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2014-05-20 12:31:21

-- May 25 Marks Two Decades of Providing Free Education and Entertainment for Generations of Students and Life-Long Learners-- NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sony Wonder Technology Lab (SWTL), Sony Corporation of America's 14,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art technology and entertainment museum at 550 Madison Avenue in Manhattan, is celebrating its 20th Anniversary this weekend, having opened its doors to the public on May 25, 1994, as Manhattan's very first interactive...

2014-05-20 12:29:21

LISTEN TO SNIPPET OF "THINK OF ME", NEW SINGLE FROM HER UPCOMING ALBUM AWAKENING NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Superstar vocalist Jackie Evancho will perform at The 2014 National Memorial Day Concert on Sunday, May 25(th). The concert will air live on PBS at 8pm EST from the West Lawn of the US Capitol. An American tradition honoring our service members, the 25(th) anniversary show will also feature performances and dramatic readings by Jennifer Nettles, General Colin L....

2014-05-18 16:20:41

ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AUA 2014 -- Visitors to the 2014 American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, in Orlando, Fla., will see a joint demonstration of a new 3D solution for endoscopic applications, combining REACH3D's Single Light Path 3D HD capture system and Sony Electronics' medical grade 3D 32-inch display (LMD-3251MT) and 3D video recorder (HVO-3000MT). The REACH3D-Sony demonstration can be seen at AUA in booth #2275. The high-definition,...

video game energy usage
2014-05-17 04:39:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The current generation of video game consoles are on pace to cost American consumers more than $1 billion annually in electricity bills, with $400 million of that coming when the systems are in standby mode, according to a new Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) report released Friday. According to the NRDC, the combined energy usage of the Nintendo Wii U, the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Microsoft Xbox One consume two to three...

Microsoft Expects Performance Boost In Xbox One By Removing Kinect
2014-05-15 11:36:03

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The ongoing video game war between Sony and Microsoft took an interesting turn this week when the latter announced that it will begin selling its Xbox One console without the Kinect motion and voice control system built-in for $100 less. That move would bring the Xbox One to price parity with Sony's PlayStation 4, which is also offered for $399. Both systems debuted last November, and while each has seen strong sales Sony has been a...

2014-05-15 08:27:48

SAN DIEGO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Sony announced pricing and availability for its new 4K Ultra HD Media Player (FMP-X10) today, giving consumers the ability to download, stream and store the latest 4K content in one box. It is available for pre-sale now and available for purchase starting in July. The 4K Ultra HD Media Player will retail for $699 however consumers who pre-order between May 15, 2014 and July 15, 2014 will save $200....

2014-05-12 12:25:56

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Myisha Brooks has been named Vice President of Creative Relations and Marketing for Motown Records, it was announced today by company president, Ethiopia Habtemariam, to whom Brooks will report. In this newly created position, Brooks' responsibilities will encompass marketing, artist development and public relations, as she facilitates strategic initiatives for recently signed artists in addition to constructing, initiating, and...

2014-05-08 20:23:51

Foundation Donates "Hitler Album No. 6" to Archives CULVER CITY, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a ceremony today at the U.S. National Archives in Washington, D.C., Monuments Men Foundation Founder and Chairman Robert Edsel donated "Hitler Album No. 6" to the Archive, reuniting it with 39 other "Hitler Albums" recovered at the end of World War II. Chief Archivist of the United States, David Ferriero, accepted the album from the foundation and Monuments Man Harry Ettlinger....

2014-05-08 08:29:59

Xperia Z2 customers will experience revolutionary mobile video integration with Bell TV apps only on Canada's largest 4G LTE network MONTRÉAL, May 8, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced the national availability of the exclusive Sony Xperia Z2 smartphone. Operating on Canada's largest 4G LTE network, Sony's latest smartphone is equipped with the new high resolution 13.2 cm (5.2") Full HD TRILUMINOS(TM) display that can take full advantage of Bell mobile TV services. "With...

2014-05-08 08:28:54

NEW ALBUM COMING IN SEPTEMBER NEW YORK, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Music Masterworks announces a worldwide recording agreement with platinum selling classical-crossover artist Jackie Evancho. Her new album, Awakening will be released on the Portrait Records imprint on September 30, 2014 coinciding with an International tour. At 10 years old Jackie gained worldwide recognition after making a stunning debut on NBC's America's Got Talent. She was immediately signed to Columbia...


Latest Sony Reference Libraries

Sony Tablet S
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Sony Tablet S is manufactured by Sony and released on September 16, 2011 as Sony’s first tablet. It uses Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 OS, with a dual core CPU. It has a 9.4-inch multi-touch display, a front and rear camera, and Wi-Fi/Bluetooth connectivity. It has a unique tapering design enabling it to have stability as well as ease of grip. It has 1 GB RAM with either 16 or 32 GB of internal storage and a memory card slot for an extra 32 GB. The Tablet S also has a GPS, micro USB...

PlayStation 2
2013-03-16 10:03:14

The PlayStation 2 (PS2) is a video game console released on March 4, 2000 in Japan, October 26, 2000 in North America, and November 24, 2000 in Europe by Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI). Since its release over 150 million consoles and 1.52 billion PS2 titles have been sold. There are 3,857 available games and the PS2 continued to be produced with revisions released in 2006 and 2007. On January 4, 2013, Sony announced it would discontinue production of the PS2. One day after its...

PlayStation
2013-03-16 09:50:04

The PlayStation is a game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) first sold on December 3, 1994 in Japan. It has sold over 100 million units worldwide since its release. Ken Kutaragi known as “The Father of the PlayStation” is the creator of the PlayStation game console and a Sony executive. In 1988, Sony and Nintendo formed a partnership to develop a CD-ROM for the Super Nintendo, but a day after the PlayStation’s official announcement at the Consumer...

PlayStation Portable, PSP
2013-03-16 09:27:10

The PSP is a handheld game console that is manufactured by Sony and was unveiled on May 11, 2004. It was released on December 12, 2004 in Japan, and March 24, 2005, in North America. In early September 2007 the slimmer and lighter PSP-2000 was released. It was replaced later with the PSP-3000, and then redesigned into the PSP Go, which sold along with the PSP-3000. In 2011 a low priced version was released the PSP-E1000. In December 2011 the PlayStation Vita was released in Japan and February...

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2010-10-14 16:40:34

A Compact Disc, or CD, is an optical disc used to store digital data although it was originally developed to store sound recordings exclusively. Audio CDs have been available commercially since October 1982 and were popular until around 2010 when other digital forms took over. The standard CD can hold up to 80 minutes of uncompressed audio. There are also Mini CDs that hold up to 24 minutes of audio. Eventually the technology was expanded to include CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, video compact...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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