Sony's PS4 to focus on new style of play, but what about hardware?

I am always somewhat suspicious of a new console that hits the market amidst talk of how hardware and raw horsepower isn't the true focus of the system. 

Sony's VAIO T14 and T15 touchscreen Ultrabooks are here

Sony's Vaio T14 and T15 touchscreen Windows 8 Ultrabooks are now available on the company's website for pre-order.

Saying goodbye to Sony MiniDisc players

If you were a huge music fan back in the early 90's, you might remember when Sony proudly rolled out its MiniDisc audio format and associated players.

Sony preps Playstation 4 for February debut

Sony has been understandably tight-lipped about its upcoming Playstation 4 system in recent months as the current console cycle winds down.

China considers lifting games console ban

The Chinese government is reportedly considering lifting its 13-year ban on video games consoles.

UK hits Sony with record fine for 'avoidable' PSN hack

Sony's been fined nearly $400,000 in the UK for the security breach that led to the hacking of its PlayStation Network in April 2011.

Sony's Xperia Tablet Z debuts

Sony has introduced a new Android-powered tablet dubbed the Xperia Z.

Report: Sony PlayStation 4 may ditch DualShock gamepad design for biometric sensors

With the next-generation PlayStation game console expected to debut later this year, rumors about the engimatic system continue to build.

Claim: PlayStation 4 is 50% more powerful than the Xbox 720

There's nothing in the world that enflames hard-core fans more than claims that their beloved next-generation console isn't as powerful as the competition.

Report: PS4 and next-gen Xbox likely to start at $400

Both the Microsoft Xbox 360 and Sony PS3 have been around for an embarrassingly long time.

Sony's new phone can take a soaking

Sony's launched a new smartphone, the Xperia Z, that it says can be dunked in the bath for half an hour or more without experiencing any ill effects.

Sony's "Yuga" is a tricked-out smartphone

Sony is reportedly prepping a 5-inch 1080p smartphone codenamed "Yuga."

Apple loses iPhone patent case

Patent-licensing firm MobileMedia Ideas has won a case against Apple alleging that Apple infringed three of its patents - and says it's hopeful of winning against RIM and HTC too.

Crysis 3 to max out current-gen consoles

The current console cycle may be coming to an end, but that hasn't stopped Crytek from squeezing every last drop of horsepower from the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3.

Is Nintendo's Wii U already irrelevant?

Nintendo's Wii U console is currently flying off the shelves, but outspoken Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter doesn't believe the system is ultimately capable of competing against Sony's PS4 or Microsoft's Xbox 720.

Sony silently surprises with web-based digital store

Sony has launched a new web-based digital store with very little fanfare.

For Sony, it's all about 4K Ultra HD TV

Sony continues to expand its nascent 4K ecosystem, rolling out an Ultra HD Video Player (or hard-disc server) designed to connect to the company's 84-inch 4K LED TV (XBR-84X900).

Does an extended console cycle damage the gaming industry?

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot isn't at all pleased with the current state of aging consoles from both Sony (PS3) and Microsoft (Xbox 360).

PlayStation: The Official Magazine goes under

If you're a fan of the Sony PlayStation game consoles, you may have (had) a subscription to PlayStation: The Official Magazine (PSM).

Report: Sony's PS4 Orbis powered by AMD's A10 APU

Sony is reportedly shipping a new PlayStation 4 (Orbis) kit to game devs, with the final iteration slated to appear in January.