Sony PS4 Retail Console Passes Through FCC, Details Available

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38w ago - Following up on Sony's PS4 Dev Kit FCC filing, today the Retail PlayStation 4 counterpart has also passed through the FCC with details below.

From Engadget (linked above), to quote: "Sony's PS4 dev kit passed by the FCC roughly a week ago, and now its consumer-oriented counterpart has passed through Uncle Sam's offices.

Not only do the federal documents show the consoles' polished exterior, but they once again note a "max clock frequency" of 2.75GHz, teasing just what kind of horsepower sits inside the black parallelogram.

Though there isn't much more to note in the agency's files, a duo of system labels marked with "Made in China" and "Made in Japan" hint that Hirai and Co. will be manufacturing the hardware in both those territories.

Mark Cerny's wunderconsole won't be hitting store shelves until later this year, but it already has the appropriate paperwork to make the trip stateside."

Finally, according to IGN the system will only consume enough power to generate a temperature between 5 degrees...
 

Video: XBox One Next-Generation Console Unveiled by Microsoft

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47w ago - Following up on yesterday's rumors, Microsoft officially unveiled their XBox One next-generation console as part of XBox Reveal today.

Below are all the XBox One reveal details, (via Wired among various others with some XBox One Internal / Disassembly Teardown Pictures) as follows:

XBox One will enhance Skype and TV features with a Skype component, but will also also include specialized TV functionality with the guide being dubbed “Intelligent TV” and allow users to switch between shows and channels using voice recognition alongside swapping from playing games to TV. The XBox One will also power on when users say “XBox On” revealing the contents of the dashboard as well.

A Microsoft Support Tweet states the following: "No fee, correct - and they just got that information wrong. As soon as we saw, we contacted them...
 

PS_Unban v0.2.1 Updated, PS3 Console ID for 3.55 / 4.21 / 4.30 CFW

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65w ago - Following up on his previous revision, this weekend PlayStation 3 homebrew developer deneo24 of NGU has once again updated PS_Unban v0.2.1 with a new PS3 console ID for 3.55 / 4.21 / 4.30 CFW users.

Download: PS_Unban for 3.55 CFW / PS_Unban for 4.21 / 4.30 CFW (Password: DeneoNGU) / PS_Unban v0.4 4.21-4.30 PKG / PS_Unban v0.4 3.55 PKG / PS_Unban for 3.55 CFW (Jan 22 - Deneo) / PS_Unban for 4.21 / 4.30 CFW (Jan 22 - Deneo) / PS_Unban for 3.55 / 4.21 / 4.30 CFW via go4 / PS_Unban for 4.21+ CFW by anonymous / PS_Unban...
 

PS_Unban v0.2.1 Fixed, New PS3 Console ID for 3.55 / 4.21 / 4.30 CFW

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66w ago - Following up on the previous revision, today deneo24 of NGU has made available PS_Unban v0.2.1 fixed, which includes a new PS3 console ID for 3.55, 4.21 and 4.30 CFW users followed by v0.3 below.

Download: PS_Unban v0.2.1 for 3.55 / PS_Unban v0.2.1 for 4.21 / 4.30 / PS_Unban v0.2.1 for 4.21 / 4.30 (Mirror) / PS_Unban v0.2.1 for 4.21 / 4.30 Blackscreen Fix (ONLY IF YOU HAVE BLACKSCREEN WITH ORIGINAL) - Downloads Password: DeneoNGU / PS_Unban v0.3 (3.55-4.21/4.30 CFW) by deneo24 (Mirror) / PS_Unban v0.3 (3.55 Version) / PS_Unban v0.3 (3.55 Version) (Mirror) / PS_Unban v0.3 Rebug v4.21 / Rogero v4.30 Compatibility Fixed / PS_Unban v0.3 Rebug v4.21 / Rogero V4.30 Compatibility Fixed (Mirror) / PS_Unban...
 

Video: PS3: The First Console to Offer Amazon Instant Video

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106w ago - Sony Senior Director Jack Buser of PlayStation Digital Platforms has announced today that the PS3 is the first console to offer Amazon Prime Instant Video to users with details below!

To quote: Hi again, PlayStation community. I'm here to bring some good news today: Amazon Instant Video is available now on PlayStation Network, making the PS3 the first and only video game console to offer the service!

Head on over to the TV/Video Services category of the XMB, where you can download and install the new Amazon Instant Video app (19MB) right now for free. Once you launch the app, you'll have instant access to thousands of streaming and downloadable movies and TV shows for rental or purchase.

There are more than 120,000 commercial-free movies and TV shows for rental or purchase, including new releases, classic favorites, major TV shows, full seasons and even new episodes of some of your favorite TV shows the day after they air.

Many of the DVD and Blu-Ray titles on Amazon.com are also offered on Amazon Instant Video available through this new app.

If you're an Amazon Prime member (I am!), you'll also be able to watch as many of the more than 17,000 Prime Instant Videos as you can handle, at no additional cost. If you're not yet an Amazon Prime member, you can sign...
 







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