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UKIE Welcomes Sony's Action Against PS3 JailBreak ModChips

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204w ago - Over the weekend more legal documents surfaced as part of an ongoing effort to extinguish the PS3 JailBreak, and today Examiner.com (linked above) reports that video games and interactive entertainment trade body UKIE welcomes Sony's swift action against PS3 JailBreak modchips.

To quote: SCEE reacted quickly to its becoming available, writing to the companies that advertised and stocked the Break device and advising them to desist in selling the illegal product.

Most companies that were contacted complied immediately and ceased to stock and to sell the product. Court orders were swiftly obtained against those companies that continued to sell the product and they have now also stopped selling the PS3 Break modchips.

UKIE's Director General, Michael Rawlinson, said, "Having our member, SCEE, respond so quickly to prevent the sale of illegal PS3 modification chips shows the commitment that the video games and interactive entertainment industry has to stamping out intellectual property theft.

Intellectual property theft is a hugely damaging crime both to the individuals whose creativity is stolen and to the businesses that make up Britain's video games and interactive...
 

Video: Killzone 3 for PS3 with PlayStation Move in Action!

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204w ago - Sony Social Media Manager Jeff Rubenstein has made available another PlayStation Move video today, this time highlighting Killzone 3 for PS3 in action!

To quote: With PlayStation Move in the hot little hands of gamers around the world, it's time to set our sights on the future of PlayStation Move. In those sights: the glowing red eyes of the Helghast army.

When Killzone 3 drops on February 22nd 2011, Sev and the ISA troops will be packing some state-of-the-art firepower in the form of PlayStation Move.

So how does an elite first-person shooter map to the PlayStation Move control scheme? And how does it stack up to the traditional DualShock controls? We went hands-on to find the answers with Steven Ter Heide from Guerrilla Games.




 

Sony Takes Legal Action Against Swedish PS JailBreak Sellers

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208w ago - According to the PS3 JailBreak Info Centre (linked above) via Swedish site [Register or Login to view links], Sony has now taken legal action against Swedish PS JailBreak sellers.

This news comes as no surprise after Sony won an injunction against Australian resellers and subsequently filed suit against a US reseller.

To quote: "Sony's lawyers have sued Manzzon, Rejoy and WeChip and those stores has now removed the product from their shops.

When checking the list of Authorized Dealers on PSJailbreak.com, you can now see that only 16 of the 26 listed shops actually sell the product."
 

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Sony for PS3 3.21 Update

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226w ago - Update #4: Forum user phoenixfire425 has posted a response he received from his attorney stating that the Class Action Law Suit has finally been approved in regards to the PS3's OtherOS removal.

Update #3: [Register or Login to view links] now reports of a [Register or Login to view links] (PDF) from Keith Wright of San Diego for removing the "Other OS" feature from the PlayStation 3, a [Register or Login to view links] (PDF) which demands a jury trial, a [Register or Login to view links] (PDF) which includes user comments from the US and EU Playstation Blog, IGN, ArsTechnica and Facebook, and even a [Register or Login to view links] from Michael Trebilcock of Australia.

Update #2: [Register or Login to view links] now reports that two more lawsuits...
 

Video: Apple iPad Disassembly - Teardown in Action!

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228w ago - Just over a week ago we reported on an SNES Emulator running Mario Kart on non-jailbroken iPad, and today TechRestore has shared a video of the Apple iPad disassembly done in under three minutes via YouTube.

To quote: "Look inside Apple's big-selling contraption - and think about what that extra space inside could be filled with in that there future Mac OS X-powered iPad model some once predicted the company would release later this year, or was that a lot of air?

See inside the Apple iPad, from box to compete take-apart and back, in under 3 minutes - all done in our famous stop-motion style!"

Those interested can check out the video below!




 
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