Sony A7s Review: The New King of Full-Frame Video

Sony's moves in the field of consumer electronics can seem genius at times, and baffling at others. Its new full-frame mirrorless camera, the A7s, is a little bit of both. It's a camera that looks and functions exactly as previous A7 models, but with a few very specific, and exciting, features especially suited to… » 7/16/14 11:26am 7/16/14 11:26am

​PlayStation Vita Review Update: Two And A Half Years Later

The PlayStation Vita has come a long way in the last two and a half years. Sony's handheld console has navigated a winding and sometimes uncertain route, often deviating from whatever we thought its original course would be. And yet somehow, these many months later, it has landed in a pretty good place. » 7/01/14 4:20pm 7/01/14 4:20pm

Sony Action Cam AS100V Review: GoPro Finally Has Some Competition

For years, if you wanted an action camera you would buy GoPro by default. And for good reason! Sony has caught up in a hurry, though. Its newest entry into the increasingly crowded field looks like it might be one of the first legitimate GoPro alternatives. It just depends on which compromises you're willing to make. » 6/24/14 11:00am 6/24/14 11:00am

Sony SmartBand SW10 Review: Swings For the Fences, Misses By a Mile

In the great pantheon of activity trackers (and it's quite a crowded pantheon at this point), there are those that focus on style, those that focus on metrics, and those that focus on bells and whistles. And then there's Sony's new SmartBand SW10, whose modest ambition is simply to track every little thing you do… » 6/13/14 3:20pm 6/13/14 3:20pm

Project Morpheus Hands-On: The Virtual Future Is Very, Very Bright

When Sony announced its intentions to take Oculus Rift head-on, we were excited. The Rift (rightly) gets all of the attention and praise for its VR prowess, but a little competition would be good for the emerging technology. Today at E3 in Los Angeles we finally got to try Project Morpheus for ourselves. And man, it's… » 6/10/14 6:25pm 6/10/14 6:25pm

I Watched Sony's E3 Experience From a Movie Theater in Alabama

Last night, Sony simulcast its E3 press conference to dozens of movie theaters across the United States, including the Regal Trussville Stadium 16, a Big Lots-facing megaplex just off of County Highway 10. That's where I watched it, along with a few dozen PlayStation faithful. Disclaimer: I am not a gamer. » 6/10/14 4:45pm 6/10/14 4:45pm

Sony's A7s Could Be the New Champion of Low Light Cinematography

4K has securely replaced 3D as the buzzword feature on new TVs, and as content producers scramble to churn out genuine ultra HD content, it looks like Sony's new A7s just might be their weapon of choice. It trades the 36.4 megapixels of the A7R for a 12.2 megapixel sensor optimized to shoot incredible low-light video » 6/09/14 5:43pm 6/09/14 5:43pm

4K Is Officially the Next Dumb Format War

If your bank account has left you unaware of the state of the 4K movement, here's a fun surprise: if you buy a 4K movie from Sony, you'll need a Sony television to play it back. If you buy one from Samsung, you'll need a Samsung TV to view it. Which means that what should be a fiesta for your eyes has turned into just… » 6/01/14 5:00pm 6/01/14 5:00pm

PS4 Update: Enhanced Video Editing, Advance Downloads of Games, More

Sony's PlayStation 4 console gets its first major update since its November launch today, with the release of the 1.70 system software. For those that love compiling brag clips, this one will be just what you've been waiting for, as it brings the comprehensive SHAREfactory video editing and sharing suite to Sony's new… » 4/30/14 7:30am 4/30/14 7:30am