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Sony have announced that they will be introducing two new PVR’s to the market allowing consumers to control their TV watching habits in style with one of either a 500gb or 1000gb Freeview and HD capable models.

From the press release:

· Watch and record subscription free, High Definition TV with Freeview HD built in

· Record one channel whilst watching another using twin Freeview HD Tuner

· Pause and rewind live TV with time shift

· Available in 1TB (1000GB) for up to 600 hours and 500GB for up to 300 hours recording


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The official UK release of the Sony Bravia SMP-N100 set-top ‘media streamer’ has been announced in a press release from the company. The SMP-N100 will go on sale in UK stores next month.

Through the N100, it is possible to access the Bravia internet applications which include Blip.tv, Daily Motion, LoveFilm and Youtube and to connect to the internet via your home WiFi or ethernet connection to stream media directly. Access to Sonys own music and video service Qriocity is also available through the N100. The N100 also features a USB port which can be used with external media devices to play back AVCHD, DivX HD, MKV and some DIVX/AVI files.


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Yahoo have issued a press release announcing the exciting news that they are bringing their Yahoo! TV Widgets to Sony Bravia LCD TV’s in partnership with Sony.

“Sony is the world leader in entertainment with the unique position of not only creating content, but also delivering highly advanced devices that allow consumers to view that content in their homes,” said Toshifumi Okuda, senior general manager, Home Entertainment Business Group, Sony Corporation. “Extending our relationship with Yahoo! is another example of how Sony is focused on delivering attractive features to worldwide consumers.”

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Sony UK has started promoting the new Bravia which comes with 3D technology with an interesting and unorthodox commercial. The ad is just a blur as it is entirely in 3D. The new 3D glasses which use advanced Active Shutter technology are needed to view the commercial.

The commercial features football star Kaka and runs in a fake 3D style. The ad shows shots of a teams training session which goes all wrong , scenes of excited women running, a grimacing bodybuilder, a sports car doing a burnout and a shattering trophy cabinet. This is then followed by a shot which shows Kaka shooting into an empty goal which explodes.


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Sony Corporation today announced the launch of Sony Internet TV, the world’s first TV to be based on the Google TV platform announced by Google Inc., Sony, Intel Corporation and Logitech today.

Sony Internet TV is a new generation of TV that offers new forms of TV enjoyment and it will provide consumers with easy access to a range of rich and attractive content.

Sony will sell HDTVs and Blu-ray players with Google TV capabilities. One of the interesting features is the ability to use an Android-based phone as a remote. Users can talk into the phone and get results on the TV screen.An Intel Atom processor will power the TV.


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