In response to the runaway success of smart phones as a platform for casual games, Sony Ericsson has created a phone designed for game enthusiasts. Instead of a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, it features a slide-out game pad and a processor that can deliver 3-D graphics at 60 frames per second.
Product: Xperia Play
Cost: Not available
Availability: Spring 2011
Companies: Sony Ericsson
10 Breakthrough Technologies 2024
Every year, we look for promising technologies poised to have a real impact on the world. Here are the advances that we think matter most right now.
Scientists are finding signals of long covid in blood. They could lead to new treatments.
Faults in a certain part of the immune system might be at the root of some long covid cases, new research suggests.
AI for everything: 10 Breakthrough Technologies 2024
Generative AI tools like ChatGPT reached mass adoption in record time, and reset the course of an entire industry.
OpenAI teases an amazing new generative video model called Sora
The firm is sharing Sora with a small group of safety testers but the rest of us will have to wait to learn more.
Get the latest updates from
MIT Technology Review
Discover special offers, top stories, upcoming events, and more.