accessory than a full-blown smartwatch, it does however share an E-Ink display in common with the Pebble timepiece. » 9/03/14 11:00am 9/03/14 11:00am

Sony Action Cam Mini: A Shrunken Down Shooter For the Adventurous

Did you know there are other action cams besides GoPro? It's true! And some of them are actually quite good. One such device is the Sony Action Cam. It provides an alternative look and feel for those first-person videos, and now there's a smaller, lighter version in the form of the new Action Cam Mini. » 9/03/14 11:00am 9/03/14 11:00am

​Sony QX1: A Weird Interchageable-Lens Camera You Strap to Your Phone

The Sony QX1 lens-style camera follows from the smartphone-friendly concept the company introduced last year with the QX10 and QX100. This time, the camera comes with a larger image sensor and an interchangeable lens mount, both inherited from Sony's awesome mirrorless shooters. Interchangeable lenses on a smartphone… » 9/03/14 11:00am 9/03/14 11:00am

SmartWatch 3: Sony Finally Opts for Android Wear

Ahead of IFA, there were rumours that Sony was to release a third SmartWatch that would still be running on the company's own wearable operating system. On the basis of our experience with previous efforts, that would have been a very bad idea indeed. Thankfully, the real deal SmartWatch 3 that's just been launched at… » 9/03/14 10:58am 9/03/14 10:58am

How EA Access Will Work, According To EA

Last week, Electronic Arts announced a new online gaming service called EA Access for the Xbox One. It sounded like a promising deal to many gamers: a Netflix-style subscription service that would give people access to a library of EA games for $5 a month, or $30 a year. But many important questions remained… » 8/08/14 2:07pm 8/08/14 2:07pm

Color-Changing Stained Glass Makes It Easy For Cathedrals To Redecorate

A group of Japanese researchers from the University of Tokyo, the Segawa Laboratory at RCAST, and Sony have created a prototype glass panel with intricate designs that's able to change color based on the how much energy is supplied from an attached rechargeable battery. In other words, it's stained glass for a… » 8/06/14 1:24pm 8/06/14 1:24pm