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Could be but I thought they made alot of money off of the playstations? Do they have any types of softwatre now?

Sony loses money on every playstation sold as do all console makers. They make the money back in the licensing of the games and other purchases on the sony network.
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I don't like how everyone is going turning to digital content because it is more profitable... it's an inflated market that is about to burst. Artists can produce and distribute thier own tracks, movies can be made for a few hundred dollars with much more original scripts and develolpers are finding ways to circumvent restrictive liscencing to distribute thier games and content.
When did profitable become not enough?
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I am actually having a hard time trying to think of some thing in Software that Sony does...unless you want to count SOE or the Blue Ray encryption (though Blue Ray could be considered hardware I think).

Am I forgetting something?
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post #14 of 33
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I am actually having a hard time trying to think of some thing in Software that Sony does...unless you want to count SOE or the Blue Ray encryption (though Blue Ray could be considered hardware I think).
Am I forgetting something?

Sony vegas.
I love using that for editing videos.
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post #15 of 33
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I feel that Sony can get back into gadgets if they jump on the smartphone train and pick up Windows Phone or Android.

They could call it the "SonyPhony".thumb.gif
    
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I have a sony mini blu ray home theater system. Great device, wifi streaming movies from netflix and my home server, same UI as a playstation, Great sound, plays almost any video format. I've always liked sony.
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I think they are deciding to do this because they are not doing well in the hardware arena anymore. Of course they are going to want to cut their losses and focus on something with a higher profit margin. If the hardware was doing well, they would be saying that they will be focusing on hardware. Sony has become stale, and now they are paying the price. Sony Acid is a pretty old program, people use Reason, Ableton Live, Pro Tools, ect. nowadays. I havn't seen Acid running since around 2002.
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Erm
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Could this be the reason why PS4 is coming out so late? kookoo.gif
LOL... late? You mean early. Or it shouldn't at all. Consoles are going to be like the cod series. New one every year just to keep up.
(joking... they'll die before that.... hopefully)
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Erm
LOL... late? You mean early. Or it shouldn't at all. Consoles are going to be like the cod series. New one every year just to keep up.
(joking... they'll die before that.... hopefully)

I would like to see that myself, alas, it won't be any time soon. But as long as PC is crowned the king once again, I don't mind either way.

And about Sony software, they have a huge selection of released games: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_video_games_published_by_Sony_Computer_Entertainment

Why do you only think of application when you hear software? Oo

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They could call it the "SonyPhony".thumb.gif

Am I the only one that finds this really funny! It's totally catchy! biggrin.gif
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