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Sony ‘Tactile Pixels’ patent describes touchscreen PSP with haptic display

Sony ‘Tactile Pixels’ patent describes touchscreen PSP with haptic display

Sony have been granted a patent for a portable, handheld device that uses a haptic feedback system.  However, unlike the traditional so-called haptics available on a number of cellphones, which basically vibrate the handset whenever you press its touchscreen, the Sony system uses an array of individually controlled "tactile pixels" that physically press through the display.  The company has described multiple potential applications, including game console, media player, cellphone and internet navigator.

The hideously pink PSP promotes a PC game

The hideously pink PSP promotes a PC game

Marketing certain games and the way it is done sometimes blows my mind, for example this painfully pink PSP. That obnoxious image on the front, that's not promoting a PSP game, no, it's promoting a PC game.

PSP gets v4.00 update

PSP gets v4.00 update

Google is a tool that frankly, if all electronics died, I would wander around aimlessly muttering incoherently about the days of Google. I had no idea how bad I was until I decided to spend a weekend without electronics and practically started twitching when I had no way to prove I was right about some random debate. Luckily PSP fans will no longer be without their Google, as long as they have their trusty PSP.

Crash – Mind Over Mutant coming this fall

Crash – Mind Over Mutant coming this fall

Crash Bandicoot is about to make yet another appearance, most of us haven't played it since Crash's days on the PS1. Although some ended it with the racing game (Crash Tag Team Racing), which wasn't exactly exciting. It excelled at being overly mediocre.

Japan gets metallic blue PSP

Japan gets metallic blue PSP

Sony Japan has announced that there will be a shiny new PSP hitting the shelves in this metallic blue. I was already jealous of Madden fans when they released the Madden bundle with the pretty new blue PSP in the set.

PSP mod allows for use of a controller

PSP mod  allows for use of a controller

For anyone with a PSP that would like the perk of being able to switch to playing with the classic DualShock controller from time to time you're in luck. Acid Mods have found a way to do exactly that.