Sony

  • Why you don’t need a PlayStation Vita

    Sony’s latest handheld gaming device, the PS Vita has just launched in Australia. Boasting a 5” OLED touchscreen, motion sensor, dual analog sticks, rear capacitive touch pad and 3G / Wi-Fi capabilities, the spec list of the PS Vita is impressive. With a mountain of gaming titles and internet...
  • Sony 3D loan system in 12 stores, borrow free for 3 days

    With any new technology, there’s always the chicken and egg issue. Consumers won’t buy until a technology is established and businesses won’t invest seriously without strong consumer support. 3D is still in its early stages and falls firmly in this category. Essentially someone has to give, put money on...
  • The other subscription music service, Songl launch a disaster

    Update Despite switching on the website and launching the Android app, Songl claims that it didn’t actually launch today. A tweet from them says the ‘Official launch of Songl coming soon’. There was actually two music streaming services that launched in Australia today, although you’d hardly know it. Songl,...
  • Anubis.fm to be renamed to Songl, mobile apps coming Nov 22nd

    Anubis.fm will soon become Songl. If you’re not familiar with Anubis.fm, it’s one of Australia’s first music subscriptions services, run by Sony, originally called bandit fm. Digital Music Distribution (DMD) is a new joint venture between Sony Music Entertainment Australia and Universal Music who will rename the service to...
  • TiVo to lose Sony Music content, June 27

    In an email to TiVo subscribers, news arrives that Sony Music content will no longer be available on TiVo. Starting from the 27th June 2011 the content loss also extends to Bandit.fm content. While the reason why the Sony Music content is being pulled still remains a mystery, what...
  • Upgrade your Wii – PS3 Move is out now

    Today has been one of the busiest days in tech news for quite a while, that means Sony’s Playstation Move has launched with little fanfare at all. Admittedly old mate Mr Timezone means the PS Move hasn’t made it to the US, yet, so it may have more luck...
  • Sony introduce first consumer Video-SLR

    It’s not often we see brand new technology in the industry, especially in a category that’s existed for so long. Video cameras are nothing new, but a interchangeable lens system is just plain disruptive. Still cameras have offered the ability to switch out lenses for different situations for a...
  • PS3 Slim confirmed, drops size and price, now under A$500

    Well the rumour mill and blurry leaked spy shots were correct. The PS3 Slim does indeed exist, confirmed by a Sony Press Release this morning. Regular readers will remember my post ‘Why the PS3 Slim doesn’t matter’. In the post I was critical of the pricing of the PS3...
  • VidZone – free on-demand music video service, launches on PS3 in Australia tonight !!!

    Well I didn’t see (or hear) this one coming. Sony are launching a new service on the PS3 called VidZone. It’s a Video Clip streaming service which includes a catalogue of thousands of music videos, all with Surround Sound. Best of all.. it launches tonight (Australian time) and it’s...