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Sony to cease tape recorder shipments in early 2013

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Sony is set to discontinue sales of its tape recorders and tape-based dictaphones in 2013. The final shipments of the TCM-400, TCM 410, and TCM-450 cassette recorders will be dispatched near the start of the year, and comes just over two years since the company discontinued its Walkman portable cassette...
Sony to cease tape recorder shipments in early 2013

Howard Stringer departing Sony after seven years of stumbles

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FORTUNE — Will the departure of CEO Howard Stringer, whose stumbles have come to epitomize the struggles of the once-great Sony Corp., turn things around for the media-and-electronics conglomerate? It’s impossible to know, of course. Stringer’s replacement, Kazuo Hirai, has a good reputation. (Stringer will remain as chairman.) What can...
Howard Stringer departing Sony after seven years of stumbles

Kicking off Sony software upgrade, including uplift to Jelly Bean Android 4.1 for 2012 Xperia™ smartphones

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Hello everyone, As planned, this week we’re starting the software rollout for our first batch of Xperia smartphones Xperia T and Xperia V*, with Xperia TX following next month.  The new software brings Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean”, along with a number of different and improved Sony features – the rollout...
Kicking off Sony software upgrade, including uplift to Jelly Bean Android 4.1 for 2012 Xperia™ smartphones

Sony begins Jelly Bean rollout for Xperia devices, featuring redesigned media apps and more

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Sony has begin rolling out Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) updates to its Xperia range, starting with the Xperia T and Xperia V devices, which will get a number of enhancements including redesigned media apps, new camera features and more. An update last month confirmed Sony’s plan to bring the latest version of the...
Sony begins Jelly Bean rollout for Xperia devices, featuring redesigned media apps and more

Sony Xperia TL for AT&T hands-on

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It's not unusual for a device to be sold under a couple of different names for the purposes of carrier branding, or to distinguish a global GSM model from its US bound LTE sibling. Sony seems to be trying for a record though, with the Xperia T adding a...
Sony Xperia TL for AT&T hands-on
Sony's quick charging, waterproof Walkman is for those with active lifestyles and no time to waste

Sony updates Tablet S to Android 4.0.3 in the US

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Sony has issued an update for its older Tablet S, not the newer Xperia Tablet S, that includes Android 4.0.3 as well as a number of other changes. Released on Thursday, the update brings new features, including a Guest Mode that easily lets owners share the device with friends and...
Sony updates Tablet S to Android 4.0.3 in the US
Sony Xperia Z review

Sony pushing ICS to more devices next week, confirms Xperia Play won't be upgraded

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Owners of the Xperia Play, it's time to curl up with a teddy bear and your favorite ice cream -- just as long as it's not in sandwich form. After the sudden and unexplained disappearance of the "PlayStation Phone" from the Android 4.0 upgrade list yesterday, Sony has followed...
Sony pushing ICS to more devices next week, confirms Xperia Play won't be upgraded

Sony's latest Walkman lineup sizzles

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Sony drops a salvo of Walkman personal media players, including a new Android 4.0-powered device with FLAC support, a thin S-series with included Bluetooth earbuds, and a couple of budget-friendly E-series players. [Read more]...
Sony's latest Walkman lineup sizzles
Android 4.0 update for Xperia Arc and Neo now rolling out

Sony Expands Walkman Line (Yes, They Still Exist)

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You may or may not remember the days of Walkmans, but the music players are still kicking around. They just look completely different and don’t accept cassette tapes anymore. Today, Sony introduced the latest additions to its Walkman series, the F800 and E470. The Walkman F800 runs Android 4.0 Ice...
Sony Expands Walkman Line (Yes, They Still Exist)
Sony's latest Walkman media players offer Android 4.0, 32GB storage, and more

Sony Xperia ZR launched with with full waterproofing to five feet

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Sony's notched up its water-resistant device tech with the launch of the Xperia ZR, a new 4.6-inch, 720P Android smartphone that's waterproof to 1.5m (5 feet). Sony claims that'll let you film your snorkeling adventures in full HD quality with HDR in video or 13-megapixel stills thanks to the...
Sony Xperia ZR launched with with full waterproofing to five feet

Sony rep confirms some 2011 Xperia handsets won't be tasting Google's Jelly Bean

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Some of you might be familiar with Sony's earlier struggles to successfully (and in a timely manner) deliver Google's Ice Cream Sandwich to a slew of Xperia handsets. And, as we all know, Android 4.0's no longer the freshest treat around, thus the Walkman maker will now have to...
Sony rep confirms some 2011 Xperia handsets won't be tasting Google's Jelly Bean

Sony warns annual loss will be almost twice as bad as forecast

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• Tsunami in Japan and Thai flooding help push losses to £1.8bn• Incoming chief executive Hirai admits to 'strong sense of crisis'Sony has warned it is heading for a bigger-than-expected ¥220bn (£1.8bn) annual loss, presenting a daunting task for incoming chief executive Kazuo Hirai, who has vowed to move quickly...
Sony warns annual loss will be almost twice as bad as forecast

Aibo, Walkman, Transformers, and Paro the baby robot seal in Japan tech hall of fame

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An exhibition in Osaka, central Japan, has assembled a hall of fame for Japanese tech products, with hits including Sony's Walkman and Aibo, an original Tranformer toy, and Paro the baby seal robot on display.The "First in the World" exhibition, organized by a local trade group, a museum and...
Aibo, Walkman, Transformers, and Paro the baby robot seal in Japan tech hall of fame

Putting the cassette to bed: Sony to discontinue handheld tape recorders in 2013

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The Walkman's retirement wasn't quite the death of the cassette tape, but the format's final days aren't far off: Sony's calling it quits on the tape recorder. Final shipments for the company's TCM-400, TCM-410 and TCM-450 cassette recorders are due early next year, marking the end of the product...
Putting the cassette to bed: Sony to discontinue handheld tape recorders in 2013

Samsung Copied Apple's Products, It's Time for Sony to Copy Apple's Business Philosophies

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The IFA trade show in Berlin has been a gadget lover’s dream, with a number of large companies announcing their upcoming products. Some of us are forced to catch these announcements via laptop displays and RSS feeds, but the buffet of consumer electronic goodness is just as delicious from thousands...
Samsung Copied Apple's Products, It's Time for Sony to Copy Apple's Business Philosophies

Google Glass and wearable tech: This is a game-changer, not a fad

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It’s easy to identify something that’s going to take the world by storm. Just look for the product that’s quickest to be labelled a fad. To be discounted is a serious concern. But we can look directly at a few examples from the past decade that have redefined the world...
Google Glass and wearable tech: This is a game-changer, not a fad
New 64GB iPod Touch + JBL speaker dock: $300
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Sony rolls special Walkman S760 for Walt Disney's Birthday

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Sony Japan are commemorating the 110th birthday of Walt Disney with the release of a new Walkman S range. Available from today and similar to a promotion in March 2010, the NW-S760 series of audio players include wallpapers featuring Disney characters and a choice between three inspirational quotes from Walt...
Sony rolls special Walkman S760 for Walt Disney's Birthday
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Kidz Gear has new headphones for little ones

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You know that back in the day, owning a mobile phone was pretty big business. You had to be a person with a reasonably comfortable bank balance in order to purchase one of these puppies, and there was still this thing called payphones as well. Make an appointment with a...
Kidz Gear has new headphones for little ones
Outlands: finding bandwidth in the new wired wilderness

Sony Hopes Android 4.0 Will Save the Walkman

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Apple's iPod Touch gets a new rival with the announcement of the Walkman F800 powered by the latest version of Google's Android OS....
Sony Hopes Android 4.0 Will Save the Walkman
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Live: Apple iPod event, 10 a.m. Pacific

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PHOTO GALLERIES: NEW IPODS TAKE ON THESE RIVALS THE NEW Check out the fresh nanos NOKIA (NOK) Trying to take on the iPhone SANDISK (SNDK) shuffle's nemesis? SONY (SNE) Return of the Walkman EVENT BEGINS Folks are still filing in to the Apple (AAPL) event, but it looks like there...
Live: Apple iPod event, 10 a.m. Pacific

Tech photos this week: Dethroning Apple

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(1/6) WALKMAN'S REVENGE. Apple (AAPL) rules the world of digital music and video players, but former king of the hill Sony (SNE) has a new Walkman line it hopes will flip the script.  NEXT>> (1/8) CLIPPING THE SHUFFLE. SanDisk (SNDK) is the number-two maker of digital audio players, and its...
Tech photos this week: Dethroning Apple
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