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Kazunori Yamauchi, the creator and mastermind behind the video game series Gran Turismo, is on-stage. To his right, his translator. The one from all those internet memes. The man with the pad. They’re talking about PlayStation 4 Pro.

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Reducing the roar of jet engines to a whisper, Sony's MDR-1000X Bluetooth headphones offer first class noise-cancelling for travellers with deep pockets. At $699 Sony's MDR-1000X headphones certainly aren't cheap but in return they deliver amazing noise-cancelling performance – a big step up from Sony's $499 MDR-100ABN "H.ear On" headphones which already sound pretty impressive.

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Video games aren't just for kids. Most gamers are now over thirty. Sony wants to bring virtual reality (VR) to the masses with PlayStation VR, which was released yesterday. Baby boomers in Australia have a high level of disposable income to spend on newfangled gadgets. With all that in mind, I enlisted the help of my dad, a baby boomer, practical buyer and casual gamer, to test out the PlayStation VR.

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It's not often that two major technology manufacturers hold a product launch on the same day — but that's exactly what's happening tomorrow morning. First, Apple will unveil its latest wares — including the iPhone 7 — at its 2016 keynote in San Francisco. Then, Sony will unveil its new super console, dubbed PS4 Neo, in New York City. If you care about consumer technology, this is definitely worth staying up for.

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The Nintendo 3DS and Sony PlayStation Vita have put amazing games in players' hands over the last four or five years, but they each offer a very different experience. Both systems have matured and seen a lot of changes, and now that they have likely reached their final form, it's time to compare the two.

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IFA, or "Internationale Funkausstellung" to give it its native title, is one of the biggest consumer technology trade shows in the world. Each year, the tech industry's most important brands converge on Berlin to show off their latest and greatest products. Here's what you need to know from this year's show.

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Sony's Android folding app, which contributes to cancer and Alzheimer's research, has just received an update adding game-like points and achievements to the app, so you can compete with your friends on who can better save the world.