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Venom: Let There Be Carnage's New Trailer Wants to Slip You Some Tongue

While the first trailer for Venom: Let There Be Carnage laid out the basic beats of the upcoming Sony sequel and teased a bloody showdown between its two titular symbiotes, it’s been unclear how Cletus Kaasady and Eddie Brock’s lives would become entangled on the big screen. In addition to establishing somewhat …Read more...
Tags: Science, Sony, Spider Man, Morbius, Venom, Marvel Comics Characters, Eddie Brock, Naomi Harris, Carnage, Fictional Characters, Cletus Kasady, Symbiote, Shriek, Sony Pictures Universe Of Marvel Characters, English Language Films, Fictional Serial Killers

Nothing's Overhyped Earbuds Are Actually Extremely Good

OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei is taking a OnePlus-esque approach to his new company, called Nothing. OnePlus established itself as a go-to brand for affordable smartphones with flagship features, and after months of hype, Nothing’s first product has arrived to deliver the same thing OnePlus’ smartphones did: solid…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Headphones, Noise, Sony, Jack, Oneplus, Apple Inc, Beats Electronics, Carl Pei, AirPods, Here One, Inductive Charging, Transducers, Apple Headphones, Powerbeats Pro

Sony's Video-Focused ZV-E10 Lets Aspiring Streamers Choose Their Own Lens

A year ago, Sony introduced the ZV-1: a digital camera with video-focused features and a streamlined interface for aspiring YouTube stars to easily churn out professional-looking videos. Today the company announced a follow-up, the Alpha ZV-E10, which still makes shooting video easy, but allows more experienced…Read more...
Tags: Science, Sony

Sony's New Home Theater Speakers Are Beefy and Ridiculously Expensive

Sony did not come to play this summer. After launching four new speakers in May, the company is now revamping its home theater lineup with the HT-A9, a new modular system, and the HT-A7000, an incredibly beefy Dolby Atmos soundbar. The kicker: They cost $1,800 and $1,300, respectively.Read more...
Tags: Google, Spotify, Science, Technology, Sony, Subwoofer, Surround Sound, Alexa, Consumer Electronics, Soundbar, Dolby Atmos, Dts, Information and Communications Technology, Loudspeakers, Ultra High Definition Television, Audio Codecs

The 10 Coolest Concept Gadgets That Never Made It to Stores

The annals of tech history are littered with gadgets that arrived DOA at retail, but some of the most promising devices were actually concepts that never even made it out the door. So as a tribute to all the innovative teasers and promising tech demos that just didn’t quite have what it takes to make it to store…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Science, Technology, Microsoft, Samsung, Computing, Sony, Nintendo, Segway, Philips, Razer, Laptops, Polaroid, Science and Technology, Ara

15 Movies You Had No Idea Spawned Massive Multi-Film Franchises

The Marvel Cinematic Universe can’t hold a candle to The Land Before Time. There are movies that under normal circumstances would come and go, and barely be remembered—but these decided to stick around a little bit longer. io9 has collected some of the strangest films to spawn full-fledged franchises.Read more...
Tags: Frozen, Science, Films, Disney, Corn, Sony, Kevin Bacon, Cinderella, Sony Pictures, Johnson, Clifford The Big Red Dog, Buddy, Tremors, Eddie Murphy, Sean Connery, Hilary Duff

11 Things Your Laptop Can Do That You Might Not Know About

Most of us have been using a laptop to work and play for years and years, but aside from your well-worn routines, have you actually explored every utility and feature that would make your life easier? Are you sure? Take a trip off the beaten track to some of the lesser-known features and options available to you—from…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Science, Microsoft, Safari, Software, Windows 95, Computing, Sony, Roku, Signal, Microsoft Windows, Screenshot, Clipboard, macOS, Taskbar, System Software

15 Sony Gadgets That Were Too Weird for This World

Every consumer electronics company has an R&D division constantly cooking up weird gadgets and tech that will potentially help define the future of the industry. For the most part, these devices are produced to explore the practicality of an idea and go unseen by the general public, with only a feature or two…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Google, Science, Technology, Yahoo, Ipod, Playstation, Computing, Sony, Nvidia, Oled, Robocop, Avril Lavigne, Wireless Speakers, Shazam

How to Turn Your Xbox Series X/S or PS5 Into a Beta Testing Machine

If you’ve managed to grab a Sony PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, or Xbox Series S, you’ve no doubt spent plenty of time exploring everything that these next-gen consoles have to offer. There is, however, one feature you might not yet be aware of: the option to turn these consoles into beta software testing machines.Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Playstation, Sony, Xbox, Ps4, Sony Playstation, Windows Insider, Video Game Consoles, PlayStation 5, PS5, Home video game consoles, Xbox System Software, Technology Internet, The Microsoft, Xbox Network

Sennheiser’s New AirPods Rival Has the Best Sound You Can Buy for $130

If you’re in the market for a pair of wireless earbuds with excellent sound but don’t want to blow your entire budget on Master & Dynamic’s amazing MW08s or Sony’s impressive WF-1000XM4s, for $130 Sennheiser’s new CX True Wireless buds will make your ears happy—although you’ll sacrifice features now found on even…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Headphones, Sony, Sennheiser, Jaybird, iPhone accessories, Signal Processing, AirPods, Axgio, Transducers, Amazon Echo Buds, Audio Electronics, Technology Internet, Mw08s

The Many Lives of Spider-Woman

Jessica Drew has lived a long, strange life in the pages of Marvel Comics. From unlikely origins to parenthood struggles—with a secret invasion in between—Jessica’s tale as the Spider-Woman will make her an important part of Sony’s webslinging follow up to Into the Spider-Verse, where she’ll be played by Issa Rae. But…Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Sony, Marvel Comics, Samuel L Jackson, Hydra, Spider Man, Jessica, Jonathan, Jess, Mordred, Magnus, Peter Parker, Miles Morales, Ben Reilly, Issa Rae

Why Robopets Will Never Be Real Enough

Every morning, I am stirred awake by one of the dumbest creatures in existence: a once-abandoned, now adopted 3-year-old orange tabby cat named Cheddar. In exchange for this wake up service, Cheddar gets free meals, pricy vet trips, and plenty of scritches, as do tens of millions of other pets in the U.S. alone. The…Read more...
Tags: Science, Robots, Sony, Hasbro, Robotics, Joy, Human Interest, Aibo, Alex Li, Multimodal Interaction, Japanese Robotics, Gail Melson, Artificial Human Companion, Robert Sparrow

You Can Sign Up to Test Sony's PS5 Beta Software Before 'Major' Update Coming Soon

Sony says it has a “major” software update coming for the PS5 later this year, so to help test out the new software before it gets officially released, you can now sign up for a today PS5 software beta program. Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Video Games, Xbox One, Playstation, Sony, Xbox, Grand Theft Auto V, Video Game Consoles, PlayStation 5, PS5, Home video game consoles, Technology Internet

Why You’re Probably Not Getting a Switch Pro This Year

Nintendo packed a lot of news into its relatively tight E3 presentation, with sneak peeks at upcoming games like Metroid Dread, WarioWare: Get It Together, Breath of the Wild 2, and even a remake for Advance Wars 1 and 2. But one of the most anticipated Nintendo products, the Switch Pro, was a no-show, and it’s…Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Video Games, Sony, Nvidia, Nintendo, Amd, TSMC, Shigeru Miyamoto, Nintendo Switch, The Legend Of Zelda Breath Of The Wild, Video Game Consoles, Video Game Publishers, Home video game consoles, In Video Gaming, In Video Games

Sony’s PSVR 2 Will Reportedly Launch in 2022, Here’s What We Know So Far

We already knew Sony’s next-gen VR headset for the PS5 is on the way, but recent reports may have revealed additional details about the next PSVR’s specs and launch date. Read more...
Tags: Science, Samsung, Sony, Vr, Oculus, Virtual Reality, Wearable Devices, Playstation Vr, Japan Display Inc, Components, Valve Corporation, PSVR, VR system, Video Game Consoles, Foveated Rendering, Virtual Reality Headsets

Sony's First Drone Is a $9,000 Professional-Grade Beast

Earlier this year, Sony teased the development of its first-ever drone, and today that drone is finally getting an official debut. Say hello to the $9,000 Airpeak S1. Yes, that’s right: $9,000.Read more...
Tags: Science, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Helicopters, Dji, Sony, Phantom, Rotorcraft, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera, Sony Fx3

Sony Has Done It Again: Weirdly Big Earbuds With Incredible Noise Cancellation

In 2017, when many Bluetooth earbuds still had wires, Sony introduced its truly wireless WF-1000X, which somehow also managed to squeeze noise cancellation into a tiny pair of buds. Today it’s a standard feature on premium wireless earbuds, but despite all the competition, the new WF-1000XM4s prove that no one knows…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Headphones, Sony, Noise Cancelling, iPhone accessories, Audio Engineering, Earin, Loudspeakers, Master Dynamic, Airbus A320, AirPods, Transducers, Portable Electronics, Apple Headphones, Samsung Galaxy Buds Live

N.K. Jemisin's Hugo-Winning Broken Earth Trilogy Is Coming to the Big Screen

N.K. Jemisin has already made history by winning three consecutive Hugo awards for each entry in her Broken Earth trilogy: The Fifth Season, The Obelisk Gate, and The Stone Sky. Now, the perhaps inevitable next step is here, with a just-announced big-screen deal with Sony’s TriStar Pictures that will see the author…Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Sony, Sharp, TNT, Nk Jemisin, Hugo Awards, Hugo, TriStar Pictures, Broken Earth, Speculative Fiction, Science Fantasy, Jemisin, N K Jemisin, The Stone Sky, The Fifth Season

Spider-Man Will Be Woven Into Sony’s Other Marvel Movies If the Studio Has Its Way

Filming wraps on Thor: Love and Thunder with a suitably thor-some picture. Director Craig Gillespie already has thoughts about Cruella 2. Loki writer Michael Waldron says there could be some messes for the rest of the MCU to clean up after the show. Plus, what’s coming on Superman & Lois. Spoilers, away!Read more...
Tags: Science, Superman, Sony, Chris Hemsworth, Thor, September, Thunder, Spider Man, Loki, Agnes, Taika Waititi, Jane Foster, Craig Gillespie, Chris Sullivan, Ben Hall, MCU

Acer Says Global Chip Shortage Will Bottleneck Laptop Production Until at Least 2022

Facing an ongoing global chip shortage, Acer, one of the world’s leading laptop makers, warns that production will remain bottlenecked until at least the first or second quarter of next year. Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Computers, Chrome Os, Chromebook, Computing, Acer, Tablet Computers, Sony, Nvidia, Laptops, Scarcity, Business Finance, Acer Inc, PlayStation 5, Cloud Clients

Sony's Tiny New Speaker Is a Great Travel Buddy

Listen, the criteria for portable Bluetooth speakers are not complicated. They’ve got to be easy to carry, sound decent, and not get trashed if you have butterfingers or get caught in the rain. The Sony SRS-XB13 ticks off all these boxes, but it isn’t the best we’ve ever tested. You’ll have to make some compromises,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Sony, Sony SRS

Japan Is Sending This Tiny Transforming Robo-Ball Straight to the Moon

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency has teamed up with Sony, Doshisha University, and toymaker Tomy to send a transforming rover roughly the size of a baseball to the Moon. What a time to be alive, amirite?Read more...
Tags: Japan, Science, Flight, Moon, Lander, Sony, Rover, Spaceflight, Outer Space, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, TOMY, Lunar Rovers, Google Lunar X Prize, Regolith, Ispace, Lunar Lander

Amazon, MGM, and the Price of Entertainment

If all goes according to Amazon and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s plans, the web service giant will soon acquire the legacy film studio in an $8.45 billion deal that will add thousands of movies and television shows to the tech company’s portfolio of content available to stream to 200 million Prime subscribers. Taken at face…Read more...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Science, Whole Foods, Joe Biden, Netflix, Sony, James Bond, Amy Klobuchar, Jeff Bezos, Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Ken Buck, Josh Hawley, Businesspeople, Karl Racine, Amazon MGM

Aaron Taylor-Johnson Is Sony's Kraven the Hunter

Aaron Taylor-Johnson is going from Kick-Ass to Quicksilver to Kraven the Hunter. The former Avengers star has been cast as the frequent Spider-Man villain in a Sony Marvel production directed by J.C. Chandor and set for release January 13, 2023.Read more...
Tags: Science, Sony, Jc Chandor, Marvel Studios, Spider, Elizabeth Olsen, Spider Man, Hunter, Evan Peters, Wednesday, Taylor Johnson, J C Chandor, Morbius, Venom, Kick Ass, Quicksilver

Marvel's Aaron Taylor-Johnson Is Sony's Kraven the Hunter

Aaron Taylor-Johnson is going from Kick-Ass to Quicksilver to Kraven the Hunter. The former Avengers star has been cast as the frequent Spider-Man villain in a Sony Marvel production directed by J.C. Chandor and set for release January 13, 2023.Read more...
Tags: Science, Sony, Jc Chandor, Marvel Studios, Spider, Elizabeth Olsen, Spider Man, Hunter, Evan Peters, Wednesday, Taylor Johnson, J C Chandor, Morbius, Venom, Kick Ass, Quicksilver

Sony's Launching Four Speakers Just in Time for Hot Vax Summer

More and more Americans are fully vaxxed and ready to party, so it’s good timing for Sony’s four new Bluetooth speakers. Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Technology, Sony, Tweeter, Wireless Speaker, Electrical Engineering, Loudspeakers, Telecommunications Engineering

Google Pixel 6 Leaks Show Some Surprisingly Impressive Hardware

Now that Google has given everyone a big preview of Android 12, everyone is wondering about the next batch of Google devices slated to run the company’s mobile OS. And based on a number of recent leaks, the Pixel 6 is shaping up to be Google’s most enticing phone in years.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Sony, Pixel, Google Pixel, Yogesh, Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 4, Max Weinbach, Pixel 3a

The Asus Zenfone 8 Is an Affordable, Compelling Option If You Love Small Phones

Compact phones have fallen out of fashion in favor of bigger and bigger screens, but the new Asus Zenfone 8 has arrived with outsized performance in a small package.Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, Asus, Samsung, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Sony, Qualcomm, Mark III, Asus Zenfone, ROG Phone, ASUS ZenFone 6, Pixel 5, Snapdragon 888, Technology Internet, Snapdragon 888 Chip

Venom: Let There Be Carnage May Have a Wild Spider-Man Scoop

Venom: Let There Be Carnage’s first trailer was mainly about reintroducing the world to Woody Harrelson’s Cletus Kasady, a sociopathic serial killer destined to bond with an alien symbiote of his own. But it also might have dropped in a surprising tease about the future of the SPUMC, Sony’s awkwardly-named cinematic…Read more...
Tags: Science, Sony, Woody Harrelson, Naomie Harris, Spider Man, Mulligan, Michelle Williams, Sam Raimi, Peter Parker, Ben Reilly, Morbius, Venom, Marvel Comics Characters, Eddie Brock, Mac Gargan, Carnage

The PS5 Shortage Will Likely Stretch Into 2022

If you were hoping it’d get easier to snag a PlayStation 5, Sony’s got some bad news for you. In a call with analysts, Sony warned that they likely won’t be able to meet PS5 demand and restock stores through 2022. Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Playstation, Sony, Xbox, Nintendo, Amd, Jim, NPD Group, Jim Ryan, Business Finance, Hiroki Totoki, Nintendo Switch, Video Game Consoles, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X

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