Sony has applied for a patent on a robotic system that can tell the difference between dirt and a scratch. Are household robots in the company's future?
commentary New gadgets like the Xperia Z Ultra smartphone and the SmartWatch 2 harken back to the era when consumers considered Sony synonymous with innovation. Now let's see if that translates into something resembling volume sales.
This week, we joined a "Gangnam Style" flash mob, repelled water with our bodies, and voted for a video game hero for president.
Never leave your luggage unattended with a Hop suitcase, a bag that follows around at your heels wherever you go.
Slap your iPhone or iPod Touch into this four-legged frame from the creator of Tamagotchi, spotted at the Tokyo Toy Show.
Teach your old Aibo how to guard your pad with a download from the Robot App Store.
Japan's NSK is developing a robot guide dog that can lead the visually impaired up and down stairs. At the moment, it's neither cute nor practical.
Ready for a big home robot? Full-size household humanoid out of California to ship for $3,000.
Both a digital pet and a robot, Wappy has a personality and skills that evolve over time.
With its S1 Android tablet having been outed last week, Sony is seemingly working on two other tablets: an innovative dual-screen Android slate and a Vaio-branded Windows 7 sliding tablet.