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Sony Australia Wants To Know The Colour Of This PlayStation Gamepad

I think we’re all sick of hearing about a certain dress and its ongoing conflict with the colour spectrum. Sony Australia couldn’t help but get a laugh in however with this tweet during the height of the apparel’s perception-bending popularity.


8 Popular Toys From The '80s That Are Back

The ’80s were arguably one of the greatest decades in history to be a kid with an allowance burning a hole in your pocket, and a free afternoon to spend at a toy store. And decades later toy companies have realised that all those kids buying the wonderful toys from the ’80s are all grown up now with plenty of disposable income and a penchant for nostalgia. So is it any surprise that so many toy lines from the ’80s are being resurrected? You won’t hear any complaints here.


Japan Is Holding Actual Funerals For Sony's Robotic AIBO Dogs

When a decades old toy breaks down and stops working with no hope of repair, you usually just toss it or find some way to recycle the parts. But what if you’re as attached to that toy as you were a pet? In Japan, people are giving Sony’s robot AIBO dog actual funerals to say goodbye to their faithful, electronic companions.


Sony's New 4K Action Cam Has A Dedicated Drone Mode [Video]

This is seriously pretty cool. The latest version of Sony’s Action Cam comes with an advanced image-stabiliser that was especially designed for use with RC drones. The result is silky-smooth aerial shots instead of the ugly juddering that drone footage is infamous for. Check out this side-by-side comparison video for a taste of the results.


Sony MDR-ZX750N Noise Cancelling Headphones: Australian Review

Wires are annoying, and listening to the world around you when you’re trying to concentrate on music is annoying. If you’re a modern smartphone or tablet user, the Holy Grail of headphones is a pair that combine good sound quality with portability, wireless connectivity and ambient noise cancelling. Sony’s MDR-ZX750BN headphones will set you back $279, but pack that crucial commuting combo of noise cancellation and Bluetooth.


Don't Let Sony Charge You Five Times More For A 'Premium Sound' Memory Card

Sony’s got a new deal for audiophiles, and it’s so scammy it’s almost impressive. The electronics company that apparently doesn’t want to be an electronics company anymore is now peddling a Micro SD card “for Premium Sounds”. A 64GB card will cost $US160 which is more than five times what you’d pay for a normal Sony Micro SD card.


Sony Is Betting On PlayStation, Not Phones Or TVs, To Make Money

PlayStation is Sony’s big money-spinner, but the company’s Bravia flatscreen displays and Xperia smartphones are not nearly as successful. In the future, you might not see Sony TVs and Sony smartphones on the shelves and in the display cabinets of your local electronics store.


Sony SmartWatch 3 Review: The Best-Performing Android Smartwatch Yet

Sony’s been trying the smartwatch thing for years, but the original SmartWatch and the SmartWatch 2 both…what’s the word I’m looking for here? Sucked? Yeah. But the SmartWatch 3 has solid performance and two nifty features you won’t find on any other Android Wear. It’s the first with built-in GPS and a screen you can read without backlighting.


Spotify Is Killing It, And That's A Good Thing

Sony just made PlayStation immeasurably better by ditching its own Music Unlimited service for Spotify, bringing the world’s most popular (and arguably best) on-demand streaming service to the word’s most popular next-gen gaming console.


Don't Expect A Certain Next-Gen Mobile Chip In A Certain Flagship Phone This Year

We’ve been looking forward to seeing Qualcomm’s new, powerful Snapdragon 810 mobile processor for quite a while now. We saw it feature in a few new smartphones at CES this year, but the company’s own financials tell us that it won’t appear in a certain large customer’s best and most high profile Android phone this year.