Sony's mobile division is gunning for Apple and Samsung, one of its executives claims.
In an interview with Financial Times Deutschland (FTD) published yesterday, Sony Mobile sales and marketing head Dennis Van Schie said his company is planning to announce a "flagship model that can [compete] with Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy S3."
Van Schie wouldn't say what his company has planned for the device, but he did confirm that it will be running Android. In the interview, he told FTD that Sony is "watching closely" the development of Microsoft's Windows...
Making the most of the biggest sporting event of the year no longer means having the biggest, baddest screen on the block. Football fans and Super Bowl dilettantes alike are looking to reach out and expand the social aspect of fandom beyond the living room.
This year, in addition to state-of-the-art flat screens and sound systems, retailers need to acknowledge the networking trend with gadgets that connect viewers to Facebook friends, streaming online services, and mobile apps that integrate home video and audio gear with smartphones and tablets.Whether it’s indignation at a blown call or celebratory shout-outs when their team scores, football fans want to share the games not only with those around them, but with friends and family miles away. This leads to the increased use of second screens—like tablets—so that viewers can follow friends’ comments on Facebook, or trends on Twitter, while watching the game.