1. Presenting the PlayStation Portable

So what doesn’t it do?

Most people think of the Sony PlayStation Portable as a wee gaming system. That’s a truth, but it’s far from the whole truth. Though it does do games, with a level of polish that outshines other handheld (and many nonportable) game platforms, it’s far from an expensive toy.

If you’ve tooled around with a PlayStation Portable (PSP), you already realize that it may be the most versatile device of its kind. Besides crunching out some of the best games on the planet, complete with incredible 3D graphics and fantastic, crystal-clear audio, it proudly flaunts a bunch of other capabilities. It does video, both from disk and from your computer; it plays music and other forms of audio; it ...

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