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FCC exposes, dissects DJ Hero turntable peripheral

This has been a big week for pieces of gaming hardware getting explodified -- this time around, the subject of dissection is the turntable peripheral for Activision's upcoming Mix Master Mike sim, DJ Hero. However, the disassembly wasn't committed by a tech-savvy hacker, or even a DIY site. Instea...

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LGJ: Welcome to the Big Leagues of Deception

Each week Mark Methenitis contributes Law of the Game on Joystiq ("LGJ"), a column on legal issues as they relate to video games: There are, in the legal profession, certain kinds of activities that really make a statement after the fact about just how big a company is. One of those activities is...

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FCC document indicates Sony planning 250GB PS3 Slim

When it rains PS3 news, it evidently pours PS3 news (which is better than pouring actual PS3s -- that'd hurt!). A document dug up on the FCC website by PS3News appears to hold proof that Sony is already planning a follow-up -- albeit in capacity only -- to the 120 gigabyte PS3 Slim announced today....

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LGJ: Supreme Court Decision Doesn't Bode Well

Each week Mark Methenitis contributes Law of the Game on Joystiq ("LGJ"), a column on legal issues as they relate to video games: The recent FCC v. Fox decision seems to have gone relatively unnoticed in the gaming press. Yes, the case at hand was about broadcast media and the FCC, and yes, the m...

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PSP-3001 unmasked by FCC, good parts remain veiled

The PSP-3000 series is real, folks. And that's about as far as we get in today's episode. The FCC filing for the "PSP-3001" has been pulled, thumbed and returned. What was found looks disappointingly similar to the current PSP hardware model, though there is that thick wall of confidentiality stand...

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PSP-3001 discovered on FCC website, reveals nothing new (so far)

The PSP-3001 is real, folks. The next generation follow-up to the current PSP-2000 series system was discovered on the FCC website. Problem? We don't see anything particularly new about it ... yet. Unfortunately, many of the more interesting details about the system are still unavailable for publi...

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New PlayStation 3 FCC filing found, likely 80GB

A new FCC filing has revealed the PlayStation 3 CECHL01. No details are provided, but the likely candidate is the recently-unveiled 80GB for $399 with no PS2 backwards compatibility (BC). All PS3 filings have followed the CECH_01 model -- i.e. CECHA01 is the original 60GB with full BC (check out o...

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Sony files for a PS3 change with the FCC, but what?

It seems Sony and the FCC have a little deal going on, as they've filed for a change regarding the PS3 besides the wireless module. Sony's letter states that "this is not to cause any modification to the mentioned electric characteristics and RF characteristics". While our mumbo-jumbo isn't fluent, ...

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FCC report: Sony changing PSP innards

Click for high resolution image. According to documents sent to the FCC on February 14th, it appears as though Sony is attempting to change the specifications of the PSP. The company is requesting a change for "AK8PSP2001." That looks like the PSP-2000 series to us. The document states that "we ch...

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FCC filing for PS3 updated with white model

Sony may be planning to release a white version of its 40GB PS3 system in America soon, according to updated photos presented to the FCC. The photos submitted showcase a very sleek looking white system from a variety of angles. As is typical for the 40GB model, it appears it only has two USB ports...

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