PS3 Slim http://www.stuff.tv/sony/ps3-slim/all en-GB Fully Charged: a new PS3 (yes, PS3), 4K for cheap, and Leap Motion gets apps http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/fully-charged-new-ps3-budget-4k-tv-and-leap-motion-apps/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Get your morning fix of the latest tech news </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Leap Motion" alt="Leap Motion" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/leap-motion.jpg?1372179086" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Scale the world's tallest building, in your pants. Close all your windows, with your fingernail. Get 4K TV for less than a grand. Curious? All will be revealed below.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/luke-edwards" title="View user profile.">Luke Edwards</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Leap Motion app store </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Leap Motion, the revolutionary gesture controller that tracks your finger movements in the air, has reached final beta stage and will launch on July 22, along with the Airspace app store. &nbsp;100 apps are ready to go at launch, while a US$25m <a href="http://leapfund.hcp.com/" target="_blank">Leap Fund</a> has been created to fund future development on the platform. [Source: <a href="http://www.macrumors.com/2013/06/24/leap-motion-reaches-final-beta-stages-plans-to-launch-airspace-app-store/" target="_blank">MacRumours</a>]</p> <p><strong>Adidas Springblade</strong></p> <p>First there was Boost – now Adidas is pushing the boundaries of sporty trainer design once again with Springblade. If Boost didn’t give you enough spring the 16 polymer blades on the sole of the Springblade trainers should do the trick. Pick up a pair from August 1st. [Source: <a href="http://gizmodo.com/adidas-springblade-shoes-with-actual-springs-might-be-563449885" target="_blank">Gizmodo</a>]</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Leap Motion" alt="Leap Motion" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/leap_still_19.jpg?1372179086" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Adidas Springblade" alt="Adidas Springblade" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Adidas-Springblade_0.jpg?1372179086" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Seiki 39in 4K TV for US$700 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Want to join the 4K TV revolution without remortgaging your house in the process? Seiki is here for you with its US$700 (£450) 39in 4K TV – pre-orders start June 27th. [Source: <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2013/06/25/seiki-launches-39-inch-4k-tv-for-699/" target="_blank">Engadget</a>]</p> <p><strong>Google Street View Burj Khalifa</strong></p> <p>Made it, Ma – top of the world! The world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, is now available to view on Google Street View. Pop over to virtual Dubai to enjoy all 828m of the tower with panoramic imagery from outside and within – including 163rd floor views and take a trip on the 22mph world’s fastest lift. [Source: <a href="http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/121969-google-street-view-explores-burj-khalifa-the-world-s-tallest-building" target="_blank">Pocket-Lint</a>]</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Seiki 39in 4K TV " alt="Seiki 39in 4K TV " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/seiki-39-inch.jpg?1372179086" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Burj Khalifa on Google Street View" alt="Burj Khalifa on Google Street View" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/burge.jpg?1372179086" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Microsoft games going mobile </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Nikkei claims that Microsoft has reached a deal with Japan's KLab to develop Android and iOS versions of its first-party titles.&nbsp; The deal reportedly includes adaptations of both PC and Xbox games, kicking off with a free-to-play variant of Age of Empires that could launch this year. [Source: <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2013/06/24/nikkei-microsoft-porting-first-party-games-to-android-ios/" target="_blank">Engadget</a>]</p> <p><strong>PS4 isn't stopping Sony from launching new PS3s</strong></p> <p><strong></strong>Sony looks to be prepping a new PS3, to launch ahead of the PS4. The South Korean government has had filings for two new PS3 models, though what's not clear is whether they're significant hardware revisions or just minor refreshes of the existing <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sony/sony-playstation-3-2012/review">PS3 Super Slim</a>. Still, if you can't spare the pennies for a next-gen console, it's good to know that the PS3 will be supported for some time to come. [Source: <a href="http://www.techradar.com/news/gaming/consoles/ps3-could-get-new-life-even-as-more-ps4-games-emerge-1161293" target="_blank">TechRadar</a>]</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/age-of-empires-ii-hd-edition.jpg?1372179086" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/PS3-new.jpg?1372179086" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/fully-charged-new-ps3-budget-4k-tv-and-leap-motion-apps/news#comments PS3 Slim Sony Tue, 25 Jun 2013 09:46:25 +0000 Luke Edwards 1424406 at http://www.stuff.tv Sony slashes PS3 price and intros new PSP http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/sony-slashes-ps3-price-and-intros-new-psp/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PlayStation 3’s price takes a tumble, a new PSP, plus PS Vita and 3D Display details </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/ps-vita_0.jpg?1364401546" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="297" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/500-9658PS-Vita-E3_0.jpg?1364401546" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/ps3-top_0.jpg?1364401546" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/ps-vita-front_0.jpg?1364401546" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="224" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/psp-e-1000_0.jpg?1364401546" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/ps-vita-hands_0.jpg?1364401546" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_2854.jpg?1364401546" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Sony has slashed the price of the PlayStation 3 worldwide, detailed the launch of PlayStation 3D Display, and revealed the social media features of the PlayStation Vita.</p> <p>And, to cap it off, unveiled a brand new PSP.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/computers-and-consoles/news-nugget/sony-slashes-ps3-price-and-intros-new-psp </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/sony-slashes-ps3-price-and-intros-new-psp/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/sony-slashes-ps3-price-and-intros-new-psp/news#comments PS3 Slim Sony Tue, 16 Aug 2011 19:21:49 +0000 Paddy Smith 417459 at http://www.stuff.tv MotorStorm Apocalypse delayed "indefinitely" http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/motorstorm-apocalypse-delayed-indefinitely/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Racing around an earthquake-damaged city doesn&#039;t seem such a great idea right now… </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/MotorStorm_Apocalypse_1_0.jpg?1364402120" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="281" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/MotorStorm_Apocalypse_2_0.jpg?1364402120" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_3883.jpg?1364402120" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>It's not a good time to launch a game set in an earthquake-ravaged city.</p> <p>The fourth MotorStorm PS3 title already had its launch delayed in New Zealand because of the Christchurch quake, and the devastation in Japan means it's postponed "indefinitely" in the Land of the Rising Sun.</p> <p>It's still under discussion whether MotorStorm Apocalypse will be delayed in coming to the rest of the world.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apps-and-games/news-nugget/motorstorm-apocalypse-delayed-indefinitely </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/motorstorm-apocalypse-delayed-indefinitely/news#comments PS3 Slim Sony Mon, 14 Mar 2011 11:49:12 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 415927 at http://www.stuff.tv How to get a PlayStation 3 Slim for £211 http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/how-get-playstation-3-slim-%C2%A3211/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Christmas is an expensive business, and if a PlayStation 3 Slim is on your purchasing list, saving nearly £40 on it would no doubt be a welcome </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="356" height="236" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/158240536mn.jpg?1364469074" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>That's where PIXmania comes in, offering the 120GB PlayStation 3 Slim up for grabs for £219 – £30 cheaper than RRP, and £20 cheaper than the next online competitor.</p> <p>Even better news is that the site is also offering a number of money off vouchers at the moment – one which we found through <a href="http://www.voucherhub.com/view/pixmania.co.uk" target="_blank">Voucherhub</a> for £8 off purchases of £200 or more.</p> <p>Enter the code PIXMASUK81 at the checkout for an additional £8 off the price, taking your PlayStation 3 down to a rather reasonable £211. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/computers-and-consoles/stuff/how-to-get-a-playstation-3-slim-for-%C2%A3211 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/how-get-playstation-3-slim-%C2%A3211/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/how-get-playstation-3-slim-%C2%A3211/news#comments PS3 Slim Sony Tue, 15 Dec 2009 06:00:00 +0000 admin 13798 at http://www.stuff.tv 250GB PS3 Slim coming in October? http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/250gb-ps3-slim-coming-october/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The evidence is gathering for a 250GB PS3 Slim bundle coming in October.A Spanish retailer kick started the rumours early last week, saying a 250GB PS </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="356" height="236" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/157000484mn_1.jpg?1364406724" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The evidence is gathering for a 250GB PS3 Slim bundle coming in October.</p> <p>A Spanish retailer kick started the rumours early last week, saying a 250GB PS3 Slim bundle with Fifa 10 was set for release next month.</p> <p>Now two UK retailers have anonymously confirmed the bigger storage PS3 Slim to <a href="http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/more-october-250gb-ps3-evidence" target="_blank">Eurogamer</a> – turning this rumour into more than just interesting whispers.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/computers-and-consoles/stuff/250gb-ps3-slim-coming-in-october </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/250gb-ps3-slim-coming-october/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/250gb-ps3-slim-coming-october/news#comments PS3 Slim Sony Mon, 14 Sep 2009 05:00:00 +0000 admin 13255 at http://www.stuff.tv Sony PS3 Slim http://www.stuff.tv/sony/sony-ps3-slim/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Sony PS3 Slim&#039;s got more hard drive, for less money. Time to trade in your old PS3? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/sony-ps3-slim-review-main.jpg?1372649023" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="600" height="600" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Sonyps3slimtop.jpg?1372649023" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/simon-osborne-walker" title="View user profile.">Simon Osborne-Walker</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Sony PS3 Slim is the liposuctioned reboot of its multimedia powerhouse console, here to see off its rival – Microsoft’s Xbox 360.</p> <p>It’s around 33 per cent smaller, lighter and more power efficient than its predecessor. But Sony hasn't stripped out any important stuff – the PS3 Slim is pretty much the same machine, with a bigger hard drive, at a better price.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £250.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-price-from"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-pros"> <div class="field-label">Pros:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gorgeous design </div> <div class="field-item even"> Blu-ray player </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Smart online extras </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cons"> <div class="field-label">Cons:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xbox 360 beats it for games </div> <div class="field-item even"> Loses some features from PS3 Chunky </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Minor Upgrade </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>If you already own a Sony PS3, that does mean there's little reason to pony up for the new model – unless the sheer size of your old PS3 is driving you to distraction, or you've run out of space on your hard drive (they used to range from a mere 20GB).</p> <p>Even then, you'd be smarter simply upgrading the drive in your existing machine. But for those yet to buy a Sony PS3, now's the time.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="200" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Sony-ps3-slim-top-review-2-cropped.jpg?1372649023" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Plastic Surgery </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Sony PS3 Slim is beautiful: slightly more plasticky than the old PS3s, but so much more compact. In squeezing the kit down, there's been two significant losses: you can't run Linux on it any more and CD audio playback is very slightly worse.</p> <p>Unless you're a geek, the former won't matter; unless you're an audiophile (who wouldn't play CDs on a PS3 anyway) the latter won't be too noticeable either.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="425" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Sony-ps3-slim-top-review-1_0.jpg?1372649023" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="567" height="200" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Sony-ps3-slim-top-review-4-cropped.jpg?1372649023" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No Backwards Compatibility </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Backwards compatibility with PS2 games is also missing, but has been since early Sony PS3 models anyway.</p> <p>Discounting minor subtractions, you get one bonus (if you're a home cinema nut): the Sony PS3 Slim now throughputs flashy formats like Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD direct to your home cinema amp via HDMI.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="200" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Sony-ps3-slim-top-review-3-resized.jpg?1372649023" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Blu-ray bonanza </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>One of the Sony PS3's major strengths remains in home cinema. Blu-ray high-def movie discs are the biggest single advantage the PS3 Slim has over the Microsoft Xbox 360. 1080p Full HD movies look jaw-droppingly good and sound teeth-crunchingly great too.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-5"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Multimedia </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>There's lots of other multimedia power carried over from the old Sony PS3 too: RSS feeds, Home (the Second Life-a-like PS3 virtual online space), web browsing and BBC iPlayer compatibility, for example. And, of course, links to other Sony gaming hardware, such as the PSP and HD Eye.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-6"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Games </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>These all-round capabilities go a long way from covering up the Sony PS3's one remaining weak spot: the games. Simply put, Microsoft's Xbox 360 still trounces the Sony PS3 in terms of gaming online and single-player – with more key exclusives, for now.</p> <p>That's not to say the Sony PS3 Slim is a gaming slouch. It's not, and it's good to see it now comes with a rumbling DualShock 3 controller as standard. But for pure hardcore games action, the Microsoft Xbox 360 remains ahead.</p> <p>For multimedia power in a small package though, the Sony PS3 Slim can't be beat.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-7"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-review-rating"><legend>Review Rating</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> games </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 7 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Graphics </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 9 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> design </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 9 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> smarts </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 8 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The price is right, and so is the size, hard drive and Blu-ray playback. Time for late adopters to buy a PS3</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-preview"> <div class="field-label">Preview:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Disabled </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/sony-ps3-slim </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/sony/sony-ps3-slim/review#comments Blu-ray and DVD Games consoles PS3 Slim Sony Wed, 09 Sep 2009 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 13214 at http://www.stuff.tv PS3 Slim sales exceed expectations with 1000% boost http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/ps3-slim-sales-exceed-expectations-1000-boost/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The new PS3 Slim launched in the UK just a week ago, but already its sales performance has exceeded Sony&#039;s expectations.With its slimlined appearance </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="356" height="236" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/157000484mn_2.jpg?1364406729" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>With its slimlined appearance and cut price, Chart-Track data has shown the new look PS3 has caused sales to jump by over 1000%.</p> <p>Mark Howsen, Sony UK's sales director, said: "The first week's Chart-Track numbers for sales of the new PlayStation 3 were ahead of our expectations, so we were extremely pleased.</p> <p>"A new price point and a new machine has proven a significant catalyst to help consumers make the move onto PS3."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/computers-and-consoles/stuff/ps3-slim-sales-exceed-expectations-with-1000-boost </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/ps3-slim-sales-exceed-expectations-1000-boost/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/ps3-slim-sales-exceed-expectations-1000-boost/news#comments PS3 Slim Sony Tue, 08 Sep 2009 05:00:00 +0000 admin 13204 at http://www.stuff.tv 5 things you need to know about the Sony PlayStation 3 Slim http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/5-things-you-need-know-about-sony-playstation-3-slim/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sony&#039;s super-thin, super-light PS3 Slim is coming to the UK in September. Here&#039;s the five things you really need to know about this gamine gaming mach </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="356" height="236" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/15505085cmn_4.jpg?1364405685" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Sony's super-thin, super-light <a href="http://stuff.tv/News/SONY-GAMESCOM-2009-PS3-Slim-confirmed-for-September/13060/">PS3 Slim is coming to the UK in September</a>. Here's the five things you really need to know about this gamine gaming machine. </p> <p><strong></strong></p> <p>1 It really is seriously slim </p> <p>Sony has form for sending its consoles to weight watchers. The PS3's older brother, the quaint looking PS2 was followed by its own less portly version the PS2 Slimline. But the Sony PS3 Slim has really shed the pounds and been shrunk in the gadget hot-wash. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/computers-and-consoles/stuff/5-things-you-need-to-know-about-the-sony-playstation-3-slim </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/5-things-you-need-know-about-sony-playstation-3-slim/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/5-things-you-need-know-about-sony-playstation-3-slim/news#comments PS3 Slim Sony Wed, 19 Aug 2009 05:00:00 +0000 admin 13062 at http://www.stuff.tv Sony PS3 Slim announcement expected today http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/sony-ps3-slim-announcement-expected-today/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Unless you&#039;ve been hiding under some tech reflecting rock recently, you&#039;ll probably know that PS3 Slim rumours have been knocking around for some time </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="356" height="236" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/15505085cmn.jpg?1364405685" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Sony is set to hold its press conference at 5pm GMT at Gamescom in Cologne, where it's thought the new PS3 Slim will be uncovered.</p> <p>We've already seen <a href="http://stuff.tv/News/PS3-Slim-the-evidence-builds-as-more-details-leak/13035/" target="_blank">leaked ads</a>, <a href="http://stuff.tv/News/PS3-Slim-to-hit-shelves-in-September/13004/" target="_blank">heard word from loose-lipped retailers</a> and seen blurry box art, but last minute rumours have it all but tied up that we're in for a skinnier console announcement later this evening.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/computers-and-consoles/stuff/sony-ps3-slim-announcement-expected-today </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/sony-ps3-slim-announcement-expected-today/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/sony-ps3-slim-announcement-expected-today/news#comments PS3 Slim Sony Tue, 18 Aug 2009 05:00:00 +0000 admin 13047 at http://www.stuff.tv Sony PS3 Slim to be announced on August 18? http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/sony-ps3-slim-be-announced-august-18/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The PS3 Slim rumour mill has gone into overdrive over the past few days, and now a French website reckons we could see the slimmed down console announ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="356" height="236" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/15505085cmn_0.jpg?1364405713" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Amidst rumours that Sony is planning to discontinue the 80GB PS3 in Japan on 10 August, French website RTL has said it's had word Sony will out the PS3 Slim during its press conference at Gamescom in Cologne.</p> <p>Combine all these whispers with talk that Sony has doubled its order of PS3 parts for Q3 this year compared to the past three months, and it certainly seems the PS3 Slim could be just around the corner.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/computers-and-consoles/stuff/sony-ps3-slim-to-be-announced-on-august-18 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/sony-ps3-slim-be-announced-august-18/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/ps3-slim/sony-ps3-slim-be-announced-august-18/news#comments PS3 Slim Sony Tue, 04 Aug 2009 05:00:00 +0000 admin 12951 at http://www.stuff.tv