Latest Sony gadget news

Want a robot dog? Sony will sell Aibo starting in September
Want a robot dog? Sony will sell Aibo starting in September By Maggie Tillman

You can buy it in September for $2,899, though it won't ship until the holidays or later.... Read more

Sony Aibo is reborn as a modern-day puppy pal
Sony Aibo is reborn as a modern-day puppy pal By Max Langridge

Nearly 20 years after the original was first introduced, Sony has resurrected the Aibo brand and developed a brand new robotic dog.This latest version... Read more

Final Fantasy 15 Sony Walkman, headphones and speaker will have fans freaking
Final Fantasy 15 Sony Walkman, headphones and speaker will have fans freaking By Rik Henderson

Final Fantasy 15 (or XV, as it's officially designated) makes its long awaited debut tomorrow, 29 November, and Sony Japan has crafted some special edition... Read more

The Sony NW-WM1Z is a €3300 Walkman for the audiophile generation
The Sony NW-WM1Z is a €3300 Walkman for the audiophile generation By Chris Hall

Sony's first Walkman launched in 1979 and played a huge part in popularising portable music. The Walkman became an iconic symbol of setting music free,... Read more

Sony continues down high-res audio path for new Walkman portable players
Sony continues down high-res audio path for new Walkman portable players By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced a trio of Walkman devices to further its commitment to high-res audio in the home and on the move.The NW-A25HN and NW-A27HN devices... Read more

Sony's new BeautyExplorer device will tell you just how bad your skin is
Sony's new BeautyExplorer device will tell you just how bad your skin is By Elyse Betters

Sony has developed a new device, and it's not a phone or a wearable or a television or anything that would be considered conventional. It's a skin-measuring... Read more

Sony Bluetooth Walkman headset works underwater, has built-in storage and connects to your phone
Sony Bluetooth Walkman headset works underwater, has built-in storage and connects to your phone By Luke Edwards

The Sony Bluetooth Walkman NWZ-WS615 is a pretty comprehensive headset. Not only is it an independent MP3 player with its own storage but it's also a Bluetooth... Read more

With Sony quitting the eBook biz, can the new Nook GlowLight take its mantle?
With Sony quitting the eBook biz, can the new Nook GlowLight take its mantle? By Rik Henderson

Barnes & Noble has re-entered the eBook reader market with its first new device in almost two years, just at a time when major rival Sony announces it... Read more

Sony Reader Store to close on 16 June, Kobo to supply Reader and Xperia device content
Sony Reader Store to close on 16 June, Kobo to supply Reader and Xperia device content By Chris Hall

Kobo has confirmed that it will be supplying the content for Sony Reader and some Sony Xperia devices following the closure of the Sony Reader Store on... Read more

Sony magnetic tape tech could mean cartridges that store 185TB
Sony magnetic tape tech could mean cartridges that store 185TB By Luke Edwards

Just when you thought tapes were dead Sony has gone and made a huge leap that could mean cartridges which store up to 185 terabytes of data.Sony developed... Read more

Sony unveils two new Android Walkmans due out 19 October
Sony unveils two new Android Walkmans due out 19 October By Luke Edwards

The Sony Walkman NW-ZX1 and NW-F880 have just been announced by Sony Japan. The NW-ZX1 is a premium Android MP3 player while the NW-F880 comes in three... Read more

Sony introduces 3-in-1 Walkman WH Series wireless headphones-cum-MP3-player that turns into loudspeakers
Sony introduces 3-in-1 Walkman WH Series wireless headphones-cum-MP3-player that turns into loudspeakers By Luke Edwards

Sony has just pumped new life into the good old Walkman name with the WH Series of headphones. These 3-in-1 Walkmans can be used as wireless headphones,... Read more

Sony Reader refresh lets you read a whole eBook after just three minutes' charge
Sony Reader refresh lets you read a whole eBook after just three minutes' charge By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced a new version of its eBook reader that needs only three minutes of charging to have enough juice to read a whole book with. Called Quick... Read more

Sony HMZ-T3W Head Mounted Display brings 750-inch screen and 7.1 surround sound to your face wirelessly
Sony HMZ-T3W Head Mounted Display brings 750-inch screen and 7.1 surround sound to your face wirelessly By Luke Edwards

Sony has just announced its third generation of Head Mounted Display, the HMZ-T3W, that lets you strap a 750-inch screen to your face. Well, the equivalent... Read more

Sony E series Walkman video players offer up to 77 hours battery life
Sony E series Walkman video players offer up to 77 hours battery life By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced two new MP3 and video players for the UK, with the better specified of them offering up to 77 hours of battery life.The Sony Walkman... Read more

Sony 13.3-inch E Ink Mobius A4 digital notepad captured on camera (video)
Sony 13.3-inch E Ink Mobius A4 digital notepad captured on camera (video) By Rik Henderson

The Sony prototype digital A4 jotter unveiled on Monday has now been captured on video. Designed with university students in mind and planned for a consumer... Read more

Sony 13.3-inch e-ink notepad prototype aims to replace paper in universities
Sony 13.3-inch e-ink notepad prototype aims to replace paper in universities By Rik Henderson

Sony Japan has revealed a digital paper prototype that it is working on. It's a 13.3-inch slate device with an e-ink touchscreen display and a stylus,... Read more

Sony Portable Wireless Server lets you manage content, acts as back-up battery
Sony Portable Wireless Server lets you manage content, acts as back-up battery By Chris Hall

Sony has announced the launch of the Sony Portable Wireless Server, a device that wants to join all the dots and make your content easier to share and... Read more

Sony Personal Content Station offers NFC backup, social sharing and transcoding (video)
Sony Personal Content Station offers NFC backup, social sharing and transcoding (video) By Chris Hall

Sony is extending its reach into your content with the launch of the Personal Content Station and Portable Wireless Server.The Sony Personal Content Station... Read more

Sony Reader Store opens a virtual book club for US customers
Sony Reader Store opens a virtual book club for US customers By Danny Brogan

Sony is offering its US Reader Store customers the chance to chat with authors as well as each other, online in a virtual book club. Each month the Sony... Read more

Sony launches second Personal 3D Viewer, the HMZ-T2
Sony launches second Personal 3D Viewer, the HMZ-T2 By Rik Henderson

Last IFA, we were served a surprise by Sony in the form of a Personal 3D Viewer, the HMZ-T1, a headset that sends different images to each eye and completely... Read more

Sony Reader PRS-T2 brings Evernote to the table for cloud storage
Sony Reader PRS-T2 brings Evernote to the table for cloud storage By Danny Brogan

Sony has tweaked its Reader device, adding cloud storage and a more powerful battery as it looks to take on other ebook readers.The Sony Reader PRS-T2... Read more

Sony Walkman F800 arrives armed with Ice Cream Sandwich on board
Sony Walkman F800 arrives armed with Ice Cream Sandwich on board By Danny Brogan

Sony is providing an Ice Cream Sandwich experience without the need of a smartphone or tablet device. The Sony F800 Walkman is an MP3 that also has access... Read more

Sony takes on Amazon with own online eBook shop, Reader Store UK
Sony takes on Amazon with own online eBook shop, Reader Store UK By Rik Henderson

Sony has entered the eBook retail market with the launch of Reader Store UK, a one-stop shop for the purchase of digital editions of old and new fiction... Read more

Sony Walkman alive and well in Japan
Sony Walkman alive and well in Japan By Paul Lamkin

Despite reports suggesting that the Sony Walkman brand was a dead man walking, the brand continues to crop up - most recently in the electronics giant's... Read more

Sony announces Z series Android-powered Walkman
Sony announces Z series Android-powered Walkman By Ian Morris

We first got our hands on Sony's Walkman prototype at IFA in 2011. But at this year's CES the company has finally announced an expected retail date, and... Read more

Sony Reader Wi-Fi (PRS-T1) announced at IFA, Harry Potter edition promised
Sony Reader Wi-Fi (PRS-T1) announced at IFA, Harry Potter edition promised By Stuart Miles

Sony has announced the Sony Reader Wi-Fi (PRS-T1) at this year’s IFA in Berlin; following a leak earlier in the week, this release has been expected.Hoping... Read more

The Sony Walkman (1979-2010)
The Sony Walkman (1979-2010) By Dan Sung

Born into a technology world dominated by brands from Europe and the West, the Walkman could scarcely dream of the rollercoaster life of fame, stardom... Read more

How to borrow an ebook
How to borrow an ebook By Stuart Miles

The idea of borrowing a digital book from your local library sounds like a great way to get books for free for your new fangled digital reader ebook ereader... Read more

Sony announces X-Series Walkman
Sony announces X-Series Walkman By Duncan Geere

Sony might have admitted that Apple is winning the MP3 player war, as previously reported on Pocket-lint, but that isn't stopping it from trying to wrestle... Read more

Sony NWZ-A820 Walkman video MP3 player launched
Sony NWZ-A820 Walkman video MP3 player launched By Amy-Mae Elliott

Sony has launched the NWZ-A820 Walkman video MP3 players in the UK. With a 2.4-inch screen, an "extra-long" battery life and wireless Bluetooth headphones... Read more

Sony takes on Apple's iPod Shuffle
Sony takes on Apple's iPod Shuffle By Stuart Miles

Sony has launched a new line-up of flash based MP3 players to tackle Apple's iPod Shuffle. The new models will start at 256Mb of memory and cost under... Read more