The Japanese PC maker will leave the business-to-consumer business in certain regions in efforts to refocus its efforts in the enterprise market.
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Japanese electronics giant announces plans to "reform" its PC and TV businesses, which will include the sale of its Vaio portfolio to Japan Industrial Partners and headcount slashed by 5,000.
Sony is in talks with an investment company about selling its Vaio PC business.
Lenovo and Sony are in talks over a potential joint venture to take over the Vaio PC business.
The latest in the company's Flip PC convertible notebook line is its smallest yet, and ships with Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 pre-installed.
The new Ultrabook-friendly SSDs will be available later this month in 128GB, 256GB, or 512GB capacities, starting at $159.99.
Toshiba has published an infographic to celebrate sales of 10 million laptops in the UK and Ireland, so you may well own one, though perhaps it's one you no longer use. Now, with the decline of the PC market, the company is focusing more on growth markets such as healthcare and its nuclear power business.
Amazon's entry into the games console market could have a huge impact on Microsoft, Sony, Nvidia and AMD, as well as help to establish Qualcomm as the Intel of the post-PC era.
Toshiba intends to cut away unprofitable sectors over the past few years due to weakening consumer demand.
While Toshiba unveils a 7mm hybrid hard drive/solid-state drive, Samsung launches the first PCI Express-based SSDs for ultra-thin PC notebooks, the same one found in new versions of Apple's MacBook Air.
As the PC industry continues to stagnate, rumors suggest that Intel is preparing to make an assault on the living room, going head-to-head against the likes of Apple, Microsoft, and Sony.
Hybrid is the name of the game when it comes to the electronics giant's new systems for Microsoft's latest OS, including a tabletop computer that behaves like a tablet.
One of the major themes at Intel’s annual developer conference, which takes place this week, is expected to be convertibles that function as laptops and tablets. These aren't new, but Microsoft's "reimagining" of Windows has prompted PC makers--including HP, Dell, Lenovo, Asus, Acer, Samsung, Toshiba and Sony--to once again experiment with hybrids. Will convertibles finally catch on?
According to reports, Sony plans to exit the optical disc drive business due to company restructuring.
A mere day after introducing a new version of its Revo Media Center PC, Acer is expanding its desktop line with the M and X Series systems, both of which offer configurations starting under $500.The M Series features the more traditional tower form factor, complete with room for expansion through open PCI Express x1 slots and an open 3.
Sony and Toshiba are considering merging their small and mid-size LCD manufacturing units, which make displays for smartphones and tablet devices, to form a new joint entity, according to reports.The rumoured deal could also include selling a stake in the venture to the Japanese government and would catapult the new unit ahead of Sharp as the leading manufacturer of small LCD displays, a Reuters report on Tuesday said.
With the price-per-gigabyte still too high for most people to use a solid state drive as the primary storage for their PC, tech companies are trying to figure out novel ways to combine the performance advantages of SSDs with the massive storage of today's hard drives. Gigabyte just showed off a new motherboard that has a 20GB SSD built right into it, and now OCZ is showing off a SSD and hard drivecombination that fits on a PCI Express x4 card.
Sony on Tuesday became the latest PC and electronics vendor to enter the tablet market with a bet on Google's tablet-focused Honeycomb flavor of Android. The big question: Is Honeycomb up to the task?
Sony has been fairly silent on the tablet PC front while its rivals have been falling all over themselves to announce competitors to the iPad. But the electronics giant may be readying an Android 3.
Sony Vaio Hybrid PC in the works: Features Intel Thunderbolt tech, second unit with external graphics, Blu-ray drive
And now for something completely different, from Sony of all people. While the trend in laptops has been to lose once-essential components like an optical drive and even discrete graphics in the desire to stay thin and light, Sony Insider says the electronics giant is thinking of a new way to keep those parts around -- just in a different way.
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