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When Sony outlined the PS4's hardware features in October, some potential customers were so shocked that the console wouldn't support MP3 files or CDs that they vowed to cancel their pre-orders. President of Sony Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida was surprised by such a heated response. "The bigges...

November 12th 2013 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Sony outlined the Day 1 features of the PlayStation 4 this week but, surprisingly, one of the company's most controversial announcements had nothing to do with games at all. According to the PS4 FAQ, the PlayStation 4 won't support MP3 audio playback (or even audio CDs), and the console can't strea...

November 1st 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Sony's subscription music streaming service, Music Unlimited, is now available on the Vita. The app touts a touch-navigated menu system and the ability to listen to music offline, which is a first for the service, but is otherwise unchanged from its various other iterations across Sony devices. The...

March 10th 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Were you perplexed by the odd, seemingly misspelled word that kept periodically popping up during Sony's updates about the PSN outage? You know, Qriocity? It seems Sony is attempting to take advantage of your piqued attention, as PlayStation Blog has announced that all PS3 owners ages 18 and up a...

June 15th 2011 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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It's now possible to access Music Unlimited Powered by Qriocity anywhere you can get a Wi-Fi signal. The PSP can now use the streaming music service, which offers "more than seven million songs" to paying users, with two tiers of playlist customization. Sony announced this morning that the PSP a...

April 14th 2011 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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In a recent interview with Eurogamer, COO of Sony Network Entertainment Shawn Layden confirmed that the company's Music Unlimited platform would soon make its way to PSP owners living in the UK in "a matter of weeks," and would appear on the NGP and Xperia Play later this year. The cloud-based mu...

April 1st 2011 at 3:10pm 0 Comments
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If you're, um, qrious about what it would be like to stream music through your PS3, you're in luq luck. Music Unlimited Powered by Qriocity, the cloud-based music service released in parts of Europe late last year, is available in the US today. Music Unlimited allows you to stream "more than six mil...

February 17th 2011 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Sony's cloud-based, digital music service, "Music Unlimited" ("powered by Qriocity"), is now available in the UK and Ireland. Similar to Microsoft's Zune Pass, the service is also coming to the US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Australia and New Zealand at some point in 2011. Two available...

December 24th 2010 at 3:30am 0 Comments