Sony Computer Entertainment said that the number of registered accounts on the PlayStation Network (PSN) has crossed the 50 million mark around the globe. These are latest figures as of 14th June 2010.

The PSN has expanded globally since its launch in November 2006 and offers services in more than 58 countries worldwide. The first year saw less than 6 million users. It took a year and eight months to touch the 10 million mark. The third year saw rapid growth and the PSN had clocked 20 million users in two years and three months from its launch and this grew to 50 million in just three years and eight months.


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Sony has revealed an all in one Surround Sound System for the PlayStation 3. The system will be launched in Japan, North America, Europe and Asian regions in fall this year. It has a sleek and casual design which reduces storage space and comes with a built in sub-woofer.

The CECH-ZVS1 uses high end technology like the S-Force PRO Front Surround Sound which delivers rich sound and creates a dynamic sound environment. The speakers have been designed to provide users with a real cinematic experience of all forms of entertainment.


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Sony is offering all its PS3 customers an opportunity to watch MLB TV for free. This offer will be made available through this weekend.

Users will be able to watch all the live MLB matches. They will also have the opportunity to view all past games.


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Sony has unveiled the α390 (DSLR-A390) and α290 (DSLR-A290) which are the latest additions to it’s α range of cameras. Both these cameras are designed to be light, compact and stylish unlike the usual DSLR cameras which are bulky and difficult to carry around.

Both cameras sport a 2.7 inch LCD display and have a 14.2 megapixel CCD image sensor and BIONZ image processing engine. They have an on-screen help guide, Graphic User Interface and user-friendly navigation menus which are similar to their predecessors. In addition to this they also feature an ergonomic grip, which makes it easier for users to hold.


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Sony Ericsson has developed a full touch Walkman phone- the Sony Ericsson Yendo. The phone is similar to the X10 Mini but, is however not an Android handset. The Yendo measures 93.5 x 52 x 15.8 mm and weighs 81 grams

The phone features a 2.6 inch touchscreen with 240 x 320 pixels resolution. It is powered by a 720 MHz processor and comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack connector.

Other features include a 2.0 megapixel camera with 4x digital zoom, FM Radio, Speakerphone, micro USB connector and an A2DP Bluetooth Stereo. The phone also offers 5 MB of internal memory. The battery supports 3.5 hours of talktime and 312 hours of standby.


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