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Sony Ericsson refused PlayStation-brand phone idea

The PSP Phone is an urban legend. It never existed, but it's way too good to let go of. So, that brings us back to this story wherein Sony Ericsson allegedly was refused the use of the PlayStation brand name for phones despite the idea being pitched this past December. This is according to...

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PSP phone mod ain't pretty, but it rings

In a striking departure from the initial blueprint, the world's first "PSP Phone" has killed two birds with one stone: Added a working phone feature (Check!) Got rid of that blasted UMD drive (Check!) We're not sure which is more preposterous: Quadrupling the size of your cell phone (and in...

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Rumor: PlayStation phone's future in flux

Despite being an obvious consideration for Sony Ericsson, the nigh mythical "PlayStation phone" has spectacularly failed to materialize -- outside of some dodgy patent drawings. If a recent report by Marketing News is to be believed, the project's current status is up in the air, flitting between...

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PSP Phone rumors resurface

These PSP Phone rumors just won't go away, will they? Another one has surfaced today via UK marketing magazine, Marketing Week. Their sources say that a phone incorporating elements from the PSP will be out in time for Christmas 2009. Interestingly, the article also intimates that "the relationship...

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Another PSP Phone patent appears, with touchscreen and feedback

Another patent has emerged for the elusive "PSP Phone," this time featuring an iPhone-esque touchscreen design, rather than the ugly swivel-screen look. The patent, filed by Sony Ericsson, uses a combination of the touch-screen, accelerometer and haptics to alter the display and buttons for...

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Yet another PSP phone patent surfaces

The PSP Phone is quite the legend in this neck of the woods. It's no secret that Sony Ericsson wants to create a hybrid phone/gaming device. The number of murmurs heard throughout the web attest to that fact. However, it looks like the company has created failed attempt after another, as patents...

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Nokia isn't afraid of the non-existent PSP Phone

Whether the PSP Phone is in development or not, Nokia doesn't care. They're not afraid. When asked what he thought of the idea of the PSP Phone Jaakko Kaidesoja, head of Nokia Games, responded that he's "not scared about anybody." He goes on to say that "the real question is how do they [Sony...

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Skype support will be limited to PSP-2000

The rumors of Skype support coming to the PSP have now been confirmed by Japan's Nikkei Net news organization. Unfortunately for most PSP users, however, the news service stated that Skype support will be limited to the PSP-2000, but that it may come as soon as this month. Skype service will be...

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Sony denies PlayStation Phone ... again

Just as quickly as Sony Computer Entertainment co-COO Jim Ryan reignited rumors of a PlayStation Phone has Sony come forward with a denial (via CVG). "Jim Ryan was in fact misquoted by the Economic Times of India about this issue," according to a company spokesperson. "We do have talks with other...

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Sony exec flirts with PlayStation phone ... again

Has it been a year already? The rumors that Sony Computer Entertainment – the PlayStation folks to you or I – and Sony Ericsson – those are the cellphone folks – are teaming up to make a PlayStation phone are just as "seductive" today as they were back then. This time, it's...

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