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PSP update debuts Digital Comics

PSP owners can now download the Digital Comics reader, thanks to the latest firmware update. Today’s version 6.2 update enables players to download the comics application, announced at this year’s Gamescom, ahead of the Digital Comics store’s December launch, according to the European PlayStation Blog. The reader is currently available …

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Facebook hitting PS3 today

Just a matter of hours after it was first officially announced, Sony has confirmed that the PS3 3.10 firmware update – which brings with it integrated Facebook functionality – will go live on its servers today. The release comes just one day after Facebook, Twitter and Last.FM functionality was added …

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DSi update cripples flash cards

Nintendo’s latest firmware update for its recently released handheld revamp the DSi renders many of the market’s high-profile flash card readers unusable, according to reports. CVG claims that the new firmware stops a number of the controversial systems inoperable, including iPlayer, EZVi and AK2I. One of the main uses of …

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Xbox dashboard update next month

Microsoft’s annual firmware update for its Xbox 360 console will be rolled out on August 11th, according to reports from Joystiq. Firmware is the term for embedded software that controls the innards of a device – in the same way that Windows dictates how your PC organises and runs itself, …

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NXE rollout begins

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has announced that all those who successfully signed up to the New Xbox Experience preview program will over the next few hours be able to download the new service. NXE launches worldwide tomorrow, and brings with it a host of new upgrades for the console …

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Microsoft details free 360 memory scheme

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has lifted the lid on its scheme to help those lacking memory space ahead of the release of the new Xbox dashboard upgrade next month. Microsoft yesterday revealed that users would need 128MB of free storage space to run the New Xbox Experience – something …

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MS to help those short on storage for NXB

Microsoft has clarified the memory requirements needed to install the upcoming ‘New Xbox Experience’ dashboard revamp for Xbox 360, as well as stating that it has plans to help those who find themselves short on storage space. Users will need 128MB of storage space to run the new firmware upgrade, …

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TGS: 360 dashboard update next month

Microsoft has dated the launch of ‘the new Xbox experience’ 360 dashboard update for November 19th. The new firmware was first unveiled at E3 this year and will introduce Microsoft’s Wii-style avatar system, Live Party, more on-demand HD entertainment and a Community Games channel – all part of the overhauled …

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E3 08: Full game installs part of autumn 360 update

Xbox’s Major Nelson has outlined the main features coming as part of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 dashboard update this autumn, many of which represent a significant upgrade in functionality. The headline features have already been given plenty of airtime. Firstly, Xbox Live Avatars will replace Gamercard images and offer a fully …

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Sony releases updated PS3 firmware

Following last week’s kafuffle which saw PS3 firmware 2.40 released and then withdrawn following reports of system failures, an updated 2.41 version of the software has been made live on Sony’s PSN network. Speaking of the update on the official US PlayStation blog, PSN operations director Eric Lempel stated: As …

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