VAIO Phone Biz is a Windows 10 smartphone with Continuum support

When Sony spun off its PC division as a new company called VAIO, Sony continued making smartphones. Now VAIO is making phones too. The company has unveiled the VAIO Phone Biz, a Windows 10 smartphone with a 5.5 inch full HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 proecssor, and support for Microsoft’s Continuum for phone software… […]

VAIO’s new laptops coming soon to Japan (and the US)

After spinning off from Sony, VAIO began selling premium laptops and tablets first in Japan, and then the US. Now the company is getting ready to launch a few new models with premium specs… and premium price tags. The VAIO S13, VAIO S15, and new VAIO Z laptops should be available starting in February. VAIO Z […]

Toshiba, Fujitsu and Vaio could join forces to create a PC supergroup

Three Japanese electronics companies are reportedly thinking about merging their PC divisions to create the largest personal computer company in that country. Nikkei reports that Toshiba, Fujitsu, and Vaio are in negotiations, and could launch a new company together in April, 2016. If that happens, the new company would immediately have abotu a 30 percent share of […]

VAIO launches its first smartphone in Japan (and it looks familiar)

VAIO is launching its first smartphone since the company spun off from Sony last year. The new VAIO Phone is a mid-range handset that will be available to customers of Japanese MVNO (budget wireless carrier) b-mobile. It sports a 5 inch, 720p display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor and a familiar design that suggests VAIO […]

VAIO’s first smartphones launching in Japan on March 12th

Sony spun off its PC division in 2014, creating a new company called VAIO which sells computers exclusively in Japan. Now VAIO is getting ready to launch its first smartphones, which is kind of funny, since Sony is considering spinning off its own PC business. VAIO and wireless carrier Japan Communications plan to introduce the […]

Out from under the wing of Sony, VAIO returns with two new hybrid laptops

Now that VAIO is no longer part of Sony’s PC business, the company has been working hard on rebooting its independent computer business. The company recently announced two new computers in Tokyo. The VAIO Z and VAIO Z Canvas at the company’s new touch screen laptop hybrids. The former is intended for use in enterprise […]