Sony a6000 Review: A Solid Mirrorless Camera That's a Small Step Up

Pretty much all mirrorless cameras—Fujifilm X, Samsung NX, to name a couple—with APS-C size sensors can take a damn fine picture these days. The a6000 does its best to stand out with a pinch of style and updated tech, but it's still largely the same as the camera it's replacing, 2012's NEX-6. » 4/18/14 2:00pm Yesterday 2:00pm

The Best Action Camera: Spring 2014 Edition

You can't just do something dangerous and insane these days without filming it for posterity. And while action cameras let us relieve these life-highlights over and over, they aren't all created equal. We decided to see for ourselves which one could handle your extreme adventures best. » 4/17/14 1:00pm Thursday 1:00pm

The 12 Best Games For The PlayStation 4

You're heading to the store to get a PS4 right now, and need to know which games to get. (Keep your eyes on the road, please!) Or you're home, all set up, realizing you want more stuff to play. Or maybe you're suiting up for a battle in the console war, applying your facepaint and trying to remember which games will… » 4/14/14 5:40pm Monday 5:40pm

Kids Reacting to an Old Cassette Walkman Is Wonderful and Horrifying

Originally marketed in 1979, the first Sony Walkman turns 35 this year, and it's about as outmoded as a technology can be these days. That's why it's understandable that the kids in this delightful video, none of whom were alive in the 90s, have no idea how to use the thing. Or what it's for. They can't even conceive… » 4/14/14 9:55am Monday 9:55am

Sony's A7s Low Light Test Shows Off Crazy Ability to See in the Dark

Sony's recently announced A7s boasts some pretty mind-boggling light sensitivity. Even though the camera hasn't reached the hands of the masses yet, Sony posted this low-light test to give you an idea of its ability to laugh at darkness. » 4/11/14 10:22am 4/11/14 10:22am

Sony A7s: Sony's Compact Full-Frame Camera Gets a Video Overhaul

Just a half-year after Sony announced the dope A7 and A7r full-frame compact interchangeable-lens cameras it's pushing out a new iteration of the mirrorless shooter. This one's built around video. It does 4K video, too—Sort of. It's not what people were expecting from the A7s, but it might be incredible anyway. » 4/06/14 6:11pm 4/06/14 6:11pm

​We Tried Sony's PS4 Virtual Reality Headset. We Like It.

Yesterday, Sony entered the virtual reality fray by announcing Project Morpheus, a new virtual reality initiative aimed at making a VR headset for the PS4. Today at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Stephen Totilo and I swung by Sony's booth to check it out. » 3/19/14 4:11pm 3/19/14 4:11pm

Sony's Early Morpheus Prototype Looked Pretty Dumb

Sony's Project Morpheus VR headset looks fantastic but the early prototypes... not so much. This early version of the headset may have offered plenty of the requisite VR headset features, but it did also feature three Sony Move controllers strapped to it, seemingly at random. » 3/19/14 6:00am 3/19/14 6:00am

Project Morpheus: Sony's Oculus Rift VR Competitor Looks Unbelievable

It was only a matter of time. The Oculus Rift has caught so much attention—deservedly so—that of course one of the big dogs was going to start honing in on its virtual reality territory. Tonight, that's Sony. And its Project Morpheus VR headset sounds fantastic. » 3/18/14 8:58pm 3/18/14 8:58pm

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Hands-On: A Familiar Waterproof Monolith

The tablet market is busier than it's ever been, but Sony's Xperia Tablet Z, with its waterproofing, minimalist design and super-slim frame, always felt like a unique prospect. While the impact of today's reveal of the Xperia Z2 Tablet is lessened by familiarity with its excellent predecessor, it's still looking like a … » 2/24/14 3:39am 2/24/14 3:39am

Sony's SmartBand Activity Tracker Is Real and Coming In March

Back in January at CES, we got a very brief look at Sony's first activity tracker, dubbed The Core. It's a tiny little pod that can be worn on your wrist in its SmartBand, or tucked discreetly into your pocket. The CES announcement was really just a tease, but finally a few more details have been unloosed, including… » 2/24/14 2:45am 2/24/14 2:45am

Sony's New Xperia Z2 Phone and Z2 Tablet Look Pretty Sweet

Surprise, surprise. Just over a month after Sony released what we thought was its flagship phone for the time being in the Xperia Z1S, it surprised us today by unveiling the upcoming Xperia Z2. It's like a beefed-up version of its predecessor. And tagging along with it is the Xperia Z2 Tablet, which looks like a mighty … » 2/24/14 2:45am 2/24/14 2:45am

Sony A6000: A Sweet Interchangeable-Lens Camera With a Touch Of Sour

Sony A6000, the latest in the company's line of excellent sub-$1000 interchangeable-lens compacts, follows the same pattern we saw with the A5000 announced last month: Upgraded specs all around, on a slightly more advanced shooter. It's formulaic, maybe, but that's not a bad thing when you're talking about these little … » 2/11/14 11:00pm 2/11/14 11:00pm

41 More Amazing Photos From the Sony World Photography Awards

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards has recently announced its finalists and shortlists of its contestants. The photos we've already seen are stunning, but there are literally dozens of amazing images worth taking a longer look at. » 2/07/14 9:01am 2/07/14 9:01am