VAIO P goes official on SonyStyle, instant-boot PSP-esque Xcross interface

Updated on 11 November 2019 by

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Sony has gone all out officially introducing the VAIO P on SonyStyle.com. Hidden among the sections of information about the premium netbook is mention that the VAIO P will feature an instant-boot sub-OS that will give you limited access to photos, web browsing, email, and more. It is nice to hear that it will be based around the Xcross media bar interface, similar to what you find on the PSP or PS3, which is a graphically nice looking interface with intuitive controls. The Xcross media bar picture above is from the PS3. Update: ultra mobile PC Portal reader gentux has pointed out an actual picture of the XMB sub-OS on the VAIO P from Gizmodo.

7 Comments For This Post

  1. Tam's says:

    which they ripped off from Microsoft Windows Media Center

  2. gentux says:

    No that was the other way round, PSP came before Vista. And XP MCE had nothing crossed except the close button.

  3. gentux says:

    perhaps Gizmodo allows you to use this real photo of that XMB
    http://cache.gawker.com/assets/images/gizmodo/2009/01/_MG_4759.jpg

  4. free psp go says:

    Great blog found this via twitter im just adding to my blog now.

  5. gopspgo! says:

    Man I can’t wait for the new PSP Go, my PlayStation Portable 1st gen really needs a replacer.

  6. Free xbox live says:

    Complete rip off of Media center! Not sure how Microsoft have just let this one slip.

  7. Free Gadget says:

    Love this, great blog, thanks.

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