Now that the AMD Fusion line of processors is official we are starting to see devices that will be packing the chips. One such device is the unnamed Sony VAIO shown at CES Unveiled today. The notebook is an 11.6-inch machine that will be powered by the dual-core 1.6GHz E-350 Zacate.
A VAIO Business Group representative has filed a Sony tablet PC today at the FCC, and it's totally full of mystery. Facts known about the tablet thus far are that it connects through WiFi-only with 802.11b/g plus single band n, it comes with several model numbers: PCG-31211L, PCG-31311L, PCG-312xxL meaning it could be released in different colors, with different specs, basically anything. The rest of the details are set to be released on January 20th, which is right past the dates of CES 2010 (Jan 6-9) which is a good indicator it might be previewed there.
Sony has decided that if you're starting your holiday shopping, they might as well throw out some goodies out there for you to stare at, perhaps even contemplate buying. The company has just unveiled their brand new Sony VAIO Signature Collection for 2010, and as you can see from the image below, there's a lot of shine there. And, as you might imagine, Sony's covered the size (and price) ranges, making sure that there's something for everyone. Or at least making a whole-hearted shot for it.
As you may have gathered from our MacBook Air 2010 review, the new Apple ultraportable is one fast-booting machine. LaptopMag decided to see just how fast in comparison with one of the nippiest top-tier Windows 7 notebooks around right now, Sony's dual-SSD VAIO Z, and the advantage is most definitely in the MacBook Air's court.
Sony has announced that it has now updated its line of Vaio notebook computer for the winter season. The fact that fall has only just begun aside the updated machines get new CPU options and more. The updated offerings include the Vaio EB/EA/AC series of machines. The purple color that you see in the photo below is now an option.
Years ago, Dell found that one of the ways to succeed in the computer market was to allow the consumer to customize their own machine. For Dell that first meant hardware customization and then the company went on to offer a number of colors and other designs in many of its notebook lines to choose from.
Sony's second-generation VAIO P has now gone on sale through the company's Sony Style online store, a week ahead of its expected debut. The VAIO P - which refits the original ultraportable with bright new casing choices, a new navigation system and some mildly fettled specs - had originally been tipped for a June 25th release, with preorders kicking off earlier this month.
Sharing a single data connection across multiple WiFi devices seems to be a growing trend these days, popularised by the MiFi mobile hotspots and then spreading to cellphones and now laptops. Sony has announced that their VAIO Z and Y series notebooks will have a "Share My Connection" (SMC) option, that when turned on allows up to five nearby devices to connect via WiFi.
Sony's second-gen VAIO P ultraportable has finally shown up for preorder on the company's US SonyStyle webstore, priced from $899.99 and with deliveries expected to kick off from around June 25th 2010. The newly refreshed VAIO P packs a 1.6GHz Intel Atom Z530 processor paired with GMA 500 graphics, and comes in five different casing colors.
Sony has announced some new VAIO PCs that will land in Japan this summer starting in June. The machines will fit into the VAIO L, VAIO J, and VAIO F lines. The L-series are AIO machines that come in versions with and without digital TV tuners built-in. The VPCL139FJ/T is what you see pictured below and it has a 24-inch full HD touchscreen AIO machine with dual digital tuners, dual AVC Transcoding, and a Blu-ray drive. It will sell for 245,000 yen and a version lacking the touchscreen is 215,000 yen.