Archive for the ‘PSP’ Category

How many lives does the handheld console have left?

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Ever since the birth of the smartphone handheld console doomsayers have been prophesying the end of devices like Nintendo’s 3DS and Sony’s PS Vita. While those devices are still very much alive and kicking the latest generation of handheld consoles have been born into tough times and there’s little doubt that they’re not quite as popular as they once were. Their health meter seems to have survived the smartphone boss fight but is it nearly game over or is there an extra life around the corner? (more…)

Is An Upgrade Always Worth It?

Monday, February 27th, 2012
iPad 3 concept design

What the iPad 3 might look like

Sometimes it seems no sooner you’ve bought a new gadget than the next version is out and you get an uncontrollable craving to trade up. Which is one of the reasons it’s so handy to have a place like Gadget Panda, where you can secure the most cash for your older model. However, there’s no escaping the fact that you will always pay more for the latest technology. Inevitably, prices do come down, but, in the interim, the itch to own the latest gadget right now doesn’t go away. (more…)

How To Stop Your Favourite Gadgets Controlling You

Monday, September 12th, 2011

iPhone App LogosA professor at Northampton University has confirmed what many of us have known for some time – gadgets are addictive. Whether it’s your iPhone, Blackberry or Nintendo DS, some people are completely lost without their favourite device. (more…)

British Men Prefer Grooming Over Gadgets This Christmas

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

Like the snow outside, it seems these surveys are coming thick and fast! The latest one to catch our eye centres around the modern day male who it seems is far more interested in grooming than gadgets.

In fact, a massive 62% of fashion-savvy males have requested clothes on their Christmas list to Santa, with 4% asking for a pair of UGG boots! Deary me.


Sony PSP2 Rumours Suggest a Late 2011 Release Date

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

Rumours are rife in the cyber world about what the potential Sony PSP2 will have in store, and when it will be unveiled.

The latest internet musings seem to point towards a Christmas 2011 release for the next-gen handheld gadget.

Sony have applied for patents which suggest an inclusion of pinch-to-zoom skills, as well as plans to include a trackpad which would handle touchscreen swipes without you having to prod the panel itself. The idea is to give gamers the chance to see the whole screen without obscuring it with their greasy paws.


Sellers Urged to be Wary of Supermarket Gadget Offers

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Here at Gadget Panda, we’re fully behind eco-friendly procedures and would advise anyone to recycle the worthless stuff they don’t need or want.

However when it comes to gadgets, there is always a happy home waiting for your second-hand piece of tech; that old saying about one man’s junk being another man’s treasure certainly rings true here!

And of course, times are tight around the world in this post-recession period and with Christmas fast approaching, any source of extra income is welcomed by most. So if you’re looking to sell your PSP, iPod or Nintendo DS for example, head to Gadget Panda today and you will receive one of the best offers you’re likely to get – providing some cash just in time for Christmas!


GameStop Vice President: The Sony PSP is the biggest disappointment of 2010

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Bob McKenzie, GameStop’s senior Vice President of merchandising and marketing, has said the Sony PSP is the biggest disappointment of 2010.

When asked to find a failure in the gaming industry this year, McKenzie, of the videogame retailer, labelled the game console Sony PSP.

Reasons of complaint focused around the lack of quality new releases this year and their inability to compete with the app market.

“If I were to pick a disappointment, the only thing would be looking at the number of titles that launched on the PSP format compared to the prior year,” McKenzie told video game publication Eurogamer in a recent interview.


PSP Prices Slashed in Time For Christmas

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Christmas shoppers ahoy! Sony has slashed the price of the PSP ahead of the festive shopping season so for parents, there is even more choice in addition to Gadget Panda’s facility for users to sell PSP devices here.

The price has already come down in the US since last week from 250 dollars (£158) to 199 dollars (£126) and now the cuts are heading across the Atlantic.


Sony’s PSP2 exists, leaks EA Games

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

EA’s senior vice president Patrick Soderlund has confessed to CVG that the PSP2 exists and that they have had access to it.

Rumours of Sony’s new handheld have been sprawled around games news sites recently but no major publisher has admitted that it has seen the device – until now.

According to CVG, EA’s Soderlund was asked if he had any exposure at all to the technology to which he replied: “Well, obviously as a developer we have had that – but I’m not allowed to talk about it.”


PSP 2 Designs: Which One Would You Choose?

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

Sony is the master of keeping its fans breathlessly waiting for an unbelievable period of time. Why? First, it lets a rumour saying that the new PSP 2 will be released soon, circle around the online games forums without saying anything specific. Then, when everyone hopes it will be the nearest date possible, Sony calmly announces that the release date will probably be around Christmas 2011.