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Sony Touchscreen Gaming Patent is Looking iPhone-ish

The image pretty much says it all, but Sony appears to be working on a gaming device that is all screen and all play. The touchscreen gadget in the patent would have haptic feedback, accelerometers, a microphone, and internet capabilities. Not sure how this fits in with the PSP phone rumors, but its interesting… » 7/01/08 10:50am 7/01/08 10:50am

Is Sony Ditching Ericsson For a PlayStation Branded Phone?

According to Marketing Week, Sony may be considering launching a PlayStation branded phone by Christmas 2009. Naturally that would raise some questions about the health of their relationship with Swedish mobile company Ericsson. The report goes on to say that Sony is leaning towards modifying the PSP to incorporate a… » 6/25/08 5:35pm 6/25/08 5:35pm

Sony Ericsson F305 Phone With Motion Gaming First Impressions (Verdict:…

The Sony Ericsson F305 gaming phone went official today, and the guys at Crave Asia fired off a few first impressions after spending some hands-on time with it. They claim that the screen on the F305 is way too small and the device itself is excessively slippery-which doesn't mesh well with the motion controls. All in… » 6/17/08 6:00pm 6/17/08 6:00pm

Sony Ericsson F305 Motion Gaming Phone is "Fun and Entertainment"

The Sony Ericsson F305 motion gaming phone leaked this weekend is now official, making for the start of this F-line of "fun and entertainment" phones. The phone's got a 2.0-inch screen, O and X gaming buttons, a dedicated PlayStation button (to bring up games), quad-band EDGE, 8 hours of gameplay, an optional Power… » 6/17/08 11:23am 6/17/08 11:23am

Sony Ericsson F305 Has Wiimote-Like Motion Gaming, May Be PSP Phone?

This leaked Sony Ericsson's F305 phone is notable for a couple reasons. One, it's their first motion gaming phone under the F-line (there've been one or two here and there for various other phones), which makes us and The Unofficial Sony Ericsson Blog think that it the series stands for "Fun". Two, it's got… » 6/15/08 10:59am 6/15/08 10:59am

Sony Magazine Says PSP Phone Could Come As Early As February? Really?

It's not exactly a secret that Sony/Sony Ericsson's making a cellphone that has PSP features in it. Hell, even the Sony Ericsson gaming boss says that a PlayStation-branded phone is coming some time. Sony Magazine's putting an updated timeline on the project, saying that there are "suggestions that it could be in the… » 2/15/08 4:30pm 2/15/08 4:30pm

Sony Ericsson Shows Off its PSP Phone Design

If anyone's capable of making a gaming phone (worth buying), I'd put my money on Sony Ericsson. Their recent patent shows the blueprints for what looks like a PSP phone. What sets this phone apart from other attempts is that it packs game-friendly buttons (no more having to use your phone's tiny number pad) and a… » 6/01/07 8:23am 6/01/07 8:23am