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Although the Xperia Z4 Tablet was announced as far back as MWC, it wasn’t until recently that the enhanced noise rejection of the touchscreen was really shown off. At first it wasn’t exactly clear how this was accomplished, but it turns out that this is a Qualcomm technology at heart, namely improveTouch. For those that are unfamiliar with this technology I've attached a video from Qualcomm demonstrating the technology below. At a high level, improveTouch uses a Snapdragon SoC to effectively replace aspects of external touchscreen controllers. This is done by moving touch processing from the touch screen controller to the SoC’s application processor. By doing this, it’s possible to enable faster sampling rates/lower touch latency for the digitizer and more advanced noise rejection algorithms...

Sony Announces the Xperia Z4

Today Sony Mobile officially announced the Xperia Z4 on their Japanese website. The Xperia Z4 will be the company's flagship smartphone for 2015, sitting alongside Sony's flagship tablet which...

68 by Brandon Chester on 4/20/2015

PlayStation Plus April 2015 Free Games Preview

April has come and with it, Sony is bringing us their standard bevy of games for PlayStation Plus members. Sony, as usual, is offering six games in total, with...

18 by Brett Howse on 3/31/2015

PlayStation Plus March 2015 Free Games Preview

Generally, Sony announces the free games near the end of the month, but for this month, they squeaked it into the third day. But luckily they saved some great...

1 by Brett Howse on 3/3/2015

Sony Announces the Xperia Z4 Tablet

Although much of the focus on Sony's work in the mobile space is on their smartphones, they have been a player in the tablet segment of the market for...

29 by Brandon Chester on 3/2/2015

Sony Announces the Xperia M4 Aqua

Today Sony has announced a new mid-range device for their line of Xperia smartphones. In the past weeks we've seen the launch of the Xperia E4, and Xperia E4g...

8 by Brandon Chester on 3/2/2015

Sony Announces the Xperia E4

Sony has two fairly well defined lines of smartphones. Their Xperia Z smartphones and tablets represent their flagship Android devices, while their Xperia E line targets a more budget...

8 by Brandon Chester on 2/10/2015

PlayStation Plus February Games Preview

Sony today announced the upcoming games which will be free for PlayStation Plus subscribers during the month of February. As has become the norm for Sony, there are two...

7 by Brett Howse on 1/29/2015

PlayStation Plus January 2015 Free Games Preview

A new year is now upon us. What better way to start off 2015 than by firing up your console and checking out some new content? Sony has officially...

4 by Brett Howse on 12/31/2014

PlayStation Plus Free Games December 2014 Preview And Black Friday Specials

Sony has announced the free games for Playstation Plus members for December, and as is the norm for Sony they have two games available on each of their platforms...

11 by Brett Howse on 11/28/2014

PlayStation Plus November 2014 Free Games Preview

A couple of days after the Xbox games were announced, Sony has now revealed the free game lineup for PlayStation Plus members. One note about last month’s games though...

5 by Brett Howse on 11/4/2014

Sony Announces the Xperia Z3v for Verizon

Consumers in the United States have typically been unable to purchase Sony smartphones if their carrier is Verizon. The carrier's lineup has been devoid of any Xperia offerings for...

24 by Brandon Chester on 10/9/2014

PlayStation Plus October 2014 Free Games Preview

October is now here, and so is the news from Sony about which games will be available this month for subscribers to PlayStation Plus. For the last couple of...

16 by Brett Howse on 10/1/2014

Sony SmartWatch 3 & SmartBand Talk Hands-On

With Sony's launch event we had the occasion to see their first Android Wear device. Sony presents the SmartWatch 3 and the SmartBand Talk wearable device watches. The SmartWatch...

15 by Andrei Frumusanu on 9/4/2014

Sony Announces the SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk at IFA

Sony is no stranger to wearable devices. But today they are launching their first device that runs Google's Android Wear operating system. The first is the Smartwatch 3, pictured...

6 by Brandon Chester on 9/3/2014

PlayStation Plus August 2014 Games Preview

August will soon be here, with one of the perks being a new list of games available to PlayStation Plus members. Like last month, Sony is offering up six...

12 by Brett Howse on 7/30/2014

PlayStation Plus July 2014 Games Preview

Summer is upon us now, and with that comes new free games for PlayStation Plus members. Sony has now moved to a two game per system per month model...

2 by Brett Howse on 6/26/2014

Sony Launches Xperia Z2, Z2 Tablet, and M2 at MWC 2014

Sony Xperia Z2 Sony has just announced the Xperia Z2, which is the direct successor to the Xperia Z1 that released in the fall. While quite a bit stays the...

23 by Joshua Ho on 2/24/2014

Sony launches Xperia Z1 Compact, Z1S at CES 2014

Today at CES, Sony announced the Xperia Z1 Compact. This phone finally fills a slot that has been ignored in the Android device space, which is a phone that...

19 by Joshua Ho on 1/7/2014

Windows 8.1 Battery Life Investigation: 1080p Video Playback

A couple weeks back, I posted a short article on battery life with Windows 8.1 looking at whether or not it had changed compared to Windows 8. The short...

67 by Jarred Walton on 11/6/2013

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