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  1. Sony's Next Generation Portable device announced

    Industry News
    In Tokyo today, Sony announced that its next generation portable (NGP) gaming system will be in stores by the end of this year. The NGP will feature multi-touch 5-inch organic light emitting display (OLED) with 960-by-544 resolution, a multi-touch pad on the rear of the device, a front and rear...
  2. Sony Unveils 'Next Generation Portable,' Successor to PSP

    Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming
    Sony on Thursday provided a sneak peek at its next-generation portable gaming system, codenamed NGP, which will be the successor to the PlayStation Portable (PSP). NGP will be in stores by the end of 2011, but Sony did not have details about an exact release date, pricing, or available...
  3. HDTV FAQ: What is AVCHD?

    Industry News
    If you are currently in the marketplace for a new high definition camcorder and it’s been more than five years since you purchased your last camcorder, or perhaps you have never bought a camcorder before, then you are going to come across a relatively new term called AVCHD. It's a term you...
  4. Sony retires the Walkman after 31 years

    Industry News
    After selling more than 200 million units in 31 years, Sony has ended global production of Sony Walkman cassette tape players. Sales will end when the last batch is sold in stores. The last cassette only Walkman player was discontinued in North America several years ago but continued to sell in...
  5. Sony Dash now in Canada (rebranded Chumby)

    Home Theatre Personal Computer & Media Extenders
    Sony Canada last week announced its Dash "personal internet viewer" is now available in Canada for $230. Featuring a 7-inch colour touch screen, the Dash is an WiFi enabled internet clock radio which can also run 1,000 free tiny Internet widgets including news, calendars, weather, and sports...
  6. Sony Dash now in Canada

    Industry News
    Sony Canada last week announced its Dash "personal internet viewer" is now available in Canada for $230. Featuring a 7-inch colour touch screen, the Dash is an WiFi enabled internet clock radio which can also run 1,000 free tiny Internet widgets including news, calendars, weather, and sports...
  7. Sony rolls out five new LCD 3D Ready HDTVs

    Industry News
    Sony Canada today announced the introduction of five new models of LCD high definition televisions which are also 3D ready. The new NX810 and NX710 Sony Bravia models, which range in price from $2,300 to $4,700, feature 1920 x 1080p resolution, LED Backlighting with local dimming, and a light...
  8. Sony NX810 and NX710 LCD 3D Ready HDTVs

    HDTV: High Definition Television (LCD & Plasma)
    Sony Canada today announced the introduction of five new models of LCD high definition televisions which are also 3D ready. The new NX810 and NX710 Sony Bravia models, which range in price from $2,300 to $4,700, feature 1920 x 1080p resolution, LED Backlighting with local dimming, a light...
  9. digital cable wihtout a digital cable box

    Rogers Cable TV
    Hi. I live in Toronto and I have Rogers VIP cable and am currently using their Scientific Atlanta Explorer 1840 digital cable box. I don't want to rent this box anymore and I don't want to buy it either. Why can't I just put the cable from the wall directly into the back of my TV? When I try...
  10. Sony announces updated eReaders

    Industry News
    Sony this week announced updated versions of its Reader Pocket Edition and Reader Touch Edition eReaders will go on sale in Canada next week. The company says the new devices are smaller and lighter than their predecessors and feature an improved e-Ink display with touchscreen capabilities...
  11. Sony debuts first HD Consumer camcorder with interchangeable lens

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    Sony today unveiled details of the upcoming Handycam NEX-VG10 which the company claims is the first consumer grade HD camcorder to feature an interchangeable lens. Targeting video enthusiasts and photographers, the NEX-VG10 camcorder will accept E-mount interchangeable lenses plus A-mount DSLR...
  12. Playstation Video Store opens in Canada

    Industry News
    Almost two years after it opened in the United State, the Sony Playstation Video store has now opened in Canada in English and French to compete with the Apple iTunes movie store. Sony says the more than 1,000 movies and TV shows are available in High-Definition (HD) or Standard Definition...
  13. Playstation 3 firmware 3.4 now out

    Industry News
    Sony this week released the latest firmware for the Sony Playstation 3 video game console. Features of Firmware V3.4 include: Playstation Plus, a new premium subscription service offering additional downloadable content and PSN titles, Photo Gallery, Video Editor and Uploader, Five Star Rating...
  14. Help me decide: SONY KDL46EX700 vs KDL46NX700

    HDTV: High Definition Television (LCD & Plasma)
    Wanted to buy a new 46" LCD TV - mainly for HD source and BD. Can anyone tell me what is the difference between the NX series and the EX series? Only Wi-Fi? Thanks!
  15. Sony's PS3 increases global market share in Q1

    Industry News
    Sony’s PlayStation 3 console increased its global market share of current generation consoles to 31% in the first quarter of 2010 according to a report from Strategy Analytics. The research firm says console sales are typically weak in the first quarter but does provide a useful indicator to...
  16. Sony Xperia X10 available this week in Canada

    Industry News
    The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Smartphone will be available in Canada from Rogers Wireless beginning on April 15th. The Android based phone, which will sell for $550, features a 4-inch capacitive touchscreen with 480 x 854 resolution, 1Ghz processor, 8-megapixel camera, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, and...
  17. Latest PS3 firmware drops Linux support

    Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming
    The next firmware update for the PlayStation 3 (PS3) system will be released on April 1st according to a post on Sony’s Playstation blog. In the post, Patrick Seybold of Sony says that version 3.21 of the firmware will disable the “Install Other OS” feature from older versions of the PS3.
  18. Latest PS3 firmware drops Linux support

    Industry News
    The next firmware update for the PlayStation 3 (PS3) system will be released on April 1st according to a post on Sony's Playstation blog. In the post, Patrick Seybold of Sony says that version 3.21 of the firmware will disable the “Install Other OS” feature from older versions of the PS3...
  19. Sony HX800 Series: 3D Ready

    HDTV: High Definition Television (LCD & Plasma)
    Sony Canada this week announced that Canadian consumers can now pre-order the company’s new LX900 series and HX800 series of 3D-capable LCD HDTVs. The 3DTV capable sets feature Sony’s new monolithic design and should arrive in June. 3D ready with the addition of Sony active shutter glasses and...
  20. Sony LX900 Series 3D Capable Sets

    HDTV: High Definition Television (LCD & Plasma)
    Sony Canada this week announced that Canadian consumers can now pre-order the company’s new LX900 series and HX800 series of 3D-capable LCD HDTVs. The 3DTV capable sets feature Sony’s new monolithic design and should arrive in June. The 40-inch (XBR-40LX900), 46-inch (XBR-46LX900), 52-inch...
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