Last week saw an electronic paper-toting wearable, known as the FES Watch, return to Japanese crowdfunding site Makuake. Having already succeeded in a previous funding effort back in September, the renewed project is being pitched as an opportunity for those who missed out first time around to get their hands on the product. While the campaign is well on the way towards its funding goal under its own steam, a Sony spokesman has revealed to the Wall Street Journal
that the product is actually an undercover effort from the struggling Japanese electronics giant.
Sony has outed its latest full frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, the A7 II. The new camera builds on the success of the orignial A7 cameras
, but features a couple of important upgrades including 5-axis image stabilization – which is a world's first in a full frame camera – and improved autofocus responsiveness.
Sony has announced the latest iteration of its Exmor RS stacked CMOS imaging sensors. The 21-megapixel IMX230, which will start shipping next year, could improve the photographic capabilities of your next smartphone as it builds on previous models by adding high-speed phase detection autofocus and improved HDR imaging.
We recently compared a selection of the best entry-level and enthusiast APS-C DSLRs
on the market. But if sensor size is important to you, you might want a full frame offering in your next camera. So here's Gizmag's 2014 full frame DSLR comparison guide, where we compare the specifications and features of some of the most popular full frame DSLRs currently available.
One of the most innovative features of Sony’s PlayStation 4
console is its ability to stream games to other Sony devices over Wi-Fi. This was previously limited to the company’s PlayStation Vita handheld and PlayStation TV micro console. With the release of a corresponding app on the Google Play Store, owners of the Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact and Z3 Tablet
can now also get access to the feature.
So you're thinking about getting a new DSLR. Maybe it'll be your first interchangeable lens camera, or you might have been using one for years, but want to scratch the upgrade itch. Either way, we should have you covered with Gizmag's 2014 comparison of the specifications and features of some of the best DSLRs on the market from entry-level to enthusiast models.
It’s been almost a full year since the Xbox One
and PlayStation 4
hit the shelves, but it's only now that the game selection is really starting to catch up with their gargantuan sales figures. From survival horror to online, open world racer, there’s a lot to look forward to in the build up to the coming holiday season.
For the past few years, Sony's RX100 has been the go-to device if you want a pocketable compact camera with a zoom lens – that also offers a massive step up from your smartphone. But now the Cyber-shot RX100 III
looks like it has some competition in the shape of the recently-announced Canon Powershot G7 X
. Gizmag compares the specs and features of the would-be pocketable compact champions.
While Sony’s smartphone division hasn't exactly been on the up-and-up, the company still isn't afraid to try its luck down new roads. Sony today announced its own heads-up-display-packing wearable, known as SmartEyeglass. The headset, which is designed to pair with Android smartphones, offers a built-in camera and several sensors.
Sony’s latest wearable takes a notably different approach than some of its biggest rivals. Where devices like the LG G Watch R
, Moto 360
and Asus ZenWatch
seek inspiration from traditional time pieces, the SmartWatch 3 opts for a more modern look. Read on as Gizmag goes hands-on with the Sony SmartWatch 3 at IFA 2014.