Sony Announces New Entertainment Service
Today Sony Ericsson announced "Entertainment Unlimited", a new subscription-based service that will allow users to download an unlimited number of movies to their PC every month and sync them with their mobile phones. Along with this unlimited movie service, Sony is also announcing Media Go, which is a new platform for users to sync content between their devices and their PCs. This includes music, photos, videos, and more.
Sony's PlayStation Video App Lets Android Devices Access Movies
Sony recently released the PlayStation Video application for Android devices. The app is essentially a portal to Sony's video content store and lets people watch movies or TV shows they've purchased or rented from Sony.
Sony Music Unlimited Goes Offline, Spotify Takes Its Place
Sony today followed through on an announcement made in January concerning Sony Music Unlimited and Spotify. Sony Music Unlimited has gone offline in all 19 countries where it was offered.
Sony Bags Music Unlimited In Favor of Spotify
Sony today said it will replace its Music Unlimited service on Xperia phones and tablets, and the PlayStations 3 and 4 gaming consoles with Spotify. Sony said Music Unlimited will go offline March 29 in all 19 countries in which it is currently offered, including the U.S.
Sony Scoops Up Altair, Merges Entertainment Businesses
Sony has agreed to purchase Altair Semiconductor for $212 million in a move meant to help shore up its chip business. Sony has invested heavily in building production capacity to meet demand for mobile components, such as smartphone camera sensors.
Amazon Music Unlimited Gains Family Plan
Following its promise to do so earlier this year, Amazon today launched a family plan option for its Amazon Music Unlimited service. The family plan costs $15 per month (or $150 per year) and gives up to six family members all the benefits of the streaming music service.