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Sony smacks down latest PSP 2 rumors: Multitouch ‘is nonsense’

Sony smacks down latest PSP 2 rumors: Multitouch ‘is nonsense’

Having found that their usual denials are fast ignored, Sony seem to have moved on to sarcasm in their insistence that the PSP 2 is not in development.  After IGN suggested that "several credible sources" had told them the PSP 2 would have a widescreen multitouch-capable display, and then theorised - on the back of a Sony questionnaire - that it could also include Bluetooth support, an integrated hard drive and GPS, a source close to Sony has told gaming site MCV that "this is nonsense".

Full denial after the cut

Sony refuse PlayStation Phone licence to ailing Sony Ericsson

Sony refuse PlayStation Phone licence to ailing Sony Ericsson

All is not well with Sony and Sony Ericsson: according to reports this week [via], Sony have refused to allow its cellular partner to use the PlayStation brand, as has previously been done with the CyberShot and Walkman ranges.  Sony Ericsson have claimed that the partnership is holding off until "product proposition lives up to brand promise", but sources close to the matter suggest that Sony executives refused to licence the PlayStation brand until the company makes handsets independently.

Sony PSP2 fan concept is OLED-rollable delight

Sony PSP2 fan concept is OLED-rollable delight

Ignore ergonomic concerns, or feasibility, or any of the other usual real-world complaints - it's Friday and we may as well have a nice new concept to drool over.  The work of Tai Chiem, this PSP2 render takes advantage of a flexible OLED display that can be rolled around the main electronics core but, when charged, automatically stiffens with minimal bezel surround. 

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