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Music Unlimited app arrives on PlayStation Vita, Android version gets offline play

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Listening to music isn't the best reason to take the plunge with the PS Vita. However, a new feature's a new feature, and Sony's very happy to tell you that its own subscription-based Music Unlimited service has arrived on UK devices, courtesy of its own dedicated app. Now you've...
Music Unlimited app arrives on PlayStation Vita, Android version gets offline play

Sony Network Entertainment prez Tim Schaaff retires, will remain on board of directors

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Tim Schaaff came over to Sony from Apple back in 2005 with a mission of aligning its vast consumer electronics and entertainment interests, and today the company has announced he's retiring from his post as Sony Network Entertainment President at the end of the year. Schaaf's responsibilities will be...
Sony Network Entertainment prez Tim Schaaff retires, will remain on board of directors
Trion’s Defiance is one story told in an online game and SyFy TV show (hands-on preview)

Sony launches web store for PlayStation games, movies and TV shows

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Catching up to Microsoft's own web-based Xbox store, Sony's unleashed a new online store for its movie, TV and video content-- but neglected to mention it. Titled the Sony Entertainment Network, and separate to its own book store we were able to login to the UK site and found...
Sony launches web store for PlayStation games, movies and TV shows

YouTube's Top 5 Channel Partners Saw 1.5 Billion Views in May

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YouTube's top five corporate channels - which include music video distributor Vevo, video game network Machinima, and a new media company named Maker Studios, which bills itself as "the United Artists of the Millennium" - gathered a total of 1.5 billion views in May. This is good news for YouTube,...
YouTube's Top 5 Channel Partners Saw 1.5 Billion Views in May

PSN online purchases now automatically queue to download on your PS3, like your Xbox already does

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There's now no need to dig around your PlayStation's downloads section for that fresh digital copy of Ni No Kuni you just picked up online at Sony's Entertainment Network store. Finally catching up to the likes of Steam (and other competition), your orders will now automatically start downloading a...
PSN online purchases now automatically queue to download on your PS3, like your Xbox already does
Comcast launches ‘Netflix-like’ Streampix to compliment expensive cable packages

Sony Entertainment Network: 2012 smart TV hands-on

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In 2012, Sony's smart TV platform integrates its streaming music and video services more fully while getting rid of the Bravia tag, but doesn't add any further apps. [Read more]...
Sony Entertainment Network: 2012 smart TV hands-on
Sony quietly launches web-based store for movies, TV shows, and PlayStation games

Sony Entertainment Network web store launching in Japan on May 29th

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The Sony Entertainment Network, which is already live in the US and Brazil among other countries, will launch in Japan on May 29th. As you may recall, the service is a browser-based marketplace with games, movies and other media available for download. SEN is especially targeted at PlayStation users;...
Sony Entertainment Network web store launching in Japan on May 29th

Netflix makes its way to the Sony Entertainment Network

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The streaming service will be available on all 2012 Bravia Blu-ray and Blu-ray home theater products. [Read more]...
Netflix makes its way to the Sony Entertainment Network

Join the Engadget HD Podcast live on Ustream at 5:30PM ET

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It's not Monday and we're finally back to our original recording schedule of the Engadget HD podcast. You can tune in live at on this Wednesday edition at 5:30PM and be be a part of it. Start by reviewing the list of topics after the break, then participate in...
Join the Engadget HD Podcast live on Ustream at 5:30PM ET

PlayStation Network moniker sacked, falls under Sony Entertainment Network umbrella on Feb. 7

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Listen up, those of you with PlayStation Network IDs. Sony Computer Entertainment International has announced that, as of February 7th, the PSN will fold into its existing Sony Entertainment Network. The company has aimed the move at clearly unifying the services of PSN and SEN, such as Music Unlimited....
PlayStation Network moniker sacked, falls under Sony Entertainment Network umbrella on Feb. 7
PlayStation Store comes to the Sony Xperia S, 14 PS One titles available

Lawsuits claim Apple iTunes, Sony PSN copy vending patent

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An attempt at two high-profile lawsuits has accused Apple and Sony of violating a patent for online stores. Pretoria, South Africa citizen Ben Grobler has alleged that both the iTunes Store and PlayStation Network (now Sony Entertainment Network) are copying technology for a "Data Vending System" patent granted in the...
Lawsuits claim Apple iTunes, Sony PSN copy vending patent

Machinima's 166m monthly viewers sparking traditional TV partnerships

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1.4bn video views in February for online network, including nearly 400m from mobile devicesVideo entertainment network Machinima now attracts 166m monthly unique viewers, who between them watched 1.4bn videos in February 2012. Aimed mainly at 13 to 34 year-old males, who watch its videos on YouTube, its sheer reach is...
Machinima's 166m monthly viewers sparking traditional TV partnerships

No exclusive: Netflix shares nosedive 10% in the wake of Amazon's EPIX deal

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Earlier today we reported that Amazon had inked a multi-year EPIX deal to bring thousands of films – including The Avengers and Hunger Games – to Prime Instant Video. And in the immediate aftermath of this announcement, Netflix shares tumbled. But wait a minute, why would this hurt Netflix so...
No exclusive: Netflix shares nosedive 10% in the wake of Amazon's EPIX deal

Sony Music Unlimited for iOS gains offline mode, 320 Kbps streams

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Sony Music Unlimited is still a relative newbie on the iOS scene, but users will soon find a new revision that brings high-quality streaming and offline playback to the fold. According to Sony, version 1.3 of Music Unlimited for iOS is just around the bend, which will bring the...
Sony Music Unlimited for iOS gains offline mode, 320 Kbps streams

How Sony plans to take on Spotify and Netflix

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You could be forgiven for not being aware that Sony has its own streaming music and video services. Compared to the likes of Spotify and Netflix, they haven’t exactly had much publicity. However, Music Unlimited and Video Unlimited, both part of the Sony Entertainment Network along with the Playstation Network,...
How Sony plans to take on Spotify and Netflix

Sony's 2013 HDTVs start shipping, quantum dots are on the way

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We got a peek at Sony's 2013 HDTV lineup during CES in January, and now the company has announced they're starting to roll out and confirmed official pricing. The new sets add features like NFC, MHL and Miracast support to certain models, while the top of the line W900A...
Sony's 2013 HDTVs start shipping, quantum dots are on the way

Crackle streaming video heads to LG, Samsung, and Vizio Smart TVs, Samsung Blu-ray players

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Free video streaming service Crackle is already available on your smart phone, computer, and game console, but today the company announced its expansion to LG, Samsung, and Vizio Smart TVs. The expansion is twofold for Samsung, which is also adding the ad-supported streaming service to its line of Blu-ray...
Crackle streaming video heads to LG, Samsung, and Vizio Smart TVs, Samsung Blu-ray players

Sony launches the Bravia KDL-W900A LED connected 3DTV at CES

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Sony's television firmament has swelled to include the company's Bravia KDL-W900A here at the tech jamboree that is CES. The edge-lit, slimline display comes loaded with the company's X-Reality Pro engine for rendering, Motionflow XR 960 and two pairs of active-shutter 3D glasses. Spec fans will note that it's...
Sony launches the Bravia KDL-W900A LED connected 3DTV at CES
Sony launches web store for Entertainment Network games, movies, and TV shows
IFA: Move over 3D, it's time for 4K UHDTV

Sony Shows Off Two New Xperia Phones at Mobile World Congress

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The Xperia P and Xperia U are both powered by dual-core processors and have access to the Sony Entertainment Network....
Sony Shows Off Two New Xperia Phones at Mobile World Congress

As Masked Avengers Go, Anonymous Is No Zorro

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Anonymous is the bane of corporate IT departments, and it’s no wonder why: Running afoul of the hacktivists is likely to be embarrassing at least, expensive at worst. But as it turns out, it’s not exactly an unmitigated pleasure when gleeful techno-anarchists take up your cause, either. The latest New...
As Masked Avengers Go, Anonymous Is No Zorro

Sony unveils latest HX950 flagship HDTV in Japan with 'Intelligent Peak LED' backlighting

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While Sony's current lineup of HDTVs has so far topped out with the HX929/920 series, in Japan it has just unveiled a new top of the line model, the HX950. Often rumored in the last few months, this model will be available in 65- or 55-inch varieties and features...
Sony unveils latest HX950 flagship HDTV in Japan with 'Intelligent Peak LED' backlighting

Amazon brings Epix movies with a multi-year deal

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Epix, which is a premium entertainment network backed by Paramount Pictures' Viacom, MGM, and Lionsgate, has signed a multi-year agreement with Amazon to provide its movies, sports, music to the Prime Instant Video platform. The service is similar to Netflix as it lets users rent, buy, or subscribe to get...
Amazon brings Epix movies with a multi-year deal

Amazon joins up with Epix, adds thousands of flicks to Prime Instant Video roster

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Truth be told, Amazon's Prime Instant Video selection isn't the most comprehensive library on the net, but it's well on its way, thanks to a new licensing agreement with the Epix. The entertainment network, which partners with studios that include Lionsgate, MGM and Paramount, brings access to recent blockbusters...
Amazon joins up with Epix, adds thousands of flicks to Prime Instant Video roster

PS3 system software gets updated to version 4.10

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Sony has released its latest firmware update for the PS3 taking it to version 4.10. The new update is referred to as being minor, but brings with a change in the Terms of Service following the PlayStation Network (PSN) being folded into Sonyís larger Sony Entertainment Network. The move continues...
PS3 system software gets updated to version 4.10
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