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Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe lays off “dozens” of staff

Dozens of employees were reportedly laid off during the PlayStation 5 information released recently.

What you need to know Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe has reportedly laid off dozens of employees. These layoffs took place at the same time as the PlayStation 5 information that was recently released. Employees affected believe this is part of a reorganization that centralizes the different branches.

According to a report from Video Games Chronicle, Sony has laid off “dozens” of employees at  [Read More…]

These are the best Sony headphones you can buy!

Sony’s WH-1000XM3 are easily the best headphone the company makes. They’ve managed to create a headphone that not only includes class-leading ANC tech, but also great sound, battery life, and comfort.

Best Overall: Sony WH-1000XM3

Without a doubt, the WH-1000XM3 are the pinnacle of innovation at Sony when it comes to headphones. They feature class-leading ANC tech, strong battery life at 30 hours with ANC enabled, and excellent sound quality. Battery life isn’t the best but  [Read More…]

Sony WF-1000XM3 review

Sony has made a real name for itself in personal audio over the past couple of years. First, it took the crown away from Bose for over the ear ANC headphones, and now it’s looking to dominate the truly wireless headphone market with the WF-1000XM3.

Design

As far as truly wireless buds go the Sony WF-1000XM3 are slightly bulky with a fairly large case. However, when you consider the long battery life along with the active noise canceling capabilities, the  [Read More…]

Spidey stays in the MCU with new agreement from Disney and Sony

Feige will produce third film in the Spider-Man: Homecoming series, and Spider-Man will appear in one more Marvel Studios film.

What you need to know A month after negotiations fell through, Sony and Disney have reached a deal for Spider-Man. Kevin Feige will produce the third film in the current film series starring Tom Holland. Spider-Man will appear in one future Marvel Studios film.

A month ago, Spider-Man seemed to be done in the Marvel Cinematic Universe  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia 5 is now available for pre-order in the U.S. and Europe

Even though pre-orders are now open, the Xperia 5 will begin shipping in the U.S. only in early November.

What you need to know Sony’s latest “compact” flagship phone, the Xperia 5 can now be pre-ordered in the U.S. and Europe. The phone starts at $ 800 in the U.S. It sports a 6.1-inch 21:9 aspect CinemaWide OLED display and runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 chipset.

Sony unveiled the Xperia 5 at its IFA 2019 press conference  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia 5 hands-on: The smaller tall one

Standing tall, but carrying on the Sony ‘Compact’ lineage.

At IFA 2019, Sony just unveiled the Xperia 5, a smaller version of the Xperia 1 we reviewed earlier this year, with the same extra-tall 21:9 aspect ratio. It serves as a spiritual successor to the Xperia Compact series, with Sony’s familiar squared-off glass-and-metal design and a 6.1-inch OLED HDR display (topping out at Full HD+ resolution). Sony’s fine-tuned that CinemaWide display with the same Bravia technology used  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia 5 squeezes flagship specs into compact design

Sony is back with another take on compact smartphones, this week introducing its Xperia 5. Running Android 9 Pie, it’s a smaller take on the flagship experience.

Sony teased a smaller approach to phones earlier this week, promising something that would fit “in the palm of your hand.” Well, it’s smaller than standard Sony phones, yet somehow manages to pack a 6.1-inch (2,560 x 1,080) screen.

The Sony Xperia 5 boasts a number of high-end hardware and signature Sony touches.  [Read More…]

Sony teases new Xperia Compact phone ahead of IFA 2019

The upcoming Xperia Compact smartphone may feature the same 21:9 aspect ratio as the Xperia 1.

What you need to know Sony has teased the launch of a new Xperia Compact smartphone. The new Xperia Compact smartphone is expected to debut alongside the flagship Xperia 2 at IFA 2019. Sony’s last Xperia Compact phone, the Xperia XZ2 Compact, was unveiled at MWC 2018.

At the Mobile World Congress last year, Sony introduced the Xperia XZ2 Compact along  [Read More…]

ANC helps the Sony WF-1000XM3 earbuds sound better than they are

I wouldn’t say reviewing phones is easy, but there’s a sameness to it. You unbox it, put your SIM it in, set it up, and start using it like the phone before it. You do some tests — call quality, photos, maybe a drop test if you’re feeling bold — and you write about the experience. People read the review, one of likely many, and come to the conclusion that it’s either for them or it isn’t. Rinse,  [Read More…]

Leaked Sony Xperia 2 images showcase another 21:9 flagship

Looks almost identical to the Xperia 1.

What you need to know Sony Xperia 2 images have leaked ahead of IFA. The images show a design remarkably similar to the Xperia 1, except for moving the camera module to the left side on the back. There is nothing known about what changes we might see on the inside, but we’ll find out more at IFA.

It might feel like the Sony Xperia 1 was just released, and  [Read More…]