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Sony says that these TVs are ‘Ready for PlayStation 5’

July 30th, 2020

Sony unveiled a new tagline called ‘Ready for PlayStation 5’ that will be applied to TVs that are capable to showcasing next-gen PS5 games as they were meant to be seen. The first two ‘Ready for PlayStation 5’ TVs are Sony’s X900H 4K HDR Full Array LED (which starts at $999) and Z8H 8K HDR …

Sony eliminates two divisions, restructures electronics unit

March 27th, 2012

In a effort to cut costs and improve its financial situation, Sony is eliminating two divisions at its main electronics unit, promoting three executives and keeping a close eye on its money-losing television unit, Bloomberg’s Businessweek reported on Tuesday. The Japanese company will shut down its consumer products and services group, which handled consumer-level electronics, …

Sony issues recall on 1.6 million LCD TVs

October 13th, 2011

Sony Corp. on Wednesday confirmed that it is recalling approximately 1.6 million Bravia-branded LCD televisions. Sony said it has received 11 reports to date, all from within Japan, from customers complaining that their TVs have overheated or begun to smoke. The problems are caused by a defective inverter transformer used with the LCD backlighting assemblies in …

Sony Ericsson announces Xperia Pro

February 13th, 2011

Sony Ericsson has just taken the wraps off their Xperia Pro handset, and it’s a large one. The phone is a full QWERTY keyboard sliding device, and nicely joins the Xperia Neo and Xperia Play that have been announced. There’s an EXmor 8.1 megapixel camera sensor on the Xperia Pro, Sony’s mobile Bravia engine for …

Sony Ericsson announces Xperia Neo

February 13th, 2011

Sony Ericsson, just moments ago at their press event in Barcelona just announced their newest Android device, the Xperia Neo. It features HD video, HDMI out, Sony’s mobile Bravia engine, a 8 megapixel camera and front-facing camera. It has a 4-inch, 854×480 resolution display and is powered by a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU in addition …

Skype coming to Sony BRAVIA, VIZIO VIA televisions

January 6th, 2011

Via a quick blog post, Skype announced a partnership with Sony and VIZIO that would bring its video-chat software to BRAVIA and VIA TVs later this year. “Last year at the Consumer Electronics Show, we ushered in a new era of face-to-face communications with the introduction of Skype-enabled TVs,” reads the article. “This year at CES, we’re …

Hulu drops $2 from Hulu Plus monthly price, now $7.99

November 17th, 2010

Here’s a bit of good news: Hulu has just announced that its Hulu Plus premium subscription service will shed $2 from its monthly price tag. As the press release reads: “The monthly price for Hulu Plus moving forward is just $7.99. Any current subscribers who joined during our preview period will receive a credit for …

Only two days left to enter the Comcast Town Design Showdown

May 12th, 2009

You judge us every day in the comments section and now it’s our turn to return the favor! Last month we told you about a big promotion Comcast is currently running and now that things are coming down to the wire, we wanted to remind you guys to enter. In short, contestants use Comcast’s virtual …

Comcast launches ComcastTown, giveaways and an apartment makeover

April 23rd, 2009

Here’s the deal… Comcast just launched this big marketing initiative called ComcastTown (you’ve probably seen the ads on BGR by now) and we’ve agreed to be judges. We wouldn’t participate in a campaign that we didn’t like ourselves and the ComcastTown.com concept is actually pretty cool. Here’s how it works: Using an interactive design interface, …