Posts Tagged ‘PS3’

April 18th, 2011
WrapUp: New Office 15 Interface Leaked, Google Releases Current Android Stats, and More

Welcome to the WrapUpby CyberNet. This is a collection of news stories, downloads, and tips that we have collected over the last few days, but never got around to writing about.

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October 11th, 2010
WrapUp: Gmail Aliases for Google Apps No Longer Work, Jailbreaking the PS3, and More

Welcome to the WrapUp by CyberNet. This is a collection of news stories, downloads, and tips that we have collected over the last few days, but never got around to writing about.

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September 19th, 2009
New Poll: Which Modern Video Game Console(s) do you Own?

It's hard to believe, but this November the Xbox 360 will turn 4-years old, and the Wii and PS3 will turn 3-years old. These consoles mark what's considered to be the seventh generation of video game consoles, and generally consoles are revamped every 4-7 years.

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July 16th, 2008
Sony & Microsoft Drop Console Prices

With the E3 Media and Business Summit going on (the annual trade show for the computer and video games industry), there have been several big announcements from Sony and Microsoft.

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April 29th, 2008
Grand Theft Auto IV Gets Rave Reviews

Any Grand Theft Auto fans out there? If there are, you already know Grand Theft Auto 4 (GTA) launched at midnight last night and you probably already have your hands on a copy of the game. For the first time, the game launched at the same time for two platforms, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. In some cities, like New York, people were in line waiting for the game's launch before midnight.

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April 22nd, 2008
Wii Comes Up Big in March

About a month ago we took a look at how each of the consoles were still stacking up to each other in the U.S., and not surprisingly Nintendo was widely outselling the competition in both the handheld and console gaming markets. As March rolled on nothing much changed, except that Nintendo sold about 300,000 more Wii's than the previous month:

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March 17th, 2008
February Console Stats Still Put Nintendo WAY on Top

Have you been wondering how the consoles have been stacking up against each other lately? Don't worry, you stataholics will be getting your fix in this article. Below you'll find the top selling hardware/consoles, and then also the top 10 games for the month of February 2008.

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February 15th, 2008
Next Generation Gaming Consoles in 2010?

For some of you who were just able to get your hands on a Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360, or Playstation 3, you're not even thinking about the next generation of consoles.  Analysts are though, and according to some, 2010 will be the shot-gun start for the next round. The last time around, Microsoft had quite an advantage by launching the Xbox 360 a whole year ahead of the PS3 and the Wii.

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January 25th, 2008
Best Buy Memo Indicates 80GB PS3 is Going Closeout

PS3 Fanboy received an interesting scan of an internal letter coming from Best Buy that explains that the 80GB  Playstation 3 is going closeout.  This means that there will be no new shipments, once their current stock of 80GB systems is gone, that's it. The memo states:

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December 10th, 2007
Sony’s Aibo Making A Comeback with Playstation 3?

Stuff magazine originally wrote about this rumor and gave it a 53% probability rating. Below is an image from the magazine that speculates how in security mode, the AIBOS PS would awaken if it heard a sound or sensed motion.

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November 19th, 2007
Get 15 Free Blu-Ray Movies with PS3 Purchase at Wal-Mart?

This rumor by no means has been confirmed, but we're telling you about it so that you can keep your eye out for it. If it's true, it's an awesome deal. Rumor has it that starting on November 24th at 8 AM and running through November 25th at 11:59 PM, Wal-Mart is having another "secret" sale.

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November 14th, 2007
Play DivX Videos on Your PS3 … Soon

Playstation 3 users are getting all riled up because DivX support has officially been announced for the system. This will be sent out via a separate system software update sometime in future, which means existing PS3 owners will get a piece of the action.

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November 1st, 2007
Folding@Home Does a PetaFLOPS

Guinness World Records is recognizing Stanford's Folding@Home project as the largest distributed computing effort in the world. Distributed computing is becoming a popular method for scientists to get research done without purchasing time on a supercomputer.

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October 16th, 2007
Halo 3 Pushes Xbox Sales to the Top!

When Halo 3 broke the record in the video game industry by selling over 1 million pre-orders, we knew September was going to be a huge month for Microsoft.

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August 23rd, 2007
Use Your PSP as a Navigation Device… Coming Soon!

Hoping to compete with navigation devices like the TomTom and Garmin, Sony has announced that coming in February 2008, they’ll be selling an accessory that will turn the PSP (Playstation Portable) into a navigation device.

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August 15th, 2007
PS3’s Bragging Rights: It Was Built Like a Tank!

Microsoft has gotten their share of bad publicity lately due to all of the problems with Xbox 360 consoles failing, and the costs associated with those repairs. A recent New York Times article quoted one Xbox owner saying, “You expect somebody’s expensive product to be more durable than that,” when talking about the recent failure of his console.

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July 13th, 2007
Sony Just Clearing Stock: 60GB Price Drop Temporary

You know that PS3 price cut for the 60GB model that we wrote about a few days ago? Well come to find out, it's just a short-term price-cut to get rid of the supply that they have. Once they're gone, they're gone.

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July 9th, 2007
Sony Drops PS3 Price – Too Little, Too Late?

Late last week there was a lot of chatter going on that Sony was going to be dropping the Playstation 3 price. A Circuit City add for the week of July 15th displaying the PS3 at a decently reduced price gave further indication that it was coming, but Sony never confirmed it, and in fact they denied it.

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April 26th, 2007
How has the Wii done for Nintendo?

As you can imagine, Nintendo is doing pretty good for themselves after the huge success of the Wii. There’s no doubt that their future continues to look bright as the Wii is still hard to find, and the demand is definitely going strong.

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April 12th, 2007
Say Good-Bye to the 20GB PS3 – Sony Discontinuing it!

Sony has made the ultimate decision to discontinue the 20GB version of their Playstation 3 in North America.  While it was the cheaper model, consumers so far have shown that they prefer the 60GB model.

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