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Sony’s new Google Assistant smart speaker costs £200

The Sony LF-S50G speaker has Google Assistant built-in, meaning you can control your smart home and supported devices by barking commands at the Sony speaker, whether you want to play music, set cooking timers or control your Philips Hue lights. Being Sony, the company has focused on audio quality as well as the smart stuff. On trend with rival omnidirectional speakers such as Amazon Echo, Google Home, Bose ...

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Sony and IBM created 330TB data tapes for a massive analog archive

Storing data on magnetic tape is back, baby. Sony has announced that thanks to a partnership with IBM Research in Zurich, the pair have developed a magnetic tape cartridge capable of storing 201 gigabytes of data per square inch for a total of 330 terabytes per cartridge. Previously, IBM’s analog storage maxed out at 123 gigabytes per square inch. The trick here is that ...

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SONY MDR-Z1R REVIEW

Sony turns 70 this year, and celebrates that landmark with a range of Signature products. The range consists of two portable music players, a desktop DAC and the MDR-Z1R headphones on test here. All the products carry premium four-figure price tags and are meant to showcase the company’s expertise. In the case of the MDR-Z1R, £1700 buys a pair of ...

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SONY CYBER-SHOT RX100 V HANDS-ON REVIEW

Not surprisingly, the Mark V looks a whole lot like its predecessors. It continues to use a 1″-type 20.1MP sensor (more on that in a minute) and 24-70mm equiv. F1.8-2.8 lens, and sports the same pop-up viewfinder with 2.36M-dot OLED panel as the RX100 III and IV. The big improvements are all under the hood. PHASE-DETECTION AUTOFOCUS The RX100 V’s sensor ...

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Sony FDR-X3000 and HDR-AS300 Action Cameras Launched

HIGHLIGHTS Sony FDR-X3000 is a 4K camera and HDR-AS300 comes with full-HD support FDR-X3000 has been priced starting at $400, AS300 starts at $300 Both new live action cameras will be available from late September Sony has expanded its product portfolio and announced two new live action cameras. The Sony FDR-X3000 and HDR-AS300 both offer advanced image stabilisation, and are ...

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SONY PREVIEWS PROTOTYPE XPERIA GADGETS

Sony is looking at taking the Xperia brand beyond smartphones and is showing off some prototype gadgets at the IFA trade show in Berlin. It was keen to underline that not all of them might make it to manufacturing, but those on display were fully working prototypes with hardware and software stable enough that the company let a reporter test ...

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Sony Xperia XZ, Xperia X Compact Launched at IFA 2016

HIGHLIGHTS The Sony Xperia XZ will be available from October The Sony Xperia X Compact will be available starting this month The Xperia XZ is the company’s new flagship Sony has announced two new Xperia smartphones, the Xperia XZ and Xperia X Compact, at the sidelines of IFA 2016 in Berlin. The Sony Xperia XZ will be going on sale ...

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Sony Xperia XR and Xperia X Compact leaked specs days before the IFA Announcement

Recently leaked render first images of the smartphone Sony Xperia X Compact. They were published by the popular Twitter account @evleaks. And now the magazine Techtastic revealed alleged specifications of the Xperia X Compact and Xperia XR – two smartphones that Sony will show at the event IFA in Berlin, which will take place on the first of September. Xperia ...

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