Sony is introducing a smaller, slimmer and lighter version of its PlayStation 3 home console ahead of the year-end holidays as it gears up for growing competition from smartphones.
Sony Philippines extends its help to Metro Manila and Luzon flood victims through gadget discounts and donations.
Apple has recently overtaken Sony as the second top brand in Asia, but still behind Samsung, in a list that includes Panasonic and Nestle.
Apple and Samsung topped smartphone sales this Q1 2012, with 55% of market share and 90% of profits. Others like Nokia, RIM, HTC and Sony need to catch up.
Sony introduces two new Android smartphones running Ice Cream sandwich: the stylish Xperia miro and the dual-SIM entry-level Xperia tipo and tipodual.
Sony has launched two Xperia Android smartphones that feature water- and dust-resistance, without losing the trademark Sony stylish design.
After a day playing with the phone, I can say the Xperia Sola is a capable mid-range smartphone that offers excellent multimedia features for the price.
Sony will be restructuring in an aim to return to profit, and will be cutting 10,000 jobs worldwide. The company has announced plans to revamp its business, with focus on its core electronics business.
Sony is increasing its projected annual loss this year to almost double its original estimates, at 550 billion or US$ 6.4 billion for FY 2011.
Toy and game maker Bandai has come up with a bigger Tamagotchi for iPhone lovers: The Smartpet. It will launch in Japan on April 24 for ¥6,500 (US$78), in black or white.