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HTC PlayStation certification tipped as Sony opens four-screen strategy

HTC PlayStation certification tipped as Sony opens four-screen strategy

HTC could be the first company outside Sony to offer PlayStation-certified mobile devices, according to the latest leaks, bringing titles previously limited to handsets like the XPERIA Play to future HTC phones and tablets. The deal could be announced as early as Mobile World Congress later this month, insiders tell Pocket-lint, with full certification in the second half of the year. Sony confirmed it was in negotiations with other firms for PlayStation gaming in late 2011.

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Sony Ericsson brand moving to Sony only in mid-2012

Sony Ericsson brand moving to Sony only in mid-2012

We already know that Sony wants to take over all of Sony Ericsson and bring the mobile devices under its corporate umbrella. The buyout was announced in October and will get Ericsson out of the partnership that has been in place since 2001. The buyout is going to cost Sony up to $1.7 billion to finish. Word is now surfacing that the transition from Sony Ericsson to Sony will happen by the middle of 2012.

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PlayStation Suite to hit non-Sony Android devices

PlayStation Suite to hit non-Sony Android devices

Sony may finally be loosening up its grip on the PlayStation suite platform. Currently, the platform is only available to Sony-branded Android devices, including the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, Sony Tablet S and Sony Tablet P. In an interview at the AsiaD conference, Sony Computer Entertainment Chairman Kaz Hirai confirmed that the company was working on having the platform available on other non-Sony devices.

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Apple iPhone 4S, 4, and 3GS versus Android

Apple iPhone 4S, 4, and 3GS versus Android

Apple officially unveiled the iPhone 4S during its Let’s Talk iPhone event today, now giving us three models to choose from at three distinct price points. With new two-year contracts, the iPhone 3GS is free, the iPhone 4 is $99, and the iPhone 4S ranges from $199 to $399 depending on storage capacity of 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB. With plenty of variety and competition from Android, let’s take a look at some iPhone alternatives in these three tiers.

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Sony Ericsson CEO: iPhone blindsided us but no Windows Phone regrets

Sony Ericsson CEO: iPhone blindsided us but no Windows Phone regrets

Sony Ericsson's CEO has dismissed Windows Phone as subpar in comparison to Android, though admits that the company "should have taken the iPhone more seriously" when Apple launched its first smartphone. Questioned whether Sony Ericsson was considering Microsoft's smartphone OS, chief exec Bert Nordberg suggested that "at this point I wouldn't feel comfortable investing in a platform that isn't as good as the one that we currently use," to the WSJ, while blaming the decision to bow out of the featurephone business for its diminutive market share.

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Quake 3 Video Game Challenge Laid Down with “Scrolls” Name as Prize

Quake 3 Video Game Challenge Laid Down with “Scrolls” Name as Prize

So there's this guy by the name of Notch, aka Markus "Notch" Persson, he's one of the original creators of the massively popular game Minecraft. Notch's developer group Mojang is currently in a trademark dispute with another group of developers by the name of Bethesda Softworks. The latter has threatened to sue the former because Mojang's new game by the name of "Scrolls" apparently doesn't seem far enough away from Bethesda's "The Elder Scrolls," a trademarked name they currently own. What Notch of Mojang here is suggesting is that a team of his best "warriors" and a team of Bethesda's best "warriors" go head to head in the first-person-shooter game Quake 3, the winner dropping their side of the dispute.

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Xperia Play PS1 emulator hacked for custom ISOs

Xperia Play PS1 emulator hacked for custom ISOs

If you have one of the Sony Xperia Play Android smartphones and a love of old school retro gaming with your favorite PS1 titles, this is your story. Apparently, a geek over on XDA called yifanlu has reverse engineered the PS1 emulator on the smartphone and hacked it to play custom game ISOs. The hacker apparently worked for a full week to create the hack.

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SlashGear’s 2011 Back to School Gear Guide!

SlashGear’s 2011 Back to School Gear Guide!

It's that time again, boys and girls, time to start thinking about what you're gonna grab to jam in your schoolbags aside pencils, pens, and folders. What we've got for you below is a guide to the seven top pieces of gear we think would best suit YOU in your journey through the 2011-2012 school year. The guide you're about to glance upon will not only allow you to smash through your school year with the greatest of ease, it'll allow you to continue on to your professional life (if that's your next move) or hit next year's school year just as hard! It's gear time!

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