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PlayStation Switch

The PlayStation Switch, also known as the PlayMan, shows what Sony's future portable game console could look like. Designed by Curved/Labs, this device works exactly like the Nintendo Switch, offering detachable joysticks and a standalone display. "The PlayMan won't be used in just two modes - handheld or TV docking station - but offers three possible fields of use. The device can either be connected to the TV via HDMI or, with attached controllers, be used as a handheld console. But furthermore a large, fully adjustable and above all robust joint allows for a comfortable solution to play while being out and about, without having to suffer from tired arms from holding up the weight of the whole handheld console," said the designers. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Sony Xperia XZ

When wide displays just aren't enough, there's the Sony Xperia XZ Ultra Wide. Featuring a 6.45" curved 4K OLED display (12:9.6 aspect ratio), 128GB of internal storage, 6GB of RAM, dual 12MP Motion Eye rear cameras, and a Snapdragon 835 processor, all running Android O. The Ultra model boasts a 6.45" curved 2K OLED display (16:9 aspect ratio), 4GB of RAM, and 128GB of internal storage. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Sony Xperia Edge

Smartphones with any type of AMOLED display are becoming more common, but having a dual-edged version is another story. Introducing the Sony Xperia Edge. In addition to being IP68 waterproof / dustproof, the stunning display is covered with Gorilla Glass 5 to withstand the rigors of everyday use, while a Snapdragon 835 CPU ensures optimal performance. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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100MP Camera


Phase One teamed up with Sony to unveil the XF 100MP, which features a full-frame medium format CMOS sensor that offers an incredible 100-megapixels of resolution. That's right, it boasts 16-bit color depth, 15 stops of dynamic range, an ISO range of 50 - 12,800, and the ability to shoot 60-minute long exposure footage. Vibration tracking and detection as well as an electronic first curtain shutter keeps things steady. How much does all this cost? A cool $49,000+. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an airplane with KFC buckets for wings.

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Sony Xperia X Ultra

Rather than focus on adding cutting edge technology, the Sony Xperia X Ultra is aimed at the multimedia crowd, thanks to its ultra wide 6.45" display with 21:9 aspect ratio. However, it's no slouch in other areas either, as the 7.8mm thick handset boasts a 19-megapixel sensor found in the Xperia XZ Premium, complete with laser autofocus. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Xperia Touch

Sony's metal "Xperia Touch" box may not look special, but underneath, you'll find an LCoS laser projector with auto focus. These parts are used to turn just about any flat surface into a 23-inch display, complete with 10-point multitouch, running Android. It also boasts a proximity sensor, which can be set to automatically turn on the device when someone nears. Plus, it features a 13-megapixel camera, two-way stereo speakers, USB-C, HDMI Type-D, NFC and Bluetooth connectivity. At the heart of it all is a 1.6GHz Snapdragon 650 processor, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage. One caveat: it's set to retail at $1,588. Click here for the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one explaining why planes don't fly faster.

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Sony XZ Premium



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Forget shelling out thousands for a decent high-speed camera, the Sony Xperia XZ Premium smartphone not only sports a beautiful 5.5" 4K (3840x2160) display, but has a 19-megapixel camera with an IMX300 sensor that captures video at 960FPS @ 720p. Other features include a Snapdragon 835 CPU, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage, a 3230mAh battery, along with IP68 water / dust resistance. Continue reading for three hands-on videos and more information. Click here for a few bonus hands-on images.

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Sony Xperia Edge

We may have not heard much about Sony's upcoming smartphones, but if the Xperia Edge were to become a reality, it'd definitely turn some heads. Featuring a 5.7-inch curved "triple bezel-less" display, dual rear cameras, a front-facing selfie camera, and possibly a fingerprint scanner integrated directly into the glass, all running on Android 7.0 Nougat. Click here to view the first image in this week's things that look like other things gallery. Continue reading for a viral video explaining why the sun is slowing down.

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Sony E-Ink Watch


Sony E-Ink Watch

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Sony's new E-Ink watch may not be the most practical for everyday use, but this paper-thin wearable will most certainly make you look twice. It was unveiled at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and is currently limited to displaying simple patterns and numbers. There's no word yet on if we'll see a "smartwatch" version of this device, but considering all of the flexible display technologies being developed right now, we wouldn't be surprised to see it at CES 2018. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of a 100mph remote-controlled car in slow-motion.

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Sony Xperia Walkman

If you've always wanted a modern Walkman, look no further than this stylish smartphone by Casmir Valeri. Called the Sony Xperia Walkman, it boasts a minimalist design, complete with a mini jog-dial where one would normally find a home button, while connecting to the silver Bluetooth speaker dock is as simple as placing the device directly on top of it. Continue reading for more pictures. Click here for bonus images showing how smartphones are slowly, but surely, taking over the world.

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