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Revamped PlayStation Store goes live April 15 [updated]

Sony KONPYUTAENTATEINMENTOJAPAN has announced that the revamped PlayStation Store will open its virtual doors on Tuesday, April 15th. Update: SCEA has confirmed that loud-mouthed, spendthrift American PS3s will be allowed to roam the aisles on the same day, as will systems from around the globe. ...

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New PS3 firmware to add Blu-ray Profile 2.0 support

Sony has announced that an upcoming PlayStation 3 firmware update will enhance the system's Blu-ray playback capabilities. Tucked into firmware update 2.20 will be support for Blu-ray Disc Profile 2.0, otherwise labeled as BD-Live. The feature enables certain Blu-ray movies to connect to the interne...

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PS3 firmware 2.17 addresses stability of online titles

Before Sony's social media manager, Jeff Rubenstein, came to the rescue via an informative blog post, our research had concluded that the latest PlayStation 3 firmware update implements the following changes: Cell division by zero no longer possible Cross media bar lightened up, no longer cr...

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Surprise! Latest PS3 firmware adds sexy spaceborne music visualizer

Sure, you may be well aware of the fact that last week's 2.1 firmware update for the PlayStation 3 gifted the console with support for the ubiquitous DivX video codec, but did you also know that nestled deep within the update was a new space-faring music visualizer? Seen in motion through the magi...

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Folding@Home gets update, new features

Thanks to titles like Ratchet and Clank and Uncharted there are finally better games on the PS3 than Folding@Home (or Grand Theft Protein as we call it in these parts). Not willing to go down without a fight though, the scientific application recently got even more entertaining thanks to a new upd...

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New PSP, PS3 firmware goes live

OK, Mr. Big Shot, so you already knew about the new, DivX-sporting PS3 firmware 2.1 going live today. But that's only because you read Joystiq. Never forget: We gave you that knowledge, and we can take it away. ... OK, so we can't do that. But we're working on it. Perhaps a little more of a surpri...

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PS3 firmware 2.10 coming tomorrow, features DivX support

Still no in-game XMB news now, with the UK's PlayStation website spilling the bytes on a new PlayStation 3 firmware update. Scheduled for release on December 18th (we're confirming the date with SCEA), Firmware 2.10 joins the Xbox 360's Fall dashboard update in offering support for the pervasive Div...

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XMB who? Custom soundtracks, friend lists spotted in PS3 games

With the long-overdue in-game XMB still a no-show as of last month's 2.00 PS3 firmware update, we were about to resign ourselves to a future that entailed exiting out of games to read messages and getting up to change the channels. Yeah, barbaric. But perhaps we're being a little too fatalistic. I...

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PS3 firmware 2.0 is now live

The latest PlayStation 3 firmware update, version 2.0, has now gone live. And now that we've crossed a new, whole-number threshold, we eagerly await PS3 firmware update 2-point-whatever. In case you're hesitant to upgrade your system, check out the list of features and enjoy pictures of the upgrade...

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PS3 FW 2.00 in pictures

Earlier this week, PS3 Fanboy was offered exclusive firmware 2.00 details to be revealed later today, but due to a miscommunication between SCEA and SCEE that arrangement was compromised -- and confusion ensued. Thankfully, it's all been sorted out, and we're pleased to bring you (via PS3FB) the fi...

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