PS3

  • "Condor" Supercomputer Made Of 1,716 PS3s Now Online

    Supercomputers are expensive to make no matter how you look at it. But if you use a whole bunch of PS3s, you can save over 10x the cost compared to this guy. The Condor project is a supercomputer made up of 1,716 PS3s for the Air Force’s image processing tasks and is considered one of the top forty fastest computers in the world. Its big task involves monitoring 15 square miles 24/7, but… Read More

  • Cobra USB For PS3: In Case Jailbreaking Is Too Hard For You

    It’s only a matter of time till Sony shuts these guys down, so better write about this quick. It’s called the Cobra USB, and presumably it has nothing to do with Santino Morella’s finishing move. Actually, no, I know it has nothing to do with Sanitno, for it’s a USB dongle that unlocks a few handy features, including region free Blu-ray playback and the ability to play… Read More

  • GeotHot: I'm On Vacation, Not Fleeing The Law!

    Is George “GeoHot” Hotz in South America right now? Yes. Is he a fugitive running from the law? No, despite the convenience of such a story. The man is merely on vacation. Is that a crime? Read More

  • Hacker Gets Kinect Working On – Wait For It – The Playstation 3

    This is really more of a “just ‘cuz” Kinect hack than one of those practical ones we see occasionally. Yes, hacker Shantanu Goel has rigged up his Kinect to work with its greatest enemy, the PS3. Where is your Move now?! Read More

  • A Closer Look At Playstation Home's Future

    In the US, Playstation Home is rather mundane. Other than additions like voice chat and in-network game launching, it has been the same since its 2008 launch. That’s about to change according to statements made at this year’s GDC by Masami Kando, head of the Home project at Sony. Read More

  • Interview With Sony's Head Of R&D, Dr. Richard Marks

    Gamasutra had a good interview with Sony’s head of R&D, Dr. Richard Marks — it’s well worth the read. They talk about how he got his start in high school at a game shop his pop owned playing loads of old school games. He then moved on to study aerospace engineering in college where he found his love for robotics. Something he says is very similar to video gaming. Read More

  • PS3 To Be Re-Secured by 3.60 Firmware

    The “epic fail” of PS3 security discovered by hackers in January and pried open further by Geohot (who is now being sued) may be fixed with the latest patch to the PS3. This is the natural way of things, of course. Read More

  • Sony Wins Case Against LG. LG Ordered To Pay

    Sony has won their case against LG. The more than 300,000 PS3’s that were seized will be returned to Sony. Also, all future shipments into Europe will continue without any issues. Read More

  • Sony Announces Game Save Storage On The Cloud

    Today, Sony announced cloud computing on the PS3 exclusively for PlayStation Plus subscribers. The cloud will allow gamers to upload all their game save data to the network, with up to 150 MB of storage. The online storage will be available March 10 and more PS3 titles will release with the capability to take advantage of the feature. Read More

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