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  • Sony’s Crazy Plan To Improve Mobile Photos Involves Making Attachable Cameras For Phones

    Sony’s Crazy Plan To Improve Mobile Photos Involves Making Attachable Cameras For Phones

    While Samsung and Nokia (and everyone else really) are locked in a sort of mobile photography war by baking elaborate cameras into new smartphones, Sony is apparently testing a slightly different approach. Rather than cramming a high-end camera into a phone, the folks at SonyAlphaRumors have happened upon a set of photos that depict a pair of Sony “lens cameras” that latch onto… Read More

  • What Games Are: The Ludophile Mindset

    What Games Are: The Ludophile Mindset

    Like the audiophile who spends serious money on her music, the ludophile spends aplenty on games and consoles. Both want perfection. The question for the games industry, however, is whether perfection is really the goal any more. To chase that market is very expensive, and although gamers may not like to hear it, good-enough seems like a better goal industry-wise in the long run. Read More

  • How Sony’s SmartWatch 2 Stacks Up To The Pebble And The MetaWatch Strata

    How Sony’s SmartWatch 2 Stacks Up To The Pebble And The MetaWatch Strata

    Sony’s first go at the smartwatch mostly went unnoticed – a lot of people, myself included, had to be reminded of its existence when the Pebble made big waves for its huge Kickstarter funding success. But Sony’s not letting its early mover advantage go to waste, nor is it letting the SmartWatch brand die on the vine: Today it unveiled the SmartWatch 2, a successor to its… Read More

  • Sony May Take Another Stab At A Smartwatch And Show It Off Next Week

    Sony May Take Another Stab At A Smartwatch And Show It Off Next Week

    Neither of Sony’s two previous smartwatches were runaway hits, but that doesn’t seem to have stopped the Japanese electronics giant from taking another crack at the concept. A slew of tweets hash-tagged #itstime started appearing on the official SonyXperia account the other day, and they hinted heavily that the company is preparing to show off yet another smartwatch at the Mobile… Read More

  • What Games Are: E3 Was Wild, But AAA Games Are Still A Mess

    What Games Are: E3 Was Wild, But AAA Games Are Still A Mess

    E3 was wild and loud, and Sony seemed to rise while Microsoft fell low. Yet it doesn’t really change anything as regards the long-term future of big budget consoe games. With costs continuing to escalate and the break-even point passing 5,6 or 10 million copies, the next generation will be the last for some. Read More

  • This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: E3, The Death Of Symbian, And WWDC

    This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: E3, The Death Of Symbian, And WWDC

    It was a big week in gadgets, and thus, a big TC Gadgets podcast it shall be. This week, we discuss developments at E3, including Xbox One and PS4 pricing, the death of Nokia’s Symbian OS, and of course, WWDC. Will you buy a PS4 or an Xbox One? Does despair fill you from nose to navel when you remember the good old days of Symbian? Is the new iOS 7 design repelling, attractive, or… Read More

  • Sony Turns Its Lackluster SmartWatch Into A Developer Playground

    Sony Turns Its Lackluster SmartWatch Into A Developer Playground

    Back during the heady days of 2012, before the Pebble raised a crazy amount of money on Kickstarter, Sony quietly released an Android-compatible smartwatch of its own. By most accounts it wasn’t very good, but that doesn’t mean that Sony has relegated it to the trash pile. No, with hindsight being what it is, Sony is looking to breathe some new life into that curious little gadget… Read More

  • Who Won E3?

    Who Won E3?

    By now we’ve heard most of what the big three have had to say. Nintendo is holding the line with the Wii U, Microsoft has announced an always-on box for $499, and Sony has made nice with gamers by offering a $399 device that allows users to share and sell games. All of the consoles are HD, all of them support multi-player, and the console wars are essentially over. Each console is a… Read More

  • Watch Sony’s 2013 E3 Press Conference Right Here

    Watch Sony’s 2013 E3 Press Conference Right Here

    E3 2013 is in full swing. Microsoft kicked off the day with plenty of Xbox One news followed by several big-developers showing off their upcoming flagship titles. But now it’s Sony’s turn and, thanks to gaming startup Twitch, you can watch the live stream right here. Read More

  • New Xbox Fails To Excite Investors As Microsoft, AMD Stocks Stays Flat While Sony Shoots Up 9%

    New Xbox Fails To Excite Investors As Microsoft, AMD Stocks Stays Flat While Sony Shoots Up 9%

    Wall Street apparently wanted something more revolutionary out of the Xbox One that launched today, as Microsoft’s stock is down 0.66 percent. In turn, investors on news of a potential spin off, pushed Sony shares up 9 percent, coincidentally just after Microsoft announced its answer to the Sony Playstation. Read More

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