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Xbox 360 dash update gets more new features

Microsoft has announced a number of extra changes that are on the way in the next Xbox 360 dashboard update due out on November 4th. Chief amongst the additions in a reworking of the codec powering voice chat. This will provide improved audio quality for those chatting with friends while …

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First PES 2011 DLC detailed

With PES 2011 hitting retail shelves in the UK today, Konami has confirmed that it will release the first online update for the title on October 12th. Primarily the patch will update the rosters of every team in the game, bringing the squads up to date with the latest transfers …

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Best Buy defends PS3 update charge

US retailer Best Buy has defended the $30 charge it is asking of US customers to update the firmware on their PS3s – a procedure that’s completely free to any consumer with access to the internet. Best Buy’s Geek Squad offers services to support virtually all the gear we sell …

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Best Buy charging for PS3 firmware upgrade

A New York branch on Best Buy is charging customers $30 for upgrading the firmware on their PS3 console, according to a report on DualShockers. Users of the console will know that all they have to do to upgrade the firmware themselves is plug the console into the internet, turn …

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Latest PS3 update blocks accessories

A number of third party devices have been rendered redundant following the release of Sony’s latest PS3 firmware update that, amongst other things, introduces some new security measures to combat the recent spate of PS3 piracy devices. Specifically, it looks a number of accessories that connect to console via its …

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Sony charging for PlayTV update

The next update to Sony’s PS3 digital TV peripheral PlayTV will be a premium download from PSN and not a free firmware upgrade. Later this year a host of new features will be added to the PVR device including social networking platform Chat TV, a seven-day programme guide, new listings …

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3D Blu-ray for PS3 next month

Sony has confirmed at the IFA trade show that a patch to introduce 3D Blu-ray movie playback on PS3 will be released some time next month. It was first revealed in April that the planned June update that would bring the much-touted 3D game functionality to PS3 would not include …

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iPhone jailbreak team backs down

Having opened up the world of iPhone jailbreaking to a whole new audience earlier this month, Dev-Team has confirmed that it will not be releasing an updated version designed to work with the latest 4.0.2 iPhone firmware. Currently the jamilbreakme.com hack works with all firmware up to 4.1. All a …

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PS3 has now gone 3D

An overnight update to the PlayStation Network has ushered in anew era of 3D gaming on PS3. Users who have a compatible 3D TV can now download a 3D starter pack from PSN for 23.99 that includes full 3D versions of WipEout 3D and Super Stardust HD, 3D bonus content …

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SingStar Remote offers PSP functionality

Sony has lifted the lid on another new feature coming to PS3 hit SingStar as part of its June update – SingStar Remote. The new functionality will allow those with both a PS3 and PSP to connect both machines and use the portable device to create a playlist of up …

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