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4 Million: That's a Lot of Wii

Yes, while Sony is seemingly scaping together as many PS3 units as possible for the holidays, Nintendo plans to ship 4 million Wii gaming consoles by the end of the year. (Thanks to Red Herring for the news and remember that...

Early Xbox 360 Holiday Treats from EA

During the recent X06 event in Barcelona, Spain, Electronic Arts (EA) announced its upcoming holiday line-up for the Xbox 360. (So many games, so little time ...) While today's news is all abuzz about the Xbox 360 1080p upgrade (the more to...

When the Facts Aren't Necessarily the Facts

How about this from Engadget about the "factual" comparison between Sony's PS3 system, Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Nintendo's Wii? Remember in Dragnet when Officer Joe Friday stated: "Just the facts, ma'am"? Maybe they need to make a few additional...

How Many Batteries Does a Recall Make? 9.6 Million

That's right -- 9.6 million.  That's the number (as it stands today) of the number of batteries that Sony has recalled because of safety problems. Just about every notebook computer manufacturer has been hit by this problem. Do you think...

Sony Recalls Sony Batteries

Who said misery loves company? (Well, they would be right in this situation.)Sony is now recalling its own notebook computer batteries (didn't want to leave Dell and the other notebook manufacturers feeling lonely, I guess) to the count of 90,00...

Top Selling Cell Phones: Updated

The ballots are in for the best selling cell phone (on a global basis), according to Krusell, the Swedish manufacturer of carrying cases for portable gadgets. The Krusell list is based upon the number of pieces of model-specific mobile and...

Skype combo devices - what's the point?

Seems like every day there's some newfandangled Skype device that combines Skype along with some combination of a speakerphone, a mouse, a keypad, an LCD, a toaster, a blender, etc. etc.Remember the Sony Skype device I wrote about? Let me...

HP Using Voodoo (No, Not in the Leak Probe)

Not to be outdone by Dell's deal with Alienware (and not to be confused with the Congressional hearing (aka "HP FUD" -- Fear Uncertaincy and Doubt) now going on, Hewlett-Packard plans to buy niche PC manufacturer Voodoo Computers. Voodoo makes cool looking, high-end...

More Sony Battery Woes -- As in 7 Million ... and Counting

7 million -- that's right.  That's what Sony's looking at with the latest news on a GLOBAL notebook battery recall. We've got Apple, we've got Dell, Toshiba and Lenovo (IBM) all facing problems with Sony's batteries in their notebook computers. I'd...

The Next Gen DVD Format War Is Over (Maybe, Maybe Not)

Everybody loves a format war; by "everybody" I really mean the media. Format wars are no fun for the companies backing each format, the companies manufacturing the competing products and the consumers who must ultimately vote (with their pocketbooks and wallets) to determine...

FOX News reviews the Sony Mylo

FOX News reviews the Sony Mylo (technically an AP writer) which supports WiFi, Skype, IM, WiFi, Opera browser, music, photos and MPEG-4 video file support, and more. check it out...

Toshiba Battery Problems! Here We Go Again (Sony)!

Can you believe this? Now Toshiba is recalling 340,000 batteries from their notebook computers that were made by (who else!) Sony  apparently because of problems with recharging them. Interestingly, this problem is not directly related to the one behind last month's recalls by Dell and...

Nintendo Wii = $250

While Sony PS3 delays (at least not in Japan and the U.S.) have been making the rounds lately, the big news today is that Nintendo's new gaming console -- the oddly named Wii -- will cost $250. Now that's a...

Sony Says: 'We're Number 1"!

According to a published report in the Los Angeles Times, Sony has regained the top spot as the Number 1 (Numero Uno) television manufacturer. (How about a bit of good news, eh?) Sony fell behind in the late 1990s because of its slow...

Oh No! Another Notebook Ballery Recall!

As if we haven't already had enough (too much! actually), now Matsushita is recalling 6,000 notebook PC batteries that could overheat when subjected to a strong impact. According to published reports (thank you, Reuters and VARBusiness for the news ...), a Matsushita spokesperson declined to...

DigitalLife Is On Its Way!

Love this show! DigitalLife, "the leading consumer electronics and video gaming event," will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City, next month! October 12-15, to be exact,. This year’s show will feature more than 200 leading consumer electronics and...

Sony Takes a Hit on Battery Problems

Not surprising to see Sony taking a stock hit on its 10 days of woe (Dell battery problems, Apple battery problems -- is there more coming?). (Actually wondered why Dell got raked through the fire -- no pun intended --...

Digital Camera Phones Rule! Anyone Remember Film or Digital Cameras?

Ten years ago, camera companies had nothing to worry about except each other. But poof! along came digital cameras and the Kodak, Fuji and Nikon's of the camera world had to worry about consumer technology companies like Sony or IT...

Dell Battery Recall: Too Hot To Handle!

While it may seem funny -- exploding laptops, burning laptop batteries -- make no joke about it, this is serious business. Dell's announcement to recall 4.1 million notebook batteries (made by Sony) is scary stuff if you have seen the...

How About a Camera with GPS?

Sony no baloney. Sony has a GPS add-on (GPS-CS1) for its digital cameras that records the location and time data every 15 seconds. The time on the device can be matched with the timestamp on the photo, and the exact location of...

Sony mylo personal communicator

Sony's Mylo ("my life online") personal communicator is a new gadget that provides users access to online instant messaging services, Web pages (fully-featured Opera browser), e-mails, play music, and view photos. Most interestingly, the mylo communicator comes with Skype software...

Who's Number 1 in GPS?

It may be flying a bit under the proverbial radar when it comes to the land of gadgets, but gadgets with GPS navigation technology built-in are expected to become an 88 million market in 2010, according to research firm Strategy Analytics. In...

Sony Brand Is Tops (No Baloney)

Don't know how many of you remember Sony's advertising with "Sony. No Baloney" as the tag line? Don't know how many of you remember when Sony had it's headquarters in the warehouses of Queens, rather than a swanky building in...

Sony's Walkman Making a Comeback?

Is there a second act for Sony's Walkman? Can the product that originally defined "personal audio" make it back to the top? In fact, can the company that once topped the consumer gadget mountain, once again ascend to that lofty perch? (So many...

Sony's New Gadget-Dispensing Vending Machines

Have you heard about Sony selling electronic products in automated kiosks?Yes indeed! Reminds me of the amusement park game (or diner lobby game) where you put your buck into the machine and you get to operate a giant claw that tries to pick up...
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