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SV Staff Posted: Jun 15, 2010 0 comments
E3 isn't usually a place for home theater news, especially from the Big Three game companies (Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony). However, Sony made a surprise announcement for game-hungry, Playstation 3-owning home theater buffs out there. The...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 28, 2008 0 comments
Sony gave the press and dealers a peek into the interactive features of next-gen Blu-ray Disc players this week at its Open House in Las Vegas. Don Eklund, executive vp of advanced technologies for Sony Pictures, was on hand to wax on the...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 09, 2008 0 comments
  Yikes. Tough times even for the giants of industry. Sony just announced plans to lay off 8,000 full-time employees worldwide. Ouch. An additional 8,000 contract and temp employees will also be getting the ax. With a global workforce of...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 11, 2009 0 comments
It's a great idea to include a digital copy of a movie with Blu-ray discs, but Sony is taking it a step past that. According to John Koller, director of hardware marketing for the PS3, the discs would be perfect for games based on movies and...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 01, 2008 0 comments
Why won't Sony's CEO Howard Stringer make up his mind? First, he claimed movie downloads would never take off. Now, he's changed his tune entirely. Sony's hoping Will Smith's latest release, Hancock will change the way we watch movies. Hancock...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 12, 2010 0 comments
CDs are arguably on the way out. Cassette tapes are extinct. Vinyl albums are generally used only by audiophiles and other extreme music enthusiasts. Over the last decade, we've seen digital distribution become one of the most popular ways to...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 02, 2008 0 comments
We talk a lot about TV features. Who has the biggest screen? Who has the thinnest screen? But, who has the wettest? What? The Sony XDV-W600 is a small, portable Bravia TV. Plasma or LCD, you ask? This little guy has a 4" LCD panel. Don't...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 13, 2009 0 comments
Sony has always seemed a fortress in the electronics world - unshakable, until recently.  Sony is expected to post a loss of about $1.1 billion for 2007 and 2008 -- the first loss posted by the corporation in 14 years. Ouch.  What...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 06, 2008 0 comments
Everyone's doing it. Frequent flyer programs for airlines, frequent shopper loyalty cards for the drugstore, grocery store - even the Flying J Truck Stop I went to today (don't ask) asked me if I was enrolled in their rewards program. Sony...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 07, 2010 0 comments
Hot on the feels of Logitech's Google TV announcement, Sony is gearing up to release its own Google TV product. Unlike Logitech's Revue set-top box, Sony is working on HDTVs incorporating Google TV directly into the display. Technical details for...

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