Sony’s PlayStation to integrate Discord chat for gamers

As part of the deal, Sony will hold a minority stake in the popular gaming chat platform......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcMay 4th, 2021

Best cheap Sony headphone deals for May 2021

If you're looking for a new pair of headphones, then Sony has a great reputation for making high-quality cans which sound great and are rugged and long-lived......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 18 min. ago

Sony Game Boost trailer suggests more older games will receive PS5 improvements

The PlayStation 5 is backward compatible with most PlayStation 4 games, and Game Boost offers improvements such as higher framerates, resolutions, and HDR support—more so than what the PS4 Pro is capable of. Some of the games that take advantage of.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News14 hr. 17 min. ago

Coldplay beam new song into space in chat with French astronaut

Coldplay gave new meaning to the idea of a single launch, playing new song "Higher Power" for the first time during a video link-up with French astronaut Thomas Pesquet......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 17 min. ago

How Robert Reffkin went from being a C-average student to the founder of Compass

In April, real estate tech company Compass forged ahead with its initial public offering and is now valued at nearly $6.4 billion. At that time, TechCrunch Senior Editor Alex Wilhelm caught up with founder and CEO Robert Reffkin to chat about his com.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Sony is working on a PS5 redesign set to start production in 2022

The PlayStation 5 has been an outstanding success for Sony. Despite facing supply issues, the PS5 has sold over 7.8M consoles since launch, outselling the PS4 during the same period. With the demand for PS5 consoles hitting record highs, Sony is bein.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Metafy adds $5.5M to its seed round as the market for games coaching grows

This morning Metafy, a distributed startup building a marketplace to match gamers with instructors, announced that it has closed an additional $5.5 million to its $3.15 million seed round. Call it a seed-2, seed-extension or merely a baby Series A; F.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Nintendo warns global chip shortage to hit Switch production

Nintendo follows rival Sony in saying supply crunch threatens console sales. Enlarge (credit: Samuel Axon) Japan’s Nintendo has said that production of its popular Switch gaming console could be hit by global chip shortages, following a simi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Nintendo Switch lifetime sales close in on PS3, Wii, and PlayStation

In its latest financial report, Nintendo revealed it shipped 28.3 million Switch units during the full year, a 37% increase over the 21 million consoles shipped the previous year. That beat Nintendo’s prediction of 26.5 million units, a figure it i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Sony teams with Nike on PlayStation 5-themed sneakers

Sony is again partnering with Nike and basketball player Paul George on the new PG 5 PlayStation 5 sneakers. The white and black upper is inspired by the console itself, accented with touches of gray and blue alongside graphics that match the symbols.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Sony goes all-in on mirrorless, discontinues its last DSLRs

Sony Alpha Rumors was the first to report that Sony’s website no longer shows any A-mount cameras. Similarly, retailer B&H lists the Sony Alpha a99 II DSLR as no longer available. A quick check of the Sony A-mount camera list over on Wikipedia reve.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Sony Discontinues Its Last DSLRs

After helping make mirrorless dominant, Sony appears to have quietly stopped selling its A-mount DSLR cameras. Engadget reports: As first seen by SonyAlpha Rumors, the A68, A99 II and A77 II have been removed from Sony's website and are listed as "no.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Suppliers to gear up for PS5 redesign

Suppliers including foundry TSMC are expected to kick off production for the redesign of Sony's PlayStation 5 (PS5) games console between the second and third quarters of 2022, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Plug in a PS5 keyboard to access Returnal’s hidden “debug mode” codes

But some players fear Housemarque may patch out the codes soon. Returnaling, over and over, to remember the things we shot. [credit: Sony Interactiv.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Amazon is offloading the Sony WH-1000XM3 for super cheap now

Our reviewers didn’t mince words with the Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones, saying they were “the best in class.”.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

Ether is more valuable than ever, and that"s bad news for PC gamers

PC gaming enthusiasts hoping cryptomining enthusiasts would soon lose interest in Ethereum are seemingly in for more of the same as the booming cryptocurrency platform has continued to set and subsequently break all-time high value records over the p.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

Save $200 with this amazing 4K TV deal at Best Buy

It's always a good time to invest in a 4K TV, especially with Best Buy's $200 discount for the 55-inch Sony X80J 4K TV that brings its price down to just $750......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

Sony’s PlayStation to integrate Discord chat for gamers

As part of the deal, Sony will hold a minority stake in the popular gaming chat platform......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

Sony Really Hated PS4 Crossplay, Confidential Documents Reveal

It's no secret that Sony held back PS4 cross-platform play for years, but new confidential documents and emails reveal just how much Sony was against letting people play the same games with their friends on other platforms. From a report: Sony initia.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

Sony Invests In Discord, To Integrate It With PlayStation In 2022

Sony Interactive Entertainment and Discord will connect the communication service to PlayStation Network early next year, now that Sony has taken an ownership stake in Discord's latest round of capital-raising. Polygon reports: SIE president and CEO.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

Discord platform is coming to PlayStation in early 2022

That is big news for PlayStation gamers -- users of Sony's latest gaming consoles have been clamoring for Discord support for years, and soon, their prayers will finally be answered. Unfortunately, the partnership is still in its early stages, so det.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2021