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PlayStation Vita Confirmed To Launch Late February

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Sony this week officially announced that the next generation of their portable console, the PlayStation Vita, will only hit stores in the US, Canada, Latin America and Europe on February 22nd of next year, remaining a Japan exclusive gadget until then.

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Tablet Support Added to Sony Music Unlimited v1.2 for Android

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Going along with the Sony S Tablet is the roll out of Music Unlimited for Android v1.2. The key is that the new version adds support for tablet devices.

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Gingerbread-powered Sony NW-Z1000 Walkman challenges iPod touch

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Not everyone needs the "phone" part of a smartphone and that's why devices like the iPod touch exist. What if you'd prefer to align yourself with the Google side? Sony is doing just that by releasing the company's first ever Android-powered Walkman media player. Here is the Sony NW-Z1000.

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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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World’s first 3D, HD-recording binoculars set for release from Sony

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The DEV 3D HD video recording binoculars from Sony record full 1080p HD video in either 2D or 3D, offering three hours of 2D recording time on a single charge. More impressive, though, is the stereo mic with audio input, two Exmor R CMOS sensors, dual f/1.8-3.4, 0.5-10x optical zoom lenses and Memory Stick Pro Duo and SDXC support.

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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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Sony’s Playstation Vita (NGP) Roll Out Begins March 2012

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Sony is planning to launch its Vita portable game console worldwide by the end of March 2012. Japan could consider itself lucky since the company will first release the console in the Land of the Rising Sun.

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Sony NEX-C3: Worlds Smallest and Lightest Interchangeable Lens Camera

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Sony’s NEX–C3 camera has a 16.2 MP APS-C sized sensor, shoots 720 HD video,and weighs just 225 grams making it the smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera in the world.

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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 Woes Continue with Password Reset Exploit

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Just when you thought that Sony was finally in the clear, it looks like the PlayStation Network has another gaping hole in its security. Again. A hack has come to the surface, revealing an exploit wherein hackers can change a user's password on them.

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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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The $1 Billion Class Action Lawsuit Against Sony

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And things are just getting worse and worse for Sony. They've already announced that that the credit card information of millions of users has been compromised. They've already left them without online gaming and other PSN goodies for weeks. And now, Sony is facing a massive class action lawsuit.

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