Archive for the ‘Playstation 3’ Category

PlayStation 3 As A Linux Enterprise Server

May 29, 2007

” The PlayStation 3 is, without doubt, a multi-talented piece of kit: state of the art games console, Blu-Ray player, media centre and more. Much more, in fact, because from the 1st June you will be able to add Linux Enterprise Server to the functionality list.

That is the date from which you will be able to download an installer from which will bring HELIOS’ optimized Yellow Dog Linux v5.0, utilizing the IBM 64-bit 3.2 GHz Cell processor in the PS3, and in turn will run HELIO UB, the enterprise client server.”



New PS3 Firmware Adds PS1, PS2, DVD Upscaling to 1080p

May 24, 2007

A little more PS3 News…

New PlayStation 3 version 1.80 software gives console new capabilities

Word from Sony Computer Entertainment Europe indicates that the PlayStation 3 will be receiving a significant firmware update on May 24, 2007. New for firmware version 1.80: upscaling of original PlayStation and PlayStation 2 games to 1080p when viewed on a compatible HD TV set.”


PlayStation 3 Upgrade Inhances Images

May 24, 2007

“A free download upgrade for the Sony PlayStation 3 enhances the image quality of movies and old video games and allows people to check out stored video, music files and digital photos through the Internet with the handheld PlayStation Portable.The upgrade, available for download worldwide Thursday, will improve the visual quality of PlayStation 2 games, as well as original PlayStation games, although it won’t be quite as dazzling as the quality of PS3 games, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. officials said.”