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How Google protects your data in the cloud [video]

May 31, 2011
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Not long ago, Amazon’s cloud computing had a breakdown over several days and Sony lost millions of customer details to hackers and had to shut down their Playstation Network for about a month while they patched things up, as you probably already know. While this video by Google is produced before the Amazon and Sony […]

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Little Big Planet 2 by SONY – make.believe

April 14, 2011
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All of us like to dream. Dreams are born of your own creativity, of freedom to live your life on your own terms, and of a desire to do things your own way. Dreams fuel your self-esteem and fill up your desire to express yourself. Dreams are the small beginnings of great things in your […]

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Sony expands headphone offerings with 3 new ranges

March 1, 2011
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Sony today announced three new ranges for their headphone offerings: The MDR-Z1000 professional monitor headphone takes recording studio quality sound to the next level by using innovative design and cutting-edge materials. The MDR-Z1000 draws on decades of professional audio know-how by Sony, fusing innovative design and cutting-edge materials to deliver uncompromised performance in critical production […]

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Review: Sony Walkman E450 (E453, 4GB)

February 9, 2011
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The Sony Walkman E453 is a budget friendly MP3 and video player that comes in five different colors (red, green, black, blue and pink) so you should be able to find one that fits both your style (color) and your bank account (it’s not that expensive). Sony sent me a pink NWZ-E453 4GB to play […]

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VOTE NOW: Help Protect The Environment With Sony – Open Planet Ideas

January 10, 2011
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Back in November 2010, Emily wrote an article here on TechPatio for the Open Planet Ideas concept with her suggestion and submission to the project. Now, Sony and WWF has narrowed all the received ideas down to 8 final concepts which everybody can now vote for. The winning idea will be taken forward by Sony […]

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readySTEADY – A much cheaper alternative to a Steadicam for stable video recordings [review]

November 21, 2010
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The readySTEADY is one of those little “why didn’t I think of that?”-devices that’s very simple but can do a really good job. What readySTEADY does, is it helps you to stabilize your video recordings – if your camera is something like a Flip, Vado, Kodak Playsport, Sony Webbie or just about any other small […]

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Top 10 Gadgets I Want For Christmas – And Maybe You Would Too? [2010]

November 12, 2010
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Christmas is closing in on us, but according to the stores and malls it kinda looks like it’s Christmas already. It’s amazing how they manage to make everything look Christmassy sooner and sooner almost every year. Anywho, what’s a tech blog without a top 10 list of some of the greatest gadgets that most of […]

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Open Planet Ideas – Innovation by the people for the planet

November 12, 2010
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Technology is deemed a very good thing for us.  It makes our lives easier and better. That is why Open Planet Ideas, in conjunction with Sony and WWF, is inviting you to help create a clean and green environment for the present and future generations with the use of existing technologies. If you have a […]

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Where’s my Playstation Move, Amazon…?

September 29, 2010
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This post has no other purpose than to whine, cause sometimes that’s just necessary 🙂 Playstation Move was scheduled to hit the streets on September 17th, and it did, just not in my country. So I ordered it a few days before from Amazon in United Kingdom. I ordered the starter pack, an extra Move […]

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Sony introduces super-slim Walkman S750 with noise cancelling tech

September 15, 2010
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Sony is busy at the moment, yesterday introducing a new speaker dock for iPhone/iPod, the RDP-X50iP, and today they’re giving us a brand new Walkman music player, the S750. This colourful video MP3 player lets you enjoy your music, videos and podcasts in unmistakeable style. Key features of the WALKMAN S750 are: Superb Walkman sound […]

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New Sony speaker dock for iPhone/iPod refines design and focuses on sound

September 13, 2010
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Sony just announced a new speaker dock for the iPhone/iPod with even more focus on sound. Adding to the growing range of speaker docks for Apple iPod and iPhone, Sony have added the RDP-X50iP. With a compact minimalist design, this latest model has been designed to deliver the best possible audio quality at an affordable […]

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Sony announces Qriocity in Europe [iTunes competitor]

September 2, 2010
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Yesterday, same day as Apple announced lots of new iStuff, Sony used the IFA fair in Berlin to announce they will launch a new video- and music service in Europe. At first it will only offer movies but later expand to include music as well. The service is based on their video-service, Qriocity, which already […]

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Sony HX5V – First Impressions (Quick Review With Video & Photo Samples)

August 7, 2010
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This is just a short “first impressions” review of the Sony Cybershot HX5V digital camera with GPS. I’m not going to go much into details and technical analysis, there are many other photo review blogs out there doing a much better job at that, than I would probably ever be able to do. Here’s a […]

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Review: Sony DS11iP – iPhone/iPod Docking & Clock Radio

July 28, 2010
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Sony DS11iP is an iPhone/iPod dock and a clock radio – at the same time. It has a built-in 3.5w+3.5w speakers that plays decent tunes, like what you’d expect for a product like this and in this price range. Before we dig into what it does, let’s quickly look into what comes in the box. […]

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Review: Sony MDR-570LP Lightweight Fashion Stereo Headphones

July 21, 2010
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Sony tries to sell you their MDR-570LP headphones by saying they have: Slim and light headband that does not mess up your hairstyle. Neodymium magnet delivers powerful sound. Pressure-relieving urethane-cushioned earpads for comfortable fit. Slim and light headband? Oh yeah, no question about it. These headphones are really lightweight and weighs just 110 gram without […]

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Photography: Want better pictures, but not ready to go DSLR? Sony NEX Cameras!

July 20, 2010
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You hear it over and over, many people just doesn’t like the size of a DSLR camera. Even today’s entry-level DSLR cameras that a smaller than semi-pro and pro DSLR camera bodies, are much bigger than all the pocket cameras out there. Fit a lens on it, and it gets even bigger and heavier. Pocket […]

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Sony Announce New Cool, Colorful Video & MP3 Player: Walkman E450

July 15, 2010
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Today Sony announced a new addition to their wide range of MP3 players, the Walkman E450 which is a video- and MP3 player with 2″ QVGA LCD display, available in five cool colors and three different memory options being 4GB, 8GB and 16GB. A fully charged battery will last you 50 hours of music playback […]

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Sony Products for Review: Camera (HX5V), Headphones (MDR-750) & iPhone Docking Station (DS11iP)

July 8, 2010
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This week I’ve received no less than three Sony products for review, that I can’t wait to get started with. They are: Sony HX5V Digical Camera “10x optical zoom, 25mm wide angle Sony G Lens, 3.0” screen, “Exmor R” CMOS sensor, Intelligent Sweep Panorama, 10fps at full 10.2MP, Anti-Motion Blur / Hand-held Twilight, AVCHD Movie […]

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Sony: PlayStation 3 Now Profitable

June 30, 2010
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… but price drop is unlikely, says Shuhei Yoshida. It took Sony’s PlayStation 3 “just” about four years to make a profit, after being launched in United States and Japan. Up until now, Sony has paid more to produce the PlayStation 3 than what they actually sold it for. Shuhei Yoshida, president of Sony Computer […]

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iPhone 4G To Be Announced June 22nd? And 8MP Camera Next Year?

April 15, 2010
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Just as I was starting to think Steve Jobs wasn’t going to let me buy a new iPhone this year, it has now come to light that Apple booked the same conference center in San Francisco for June 22nd, as they used to announce the previous three versions of iPhone. The media seems to think […]

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Official: iPhone OS 4 With Multitasking Coming Summer 2010

April 8, 2010
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In an event today, Apple has at its headquarters in Cupertino announced features of the new iPhone OS 4, to be released during Summer 2010 (comes to the iPad during Fall). Steve Jobs took the stage to tell how Apple has won the J.D. Power award three times in a row, for highest customer satisfaction. […]

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Review: Sony MDR-NC300D Noise Canceling Earbuds

March 31, 2010
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SONY MDR-NC300D. Perhaps not the most appealing name and probably also not an easy name to relay to older family members when you tell them what you would like for your birthday. The name, however, becomes totally irrelevant once you find out exactly what these earbuds are made of and what they can do… In […]

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IT Pros: Total Cost of Ownership on Macs Lower Than PCs

March 16, 2010
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The Enterprise Desktop Alliance recently surveyed 260 IT administrators in the United States to learn which computer environment they believe is the cheapest to manage, when it comes to Macintosh vs PC. Their results showed that Mac’s cost less to manage than PC’s, according to 65% of the IT admins, with 19% of them saying […]

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Survey: 33% Of All Laptops Break Within 3 Years

November 21, 2009
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A survey made by an American electronics insurance company, SquareTrade, reports that 33% of all laptops break within just three years. Hardware issues makes up for 66% of those cases. Cheap netbooks (small notebooks) are even more likely to break, in fact the failure rate is 20% higher and the chance of hardware failure is […]

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