Sony Vaio Laptops Will Have the Shiny Veneer of Google Chrome

Hey, a Sony Vaio software add-on that doesn't suck: Sony's pre-installing Google Chrome on its laptops. Not a bad strategy for Google to boost Chrome's paltry but growing 2.6 percent marketshare—I suspect we'll see them ink some more deals with other manufacturers—though I wonder how many people are still gonna think… » 9/01/09 8:26am 9/01/09 8:26am

Sony Starts Auction Royale For Bond-Themed VAIO TT

In case you're a huge James Bond fan just on the verge of buying a laptop, Sony's auctioning off a hundred 007-branded VAIO TTs to promote the Nov. 14 release of Quantum of Solace. Each 2.9-pound TT packs an Intel Centrino 2 processor, 4GB RAM, a 64GB SSD, an 11.1-inch XBRITE LCD screen and a built-in webcam. Along… » 10/24/08 3:15am 10/24/08 3:15am