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  • Sony selling off Vaio brand and PC business after plummeting sales
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    Sony selling off Vaio brand and PC business after plummeting sales

    By 6 February 2014

    As tablet and phone sales soar across the industry Sony has been failing to shift PCs under the Vaio brand. Now Sony has announced it's going to sell Vaio and its PC business as a whole to Japan Industrial Partners by the end of March. Sony also says...

  • A week in reviews: 30 December - 3 January
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    A week in reviews: 30 December - 3 January

    By 4 January 2014

    As we roll back into the office - literally, after too many Christmas mince pies - the year has ticked over into the big 2014. And it's been a busy week of gadget reviewing just ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 which kicks off in just a couple...

  • Sony Vaio Tap 11 review
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    Sony Vaio Tap 11 review

    By 2 January 2014

    The Vaio Tap 11 is Sony’s answer to the Microsoft Surface Pro 2. It’s slim - less than 1cm from front to back, which Sony reckons makes it the "world’s thinnest Windows 8 tablet" - and equally at home propped up on the desk like a regular PC, or...

  • IFA 2013: Everything we know about Sony’s plans
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    IFA 2013: Everything we know about Sony’s plans

    By 28 August 2013

    We've already given you a rundown of what we expect the South Korean Samsung to bring to the table at this year's IFA in Berlin, and next up is Sony. We know for certain Sony will be holding a press conference at IFA on 4 September, which will take place...

  • Sony adds 15 and 17-inch displays to its VAIO E Series range
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    Sony adds 15 and 17-inch displays to its VAIO E Series range

    By 15 May 2012

    Sony has added a few extra inches to its VAIO E Series range with a 15.5 and 17.3-inch display models. Following in the footsteps of the Sony VAIO E Series 14, both laptops feature the same "wrap-around" design while the 15-inch model sports a VAIO Display...

  • Sony Vaio T13: Sony's first Ultrabook laptop
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    Sony Vaio T13: Sony's first Ultrabook laptop

    By 2 May 2012

    Sony has announced its entry into the Ultrabook market with the launch of the Vaio T13, the company's first Ultrabooks-branded laptop.   "Thin, light and portable, the responsive new VAIO T Series is always ready for action," claims Sony of the new...

  • Best Laptop 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders
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    Best Laptop 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders

    By 2 November 2011

    The temperature has dropped, the rain's begun and a frost has left our cars chilly in the morning. All this freezing cold excitement can be caused by only one thing: no not Dr Freeze, instead the super cool 8th Pocket-lint awards are upon us.  But we...

  • Sony Vaio L series wants your PS3 3D action
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    Sony Vaio L series wants your PS3 3D action

    By 31 August 2011

    Sony has revamped both the Vaio L series all-in-one machine, as well as the S series notebooks - two ranges that Pocket-lint originally got hands-on with back in February. The big news with the L series AIO is that it brings 3D action into the equation,...

  • Sony Vaio Slider teased at tablet event
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    Sony Vaio Slider teased at tablet event

    By 27 April 2011

    We're tablet obsessed. All of us. It'll be the ruin of society as we know it. How do we know that? Well, take a look at the Sony event that took place on Tuesday. What did we learn exactly? Well, we surmised that the Japanese company will be releasing...

  • Sony Vaio L series hands-on
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    Sony Vaio L series hands-on

    By 22 February 2011

    Sony has announced its new Vaio L series all-in-one multimedia PC, which the company hopes will become the centre of your family's multimedia world. The facts of the matter are that PCs more than ever are the centre for family life, so there is the...

  • Sony Vaio S series hands-on
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    Sony Vaio S series hands-on

    By 22 February 2011

    As ever, it's the more office orientated models that make the better Sony Vaios, and the Sony Vaio S series was no exception when Pocket-lint got hands on at the London launch. Sitting next to the eye-piercing C series, the brushed aluminium body of the...

  • Sony Vaio C series hands-on
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    Sony Vaio C series hands-on

    By 22 February 2011

    Unique design is something which Sony Vaio prides itself on and the laptop maker has certainly kept up part of its mission with the launch of the Sony Vaio C Series in London. As ever, Pocket-lint was at hand with trusty camera and SD card ready to fill,...

  • Sony Vaio S Series and C Series laptops refreshed, now glow
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    Sony Vaio S Series and C Series laptops refreshed, now glow

    By 22 February 2011

    Sony has refreshed its Vaio range on Tuesday with new models for its S series and it’s C Series notebooks. The colourful C Series it will pack a slightly bigger 14-inch widescreen “VAIO display” into the mix, a HD web camera powered by the company’s...

  • Sony Vaio P adds accelerometer and GPS
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    Sony Vaio P adds accelerometer and GPS

    By 10 May 2010

    Sony has announced an upgrade to its Vaio P series of ultra-portable netbooks. The P11S1E comes in five different colours and packs quite a punch within its compact little chassis. It's got Windows 7 Home Premium installed and processing comes in the...

  • Sony launches Vaio F, S and Y series notebooks
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    Sony launches Vaio F, S and Y series notebooks

    By 7 January 2010

    Sony Vaio has branched out yet again, this time with the F, S and Y Series latops for users to choose between. The Sony Vaio F Series is entertainment focused and comes with a 16.4-inch full HD display, an Nvidia GeForce GT330M GPU with 1GB GDDR3 VRAM,...

  • The low down: Best Laptop 2009
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    The low down: Best Laptop 2009

    By 26 November 2009

    Day 4 of our Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 nominees round-up gives us a chance to look at what many of us are using right now - laptops. So, before you head over to the voting page to mark your choices, here's a little run down of our pick of...

  • Five touchscreen Windows 7 PCs to look out for
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    Five touchscreen Windows 7 PCs to look out for

    By 22 October 2009

    The launch of Microsoft Windows 7 sees the first raft of touchscreen PCs come to market and the place they're coming fastest of all is in the all-in-one desktop space. It's easy to spend a lot on what are sometimes items of design and luxury rather than...

  • Sony Vaio X netbook
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    Sony Vaio X netbook

    By 2 September 2009

    Sony has shown a new netbook sporting an 11-inch screen and intel Atom processor at its press event to kick off IFA in Berlin, Germany. The new model dubbed the Vaio X is still light on details however will be housed in a carbon fibre shell making it...