Sony's waterproof tablet washes ashore for $500



Sony's Xperia Z2 Tablet, a 10-inch Android device with a waterproof case, measures just a quarter of an inch thick and weighs approximately 15 ounces. 



Sony's digital paper E Ink slate priced at $1100



Sony introduced its high-end, 13-inch slate for reading and writing documents back in 2013.

GDC: Gaming is back with a vengeance!

There are quite a few of us who once thought the GDC (Game Developer’s Conference) was becoming a joke, as the event seemed to be smaller and even less relevant in recent years. Fortunately, that wasn’t the case this year when GDC basically took over all three of San Francisco’s Moscone Center buildings. The result felt more like CES and the GDC of years ago than ever before.   

Sony releases Z1S kernel source code, encourages mods

Sony, in a refreshing non-corporate move, is encouraging developers to tweak its custom ROMS and make other tweaks. 

Sales data shows Xbox One beat PS4 in US December 2013 sales

The overall worldwide tally may still favor Sony, but Microsoft can take solace that on home territory it held the competition at bay.

Sony at CES: The SmartWear Vision

Sony is getting into the fitband business and tying everything up nicely around its mobile phone business. At this year's CES, the company launched two versions of its Xperia Z1, and a complementary set of NFC enabled devices including a Bluetooth headset the SmartBand.

PS4: launch date sales marred by reports of hardware failure

Sony's launch of its new PlayStation 4 has been blighted by a "blue light of death" syndrome. While some are touting its sales on the first day, there is a surge of bad vibes emanating from the interwebs about hardware failure.

The PlayStation 4: A few hours of awesome

I was given a few hours to visit with the Sony folks yesterday to see what is on the horizon for the PlayStation 4. I’ve got to say, I’m pretty impressed. 

Video: Sony touts PlayStation Vita TV console



Sony has debuted an uber-mini console targeted at gamers who want to play PlayStation Vita titles on the big screen. 



Smartwatch watching: Samsung is getting in on the action

Going all Dick Tracey on the world is what Apple, Sony, Samsung - and everyone else with a wristband - is aiming to do. Will we die of boredom waiting for something that we had hoped never to wear again? Probably. Until someone comes up with a smartpocketwatch that dangles from a chain attached to your vest and can tell you exactly where the stagecoach from Tuscon is on Google Maps.  

Report: New console (Xbox One, PS4) forecasts falling short

New game consoles designed by Sony and Microsoft are slated to ship in selected markets during the 2013 holiday season. As previously discussed on TG Daily, the Xbox One and Sony PS4 appear evenly matched with content remaining as the primary means of differentiation.

AMD is the common (silicon) denominator for consoles and PCs

AMD dominates all three next-gen consoles: the Nintendo Wii U, Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's Playstation 4.

Sony SmartWatch 2 pairs with your Android phone

Sony has confirmed that its long-awaited SmartWatch 2 will be hitting the streets in September. The device is designed to pair with Android smartphones, allowing users to access their handsets without taking it out of their pockets or bags.

Sony's Playstation 4 isn't limited like Microsoft's Xbox One

During an E3 press conference yesterday, Sony confirmed that its upcoming $400 Playstation 4 console will not be limited by the same hobbling restrictions as Microsoft's Xbox One.

Lulzsec hackers go down

Three members of the hacktivist group LulzSec have been sentenced to 24-30 months in a UK jail.

Water cooled phone hits the world

Smartphone makers are coming up with increasingly gimmicky features and ways to distinguish their Androids from the rest of the pack.

Sony touts flexible E-ink writing tablet

Over the last year or so, Sony has teased its flexible E-Ink screens on more than a few occasions. Up until recently, products that utilized E-Ink displays seemed to be off-market prototypes, although all of that has changed in recent weeks. 

Sony in profit but all is not well

For the first time in five years, seppuku-prone gadget behemoth Sony has posted annual profits - but the company is far from out of the woods.

AMD creates a custom chip division

Industry heavyweight AMD has formed a custom-chip unit that will allow the company to expand beyond the constraints of the anemic PC market to lucrative spaces such as game consoles and tablets.

Video: PS4's DualShock controller gets up close and personal

Sony has released a new PlayStation 4 video teasing its upcoming DualShock controller.