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iOS 4.1 goes live but death grip scandal rumbles on

Apple’s first attempt to address the iPhone 4’s reception problems is here with news that the iOS 4.1 firmware update is now live and ready to download. As previously explained, the ‘fix’ takes the remarkable step of enlarging the bars used to display signal strength. It does not, however, seem …

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Sony dates PS3 3D update

The 3D revolution doesn’t start until Sony says it does – and Sony has said that it will begin on June 10th. Andriasang reports that the long-awaited firmware update that will for the first time allow PS3 owners to play compatible titles in 3D – providing they own a compatible …

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PlayStation Trophies get re-jig

A host of new sorting functionality is coming to Sony’s PS3 Trophy system in the next firmware update – which, incidentally, is the one that will add much-touted 3D game support. Users will be able to sort their Trophies in both the ‘Trophy Collection’ and ‘Comparing Trophy’ screens, arranging them …

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Sony rules out OtherOS refunds

No refunds will be issued to those aggrieved by Sony’s recent move to cut the OtherOS functionality from the machine in its most recent firmware update. The statement from Sony follows a recent report of a consumer who was able to procure a partial refund for his console from Amazon. …

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No 3D Blu-ray for PS3

It has emerged that Sony’s 3D PS3 update coming this June won’t add 3D Blu-ray functionality to the machine, TechRadar reports. What the update will do is add 3D gaming functionality to the console. A subsequent firmware patch later in the year will add the long-awaited 3D movie option that …

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Hotz brings OtherOS back to PS3

Just one week after declaring war on PS3 platform holder Sony, hacker George Hotz has demonstrated a custom version of Sony’s latest firmware 3.21 that can run the since removed OtherOS functionality. The recent 3.21 firmware update removed the functionality from PS3s – a move Sony said was designed to …

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Hotz declares war on Sony

Having been the first to crack some of PS3’s key security features earlier this year, famous iPhone hacker George Hotz has vowed to discover a method to circumvent Sony’s upcoming PS3 update that will remove the ability to install an alternative operating system. Hotz claims that the move is not …

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PSN cut-off for other OS PS3 users

The next firmware update for PS3, which will be released on April 1st, will remove the ability to install a third party operating system onto the console. The move is designed to dampen the ongoing efforts of pirates to hack into the currently secure machine. It’s thought that the decision …

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PS3 3D update landing in June

A firmware update that will transform Sony’s PS3 into a full 3D-gaming capable machine will arrive on June 10th, according to rumours reported by TheSixthAxis. Once updated, consoles will be able to display compatible Blu-ray films in 3D as well as the upcoming generation of 3D games, though users will …

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3D upgrade coming to PS3

A Sony presentation detailing the firm’s consumer strategy moving forwards has offered a few insights into the direction of both Sony’s gaming and online distribution plans – and it seems that both 3D and cross platform gaming are at the core of it. Firstly, Sony has confirmed that it intends …

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