OK guys, it’s time to dust of your old laptops, Blackberrys and gadgets. The guys at Gizmodo have teamed up with Sony Australia and Intel Australia to give away almost $6000 worth of VAIO Duo 11 hybrid tablet / Ultrabooks in prizes. Entering is easy…just send us a photo of some old technology you have lying around to get started! Here’s how to enter.
Regular readers will now that I’m rarely blown away by big screens or high-definition content. But having been to the first Australian demonstration of Sony’s massive 84-inch 4K television, I might just become a convert. This screen is ridiculously good looking when displaying high-resolution media.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission yesterday announced that five TV manufacturers — Samsung, Sharp, LG, Sony and Panasonic — had failed to make clear in their advertising the need for a separate adaptor to use the Wi-Fi features on TVs boasting the “Wi-Fi Ready” branding. As a result, the companies must now remove the branding, or make it clear that an extra purchase is necessary.
The offices of Allure Media overflowed with review PlayStation Vita units this morning. Naturally, all productive activity ground to a halt. But can Sony’s handheld saviour live up to our expectations? Mark (Kotaku) and Angus (Lifehacker) dive in . . .
Sony held the Australian launch event for the PlayStation Vita on a wobbly barge on Sydney Harbour last night. After wolfing down burgers and a little wine, I had a quick play with Sony’s second attempt to win a decent slice of the handheld gaming market. How did it stack up?