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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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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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360 Twitter and Facebook is live

Facebook may be coming to PS3 in the near future, but the Xbox 360 integration of the famed social network is live and ready to use right now. Xbox 360 owners who turn on their machines now will suddenly find new entries for Facebook, Twitter and Last.FM – as well …

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Revised rollout of 360 Sky Player underway

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has begun a revised rollout” of its Xbox 360 Sky Player, though many customers remain without access to the service in what has been a troubled first week. Speaking on the Xbox forums, the firm stated: We have been experiencing some technical issues with the …

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FIFA 10 demo breaks EA records

EA has revealed via the FIFA Blog that its Xbox 360, PS3 and PC demo for the upcoming FIFA 10 has been downloaded more than previous demo the publisher has released. The demo went live a few weeks ago – and what a reception,” producer David Rutter stated. In the …

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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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Microsoft outlines 360 summer update 09

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has outlined the improvements coming to Xbox Live as part of its next major update to the service due out at the end of the summer. Though it lacks the headline changes that accompanied last year’s ‘New Xbox Experience’ revamp there’s plenty for users to …

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Microsoft begins autumn update hype machine

The ability to constantly reinvent how a console works and the functionality it offers has undoubtedly been one of the greatest innovations of the current generation of machines – and now Microsoft has for the first time started talking about its next significant Xbox 360 update. VG247 reports that in …

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iPhone 3.0 rollout brings net to its knees

Short of temporarily buying up all of the world’s net servers, Apple could never completely guarantee a smooth global rollout of the new iPhone 3.0 OS, but all things considered last night’s 6pm release went remarkably smoothly. The only major hitch in the process came courtesy of mobile operator O2 …

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