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  • LTE BlackBerry PlayBook Coming This Year, Says RIM CEO

    LTE BlackBerry PlayBook Coming This Year, Says RIM CEO

    RIM is keeping the PlayBook party going. While speaking at a BlackBerry World breakfast with RIM CEO Thorsten Heins stated the company plans to launch an LTE-enabled PlayBook by the end of the year. However, the CEO didn't detail the projected release date, price or available wireless carrier. This is a smart move for RIM. Rather than spending the time and resources producing another tablet… Read More

  • Review: The Playstation Vita, Sony’s Portable Powerhouse

    Review: The Playstation Vita, Sony’s Portable Powerhouse

    Like a line of hard-marching Lemmings (or a swarm of Patapons), Sony's countless, niggling enemies would like nothing better than to distract and steal the company's hard-won fan base. The Playstation has long been the gold standard in console gaming, despite the Xbox's recent challenges to the throne. And Sony does a good job. Graphics are better, gameplay is or can be more immersive, and in the… Read More

  • Back To Basics: Sony Appoints Kazuo Hirai, Ousts Stringer

    Back To Basics: Sony Appoints Kazuo Hirai, Ousts Stringer

    If there's been one complaint my contacts inside large CE companies have had, career-wise, it's been the inability to rise far in the hierarchy. While there are clear exceptions to this rule, the complaint has always been that succeeding in Asian companies has been contingent on (literally) speaking the language and knowing the rules of the road, as it were, culturally. When Sir Howard… Read More

  • Sony Shares Holiday Sales Numbers For The PlayStation

    Sony Shares Holiday Sales Numbers For The PlayStation

    Sony Computer Entertainment reported some solid sales numbers for its various PlayStation systems for the past holiday season today. Sony says that they moved a total of 6.5 million PlayStation 2/3/PSP/Vita units worldwide (Sony defines "holiday season" as between November 21 and January 5 in Asia, November 21 through December 31 in America, and November 18 through December 31 in Europe). Read More

  • Review: The Playstation 3D Display Lets You Bring All Of Your Friends

    Review: The Playstation 3D Display Lets You Bring All Of Your Friends

    Back at E3, the gaming world let out a collective groan when Sony announced they were making a special 3D TV for the PS3. However, that groan swiftly turned into a clamor of adoration once it was explained that the TV, in addition to displaying 3D content, would also allow two players to play side by side, seeing different displays through two pairs of 3D glasses. Called SimulView, it was pretty… Read More

  • Sony Opens Up The PlayStation Store To Tablet S Owners

    Sony Opens Up The PlayStation Store To Tablet S Owners

    Owners of the Tablet S from Sony: listen up because your Android-powered slab of glass just became that much more fun. The PlayStation Store for PS-certified devices has officially gone live, with 10 PS1 titles available at launch. The Store is now accessible in nine countries, the U.S. and Canada included. Sony says that most of the Tablet S-optimized titles will cost $5.99 to download. The… Read More

  • Sony Reports Massive Hack Attempt On Networks: 93,000 Accounts Affected Globally

    Sony Reports Massive Hack Attempt On Networks: 93,000 Accounts Affected Globally

    Sony is suffering from yet another hack attempt on its networks. But this time, the company seems to be better prepared, and apparently all credit card information is safe. Philip Reitinger, Sony's Chief Information Security Officer, has posted an article on the official PlayStation blog explaining the incident. According to Reitinger, the Sony Entertainment Network, PlayStation Network and… Read More

  • Sony Japan Prices First Playstation Vita Games

    Sony Japan Prices First Playstation Vita Games

    The launch of Sony's new handheld console Vita in Japan is just two months away (December 17), so it's about time big S made some official announcements regarding software prices. In a nut shell, the first batch of titles will not be sold for cheap. To be more concrete, the prices for a total of four launch games are now fixed. Read More

  • Sony Will Offer 28 Titles When The Vita Launches In Japan (Full List)

    Sony Will Offer 28 Titles When The Vita Launches In Japan (Full List)

    Apart from fixing the Japan release date for the Playstation Vita (December 17) today, Sony also announced [press release in English] the handheld's full launch line-up for its home market: a total of 28 different titles (games and applications) will be made available for early buyers of the device. Sony also said there are a total of 100 different games being developed by companies worldwide… Read More

  • Sony’s Playstation Vita To Hit Japan On December 17

    Sony’s Playstation Vita To Hit Japan On December 17

    Sony is currently holding a press conference in Tokyo where the company said that the Playstation Vita, its new handheld console, will hit stores in Japan on December 17, just in time for the holidays (this decision was kind of announced last month actually). For the 3G connection, Sony partnered up with Japan's biggest mobile carrier NTT Docomo and laid out 3G pricing plans for the first time… Read More