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Optional PS3 Firmware Update (v3.65) Available

June 7, 2011 | | 2 Comments

Sony has quietly released a new firmware update for the PS3 last night in version 3.56. This is an optional update, as it only improves the operating stability of some PS3 software (I would say LA Noire) and changes SaveData … Read More

New Security Fixes in v3.60 Firmware

March 10, 2011 | | 10 Comments

As you know, the new firmware for the PS3, v3.60, released very early this morning, with the biggest feature being the game save cloud for PlayStation Plus members, but, apparently, that wasn’t the only big change in the firmware.

The … Read More

PS3 FW 3.56

January 27, 2011 | | 3 Comments

Sony released a mandatory firmware update (v3.56) late on Jan 26, 2011. The official description of the patch is typically coy: “A new PS3 system software update, v3.56, will be released soon. This is a minor update that adds a … Read More

Firmware 3.55 Has Arrived – Adds Security Patch

December 7, 2010 | | 10 Comments

SONY has released a new firmware which doesn’t do much according to reports, other than patches a few security holes. However, there may be a few things that may appear overtime in this firmware as we’ve in the past seen … Read More

Sony Begins Barring Counterfeit/Unlicensed Controllers

September 24, 2010 | | 9 Comments

According to, Sony has began barring counterfeit and unlicensed peripherals and USB accessories (adapters and flash drives) through the recently released firmware 3.50. Sony says:

SCEA advises consumers to be cautious when buying PlayStation 3 Wireless Controllers from … Read More

Firmware 3.42 Out – Jailbreaks Blocked

September 6, 2010 | | 23 Comments

It was bound to happen, but no one knew when. Sony quietly released firmware version 3.42 tonight, and with it, the ability to block ALL USB-exploited hacks. Since the update is a mandatory one, you MUST have it to … Read More

Google TV on the PlayStation 3? Let’s Speculate

September 1, 2010 | | 11 Comments

Speculation is abound for the PlayStation 3 to get Google TV sometime in the future. Google says:

Google TV is a new experience made for television that combines the TV you know and love with the freedom and power of the Internet.

Here’s some of the facts we know:

  • Google’s partners in this Google TV venture are Sony, Logitech, Intel, and Dish Network.
  • PlayStation has a HDTV/DVR add on unit that can act as a TV tuner and a digital video recorder (utilizing the PS3 hard drive), called PlayTV in Europe and Australia and called the torne in Japan.
  • Apple has been all over the media with its Apple TV lately.
  • Google TV will be in the upcoming Sony Bravia TVs and in set-top boxes (among other places).

Here’s some rumors we think we know:

  • CVG learned new PS3 sku’s where in the works, a low end 250G model and a high end 500G model. The new models will also come with built in 802.11n WiFi for faster wireless internet connectivity.
  • Mashable learned “Google TV will eventually integrate with Sony Playstation.” though no source is cited.

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PS3 3.41 Firmware causing Hard Drive upgrade problems?

July 31, 2010 | | 19 Comments

Sony just recently released the 3.41 firmware that adds a “You may like” section on the PS Store. But it seems to be causing problems to anyone trying to upgrade their hard drives.

As a 30-page strong thread … Read More