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Major changes are afoot at Sony, after the Japanese electronics giant announced plans to sell its Vaio PC business and reform its TV arm. As a result, Sony will layoff 5,000 employees over the next year or so, including 1,500 in Japan and 3,500 overseas. Sony was projecting a fiscal year net profit...

February 6th 2014 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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If Steve Jobs had gotten his way, that VAIO in your lap could've been running OS X, Apple's operating system. It sounds like fiction, but consider the source: former Sony president Kunitake Ando. The revelation, which stems from an interview Ando gave to Japanese journalist Nobuyuki Hayashi in 201...

February 5th 2014 at 1:34pm 0 Comments
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Sony's had much more success in gaming and home entertainment than with its PC division, so the latest news isn't exactly shocking. According to Japanese news service Nikkei, the company is looking to sell its personal computer business to an investment fund for as much as 50 billion yen (or $492...

February 4th 2014 at 3:12pm 0 Comments
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Sony was coy about its prices when the VAIO Flip PC series was unveiled at IFA, but now we have some figures from Japan -- where the same Haswell-powered notebooks are sold as the VAIO Fit 13A, 14A and 15A depending on their screen size. Starting in late October, customers with some spare yen can...

October 8th 2013 at 4:42am 0 Comments
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When a company first enters the Ultrabook space, you don't expect perfection, but you'd hope a company like Sony could deliver. The Vaio T13, the company's first Intel-approved thin-and-light, was priced at under $800, blending a low price with a sturdy chassis and reasonable performance. However,...

September 22nd 2013 at 11:28pm 0 Comments
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We believe Sony just proved it's the master of teasing flexible laptops by using a piece of paper and basic origami skills to tout its upcoming VAIO PC. If we understood the clip correctly, the device can take the form of a laptop and a tablet, but it looks like it can flip around for use in a thi...

August 28th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments