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Sony Xperia Tablet Z, what should we expect?

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During CES 2013, the Japanese manufacturer has announced a new premium smartphone, but a tablet is also in preparation. It would be part of the same range as that seems new model to replace the Tablet S , is called the Xperia Z Tablet .

It is not surprising that we find a definition at full-HD screen that displays a definition 1920x1080px. Slab would be 10.1 inches and has under the hood features extensively revised upwards. More Tegra 3, Sony would thus choosing a processor Snapdragon 4 cores, clocked at 1.5 GHz based on 2GB of RAM. At the sensors should expect the 8.1 megapixel for the front and 2.2 megapixel at the rear. This Tablet Xperia Z would otherwise run with 32GB of storage and of course NFC .

The source of this rumor also says that the tablet will take a very similar design to the smartphone. It should be announced in the second quarter of 2013.

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Sony Playstation Vita – E3 2011: Official Trailer

Sony unveils new portable console, the “Vita”, available late 2011

Sony has capitalized on the technological power of its new handheld console and its games in 3D, while trying to forget the piracy of its network, at its conference held in conjunction with E3, the biggest fair dedicated to the game that opened Tuesday in Los Angeles.
A few weeks after the release of its rival Nintendo 3DS, displaying games in 3D without glasses, the Japanese giant was expected to turn to his new machine nomadic when competing smartphones more video game consoles .

In a great show at the U.S. Kazuo Hirai, president of Sony Computer Entertainment revealed on the scene “Playstation Vita”, as the successor to its “PlayStation Portable” marketed in 2004 and 2005 in Japan and Europe in North America.
With a five-inch touch screen (12.7 cm), it will be available by the end of two rates: $ 249 for the wireless version and $ 299 for the model compatible with the networks 3G.

For the latter, a partnership was signed with AT & T, which will be the sole distributor in the United States.”Vita + + The name was chosen because it means + Life + in Latin,” said Mr. Hirai. He added that his features had to “mitigate the border” between the real and the virtual world, like augmented reality.The rear surface of the machine, also touch must broaden the range of controls, and two cameras are present.
Regarding online play, a pre-installed software is used to geotag other players and an application is dedicated to the discussion (voice or text) during a game.

The chairman of the gaming division of Sony acknowledged that its new machine nomad would face the formidable competition from smartphones, increasingly used to play but he expressed confidence in the chances of its product.The stakes are high for the Japanese company, already overtaken by the previous generation of Nintendo consoles and newly restored access to its online gaming service, interrupted for over a month due to a trespass and theft of customer data.

The head of the U.S. division, Jack Tretton, was also expressed on the subject, reiterating the group’s apology to the players, while welcoming the fact that online traffic is already almost back to its level before the crisis.The side of his flagship, the PlayStation 3, Sony has built on sound values, as part of its new action game “Uncharted” entirely in 3D, a technology that it wants to promote.
“Our commitment is unwavering about 3D,” insisted Mr Tretton. More than 100 productions in 3D are currently being prepared, he added.
Evidence of this commitment, the Japanese group will market a package including a 24-inch 3D TV that can display two different images simultaneously for multiplayer play and the title “Resistance 3″ for $ 500 U.S.

Sony confirms the development of the PS4 console

In 2006, the PS3 was born in Japan and North America. C? Is 5 years after Sony finally announced that her replacement is under development. Announcement at this time rather logical, since? From June 7, 2011 ? s E3 opens its doors in Los Angeles up? 9 June 2011.
Do not get too far behind

Nintendo has already made ​​his announcements about the Wii 2 ( Project Café ) due out late 2011, and rumors circulating on the fact that Microsoft is also working on the replacement of its current Xbox 360 ( as digital ), c? is therefore Sony’s turn to start and not get too far behind its competitors in contrast to past years.In fact remember in 2006, the PS3 console was the last “next gen” to go out, the Xbox 360 being unveiled Dec. 2, 2005 while that? it took up? to 23 March 2007 for a PS3 in Europe. The PS3 was still a console to do anything compared to his two competitors, the Wii and Xbox 360 (Blu-ray Media Center features advanced). What will be the strategy for the future Sony PS4?Less? Investments for the PS3 for PS4

Despite the dark days of Sony following various incidents of piracy websites of the firm’s financial resources have been allocated to begin the development of this new console. Masaru Kato, however, clarified that the means? Works for the development of the PS4 would be significantly lower than those that were used for the PS3. It would be logical to s? Expect a PS4 cheaper than the? Was the PS3 at its output.
Evolution or Revolution?

No details on the functions of the No PS4? Has yet been disclosed, but may have to? Already thinking that Sony will retain the lesson about different hacks in its websites and online services ( Qriocity , PSN?), and will the package on the security part of it. Although there is nothing? Has been pronounced on this point, it will undoubtedly be a very important factor of choice for future customers of this console. A major issue in the next days will be whether Sony will hold a more “simple” upgrade rather than its current PS3? A radical structural change, in order to position itself at the level of competition for limited financial investment and remain in a range of competitive prices.


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Q & A : Sony Playstation Network Hacked

Sony Play Station is Hacked and here is some information for you.

What information has been stolen?

According to Sony: name, address (city, country, postal code), email address, birth date, password and login PlayStation Network / Qriocity, identifying player online, secret question for lost password.

And credit cards?

Sony says: “It is also possible that your purchase history, the last four digits of your credit card, expiration date and billing address” to be affected. Then later: “It is possible that your credit card number (excluding the security code) and its expiration date are concerned.” contacted by Wednesday evening, Sony had “no new information” provided. Sony says that users of the PSN will gradually receive emails to keep abreast of developments.

Should we oppose?

Yes, according to an expert in computer security company Sophos. “If a friend borrowed my credit card telling me that he may have lost, I block it. If I lost my card in a taxi, I block it. Without waiting to see a possible fraudulent transaction occur, “writes Graham Cluley. He said that if the pirates have got hold of good data bank, they can use later, when vigilance has settled. He says we do not know if Sony respected the international safety standards and whether the data were encrypted. A Spanish user says that her credit card was charged for transactions on Netflix, so that the service of video on demand n is not available in Spain. We could not confirm the information immediately.

What other precautions should I take?

Change your login / password if you use the same on other services ( read our tips for choosing a good password). Especially: Beware of phishing. It is likely that other hackers will take this opportunity to send emails posing as Sony and asking the user to enter their bank details.

Who is behind the attack?

Initially, the accusing fingers were pointed towards the group Anonymous , which was attacking Visa and Mastercard to defend Wikileaks last winter. The group had recently announced he would seek Sony, to protest against the policy of the group (on his relationship with developers, hackers and emulation, among others). But the group said : “For once, not us.”

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