News tagged with gaming consoles

US video game sales up 3 percent in February

U.S. retail sales of video-game hardware, software and accessories edged up 3 percent in February compared with the same month last year, helped in part by strong sales of Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox 360 game system ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Business
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PS3 video game consoles getting Vudu films

Vudu will begin routing online films to Internet-linked PlayStation 3 video game consoles in the United States in a deal announced on Wednesday with Sony Computer Entertainment America.

dateNov 17, 2010 in Business
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Electronic searching aid for parents

Just a short call and the "Kidfinder" lets you know where your child is right now via SMS. It can be built into a game console and the locating unit even combines GPS position fixing with GSM tracking. In the best-case scenario, ...

dateOct 01, 2010 in Engineering
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Review: Hulu Plus takes television to your pocket

(AP) -- Hulu, the popular website with TV shows, now comes as a subscription-based application for iPhones and iPads. Although it isn't perfect, it works well enough that it may make you wonder if the TV's ...

dateJul 29, 2010 in Internet
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Sony signs 3-D video deal for 2010 World Cup

(AP) -- The 2010 World Cup is going 3-D. Sony Corp. said Friday it has signed a deal with FIFA, the international football governing body, to record up to 25 World Cup games in 3-D - a technology that gives ...

dateDec 04, 2009 in Telecom
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Jackson film not part of Sony's new 3-D vision

(AP) -- Michael Jackson videos or the next Spider-Man movie won't be among the titles that Sony Corp. releases in 3-D as it gears up to boost TV sales with that technology, Chief Executive Howard Stringer ...

dateDec 03, 2009 in Business
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Suggestions for tech-happy holidays

The holiday season is as much a time for tech as for toys. Electronic gadgets are at the top of many wish lists and account for an ever-growing share of holiday shopping budgets. Fortunately for shoppers, tech gifts don't ...

dateNov 25, 2009 in Consumer & Gadgets
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10 unusual gadgets and gifts for geeks

Nerds. Geeks. Fanboys. Whatever you call them, the comics aficionados, movie buffs and videogame enthusiasts who dwell amongst us can be really hard to shop for. But it gets dramatically worse this time of year, when everyone ...

dateNov 12, 2009 in Consumer & Gadgets
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