Sony sucks at formats

June 2nd, 2014

Despite the many format wars we’ve had in the past, it seems like companies just don’t learn. They’re either too dumb, or too arrogant or both. Sony, in particular

4K Is Officially the Next Dumb Format War

Sony Debt rating sucks

May 17th, 2014

In November 2012, Moody’s downgraded Sony’s long-term debt rating from Baa2 to Baa3, one notch above junk status.

Sony’s credit rating crash sends its debt into junk territory

Sony Profits suck

May 17th, 2014

Combined with its previous seven years of disappointing numbers, Sony has sustained nearly $10 billion in losses over that time.

With sour 2015 forecast, Sony will have lost nearly $10B over 8 years

Sany Vaio batteries suck

April 20th, 2014

“an issue with Sony’s VAIO Fit 11A could cause the laptop to overheat and catch fire”

Sony warns users that its VAIO Fit risks catching fire (update)

Sony Pirates KDE artwork

February 21st, 2013

Sony has pirated KDE artwork.

Sony security sucks

May 4th, 2011

“…an extra 25 million customers who played games on its Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) PC games network have had their personal details stolen – and that they were taken before the theft of 77 million peoples’ details on the PlayStation Network (PSN).”

Source: Guardian Tech Blog

Slashdot Poll: Favourite Sony Gaffe?

May 4th, 2011

Slashdot Poll: Favourite Sony Gaffe?

Sony marketing plagiarism sucks

June 25th, 2010

Earlier this year Sony was caught using a screenshot of Microsoft’s Project Gotham Racing 3 to promote Gran Turismo 4.

Sony Caught Using PGR3 Again?

Sony’s secondhand tax sucks

June 25th, 2010

PlayStation Portable owners recently got a taste of what’s to come with the release of SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 3. Anyone who buys a second-hand copy of the game will be forced to pay another US$20 for a new voucher code if they want to play online.

Should they tax second-hand games?

SteveToday says Sony’s service sucks

March 13th, 2010


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