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Previewing the Sony Tablet S and Tablet P with Honeycomb

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The world of Android tablets is about to get a little more crowded. We first saw Sony's ambitions into this realm earlier this year, but the official launch of the Sony Tablet S and the Tablet P is just around the corner. Personally, I'm more intrigued by the Tablet P, the dual-screen Android tablet that we had previously known as the Sony Tablet S2.

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Cheaper Sony PSP E-1000 to retail at under $150

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We all know that the PlayStation Vita, previously known as the Next-Gen PSP (NGP), is almost ready for public consumption, but not everyone is prepared to fork out the $249 starting price for the hot new handheld. So, Sony has just announced a cheaper version called the PSP E-1000, which will retail for just under $150 US.

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Sony patents interactive wireless talking PlayStation Doll, children rejoice everywhere

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Patent applications often help us get a clue of what tech giants are up to, even if their ideas may or may not be applied to use and end up being thrown out in the wild to shake competitors. Anyhow, if a recent Sony patent is to be made in to reality, it could reveal what the company is cooking up in its R&D lab; a Play Station controlled interactive doll. Strange for us, sure, but I bet it would be welcomed by many young boys and girls who already don't have enough talking computer controlled toys. It may be the excuse you are looking for to convince your significant other to get that PS3.

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Sony wants to power your electric vehicle

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Sometime in the middle of this decade, Sony will start manufacturing lithium-ion batteries specifically for electric cars and hybrids. Demand for these batteries will surely increase as more people buy hybrids and electric cars, so Sony says it is prepared to build dedicated plants for this purpose too.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Play review: The Android PlayStation phone

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I play a lot of games on my smartphone. The trouble is that a smartphone was never really designed for serious video game playing, and that's where the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play is supposed to come into the picture. It's PlayStation certified and is purpose-built to give gamers what they want while still doing the usual Android smartphone thing too.

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Will It Ever Stop? Sony Hacked Again

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So much for the beefed up security. It looked like the PlayStation Network had finally returned early last week, but Sony is still suffering some woes with another attack by hackers, forcing the PS3-touting company to "shut down some operations" in three countries: Canada, Thailand, and Indonesia. What's interesting is that it doesn't really have anything to do with the PlayStation.

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PSN is Up and Down: Where Art Thou Gaming Gods?

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Nearly a month with us pulling out our hair, biting nails, and carving Why Sony? into our desks, but now its all over and now we can get back to our virtual lifes once again. The PlayStation Network is back. The restoration of the PSN service started yesterday in the United States and it looks like most of the country is hammering Sony to get back online for their fix.

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