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A new generation of gaming consoles is due to hit the market later this year, and the hype cycle for the Xbox Series X and Playstation 5 has been underway for more than a year. Solid technical details (as opposed to mere rumors) have been slower to arrive, and we still know much less about the consoles than we typically know about PC platforms and components during the post-announcement, pre-availability phase. We have some top-line performance numbers and general architectural information from Microsoft and Sony, but not quite a full spec sheet. The new generation of consoles will bring big increases in CPU and GPU capabilities, but we get that with every new generation and it's no surprise when console chips get the same microarchitecture...

All PS3 Models Receive $50 Price Cut

Sony's PS3 console is getting a price cut: in the US, the 160 GB model will now cost $249 instead of $299 and the 320GB model will now cost...

17 by Andrew Cunningham on 8/16/2011

Sony Announces PSN PLAY Program: Buy Four Select Games, Get One Free

With Microsoft’s Summer of Arcade promotion becoming an annual success, Sony’s prepared an answer: the PlayStation Network PLAY program. Pre-orders for the program begin today (August 9), and the...

2 by Craig Getting on 8/9/2011

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play: Where Do You Want To Take Your Gaming Today?

The debate over the potential (or not, depending on your perspective) for cellular handsets to supplant dedicated portable gaming consoles was already at the 'dull roar' stage when Steve...

36 by Brian Dipert on 8/8/2011

PlayStation Vita Bumped to Early 2012 in US, Europe

If you were hoping to pick up a PlayStation Vita this holiday season, you'd better live in Japan: Sony's Kaz Hirai dropped the bad news in a Japanese press...

9 by Andrew Cunningham on 8/4/2011

Samsung to Manufacture PS Vita SoC

A report in the (Japanese-language) Semiconductor Industry News today revealed that the quad-core Cortex A9 ARM SoC for Sony's upcoming Playstation Vita handheld would be manufactured by Samsung on...

12 by Andrew Cunningham on 7/29/2011

Sony Updates Vaio Z: Light Peak and An External GPU

Sony has announced an updated Vaio Z lineup today. Vaio Z is Sony’s premium 13” laptop series which essentially packs performance of a 15” laptop into a smaller form...

99 by Kristian Vättö on 6/28/2011

More of AMD’s Brazos E-350 with the MSI X370 and Sony VAIO YB

It may have taken some time for AMD’s Fusion to finally arrive, but now it’s here and we’re starting to see a decent number of Brazos laptops. We’ve already...

43 by Jarred Walton & Dustin Sklavos on 3/14/2011

Sony EE34: Sony Makes Budget AMD Laptops?

You can't buy it from Sony's website. If you blinked you might have missed the news popping up on a couple of different sites about its existence. If you...

53 by Dustin Sklavos on 2/22/2011

Two CES-announced Android Phones: Huawei IDEOS X5 and Sony Xperia Arc

There have been an almost overwhelming number of smartphone launches during this CES - which is definitely a good thing. The whole team has been running around getting hands...

21 by Brian Klug on 1/8/2011

Sony NSZ-GT1 Blu-Ray Player with Google TV Review

Google TV launched to high expectations a couple of months back. Users have slowly come to terms with the capabilities of the software as well as the underlying hardware...

20 by Andrew Van Til on 11/29/2010

Laptop Buyer's Guide: 14-inch and Smaller

In the second half of our Mobile Buyer's Guide, we focus on portable machines with screens smaller than 14". The market as a whole is getting a thorough overhaul...

79 by Vivek Gowri on 7/19/2010

Mobile Buyers' Guide: 14" and Larger Notebooks and DTRs

The back-to-school season is coming and refreshed product lines are already starting to appear on store shelves. Intel's dual-core Arrandale processors continue to dominate in terms of raw performance...

64 by Dustin Sklavos on 6/30/2010

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