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  • Flexible smartphones the future?

    Flexible and folding formats framed the future of smartphones this week as manufacturers focused on new forms in an effort to jolt the market out of uniformity and re-invigorate sales.

    Written by Reuters26 Feb. 19 09:52
  • Sony's Xperia XZ Premium has a 4K HDR screen, super slow-mo

    Sony's Xperia XZ Premium shines, quite literally. The first thing you notice about the new phone is the mirror-finish that surrounds the device giving it a sparkly appearance that seems destined to require lots of polishing.

    Written by Martyn Williams27 Feb. 17 23:17
  • PlayStation VR coming in October for $399

    Sony's long-awaited virtual reality headset for the PlayStation games console will go on sale around the world in October, the company said Tuesday.

    Written by Martyn Williams16 March 16 10:56
  • ​Shining a light on dark data

    You have to love the IT industry – it really does conceive the best new terms, acronyms and buzzwords. “Dark data” sounds like something Ridley Scott came up with for the Prometheus sequel.

    Written by Guy Betar04 Nov. 15 11:17
  • Consumers win as Android vendors struggle

    Staff cuts at Lenovo and HTC, a failed patch from Google, and Samsung's latest flagship smartphones all highlight how tricky selling Android smartphones has become.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs15 Aug. 15 02:13
  • Video gaming sparks excitement in China

    These are exciting times to be a gamer in China, according to 19-year-old Dai Qi, a soon-to-be college student.

    Written by Michael Kan30 July 15 20:55
  • Xbox One, PS4 sales in China could be disappointing

    After China lifted its ban on video game consoles, both Microsoft and Sony moved fast to launch their products in the country. But at least for this year, the sales will be lackluster, according to a research firm.

    Written by Michael Kan02 July 15 14:18
  • Sony launches crowdfunding site, e-paper remote control

    Struggling electronics maker Sony has moved further into the crowdfunding scene by starting its own platform to raise funds for internally generated business ideas, including a new universal remote control with an electronic paper interface.

    Written by Tim Hornyak01 July 15 14:55