Ever since Sony denied there was a PS3 Slim coming I tend to take their statements with a grain of salt as well.
You said it!
Wanna see example of bad sony coding? Check out the CONNECT player that came with the NW-A3000 MP3 player - Its AWFUL, worst software i've ever used!
I have never updated to 3.0 with the fear that I would lose functionally of my bluetooth remote and now that I begun to back up and play blu-ray disc with out a problem I’m sticking with 2.76.
They can keep their online content.