Tag: VAIO

  1. Answered: What Does VAIO Stand For Anyway? by Team Sony 08/20/2009

    I’ve had so much fun reviewing everyone’s guesses over the past few days to my questions: What does VAIO stand for? Some were pretty bizarre like this one from our Facebook page: Viable Alternative Instead of Ostriches. But many of you were very close in your answers.

    So now for the answer (drum roll please)…[...]

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  2. Link Love by Jen 07/31/2009

    Check out the links below to catch-up on everything that’s been going on in the world of Sony. • 1 Million Book on the Sony Reader  • The First of Many SonyStyle.com Changes – Sony Style Blog • Asked & Answered: Submit Your Questions to the VAIO Development Team- VAIO Community  • 2009 Sony HD […]

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  3. Pop Quiz: What Does VAIO Stand For Anyway? by Team Sony 07/29/2009

    So you say you’re a VAIO fan eh? Let’s put that to the test with this week’s pop quiz. Here’s your questions:

    1. What does VAIO stand for?

    2. What does the logo represent, if anything?

    Post your best guess and…[...]

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  4. Asked & Answered: Submit Your Questions to our Development Team by Team Sony 07/24/2009

    How do we decide on the size and shape of new VAIOs? How long is the development process? Is there something you’ve always wanted to know about VAIO? I’m working on producing the next series of interviews with our engineers and designers and I want you to be included in the process…[...]

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  5. From Sand to Silicon. The Making of a Chip by Team Sony 07/20/2009

    Have you ever wondered how the processor, the workhorse of your VAIO, comes to life? Well, if you’re a geek like me you’d probably be interested to know that these complicated little guys require things like ion implantation at more than 185,000mph and the creation of 20 metal layers of transistor connections in less than 500nm…[...]

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  6. Your First Computer by Team Sony 07/14/2009

    I was back in the VAIO lab recently trying to dig up an old accessory to test for a Quick Tip I’m writing when I came across a vintage VAIO.

    After playing with it, I got thinking about my very first PC – an IBM PS/2 Model 30. Do you remember yours? Surprisingly, mine had…[...]

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  7. Energy Star – Familiar But Elusive by Team Sony 07/10/2009

    I’m no design expert, but that curious blue label has always caught my eye. It’s simple and a nice shade of blue but what is ENERGY STAR anyway and what does it mean to consumers like you and I? And how important is the “green” factor in your purchase decision? Did you know that…[...]

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  8. First Notebook with Spill Resistant Keyboard Offered at Sony Style by Gina 07/10/2009

    This week we began offering VAIO BZ series notebooks at Sony Style. Although this isn’t a new model for Sony, it’s the first time Sony Style has offered a notebook with a spill resistant keyboard. Until now, offering a notebook with this feature has been one of our most common requests we hear when we chat […]

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  9. VAIO News: This Award Brought to You by the Letter P by Team Sony 07/09/2009

    With summer in full swing and utility bills soaring as we all crank up the AC, last month LAPTOP magazine began a project to determine just how much power notebooks consume on a daily basis. Although many companies have made their notebooks more environmentally friendly, power consumption remains relatively untested and un-compared across models. Their goal: to uncover…[...]

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  10. Kimura, Sakai and Iida: The Brains Behind the New VAIO W by Team Sony 07/07/2009

    Today, we introduced our newest line of mini notebooks – the VAIO W Series. In addition to the detailed information we passed along in the press release today, I wanted to share more behind-the-scenes conversations with the Tokyo developers that worked on W Series. In the making of the W Series, you’ll hear…[...]

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