Sony Adds Share My Connection To Select Vaio Z And Y PCs

Posted: Jun 17 2010, 10:02am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 9:50pm CDT , in Notebooks and PCs


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Sony has added a cool new feature to some of its notebooks in the Vaio Z and Y series. The new feature is called Share My Connection and it turns the notebooks into WiFi hotspots. The notebook can then be used as a hotspot by up to five other notebooks.

The connection can also be shared with smartphones, cameras, and other devices. Sony does say a subscription is required; presumably, they mean a mobile broadband subscription.

The Z model Vaio machines are smaller 13.1-inch notebooks weighing about 3 pounds and made from carbon fiber and aluminum. The Y series are 13.3-inch machines that are offered in multiple colors and are only 1.2-inches thick. Prices for the machines with the hotspot feature start at $770 for the Y series and $1950 for the Z series.

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