PS4 sales have topped 60 million units worldwide

Following an interesting E3 2017 presentation that consisted entirely of trailers, Sony announced that it has sold through over 60.4 million PlayStation 4 consoles since launch on November 15th, 2013.

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Oculus slashes Rift prices as sales sag

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Oculus sales are lagging behind both the HTC Vive and the Sony VR. Facebook’s solution? A whopping 25% price cut.

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Sony unveils SD cards so fast, they’ve bumped up against interface speed limits

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Sony has launched a new lineup of SD cards that push the envelope on what current microSD standards can offer, as far as performance. But be advised — buying a fast SD card doesn’t matter if you don’t have a camera that can push it.

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PlayStation VR review: Through the eyes of a gamer

The future of gaming is here thanks to Sony PlayStation. The PlayStation VR (Virtual Reality) is the newest edition to the gaming family and is already showing plenty of promise.

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Sony unveils 2 updated PlayStations: Pro and slim versions

Sony is unveiling a slimmer, lighter, cheaper version of its PlayStation 4, as well as a Pro device targeted at hardcore gamers that features high-resolution images and a 1-terabyte hard drive.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/07/sony-unveils-2-updated-playstations-pro-and-slim-versions.html

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Sony Tips PS4 Slim Standard Strategy


Sony reportedly plans to roll out a slimmed-down standard version of its popular PlayStation 4 video game console next month. The news follows the company’s announcement earlier this year that it would introduce a higher-end version of the console with enhanced graphics, aimed at hard-core gamers. The new PS4 standard model could be Sony’s way of attracting more casual users. The system will be slimmer and less expensive than the current $350 console.

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Microsoft, Sony, and other companies still use illegal warranty-void-if-removed stickers

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Microsoft, Sony, and many other manufacturers slap on these stickers to prevent customers from servicing their own hardware. The practice is flatly illegal according to the FTC and US law — but that hasn’t stopped anyone.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/233120-microsoft-sony-and-other-manufacturers-still-use-illegal-warranty-void-if-removed-stickers

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The 9 most exciting announcements from Sony's E3 2016 event

When Sony revealed that the PlayStation 4K wouldn’t be present at E3 2016, it was hard to imagine how the company’s press conference would compete with that of Microsoft, which featured not one, but two new hardware announcements.

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How to: Set up PS4's new Remote Play feature on Mac

Article Image Sony on Wednesday released a firmware update for its PlayStation 4 console, introducing a long-awaited Remote Play feature that lets gamers use their PC or Mac as a second screen device. AppleInsider shows you how to set it up.

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Sony to bring popular PlayStation titles to Apple's iOS in Asia and Japan

Article Image Like its rival Nintendo, Sony appears to be taking a soft approach to the lucrative smartphone gaming market, announcing on Thursday that it will bring some PlayStation titles to iPhone gamers in Japan and Asia.

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Low-Cost Bundle Beckons Gamers to PlayStation VR


Sony last week announced it would begin taking preorders for a cost-shaving virtual reality bundle. Priced at $499, the PlayStation VR bundle includes everything needed except the PlayStation 4 console. It contains a VR headset, cables, stereo headphones, a PlayStation camera, two PlayStation Move motion controllers and a pair of discs etched with VR demos. Purchasing the headset by itself would set you back $399. One of the included discs is PlayStation VR Worlds, which has five interactive experiences.

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How to use your PS4 as a media streamer with or without DLNA

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Back when the PS4 first launched, Sony didn’t include any way to easily watch videos or listen to music from your other devices. It took well over year for the problem to get solved properly, but there are now multiple ways for you to stream your local media to your PS4.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/185896-how-to-use-your-ps4-as-a-media-streamer-without-dlna

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Sony's Gaming Biz Coming to America


Sony on Tuesday announced plans to merge its PlayStation operations in a new company to be headquartered in the U.S. Sony Interactive Entertainment will open for business on April 1, starting with $2 million in operating capital. The new California-based firm will merge the operations of Japan-based Sony Network Entertainment International and Sony Computer Entertainment. By merging the two entities into SIE, Sony is giving its PlayStation business more strength and focus, noted Andrew House, global CEO of SCE.

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CES: Sony debuts high-tech turntable, super-thin TVs, 4K video camera

Sony tried to wow CES 2016 attendees Tuesday night with a novel turntable, a new video camera, and an ultra-thin big-screen TV.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/06/ces-sony-debuts-high-tech-turntable-super-thin-tvs-4k-video-camera.html

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