72w ago - Following up on our previous update, today PlayStation Access Community Manager MusterBuster has announced that the BBC Sports App Beta is now in high definition!
Below are the details, to quote: Good news sport lovers, a new version of the BBC Sports App Beta is now available and it's equipped with new features, more coverage and many, many more pixels.
The new version of the beta supports high definition footage across the live events featured in the app and, since the PlayStation community will be amongst the first in the country to try it out, we're really keen to get your feedback on how it performs. Once you've given it a go, leave us a comment down below to let us know what you think.
In addition to HD goodness, the BBC is adding more and more content to the app to cover off this Summer's big sporting event in London.
Be sure to pay it a visit for oodles of live coverage, highlights reels and even a medals table so that you can track each country's success.
If you've not grabbed the BBC Sports App Beta yet - just visit the "My Channels" icon under TV/Video Services on your PS3 system...
76w ago - Following up on their previous announcement, today Sony PlayStation Community Manager MusterBuster has confirmed that the BBC Sports application is now available on PS3.
To quote: Those of you with keen eyes and a twitter account (pointed straight at @PSAccess for UK PlayStation goodness) will know that the BBC Sports App is now available as a beta trial in the UK!
Downloading the app is stupendously easy. Just follow these steps:
• Start your PlayStation 3 system and sign in to PlayStation Network
• On the XMB menu, navigate to the TV/Video Services category
Select "My Channels" with the X button
• Locate the BBC Sport Beta icon (Pro tip. It's big, yellow and says "BBC Sport" on it)
• Download the app as prompted. It's 32MB in size. Once installed, it'll start automatically
• When you want to access the BBC Sport app in future, just select it from the TV/Video Services menu - no need to go into "My Channels"
Currently the app will give you video coverage across 3 events: Euro 2012, Formula 1 and Wimbledon.
153w ago - Today the BBC (linked above) has published an interview conducted with PlayStation 3 hackers fail0verflow and GeoHot on the recent PS3 hacks and summarizing the unveiling Sony's secret key.
Below is the interview, to quote: "The PlayStation 3's security has been broken by hackers, potentially allowing anyone to run any software - including pirated games - on the console
A collective of hackers recently showed off a method that could force the system to reveal secret keys used to load software on to the machine.
A US hacker, who gained notoriety for unlocking Apple's iPhone, has now used a similar method to extract the PS3's master key and publish it online. Sony declined to comment on the hack.
"The complete console is compromised - there is no recovery from this," said pytey, a member of the fail0verflow group of hackers, who revealed the initial exploit at the Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin in December.
159w ago - PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen has revealed that popular shows including Top Gear from BBC America officially debut today on PSN.
To quote: A lot of us around here are big fans of Top Gear, the wildly popular and Emmy award-winning BBC show that features a group of men doing exciting, interesting and potentially dangerous test drives of cars in different environments.
Now, we are excited to announce the U.S. version of "Top Gear" is making its debut in the PlayStation Network Video Store today. And, for the next two weeks, you can download and enjoy the first episode for free, offering a great segue to today's launch of Gran Turismo 5.
This is all part of a new television content offering from the BBC, making classic and current seasons of popular TV shows from BBC AMERICA available on the PlayStation Network. Each week, the "Video" section of the PlayStation Store will add additional BBC AMERICA programming, including "Top Gear," "Doctor Who," the channel's record setting science fiction series featuring the eccentric galactic protector, "Being Human," the popular supernatural drama featuring a trio of friends who happen to be a vampire, a...