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PSP Add-On GPS Unit

PSP Add-On GPS Unit

So, would you rather get lost or put up with your kid whining because you’re using his beloved PSP as a GPS?  That’s your problem, I’m just here to report that Sony’s about to announce a GPS unit next month.  From what I can gather from the images, it sticks out a whole lot at the very top like a smashed up, sore thumb.

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Sony NGP is “next generation portable” PSP2

Sony NGP is “next generation portable” PSP2

As expected, Sony has outed its "PSP2", currently codenamed the Sony next generation portable entertainment system or NGP, and expected to go on sale at the end of 2011. Based on a quad-core ARM Cortex A9 processor and Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX543MP4+ GPU, the NGP has a 5-inch OLED 960 x 544 multitouch-capable touchscreen on the front and a multitouch pad on the back, for what Sony describes as "touch, grab, trace, push and pull" gestures in gameplay.

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Nintendo DS or Sony PSP? Which is the SlashGear holiday choice?

Nintendo DS or Sony PSP? Which is the SlashGear holiday choice?

As the holiday season fast approaches, we've been getting questions from readers regarding which portable games console they should buy for themselves, their friends or their kids.  It's hard to believe that there are still people out there who haven't decided on a side in the PSP/DS war, but here are a few factors you should consider before splashing your cash either with Sony or Nintendo.

 

Sony PSP GPS and Digital Camera Launched In Japan

Sony PSP GPS and Digital Camera Launched In Japan

The Sony PSP add-on GPS is officially announced and launched in Japan. We’ve covered this product in a couple articles over the past week, so here’s the official specs, courtesy of NaviGadget (they’ve gone through the trouble of translating the specs).

  • Product name: GPS receiver
  • Model name: PSP-290
  • Sale day: 2006 December 7th
  • Desired retail price: 6,000 Yen ($50)
  • Reception frequency: 1575.42MHz
  • Reception method: Channel 20
  • Reception sensitivity: - 153dBm
  • Capture: - 140dBm
  • Determination renewal time: Approximately 1 second
  • Determination precision: 5m (2DRAMS, - 130dBm)
  • External size: Approximately 45 x 10 x 7mm (width x height x depth)
  • Weight: Approximately 16g
  • Contents: GPS receiver, private case

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PSP GPS Revealed

PSP GPS Revealed

PSP owners will share in the joy of owning the new GPS add-on.  I believe its primary purpose is to be used with games such as Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops, and other future titles.  Its secondary use will be for directions.  The GPS receiver attaches to the USP port located in the top middle of the PSP.  The antenna can be folded over and down, making the PSP less bulk during transport.  The price and release date is still unavailable.

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Sony annouces camera and GPS for PSP

Sony annouces camera and GPS for PSP

Sony has just announced a range of accessories that are going to let their users entertain itself. This coming fall, expect yourself for a PSP camera, that will have an EyeToy motion tracking and video chat features on the camera. There would also be a GPS add-on on the PSP console, to give you navigation capabilities.

Daily Wrap-up for 08/25/2006

Daily Wrap-up for 08/25/2006

Wow, Friday was a good day for a couple of new announcements. Out of nowhere, the Zune showed up on FCC website as “Toshiba 1098”. The Blackberry Pearl 8100 spec was spread eagle for all to see! There is more bad press about PS3 production woes, while Vertu is soon to announce an affordable fashion phone (the term affordable is so relative). The ASUS R2H got a formal welcome into the world of UMPC-hood, good luck and may the force be with you. How about Samsung’s announcement of the 1.98-inch 400ppi VGA screen for cell phone? If that doesn’t give you a boner, then you’ve got some issues! Speaking of boner, how about that monstrous 100-inch TFT-LCD display from LG? Then there’s the PSP GPS add-on that sticks out like a sore thumb. Oh yes, tune in the morning of Sept 12 for the latest breaking news of Palm’s new Treo. What a great week of news coverage!

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