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PlayStation 3 version 3.6 firmware jailbroken

03/18/2011, Sony’s latest firmware update for the PlayStation 3 was said to close holes that hackers have been using to jailbreak the system, but it looks like they didn’t do a good enough job. A hacker who goes by the name of ThatBoringHacker recently...

PS3 Ban Lifted in Europe

03/10/2011, The European battle between LG and Sony over the PlayStation 3 has taken a new turn. Sony has reportedly won, and the earlier seizure of PS3s in Holland has been stopped. To give you some context: LG and Sony are in a dispute concerning Blu-Ray patents...

Sony PlayStation online storage to be announced

03/09/2011, Sony will be announcing today that their online storage service will be made available to all PlayStation Plus subscribers (the $49/year premium service). Plus subscribers will be able to save their games online instead of their machines, freeing up...

Sony PlayStation 3 temporarily banned in Europe

02/28/2011, Bad news for Sony – after LG managed to win a preliminary injunction against Sony in a legal battle over Blu-ray patent infringement, they won’t be able to import their hugely successful PlayStation 3 console into Europe. For the next 10 days, all...

Watch the Discovery space shuttle launch on your PS3

02/24/2011, Despite being protected from hacking and modifications, the Sony PlayStation 3 is actually capable of doing other things besides playing games and surfing the web – it can even be used for education (depending on how educational you think a space...

PS3 hacker’s home raided by police

02/23/2011, It looks like Sony’s threats against the hacking community are very real – in case you were wondering why, graf_chokolo, a well known PS3 hacker had his home raided by the police. On behalf of Sony, the authorities found out where he lived,...

Hackers respond to Sony’s PS3 threats

02/18/2011, It was only yesterday that Sony announced the banning of all PlayStation 3 hackers and pirated game users from the PlayStation Network and Qriocity services accessed through the console, and today the hackers have posted a response. Apparently the hacking...

Sony releases the Filmy movie viewing app for the PlayStation 3

02/09/2011, Sony has just released a PS3 app aimed at folks who have large amounts of video to be viewed using the PS3. The new app, dubbed Filmy, is designed to organize and play videos recorded in the AVCHD (H.264) format and can be accessed whether stored on the...

Sony strikes out at the PS3 hacking community again

02/08/2011, It looks like Sony doesn’t look too kindly upon the PlayStation 3 hacking community. They have promised that they will be going after anybody that posts links to PS3 jailbreak code that’s been floating around the internet. Sony has been...

LG wants to block the sale of PS3 consoles in the US

02/08/2011, It seems that not a day goes by without some large company filing a lawsuit against another giant and now LG has asked the International Trade Commission (ITC) to block the sale of the popular PlayStation 3 consoles in the US due to a patent dispute....

The PlayStation 3 rootkit isn’t that new after all

02/04/2011, Remember the reports of the latest PlayStation 3 patch that was said to implement a rootkit into the system that would allow Sony to check and modify the files on your PS3 remotely? According to some recent re-examination of the PS3 terms and conditions,...

PlayStation to save to the cloud

01/28/2011, Sony has just informed their developers that the PlayStation 3 will have a new feature – the ability to save games on the cloud. If you’re unfamiliar with the cloud, think of online services like Gmail or Hotmail – they store your emails on...

Gran Turismo 5 Bundled With Blue PS3 In Japan

08/18/2010, Gran Turismo fans over in Japan will probably be overjoyed at the announcement that Gran Turismo 5 will be arriving at Japanese retailers come November 3rd. The game will even be offered in a PS3 bundle, priced at ¥35,980 (US$421), and will include a...