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Welp, looks like Sony's cat is sufficiently out of the bag. With E3 scheduled to get underway next week in California, Sony's biggest secret for the show is a secret no more. Just hours ago, official images leaked of what will reportedly be called the "PSP go." This new PlayStation Portable looks to be a smaller, more compact version of the... Read more...
As part of its Christmas line-up of products, Sony Ericsson introduced a new phone that will allow consumers to connect to their PS3 gaming consoles remotely. The new phone, known as Aino, will let users access media content such as music, videos, and photos from the PS3 while on the go. Sadly, Aino will not allow users to play games or access... Read more...
It’s becoming more and more common that U.S. Customs agents are finding smuggled drugs in shipments traveling to the U.S. from Mexico. Electronics manufacturers are among the mix of manufacturers who have been targeted by various smuggling and hijacking attempts. Last month, U.S. Customs agents got a surprise when they checked a trailer of... Read more...
Gamers are well aware that E3 is just around the bend, and whispers are sure getting hopes up around the web. Microsoft is expected to unveil a motion sensing system to compete with Microsoft's Wii, Sony just might debut a new thin PlayStation 3, and the PSP just might snag game rentals and music downloads. According to various sources, we're... Read more...
We've had every reason to believe that these were real, but finally we're seeing Sony itself pull the trigger on an official confirmation. Starting the week off in style, the company is introducing not one, not two, but three new Alpha models in its burgeoning DSLR range. Aimed primarily at first- and second-time DSLR buyers, the DSLR-A380,... Read more...
Remember back in ancient computer times, say the late '80s and early '90s, when your only choice for a computer screen was black, with white, orange or green typeface?That model has long since been discarded in favor of full-color screens, which are much easier on the eye and, frankly, more attractive. But then the Kindle e-book reader came... Read more...
Logitech has certainly dabbled in the gaming realm before, but this is arguably its most impressive venture yet. For years now, home cinema enthusiasts have wondered why Sony added in Bluetooth remote control capabilities over the far more widely accepted RF radio. At long last, a company with a trusted record in the remote industry is stepping... Read more...
YouTube on Thursday took aim at its biggest competitor, Hulu, announcing it would begin offering movies, TV shows and content from studios such as Crackle/Sony Pictures, CBS, MGM, Lionsgate, Starz, the BBC, Anime Network, Cinetic Rights Management, Current TV, Discovery, Documentary Channel, First Look Studios, IndieFlix, National Geographic... Read more...
Somewhere, someday, we'll see OLEDs everywhere. You can pretty much bank on it. Unfortunately, you may be wearing inch-thick glasses and struggling to read your medicine labels before such a prophecy comes to fruition. That said, Sony's slowly but surely working towards that goal by first introducing a mega-expensive OLED TV, and now, by shipping... Read more...
UMD movies -- remember those? Yes, they're the little discs that slide into the rear of Sony's PlayStation Portable, and it's been ages since a major motion picture was released on the format. In a crazy, wild world just years from now, we could be saying the very same thing about games.In what Sony is describing as a "one time test case,"... Read more...
Um, what? Frankly, that's the reaction we have after digesting an absolutely absurd -- and borderline comical -- new PR snippet from Sony. Given that April 1st is well behind us, we're left to believe that John Koller's statement regarding Nintendo's DSi launch is completely legitimate. For those unaware, the smallest and most powerful DS... Read more...
It's not quite as delicious as a PlayStation 3 price cut, but if you've been waiting years upon years to get your hands on a decade-old game console, now's the time. This week, Sony has officially lowered the MSRP of its long standing PlayStation 2 console to $99.99, which marks the first universal price drop on it since March of 2007 (when... Read more...
Sony announced a new Cyber-shot camera (model DSC-HX1) with sweep panorama technology. Sweep panorama can capture up to 224-degree horizontal or 154-degree vertical panorama shots in a single press-and-sweep motion. The HX1 camera is also Sony’s first with the newly-developed 1/2.4-inch Exmor CMOS sensor technology. This sensor enables the... Read more...
Man, talk about a buzz-kill. With still a few precious hours left in the weekend, now you have to sit and wonder if all that gaming you've done over the past 48 hours is increasing your chances of getting some sort of weird skin disorder.According to a new report from a team of Swiss scientists, keeping too tight a grip on a controller and... Read more...
We can't say we saw this coming. After hearing that Sony's only dedicated PlayStation Store in America would be closing up this year, the company has come forward with a barrage of new material for its PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable consoles. From new software to new hardware, Sony's doing it all today.At its annual retail and publisher... Read more...
It's the end of an era, so to speak. With Sony suffering a Q4 that even the most bitter rival wouldn't wish on its competitors, the company has seen fit to shut the doors on its US flagship PlayStation store in San Francisco, California. With company sales in the dumps and some 16,000 Sony jobs already on the way out, the corporation has decided... Read more...
Vizio showed up in style at CES 2009, and we're not just talking about the HDTVs it brought along. The company's balance sheet is looking about as healthy as any outfit's could possibly look these days, with it using momentum from the third quarter of last year to propel it right past Sony in Q4. No need to check your set -- we really just... Read more...
In an attempt to make taking good pictures even easier, Sony announced five new Cyber-shot cameras (models DSC-T900, DSC-T90, DSC-W290, DSC-W230, and DSC-H20) with intelligent technologies that will sense surrounding conditions and adjust camera settings accordingly. The T900, T90, W290, and H20 models incorporate intelligent auto mode, which... Read more...
When Sony's VAIO P was unveiled here in America, many lamented the fact that it's onboard mobile broadband chip was locked to Verizon Wireless. Over at Mobile World Congress, Sony has announced plans to remedy that, though -- oddly enough -- it never mentions if these problem-solving machines will ship to the USA. Sony Electronics and Qualcomm... Read more...
Today, Sony unveiled the first Wi-Fi enabled digital camera with a built-in web browser. This new Cyber-shot DSC-G3 is so special that Sir Howard Stringer himself did the honors of announcing it. With its wireless capabilities, the Cyber-shot DSC-G3 can upload videos and photos using any public hotspot, making photo sharing easier and more... Read more...
Multiple leaks, multiple teasers, and finally at CES on Wednesday Sony announced the P-series Lifestyle PC. They are calling this a notebook, and not a netbook, despite the obvious similarities. First off, most of the leaked information, including, if you recall, a leak from Sony's own online store itself, was correct. The leaked images were... Read more...
Ah yes, if you want something to be kept under wraps, it's not a good idea to show it off on monitors at a trade show. That's what Sony learned as enGadget managed to snap some admittedly fuzzy pictures from a CES monitor. We already know many of the specs of the Sony VAIO P, which has been leaked and teased multiple times. Intel Atom Z250... Read more...
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