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More signs that Sony is about to dump its phone business: Goodbye Xperia?

James O'Malley Android, Mobile phones Leave a Comment

Back in November we reported rumours that Sony was thinking of abandoning its phone business. Today more fuel has been poured on that fire. According to Reuters Sony is aiming to boost its operating profits 25-fold over the next few years, and it plans to do it by both boosting the successful Playstation and camera…

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Sony fails to understand how the world works, and threatens Twitter for hosting links to stolen emails

James O'Malley Twitter 1 Comment

Poor Sony - the hacking drama might not be over yet. Fresh from losing a tonne of its data and upsetting Kim Jong Un, the company could be about to make another misstep in its handling of the situation. According to Motherboard, the company has sent some threatening lawyers' letters to Twitter because users have…

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Can the film industry learn from the music industry to stop piracy?

James O'Malley Movies, Online TV, Skeptech 2 Comments

Over the weekend we heard the news that Sony Pictures has been hacked by a group known as "GOP" (who aren't the same people as the US Republican "Grand Old Party", presumably). GOP claims to have stolen many of Sony's "secrets", including copies of films that haven't been released, or at least released outside of…

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Is Sony planning a 12″ tablet?

James O'Malley Android, Gadgets, Sony, Tablet 1 Comment

The notoriously unreliable Taiwan Digitimes is reporting that Sony could be planning a 12" tablet. Hmm. According to the short report: "Sony Mobile Communications will launch a 12-inch tablet in the first quarter of 2015. Several other vendors are also developing large-size tablets for launch in the first or second quarters, according to Taiwan-based supply…

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Carphone Warehouse takes pre-orders for Sony Experia Z3

Chris Price Mobile phones, Smartphones, Sony Leave a Comment

It isn't all about the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus you know! There are other smartphones out there that are being eagerly anticipated including the new Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact devices. Now available to pre-order from Carphone Warehouse,  the mobile retailer will be stocking the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact handset exclusively in green (see…

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