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Tag: Sony

iFixit Tears Down PlayStation Vita, Finds No PSP Inside

iFixit Tears Down PlayStation Vita, Finds No PSP Inside
Dim your lightsaber nightlights and close the blinds – it’s another cache of gadget porn from the guys at iFixit. This time they’ve applied their orderly destructive powers to Sony’s newest handheld gaming system, the PlayStation (or PS) Vita.

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX200V: 18.2 MP, 1080p/60 Video, and Covered in Glass

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX200V: 18.2 MP, 1080p/60 Video, and Covered in Glass
You got to hand it to Sony, they do occasionally release some really cool products, like this new Sony Cybershot DSC-TX200V which was just announced. It’s a compact camera that sports the highest resolution for a point-and-shoot camera yet.

Steampunk Sony VAIO F Goes Back to the Victorian Era

Steampunk Sony VAIO F Goes Back to the Victorian Era
Is your laptop feeling too modern and shiny for you? Why not give it a retro redo? With the eCog Mercury mod, you can give your Sony VAIO a serious steampunk makeover, and send your 21st century gadget all the way back to the 19th century.

Sony Dot Switch Looks Awesome, Even Though We Don’t Know What It Is

Sony Dot Switch Looks Awesome, Even Though We Don’t Know What It Is
Sony is teasing some mysterious new tech over on Youtube called “Dot Switch.” The tease video shows someone with a Sony Xperia smartphone in hand and a big round dot on the front of the touchscreen.

55-inch Sony Crystal LED Display Has 6 Million LEDs, Looks Spectacular

55-inch Sony Crystal LED Display Has 6 Million LEDs, Looks Spectacular
I’m still rocking a several year-old plasma TV and thinking it might be time to step into a the normal LCD/LED backlit era. Now, Sony has already gone beyond that. The company has unveiled the next generation in LED TVs at CES and it is called the Crystal LED Display.

PSP Outsells PS Vita in Japan

PSP Outsells PS Vita in Japan
Just the other day we told you how Sony’s PS Vita had been selling pretty well over in Japan, but it turns out, that’s not the whole story. The PS Vita has been available in Japan since December 17, but now after only its second week on sale, Sony’s last generation handheld, the PSP, is outselling it.

Sony Sells 300,000 PS Vita Handhelds in Two Days in Japan

Sony Sells 300,000 PS Vita Handhelds in Two Days in Japan
Sony’s PS Vita portable gaming system went on sale in Japan on Saturday, and as you might expect, it’s selling quite well. Sony says that it has already sold over 300,000 of the portable consoles in just the first two days after launch.

Sony Offers North America Early Hands-On with PS Vita

Sony Offers North America Early Hands-On with PS Vita
Want to check out the new Sony PS Vita, but don’t can’t stand to wait until February 2012? If you happen to live in the greater Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Atlanta or Washington DC areas, you’re in luck.

PS Vita Multitasking Limitation: No Web Browsing During Games

PS Vita Multitasking Limitation: No Web Browsing During Games
We have some new PS Vita news for you today if you are among those who have been salivating over the portable console. When the new PS Vita launches, you will not be able to play games and browse the Internet at the same time.

Sony Makes Their Own Holodeck (with Projection Mapping)

Sony Makes Their Own Holodeck (with Projection Mapping)
Using a variety of visual tricks, including projection mapping, props, and motion-tracking, Sony managed to create some of the most mind-blowing visual illusions I’ve ever seen on video, bringing to life a sort of virtual “holodeck” for us to feast our eyes on.

PS Vita Gets Coming Soon Trailer, Doesn’t Tell Us Anything

PS Vita Gets Coming Soon Trailer, Doesn’t Tell Us Anything
If you are still waiting for the PS Vita and drooling over it, Sony has released a new commercial for the impending launch of their portable gaming console. Amazingly, unlike others before it, this new spot actually shows more of the PS Vita, but is less informative.

Sony Cuts Playstation Game Sharing

Sony Cuts Playstation Game Sharing
You know the old saying, “Sharing is caring”? Apparently, Sony doesn’t see it that way. Even though many of you like sharing your PlayStation games with friends. Sadly, those in the UK will now be limited to sharing games and content with no more than two PS3 consoles and two handheld consoles.

PlayStation Credit Card Awards 10x Points for PSN Purchases, No Word on Trophy Support

PlayStation Credit Card Awards 10x Points for PSN Purchases, No Word on Trophy Support
If you’re a frequent customer of Sony, especially the PlayStation Network, here’s a piece of plastic that will help your purchasing habits work in your favor. The electronics giant teamed up with Capital One to release an updated PlayStation credit card.

Skyrim + PS3 Save Bug = Lots of Lag

Skyrim + PS3 Save Bug = Lots of Lag
If you just got Skyrim for the PS3, you might want to hold off on playing the game until Bethesda releases a patch. This is because players are reporting that not only are they losing saved games, but as you progress through the game, you get more and more lag.

Sony PSN to Shutdown for Six Hours at Night in South Korea, for the Kids

Sony PSN to Shutdown for Six Hours at Night in South Korea, for the Kids
Sony Computer Entertainment Korea has announced that they will be taking PSN offline for underage players in South Korea. This is due to a Shutdown Law in South Korea that prevents underage players from gaming for a six hour period at night.

Sony UMD Passport for PS Vita Lets You Play Your Old UMD Games (for a Price)

Sony UMD Passport for PS Vita Lets You Play Your Old UMD Games (for a Price)
Are those old UMD discs sitting around collecting dust? Fear not, Sony has plans to launch a UMD Passport for the PS Vita handheld console once it launches. Basically gamers who have large libraries of UMD games from previous PSP models will need to sign up for access to the new UMD Passport.