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Sony PlayStation 4 ‘Project Orbis’ takes shape with AMD Trinity under the Hood…

Sony this month gathered its US game developers for a disclosure meeting. Project Orbis is indeed taking shape with Sony showing off and delivering a new generation of dev kit during the closed door meetings.

Sony’s offices were bulging with game developers as the presentations began. While the dev kit looks like any other tower PC it’s what’s on the inside that matters. This particular tall nondescript black tower includes Sony’s latest software and AMD hardware running the show, Project Orbis looks to be well on schedule for a 2013 release.

One more generation of developer kit is due before the PS4 is released, a release that should be simultaneous with the final silicon for the console, a major milestone.

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Sony PSN, Play Station Notworking…

Did the Playstation Network become self-aware at 17:00 hours on April 19, realizing the incompetence of those it worked for it quickly tried to bug out. According to the Terminator TV Series, “The Sarah Connor Chronicles” April 19 was the date that Skynet became self-aware, a little spooky maybe.

The Play Station Nightmare goes a little something like this, Sony on the 19th April took the PSN and Qriocity services completely offline. For clarity’s sake we need to say that this was just the date Sony took the services offline, no one is sure exactly when the PSN servers were first hacked. Sony is saying officially that sometime between April 17 and 19 they became aware of external intruders on the PSN. For 6 days after taking the servers down – April 19 – Sony made no comment, on the seventh day there was light and explanation.

Sony admitted they had suffered the largest single network intrusion in history. Over 80 million user accounts had been compromised both user data and credit card details were compromised..
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