sony vaio

  • Is It Real, Or Is It A Bootleg Sony Vaio?

    It’s all pretty formulaic. “Company in China releases [knockoff product] that looks so much like the real thing.” See: iPed. Now: some Sony Vaio. Read More

  • Sony Japan follows Sony New Zealand with mysterious new Vaio mobile ad

    Following Sony New Zealand, Sony Japan today updated its dedicated Vaio website with a mysterious announcement. If you click here [JP], you can see a woman getting out a small UMPC-like object out of her hand bag. Read More

  • Sony wants to stop lying to us about battery life

    We all know that laptop makers have been using misleading figures for battery life for years now. The packaging would say 10-12 hours, but when you started using the thing you wouldn’t get anything near that and Sony is fessing up. Most venders use the Japanese tech association Jeita’s method, which is the average of power depletion when idle and playing a movie file. This seems… Read More

  • Sony VAIO FZ180 Laptop Review

    I’ve spent the past few weeks playing with Sony’s new Vista-driven Vaio FZ180 laptop. It’s thin, white, and packs a Blu-ray drive, but should you plop down two grand for it? Full review after the jump Read More

  • Criticize How Much It Costs To Run Vista Decently and Get Beaten Up By Readers

    If you don’t have anything nice to say about Windows Vista then don’t bother writing about it. That’s the general consensus on a certain post on eWeek’s Microsoft Watch. One of the writers over there recounted a story in which his sister bought a Sony Vaio laptop with Vista installed that had a Windows Experience Index score of 3.3—considering the laptop cost… Read More