Sony Xperia S launches in Canada

There are a couple of reasons that this phone launch is an exciting one. First, the phone is exclusively available at the Sony Store, where you can buy it outright or on a contract through Rogers. Second, this phone ties into the Sony Entertainment Network, including the Sony Music Unlimited service we wrote about last [...]

Sony Releases Music Unlimited Service in Canada

Music fans throughout Canada will have the opportunity to sample a new digital music subscription service starting on March 15th courtesy of the Sony Entertainment Network. Sony’s Music Unlimited Service is a cloud-based service where users can access millions of songs on multiple devices including PlayStation3, Android handsets, PCs, Sony BRAVIA HDTVs and Blu-ray Disc [...]

Sony announces new Camcorder line-up

Sony this week unveiled its new line of Handycam Camcorders including five models with a built-in video projector which lets owners project video and images up to 100” diagonal (from a distance of 5m) onto walls, ceilings, or other flat surfaces.

The line-up includes three entry level HD camcorders, six mid-range devices, four high end HD models, and one HD 3D camcorder.

What is a XQD Flash Memory Card?

This week at CES, Nikon is introducing the D4, the first of Digital SLR camera which will take advantage of a new type of Compact Flash memory card called XQD.

The first XQD cards from Sony were announced today and will go on sale in February. The 16GB XQD card is expected to sell for $130 U.S. while a 32GB version will sell for $230.

Update: Sony recalls 1.6 million Bravia LCD televisions

Sony has recalled 1.6 million Bravia LCD televisions due to faulty transformer which may cause a fire.

The company recall came after a September incident in which a customer tv caught on fire. According to a Sony statement releasd today, an additional eleven incidents have been reported in Japan since 2008.

Sony updates it Dash line of WiFi enabled alarm clocks

Sony today introduced updated models of its Dash Alarm clock radio, the Sony HID-B70 and HID-B7.

Features of both models include a 7-inch colour touch screen (800 x 480 resolution) and a WiFi enabled internet clock radio which can also run over 1,000 free tiny Internet widgets including news, calendars, weather, and sports.

Sony says new eReader will be world’s lightest

Sony Canada today announced the Reader Wi-Fi which the company claims will be the world’s lightest eReader and one of the longest lasting thanks to an estimated battery life of over three weeks. With Wi-Fi turned off, battery life is estimated at over a month.

According to the company, the Reader Wi-Fi will also be the first eReader to offer wireless connectivity to the public library system in Canada via a dedicated icon on the device. With eReader and a valid library card, owners should be able to borrow free books from their local library.

Sony’s first tablet arrives mid-September in Canada

Sony Canada this week announced that its first tablet computer, the Android-powered Sony Tablet S will be available in Canada in the middle of September.

First announced in April as the Tablet S1, the S Honeycomb tablet features 9.4-inch touchscreen display with 1280 x 800 pixel resolution, NVIDIA Tegra 2 CPU processor, 1GB of RAM, and front and rear facing cameras.

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