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Vaio is back in the laptop game and there's no Sony involved
Vaio is back in the laptop game and there's no Sony involved By Luke Edwards

Vaio was sold off by Sony but that doesn't mean it's gone. Vaio is now back with a range of laptops, without Sony but looking decidedly familiar.Vaio says it will be a "small" PC maker that will mean change. But the first two laptops shown off on its... Read more

Sony selling off Vaio brand and PC business after plummeting sales
Sony selling off Vaio brand and PC business after plummeting sales By Luke Edwards

As tablet and phone sales soar across the industry Sony has been failing to shift PCs under the Vaio brand. Now Sony has announced it's going to sell Vaio and its PC business as a whole to Japan Industrial Partners by the end of March.Sony also says it... Read more

Sony could offload its struggling Vaio PC unit soon, 'continues to address various options'
Sony could offload its struggling Vaio PC unit soon, 'continues to address various options' By Jake Smith

Sony may be set to offload its struggling Vaio PC business very soon. A company spokesman told Pocket-lint that "Sony continues to address various options for the PC business", following a Nikkei daily report on Tuesday. The Japan-based publication... Read more

Sony teases VAIO laptop-tablet combo, set to unveil at IFA 2013
Sony teases VAIO laptop-tablet combo, set to unveil at IFA 2013 By Elyse Betters

Sony has released a teaser video for an upcoming VAIO PC.Don't expect an official announcement from the company until early September at IFA 2013 in Berlin, but Sony's new video pretty much tells us what to expect. A combo laptop-tablet product.The video... Read more

Red for danger: Sony Vaio Red Edition Duo 13 and Pro specials announced
Red for danger: Sony Vaio Red Edition Duo 13 and Pro specials announced By Chris Hall

Sony is offering some "extremely limited" red editions of the Vaio Duo 13 and Vaio Pro notebooks, just announced last week.To create the red finish on these special-edition notebooks, Sony tells us that it had to explore a wide range of pigment combinations... Read more

Sony Vaio Pro: Lightest touch capable Ultrabook, up to 25 hours battery life
Sony Vaio Pro: Lightest touch capable Ultrabook, up to 25 hours battery life By Stuart Miles

Sony has announced the Sony Vaio Pro, a top of the line flagship laptop for those who want to do some serious computing on the move but still boast that they have the lightest touch-capable Ultrabook on the market.Squaring up against the likes of the... Read more

Sony Vaio Duo 13 slider Ultrabook hybrid sports Intel Haswell and 4G LTE
Sony Vaio Duo 13 slider Ultrabook hybrid sports Intel Haswell and 4G LTE By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced a refresh of its Vaio slider - an Ultrabook that features a sliding screen so it can turn into a touchscreen tablet device. Sporting Windows 8, the Sony Vaio Duo 13 comes with a 13.3-inch 1920 x 1080 Triluminos display with X-Reality... Read more

Sony Vaio Duo 11: The Windows 8 tablet with fold away keyboard... supposedly
Sony Vaio Duo 11: The Windows 8 tablet with fold away keyboard... supposedly By Stuart Miles

Sony is to launch a Windows 8 tablet called the Sony Vaio Duo 11, according to the latest leaked images that have appeared on the internet.The images - leaked to Pocketnow.com - show that the new laptop come tablet device will match Microsoft's own... Read more

Sony upgrades its VAIO S Series laptops with quad-core Ivy Bridge processors
Sony upgrades its VAIO S Series laptops with quad-core Ivy Bridge processors By Danny Brogan

Not content with enhancing its VAIO E Series array of laptops, Sony has now added to its S Series range too.Consisting of a 13.3 and a 15.5-inch display models, both laptops feature an uber-svelte waistline which Sony claims makes them ideal for people... Read more

Sony adds 15 and 17-inch displays to its VAIO E Series range
Sony adds 15 and 17-inch displays to its VAIO E Series range By Danny Brogan

Sony has added a few extra inches to its VAIO E Series range with a 15.5 and 17.3-inch display models.Following in the footsteps of the Sony VAIO E Series 14, both laptops feature the same "wrap-around" design while the 15-inch model sports a VAIO Display... Read more

Sony Vaio T13: Sony's first Ultrabook laptop
Sony Vaio T13: Sony's first Ultrabook laptop By Stuart Miles

Sony has announced its entry into the Ultrabook market with the launch of the Vaio T13, the company's first Ultrabooks-branded laptop.  "Thin, light and portable, the responsive new VAIO T Series is always ready for action," claims Sony of the new... Read more

Sony VAIO E Series 14 laptop sports hand gesture control
Sony VAIO E Series 14 laptop sports hand gesture control By Danny Brogan

Sony has unveiled its latest VAIO E Series 14 laptop range and has added a bit of colour to mark the occasion.Available in white, black and even pink, Sony’s style team has introduced a new "wrap-around" design that sees the borders of the lid, base,... Read more

Sony Vaio laptop concepts see a tablet future (pictures)
Sony Vaio laptop concepts see a tablet future (pictures) By Stuart Miles

Sony has revealed a possible future for its Vaio laptops at CES 2012 in Las Vegas, showing off two very different concept designs behind glass.The first Vaio concept (above) It is a two part solution; a thin curvy looking screen and a thin curvy looking... Read more

Sony updates Vaio S laptop series
Sony updates Vaio S laptop series By Stuart Miles

Sony has quietly updated its Vaio S range of laptops boosting the specs inside and by adding a new screen size for those keen to go big. In addition to the 13.3-inch screen size of the VAIO SA model already available, Sony has added a new 15.5-inch model... Read more

Sony Vaio L series wants your PS3 3D action
Sony Vaio L series wants your PS3 3D action By Paul Lamkin

Sony has revamped both the Vaio L series all-in-one machine, as well as the S series notebooks - two ranges that Pocket-lint originally got hands-on with back in February.The big news with the L series AIO is that it brings 3D action into the equation,... Read more

Sony Vaio Z: The thinner, lighter, Thunderbolt friendly Apple MacBook Air alternative
Sony Vaio Z: The thinner, lighter, Thunderbolt friendly Apple MacBook Air alternative By Stuart Miles

Sony has announced the launch of a new 13-inch Sony Vaio laptop, the Sony Vaio Z, that is thinner and lighter than the current Apple Macbook Air, but will cost almost twice the price; £2,699.Well and truly taking the fight to Apple, the new Sony model... Read more

Sony Vaio S and F series notebooks revamped and revived
Sony Vaio S and F series notebooks revamped and revived By Paul Lamkin

At last, some news emerging out of Sony HQ that doesn't involve a security breach, or an apology from a director.Nope, this news is all good as Sony has announced the arrival of the new S and F Series Vaio notebooks over in the land of the free (and the... Read more

Sony Vaio L all-in-one PC launches with "Edge Access" control
Sony Vaio L all-in-one PC launches with "Edge Access" control By Ben Crompton

Sony has announced its new Vaio L series all-in-one multimedia PC, which the company hopes will become the centre of your family's multimedia world. In the hope you'll make the Sony Vaio L series all-in-one PC a sort of multimedia focal point in your... Read more

Sony Vaio F 3D prototype laptop becomes reality in February
Sony Vaio F 3D prototype laptop becomes reality in February By Stuart Miles

First announced at IFA in 2010, Sony has confirmed that it will be launching it’s Sony Vaio 3D prototype this year at its press conference at CES in Las Vegas.The new VAIO F Series will offer 3D Blu-ray support, a 16-inch Full HD VAIO Display, and the... Read more

Sony Vaio P adds accelerometer and GPS
Sony Vaio P adds accelerometer and GPS By Paul Lamkin

Sony has announced an upgrade to its Vaio P series of ultra-portable netbooks. The P11S1E comes in five different colours and packs quite a punch within its compact little chassis.It's got Windows 7 Home Premium installed and processing comes in the form... Read more

Sony Vaio E laptops take Blu-ray on the road
Sony Vaio E laptops take Blu-ray on the road By Stuart Miles

Sony has announce new Vaio E series laptops on Monday morning bringing with it Blu-ray on the go.The new rather colourful Sony Vaio E series model will come in 14- and 17-inch screen size models and sport Blu-ray drives on the higher-end models within... Read more

Sony VAIO Z series hands on
Sony VAIO Z series hands on By Chris Hall

If you want it all in a small package, you'll probably be looking at a Sony VAIO Z series. This is the carbon fibre and aluminium number that, at the top of the range offers you an Intel Core i7 processor, 6GB RAM and 255GB SSD memory.The screen may only... Read more

Sony VAIO E series hands on
Sony VAIO E series hands on By Chris Hall

Sony has just announced the launch of its new E series, joining the line-up of models for 2010. We got our hands on the new machine and shot off a quick gallery for you.The new VAIO E series comes in and replaces the NW series. Like the NW, the new E... Read more

Sony launches TransferJet wireless transfer tech memory cards
Sony launches TransferJet wireless transfer tech memory cards By Amy-Mae Elliott

Sony has announced the launch of - quel suprise - a proprietary transfer tech that it calls "TransferJet", describing it as "a new Close Proximity Wireless Transfer Technology enabling the high speed transfer of large data files between electronic devices.... Read more

High-end Sony Vaio Z Series announced
High-end Sony Vaio Z Series announced By Amy-Mae Elliott

"When only the very best will do", Sony is recommending its new Vaio Z Series of ultra-mobile notebooks. An update to the previous models, the new series offers high spec in a portable 1.4kg package. The top of the range model, the VPCZ11Z9E, offers an... Read more

Sony Vaio P-Series netbook
Sony Vaio P-Series netbook By Stuart Miles

Sony has launched a netbook at CES and Pocket-lint was there to grab a quick hands-on photo gallery. The new model will cost $900, weight just under 1kg (640g) and feature the usual array of Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth but interestingly GPS connectivity. The... Read more

UPDATED: Sony goes big with new Vaio AW laptop series
UPDATED: Sony goes big with new Vaio AW laptop series By Stuart Miles

Sony has launched a desktop replacement laptop hoping to quash any reason to buy a desktop PC in Europe. Confirming to Pocket-lint that the new models will see an official UK release at the end of the month the new AW series, branded as the "Super-Notebook"... Read more

UPDATED: Sony announces Vaio NS Blu-ray notebook
UPDATED: Sony announces Vaio NS Blu-ray notebook By Amy-Mae Elliott

Sony has launched two notebooks in the States, the Vaio NS, and the Vaio CS - that was announced in the UK recently as the CS11. The VAIO NS notebook gets an optional Blu-ray disc drive as well as DVD and CD read/write functionalities. The laptop offers... Read more

UPDATED: Sony launches Vaio JS all-in-one desktop PC
UPDATED: Sony launches Vaio JS all-in-one desktop PC By Amy-Mae Elliott

Sony has launched the Vaio JS all-in-one PC. Like similar offerings from Apple and Dell, the JS's main unit comprises of a 20.1-inch WSXGZ+ screen that offers 1680 x 1050 resolution and widescreen movie viewing. The new PC boasts an Intel Core 2 Duo processor,... Read more

Sony launches bonkers new laptop design
Sony launches bonkers new laptop design By Amy-Mae Elliott

Sony Korea has revealed it latest LJ Series laptop, the VGC-LJ25L, that offers a somewhat unusual form factor. With a 15.4-inch LCD screen, the new notebook only has a sort of half-size keyboard, described as a "holding" keyboard, that is apparently designed... Read more

CES 2008: Sony debuts Blu-ray drive for PCs
CES 2008: Sony debuts Blu-ray drive for PCs By Katie Scott

A sub-$200 BD-ROM drive has been announced by Sony for watching Blu-ray movies on home PCs. The internal BD-ROM drive is claimed to be able to upgrade an existing desktop computer into a high-definition Blu-ray Disc player, as well as a DVD and a CD player.... Read more

Sony announces 4x Blu-ray disc writer drive
Sony announces 4x Blu-ray disc writer drive By Amy-Mae Elliott

Sony has announced its second generation internal Blu-ray Disc writer drive for the computer aftermarket, which boasts 4x BD-R and 16x DVD+R recording speeds. The new BWU-200S model cuts BD-R burning time by half compared to the first generation model,... Read more

Sony unveils iMac rival all-in-one Vaio LT19U desktop PC
Sony unveils iMac rival all-in-one Vaio LT19U desktop PC By Amy-Mae Elliott

Apple's iMac may currently be the one stop solution for anyone looking for an ultra stylish all-in-one desktop computing solution, but Sony has something to offer too. The new Sony VAIO LT19U is a PC/monitor combo with a super slim keyboard and media... Read more

Sony Vaio FZ laptop gives you Blu-ray on the go
Sony Vaio FZ laptop gives you Blu-ray on the go By Stuart Miles

Sony has announced the launch of a new Vaio complete with Blu-ray disk drive. While HP are keen to suggest that HD DVD is more consumer friendly, Sony clearly backing its own high-def format has bundled the new drive into its new VAIO FZ notebook. Weighing... Read more

Sony releases Vaio UX1 portable PC in the UK
Sony releases Vaio UX1 portable PC in the UK By Amber Maitland

Sony's little ultra-portable PC, the Vaio UX1 is coming to the UK with its 32GB of flash memory. The tiny device has a screen that measures just 4.5-inch on the diagonal, but it's designed with plenty of computing power for those who need full functionality... Read more

Sony releases its internal Blu-ray recorder
Sony releases its internal Blu-ray recorder By Amber Maitland

Sony, champion of the Blu-ray disc format, has unveiled its first internal BD rewritable drive. The new drive burns 50GB BD-R and BD-RE discs, which equates to up to four hours for HD video. Be prepared to be patient with these next generation disc; a... Read more

Sony launches VAIO UX Micro PC
Sony launches VAIO UX Micro PC By Stuart Miles

Well that was a quick teaser campaign. Sony this morning confirmed that the images that were leaked over the weekend are correct and along with the confirmation of images, Sony has also officially announced the specs of its new Pocket-sized PC. The New... Read more