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Is This a Long-Lost Prototype of the "Nintendo PlayStation?"

At the summer Consumer Electronics Show in 1991, Sony announced that it was jumping into the video game hardware market for the first time, partnering with Nintendo to release something called a “PlayStation.” The device never made it to market—for reasons I’ll explain shortly—but someone on reddit may have come… » 7/04/15 11:30am 7/04/15 11:30am

Sony's VR Headset Feels Great. Now It Needs More Games.

I sit down in the dilapidated wooden chair, and put on the headset. It’s the twelfth time this week. I’ve gotten really used to Sony’s Project Morpheus, and I love the way it feels. I pretty much just press a button to pull the display closer to my face, and boom—I’m in another world. I just wish there were more… » 6/20/15 2:00pm 6/20/15 2:00pm

Verizon May Have Finally Got the Sony Smartphone Right With the Z4v

Verizon makes weird smartphones. For a while, the carrier convinced Motorola to churn out the admittedly wonderful Droid line of smartphones and last year recruited a new partner with Sony and the quirky Z3v—a great phone that also looked like an old phone. Now, the Verizon/Sony team up is returning with the new Z4v. » 6/16/15 9:00am 6/16/15 9:00am

Sony's Morpheus VR Headset Will Cost "Several Hundred Dollars"

In a Wired report this morning, Shuhei Yoshida, president of Sony’s Worldwide Studios, let slip that Project Morpheus, Sony’s entry in the great VR race of 2015/2016, would go on sale for “several hundred dollars” in the first half of 2016. That is a frustratingly vague and dependent on the loose definition of what… » 6/15/15 12:10pm 6/15/15 12:10pm

Sony's New 4K Cameras: Supercharged Guts For a Supercharged Price

Sony builds some of the world’s best camera technology—so good that even competitors like Apple and Nikon buy their sensors. Now, Sony’s cramming some never-before-seen, next-generation guts into three of its hottest cameras. The new A7R II, RX10 II, and RX100 IV are promising unheard of levels of performance. » 6/10/15 1:39pm 6/10/15 1:39pm