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Samsung is Kicking Ass - Everyone's Ass...

Samsung is kicking ass - as in everyone's ass. They're kicking Apple's ass in smart phones, they're kicking Sony's ass in TVs, and they're kicking Nokia's ass in smart phones, Nokia no longer the top selling cellphone maker in the...

Sony Ericsson VH700 headset Review

The Sony Ericsson VH700 Bluetooth headset is an interesting Bluetooth headset, if only for the fact that it's not wireless. How can it be Bluetooth which is a wireless specification and yet not be wireless? Perhaps this picture of the...

What??? No More Exploding Laptop Batteries?

Aww darn, no more cool explosions from exploding laptop batteries! STOBA, a new material technology will steal the joy of seeing your laptop explode from faulty batteries. Boy, it seemed like a week didn't pass without Apple, Toshiba, Sony, Dell,...

Sony Kills Go!Messenger VoIP Application

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) announced that it plans to shut down Go!Messenger, a VoIP, video chat, and IM application that launched last February. Citing a lack of interest, Go!Messenger was an intriguing PSP app that leveraged the PSP Go!Cam...

Gadgets Help Drive Black Friday Sales

Despite one of the worst economic climates in decades, consumer spending on Black Friday hit $10.6 billion, 3% higher than the day after Thanksgiving in 2007, according to researcher ShopperTrak. Gadgets accounted for nine of the top 10 most popular...

Sony Phone Home for Gaming Future

 For Sony, Home is where the future of gaming is -- or where they would like it to be. In its battle for the hearts and minds of gamers, Sony is developing a robust social-networking component to its PlayStation 3 console....

NatGeo Gets into the Gaming Mood

  National Geographic Ventures is working with video game makers on branded games for PCs, consoles and handhelds, with such forthcoming titles as National Geographic: Panda for the Nintendo DS and Sony will have National Geographic: Africa. For the...

Broadband-enabled Game Consoles: Bye-Bye Pay TV?

A report from research consultancy TDG predicts that portals like Microsoft's Xbox Live and Sony's PlayStation Network will soon become formidable competitors to incumbent Pay TV services. Leveraging broadband-enabled game consoles as the next-generation video platforms -- and bypassing cable and...

Xbox 360 as Internet-to-TV Portal

Hoping to provide viewers with an easy way to move Internet-based video onto TV screens, GridNetworks has announced a new service that would do just that by routing the content through an Xbox 360 gaming console. The service is designed...

Life Got You Down? Buy a Video Game Console

Despite a worsening economy, all three current-generation video game consoles had better U.S. sales in October than they did a year ago, according to the latest figures from The NPD Group. And both Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Nintendo's Wii...

Sony Introduces New Format for Audio CDs

Just what the world needs!Sony has launched a new audio CD format dubbed Blu-spec, which apparently allows users to burn discs with the Blu Laser Diode system without losing compatibility with existing CD drives. (Backwards compatibility is always a good...

Nintendo Gets New DSi Ready

Nintendo is reportedly likely to launch a new model of its top-selling handheld player, the DS, in overseas markets by next summer.Nintendo will start selling the DSi, which can take pictures, play music and is slimmer than the current model,...

Less Merry Xmas: Sony Keeping PS3 Pricing As Is

Sony has ruled out cutting the price of the PlayStation 3 console before Christmas, insisting that the PS3 is better value than rivals half its price.(Maybe time to rethink that in today's -- or at least last week's -- economy?)With...

Sony's Bluetooth Watch: Calling Dick Tracy!

Can't get to the ringing cell phone fast enough ladies because it's hidden inside your briefcase, purse, bag or pocket?Well, does Sony have a product for you!The new Bluetooth MBW-200 range of Bluetooth watches is an expansion of the highly...

New e-Newspaper Reader Heats Up e-Reader Market

The electronic newspaper, a large portable screen that is constantly updated with the latest news, has been a prop in science fiction for ages. It also figures in the dreams of newspaper publishers struggling with rising production and delivery costs,...

Sony Laptops Heading Back to Sony -- Oy VAIO!

Sony has issued a recall for thousands of its VAIO laptops because of possible overheating or short-circuits.(Didn't we blog about another similar Sony problem not all that long ago?)  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said that the recall is voluntary,...

Is Sony Ericsson Headed for Splitsville?

According to Reuters, Sony's joint venture with cell phone maker Ericsson must do better. Asked whether Sony is planning to end its Sony Ericsson joint venture, Sony head honcho Howard Stringer said: "It's certainly been a difficult year but...

Everything in the World's Going Wireless

In Singapore, the Dutch consumer electronics maker Philips is designing a multimedia server to stream audio and video through the air, from the Internet to any device in the home. In Munich, a former unit of Siemens envisions a cordless...

What Economy? TV Sales Surge Anyway

TV shipments for North America hit record growth levels in the second quarter, despite a weaker U.S. economy.According to research firm DisplaySearch, TV shipments rose 28% compared to the same quarter last year to more than 9.3 million units, marking the...

PlayStation Home Beta Up for Grabs

Later today, the PlayStation Store will reportedly be updated with the addition of the PlayStation Home theme. By downloading the theme, users are submitting an application to join the PlayStation Home Beta test community. This will be an inside experience test...

Is Now the Time for e-Book Readers?

With Sony announcing today that its Reader Digital Book will be able to read electronic books published using the .epub format -- the same that many of the largest book publishers are using -- ring in a new age for...

A Crapware-Free PC? Now, You're Talking!

Sick and tired of getting a new PC and discovering all of the free trial software and other stuff you don't need, didn't ask for and now have clogging up valuable drive space on your new baby?Well, looks like Sony...

"Why Blu?" Sweepstakes could land you a Sony PS3

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Blu-ray have teamed up with Brickfish to launch the "Why Blu?" campaign at http://www.brickfish.com/Entertainment/whyblu?tab=entries&=blu_pr.The campaign asks entrants to create a poster, ad or video highlighting the "supreme quality" of Blu-ray Discs.The grand prize winner, selected...

Shaun White for Nintendo Wii (Wee!!!!)

While much has been made about how little excitement Sony and Nintendo have generated at the E3 game show (click here), there's actually some pretty cool stuff coming out. Take this for example: Nintendo had Shaun White, the gold medalist at...

Sony PS3 Boo-Boo ...

Can't believe stuff like this still happens!Can't anybody here play this game!Sony has been forced to pull the 2.40 version of the PlayStation 3 software from download servers because of complaints that the new update was causing problems for the owners of...
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