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Is Sony Pictures actually Sony?

06-17-2009, 11:43 PM
#1
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Is Sony Pictures actually Sony?

I've just checked my app store and received an update for the Sony Pictures app that i have on my ipod touch.
But the strange thing is that the update was no longer from "Sony Pictures" but from "Xpress" the same people that make UniWar.
Heres the link to it: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=291436438&mt=8

The weird thing is that the application description and the update information don't sound like Sony. They sound strange.
And also if you search sony in the store there are three different sony's. One which is obviously ligitimate because it has Jeopardy which is featured on sony's actual website. And then theres these two others.
When the update appeared i searched sony and looked at the actual app i remember downloading, its also offering a NEW update. One thats description also doesnt sound like sony and it apparently freezes after ten seconds of loading.

What im wondering is, is this a dodgy app and is my ipod infected with something?
06-17-2009, 11:48 PM
#2
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xpressed made the application for sony pictures. it's legit. the one from xpressed is the old application

if you read it says to download the new application from sony pictures, as this old one will not be updated.

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Last edited by jchampl; 06-17-2009 at 11:50 PM.

06-17-2009, 11:50 PM
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oh right. well the new one doesnt work.
06-17-2009, 11:52 PM
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this is the new one:
http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=313893817&mt=8
it doesn't work? i just redownloaded it and installed it and it works for me

the one from expressed was updated only to make it mroe obvious to people that they need to download the new one from sony pictures, as the one from expressed doesn't really work anymore

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06-17-2009, 11:57 PM
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It works for me too

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06-17-2009, 11:59 PM
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It works for me too
hey midwest beer friend!

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06-18-2009, 01:36 AM
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hey! still waiting on my friend to bring me the BBQ

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06-18-2009, 01:39 AM
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hey! still waiting on my friend to bring me the BBQ
make sure you rub it in, when he does

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06-18-2009, 01:45 AM
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make sure you rub it in, when he does
don't worry, i will

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