Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact – the portable, lifeproof compact tablet

At just 6.4mm thick and weighing 270 grammes, Sony claims that its Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is the world’s slimmest and lightest. There are plenty of features though and it comes equipped with a Qualcomm quad-core 2.5GHz processor, 3GB of RAM, Adreno 330 graphics and 16GB of storage expandable via a microSD card up to … Continue reading Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact – the portable, lifeproof compact tablet

Sony’s Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact – their latest and greatest smartphones

Sony has done a nice job of creating a little elbow-room for itself in the Smartphone market, aided initially by its key differentiator – waterproofing. Anyone who has inadvertently dropped a phone down a toilet or encountered some other aqua-based mishap will have considered the Xperia Z – the world’s first waterproof phone, and that … Continue reading Sony’s Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact – their latest and greatest smartphones

Sony’s Action Cam Mini – a portable video camera game changer?

Time was when small cameras were the stuff of spy movies, “Pay attention, Bond, this is fully functional high-definition video camera small enough to slip into your shirt pocket and which can be controlled from a screen on your wrist.” Technology of course has a way of catching up with fiction and Sony’s latest Action … Continue reading Sony’s Action Cam Mini – a portable video camera game changer?

Sony’s a5100 camera: the height of lightweight photography?

Japanese tech company Sony’s next shot into the smart-camera fray is on the horizon with the upcoming release of their a5100 camera. It promises to be an extremely lightweight, pocket-sized solution to photography needs, boasting a huge 24.3 megapixels and the ability to shoot full 1080p video. Sony promises “Crisp, blur-free action shots and soulful portraits. … Continue reading Sony’s a5100 camera: the height of lightweight photography?

Sony MDR-HW700DS: World’s first 9.1ch headphones

Like the amplifier in Spinal Tap that goes up to 11, when it comes to anything to do with sound bigger numbers are usually better. So, forget about your puny 5.1 or 7.1 sound systems, these latest wireless headphones from Sony offer a 9.1 audio experience – but without actually having all the speakers. They … Continue reading Sony MDR-HW700DS: World’s first 9.1ch headphones

Video: Sony’s AX100 4K Camcorder & AS100VR Action Cam

Among the products announced at Sony’s gaff-free (no movie directors here!) CES press event, a couple of new cameras caught our eye. First up was Sony’s latest 4K Camcorder, the AX100, which is now a far more ‘consumer friendly’ looking device compared to the company’s previous efforts. Producing a lighter and smaller camera is obviously … Continue reading Video: Sony’s AX100 4K Camcorder & AS100VR Action Cam

Xbox One vs PS4: battle of the next-gen consoles

Whether it’s Apple vs Microsoft, iOS vs Android or Facebook vs Twitter, the tech world loves a good head-to-head. In recent weeks we’ve seen one of the greatest heavyweight battles yet as both Microsoft and Sony launched their much-anticipated next-generation consoles. The reviews are in, but which machine has the edge? If you’re thinking about … Continue reading Xbox One vs PS4: battle of the next-gen consoles

PS4 DualShock controller gets overhaul, but is it enough to challenge Xbox?

One of the biggest names in the gaming industry, Sony’s PlayStation has routinely been one of the top consoles on the market. For owners, this has meant access to a great selection of games, incredible graphics and plenty of additional content. There was just one problem – the controller. Although sufficient for the job, Sony … Continue reading PS4 DualShock controller gets overhaul, but is it enough to challenge Xbox?