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    It is clear that Sony has been incredibly busy these past few months, polishing and perfecting the trio of new devices they launched today. These beauties are elegant, sophisticated and ready for the spotlight—or a living room or office near you! VAIO | Flip PC Part laptop, part tablet, part...
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    It’s family time here at Ask Ben Anything! Not just because my son Evan James was born on June 30 th , but also because this month I got literally dozens of questions that began “I’m looking to get my mom/dad/brother/sister/boyfriend/girlfriend/husband/wife/etc. a brand new PC and am...
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    Sony lifted the curtain on a pretty sweet new laptop, the high-end VAIO S Series . The new 13.3” PCs boast some pretty impressive specs, like new “Sandybridge” i5 and i7 processors , solid state drives, backlit keyboards, Blu-Ray and hybrid AMD Radeon HD 6630 graphics that auto-switch...
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    For those of you who are regular readers of my posts, you know that I’ve waxed poetic about the ASUS UL30vt a few times. Those mentions generated a lot of questions, so I wanted to dig a little deeper into the machine that I said I loved so much, I felt like I was cheating on my wife . The ASUSUL...
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    Sony is one of those companies where you can be pretty sure that when they release something new, it’s going to be awesome.  That was certainly the case at CES 2011, where VAIO Product Manager Kevin Sather showed me just a few of their newest PCs.  In addition to the brand new ultralight Sony...
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  • Blog Post: PC Snapshot: Sony VAIO SB

    This is the next in the series of “PC Snapshots” - short 2-3 minute overview of PCs that Ryan and I think are awesome. If there’s a PC that you’d like to see us cover, hit me on Twitter , send me mail , or leave a comment. We’ll try to get to it ASAP! Today’s PC is the Sony VAIO SB .  I’ve been...
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    Today Sony has revealed a new VAIO S Series Windows PC (VAIO SE) with a 15.5-inch full-on 1080p HD display. The VAIO S Series has a slim and light design with an optional sheet battery for impressive battery life (up to 12 hours!). Ben the PC Guy has talked about the VAIO S Series a few times (the VAIO...
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    Last week I posted a quick intro and my first hands-on post, which was a look at the super-green Sony VAIO W mini notebook . In that post, I told you that I’d follow up with more detail on who I am, what this blog is all about, why I think it’s important, and what to expect out of my posts. First, a...
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