Sony Announces SmartBand Talk and SmartWatch 3

Sony has announced the release of two new products to bolster its SmartWear Experience lineup. The SmartBand Talk and SmartWatch 3 are both designed to improve, as well as enrich your life.

Both products are able to communicate with Sony’s Lifelog, an app which aims to track and store your ever-waking moments. Beyond tracking your fitness goals, the Android app seeks to understand and create stories based on moments of your life. Coming later in 2014, there will be a web interface and open API, allowing more experiences and personalization opportunities.  (more…)

Watch Sony’s IFA 2014 Live Stream!

Now that Samsung has wrapped up with its IFA press conference, where we saw them unveil a bunch of new products like the Galaxy Note 4, it’s time to look at who has next. Sony would be up, with what we are expecting to be announcements for the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact, along with a smart wearable that features an e-ink display.

We have an embed below so that you can watch it live along with us! (more…)

Here is Sony’s Xperia Z3 in Copper, Plus a Smartband With Curved E-ink Display

IFA press events don’t kick off for at least a few more hours, but the leaks of official press images and specs are starting to flow. The folks over at Xperia Blog managed to grab press images of the new Sony Xperia Z3 in copper, along with a fitness or smartband that appears to have an e-ink display. Both products should be unveiled by Sony, which is hosting an event at 7AM Pacific, tomorrow.  (more…)

Sony Teases #XperiaDetails Ahead of IFA Press Conference

Next week is IFA in Berlin, which means a deluge of unveilings is nearly upon us. Of course, in vying for media attention, a few companies have jumped the gun, but others – such as Sony – apparently prefer to retain an element of surprise.

A specific example? The new teaser video released this morning, which subtly hints at features we can expect in the manufacturer’s as-yet unrevealed devices. (more…)

Sony Slips, Shows Off Unannounced Tablet and Smartwatch in Promo on Facebook

With IFA kicking off next week, the week before is usually packed with unintentional leaks. The newest leak is from Sony, who may have accidentally shown off two upcoming products in one promo that was placed on its Facebook page.

In the promo, which looks to have been taken down by now, a man sitting poolside is pictured using an unknown tablet, while also wearing an unknown smartwatch. The smartwatch, could either be an upcoming SmartWatch-branded device, or even better, Sony’s first Android Wear-powered smartwatch. The design, to us, gives off a Samsung vibe, especially in the clasp region of the bands.  (more…)