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PS4 Pro: A generational leap or misstep?

September 8th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Three years after Sony launched its PlayStation 4 and dragged the games market out of a sales slump, the company is taking its machine along an uncharted path. On Wednesday, at the PlayStation Theatre in New York – the same venue in which the PS4 was first revealed some four years ago – Sony showcased […]

Sony reveals PS4 Pro with 4K graphics

September 8th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Sony has announced a more powerful version of its PlayStation 4 console at an event in New York. The PS4 Pro will be able to render games with ultra-high definition 4K graphics, more detailed than 1080p HD. A cosmetically redesigned, slimmer PlayStation 4 was also announced and will be sold at a cheaper price. One […]

Sony Bravia TVs to lose YouTube access

September 6th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Sony Bravia smart TV sets made in 2012 will no longer be able to show YouTube videos after 30 September. The devices will not be capable of displaying videos from the site thanks to changes made by YouTube to the way it handles uploads. As a result, the app for YouTube will be removed from […]

Sony, DJI and Lenovo show off new smartphone camera tech

September 2nd, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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A gadget that makes smartphone videos look as if they were shot on a Steadicam and a plug-in that cuts the cost of 360-degree photography are among a range of new handset-enhancing camera products The new kit has been announced at the Ifa tech show in Berlin. The idea is to add capabilities that are […]

E3: Do you back the tortoise or the hare?

June 15th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Every year at E3, the video game Expo held in Los Angeles, people like to declare a “winner”. Who, of the two console-gaming big guns, had the most impressive show? I don’t think we’ll know who won 2016 for at least another few years. Only then, will we be able to accurately judge who played […]

Should You Use “Rest Mode” on Your PlayStation 4, or Turn It Off?

May 20th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Sony encourages you to use “Rest Mode” on your PlayStation 4 instead of completely powering it off. Rest Mode is a bit like sleep mode on your PC–it goes into a low-power mode instead of turning off entirely, so you can get to your games faster when you wake it up. The only downside to […]

Sony closes Driveclub’s Evolution Studios

March 23rd, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Sony has announced the closure of the UK’s Evolution Studios. The Cheshire-based video games development house dates back to 1999, and had most recently worked on the troubled PlayStation title Driveclub. Sony has confirmed that there will be at least some compulsory redundancies as a consequence of its decision. The announcement closely follows Microsoft’s announcement […]

PlayStation VR is cheaper than Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

March 16th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Sony has revealed that its virtual reality headset will cost $399 (£282). That makes it $200 cheaper than Facebook’s rival Oculus Rift and $400 less than HTC’s Vive. Although the PlayStation VR is seen as being less advanced than its two rivals, many experts think it will outsell them. However, the disclosure that it will […]

MWC 2016: Sony Xperia puts AI assistant in owner’s ear

February 22nd, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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It brings smartphone technology closer to the artificial intelligence experiencedepicted in the movie Her. However, Sony will need to overcome the public’s resistance to wearing Bluetooth headsets. The Japanese company also unveiled smartphones that it says are the first to have technology that extends the lifespan of handset batteries. It announced the new devices on […]

CES 2016: Samsung, LG, Sony and Panasonic TVs adopt HDR

January 6th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Samsung and LG have both said that all their new flagship TVs will support high dynamic range video playback. HDR-enabled screens can show millions more colours and several more shades of brightness between black and white than normal displays. This lets them show more detail. The announcements follow the creation of a new scheme that […]

Jailbreak! Sony PS4 “can now run Linux”

January 5th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Jailbreaking is back in the New Year’s news. Jailbreaking is where you deliberately hack or exploit your own device to free it from restrictions imposed by the vendor of the operating system running on it. Apple, for example, locks down iPhones and iPads so that they can only run software downloaded from the App Store, […]

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