2m ago - At this year's E3 Expo a company called Exeo Entertainment announced news of what they call the Extreme Gamer XG 10 Disc Changer for streaming video games on PS3, XBox 360 and the Nintendo Wii consoles.
Below are some additional details, to quote: "Physical media might lend itself well to the used games market (well, usually), but it does have a distinct disadvantage over digital purchases: you still have to get up and change that disc.
It's a minor annoyance, but apparently enough of one to spark the creation of the Exeo Entertainment Extreme Gamer XG 10, an Xbox 360 / PlayStation 3 compatible game jukebox with room for ten retail titles. Unlike other Xbox 360 disc changers, however, this one won't void your warranty.
According to Exeo Entertainment, the Extreme Gamer pipes disc data to the console through USB or ethernet ports. The operation sounds a little fishy, but Exeo Entertainment assured us the device is on the up and up - console makers allow it to function because the data is processed on the console itself.
It's a neat trick, but it does seem a little late, considering the stars of this year's E3. The company told us it's aware of this, and is already planning to build a next-gen...
22w ago - Following up on his PSN / SEN Enabler and Disabler v4.31, PlayStation 3 homebrew developer Nathan_r32_69 (aka nathanr3269) has released a PS3 PUP's Syscon Changer v1.0 followed by v1.1 and v1.2 for those interested with details below.
48w ago - Following up on his initial release, today PlayStation 3 developer andbey0nd has updated his PS3 C2D.exe CEX to DEX Flash Patcher to version 2 which now includes Region / TargetID changing in the PS3 NOR Flash as outlined below.
72w ago - Following up on his previous releases, today PS3 developer deroad has updated his PS3 LED Changer homebrew application to version 2.0 which allows users to temporarily change their PlayStation 3 system LED colors.
To quote: This is a completely new version of Led Changer.
The app allows you to change the colour of your system's LEDs (the power light) and keep it also on the XMB or while playing games/homebrews.
This is NOT permanent; the first time that you turn off your PS3, the led will go back to normal. This version does NOT need any kind of external drive. all you need is a JoyPad; just it. Now the app is Lighter (from ~1.2 Mb to ~145Kb), Faster, for all TVs (HD/SD) and Easier to use.
Before installing, you can delete the previous version (if you want to get more space).