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Sony PlayStation 3 Slim has arrived

August 31st, 2009 · 3 Comments

Shipments of Sony PlayStation 3 Slim console began today, August 31. I had mine pre-ordered on Amazon.com, so I received mine today. I could have received it three days earlier if Amazon printed address label more clearly – the postal office was ready [...]

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New 80GB PlayStation 3 available September 1

August 20th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Sony discovered pretty quickly that the original 60GB PlayStation 3 [read Maxim's Review] may have been too expensive for some people, so they came up with cheaper 40GB PlayStation 3. This new model had no backwards compatibility with PlayStation 2, but was cheaper, [...]

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Who is winning the format war: Blu-Ray vs HD-DVD

December 10th, 2007 · 8 Comments

In the middle of holiday season, electronics seem to be one of the gifts of choice. HD TVs are almost half cheaper then a year before. Cable and Satellite compete for HD content viewers. Rental companies offer movies in high definition. When DVD became [...]

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Sony PlayStation 3 (60GB)

July 20th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Sony PlayStation 3 (60GB)

I have a nice 46″ Sharp Aquos, but no player to play DVDs in 1080p. I’ve done quite a bit of research, looked at stand-alone players, different formats (HD-DVD and BD), and it appeared that the best value is buying not [...]

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