2015, Analysis, Asia Pacific (APAC), Event, Global Politics, Japan, Mobile World Congress

5 Reasons Why You MIght Want a Vaio Z Canvas

Vaio finally reveals even more tidbits about its upcoming hybrid 2-in-1. But would you want one?

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VR World

VAIO Enters The Smartphone Realm With Upcoming Model

VAIO announces its plans to launch its own smartphone model, which is scheduled to be released in January next year.

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Enterprise, VR World

Vaio Reveals First Prototype Tablet

Two months after official business operations started, VAIO finally unveils its new tablet PC, which was already previously announced for its participation in the Adobe Max 2014 event.

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Opinion, Rumors, VR World

Vaio To Unveil New Tablet PC?

Vaio may have shown its determination to get back into the tech market in Japan, but we haven’t really heard anything about any international plans or announcements by the company. Until now it seems, as the company might just have a surprise in store for everyone next month. Vaio gave an indirect, but not-so-cryptic announcement recently of its participation as a sponsor in the upcoming Adobe Max 2014 next month. Within the description of the company at the official event website, it announced that it “will showcase a prototype tablet PC designed by and designed for creative professionals”. The announcement did not just hint, but

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Opinion, Rumors, VR World

Vaio To Unveil New Tablet PC?

Vaio may have shown its determination to get back into the tech market in Japan, but we haven’t really heard anything about any international plans or announcements by the company. Until now it seems, as the company might just have a surprise in store for everyone next month. Vaio gave an indirect, but not-so-cryptic announcement recently of its participation as a sponsor in the upcoming Adobe Max 2014 next month. Within the description of the company at the official event website, it announced that it “will showcase a prototype tablet PC designed by and designed for creative professionals”. The announcement did not just hint, but

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Analysis, Opinion, VR World

Sony's VAIO PC Versus VAIO PC: What's the Difference?

VAIO PCs, from Sony’s spun-off division, are now getting redistributed in Japan. But what’s the difference? It’s been almost a month since VAIO’s resurrection, and about a week after its official return to the consumer tech market. While it is not particularly exciting news for the average Japanese tech consumer, its return nevertheless still evoked genuine curiosity. Just how would it really make itself stand out in this post-Sony era you ask? A Japanese tech blog took the simplest idea of comparing the old and new, to see how each other would fare. For the comparison, the unit chosen was the VAIO Pro 13, pitting its old Sony VAIO PC

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Business, VR World

VAIO Now Officially Open for Business

Sony’s spun-off VAIO line is now ready to sell its first PCs. Previously sold off by Sony to Japan Industrial Partners earlier this February 2014, the VAIO brand has been recently resurrected as a new company. The new VAIO company officially declared its establishment last month, also resurrecting the VAIO Fit and VAIO Pro, two of the central product lineups of the brand before its dissolution. The new company had just finished the official inauguration of its business operations yesterday. The opening ceremonies included a brief announcement of the new company’s plan road map, and its long term objectives. In a campaign that the company dubs

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Business, Hardware, VR World

Sony Rumored to Be Selling Their VAIO PC Division

On Tuesday, rumors started popping up on the Internet that Sony Corp was selling its money-losing PC business to an investment fund and will focus on smartphones, according to a Japan-based report. Sony Corp stocks advanced the most in more than eight months in US trading after the Nikkei newspaper reported the company is in talks to sell its personal-computer business to Japan Industrial Partners (JIP), a Tokyo-based private equity firm specializing in business restructuring. On February 3, Sony denied a Nikkei report that it was discussing creating a venture for the PC unit with Lenovo Group. The new entity would continue to sell PCs

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