Sony PSP2 unveiled as the NGP: Quad-core craziness

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The Sony PSP2, codename the Next Generation Portable (NGP) was unveiled in Tokyo today. The portable gaming device features a 5-inch OLED (960×544) touchscreen, dual cameras, a touch-sensitive panel on the back adding for extra control, a quad-core ARM Cortex A9 CPU and PowerVR SGX534MP4+ GPU, 3G, Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi, and lets not forget dual analog joysticks.

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Sony to officially announce PSP2 before end of month?

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With all the news, rumors, hearsay, and even videos of the upcoming Sony Ericsson PlayStation Phone (XPERIA Play), we’ve almost forgotten that it’s not really meant to be the official successor to the original PSP. Well, Sony hasn’t forgotten and it looks like the PSP2 is going to be unveiled to us before the end of the month.

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Sony taking on iPhone jailbreaker GeoHotz and the DMCA

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He may not exactly be a household name, but in the realm of hackers, George “GeoHot” Hotz is highly regarded as a pioneer. He was the first one, after all, to ever jailbreak an iPhone. After turning his attention to the PS3 recently, though, he’s managed to get the attention of Sony’s lawyers.

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A face to the rumors: Will the PSP2 look like this?

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About a month ago a few grainy pictures of what looked like a PSP2 were leaked, and following that the rumor mill started to buzz with speculations on what the actual product will look like. Now we have been treated to clearer, more official looking images of a mock-up PSP2, though take note that these images are not from Sony.

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Sony confirms PSP phone, but doesn’t confirm PSP phone

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Confused? You betcha! Kazuo Hirai is the big cheese at Sony Computer Entertainment and he recently had an interview where he was to discuss the PSPhone (or PSP phone, if you prefer). In the interview, he basically confirms that they’re working on such a device.

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