23w ago - Following up on their previous update, today Sony has officially released PS3 System Software Update 4.46 which now fixes the widespread 4.45 PS3 bricked consoles (for some) and also allows users to turn off trophy notifications.
74w ago - Following up on their previous PS3 Beta patch update for 3.55 CFW, today the E3 Team have released a Disney Universe BLUS30773 patch fix for 3.55 and 3.41 Custom Firmware users with details below.
To quote: 1. We are glad to claim that our E3 Move Suite available now, it has 5 accessory include E3 bluetooth earphone, E3 navigation controller, E3 motion controller, E3 camera and camera stand.
The suggested retail price is only USD 68. You can get from our official distributor and know more details from official web e3-tech.net.
2. A new game released free by E3 Team again to congratuation E3 Move Suite on market. Thanks all users whom support us. The new game is Disney Universe BLUS30773, which not released by any other guy before. Please note it is 1.01 update game directly.
3. We notice lots of user care for our new (DRM-infected) USB dongle. We...
222w ago - Today Sony Corporate Communications & Social Media Sr. Director Patrick Seybold has announced that they are indeed aware of the issues present (freezing, lock-outs, etc) in PS3 Firmware 3.00, and are looking into fixing them as soon as possible.
To quote: "SCEA is aware of reports that PS3 owners are experiencing isolated issues with their PS3 system since installing the most recent system software update (v3.00).
Rest assured that we are looking into the matter and will provide an update here as soon as possible.
We apologize for any inconvenience, as it's our mission to deliver the best consumer experience on all PlayStation platforms."
Good news indeed for everyone experiencing them since updating to PS3 Firmware 3.00!
223w ago - Even with the PS3 Firmware 3.0 official full changelog available, it appears there are some previously unmentioned extras surfacing in the update.
To begin, PSInsider (linked above) reports that an integrated connection speed test is now included... as pictured below.
To quote: "The first I noticed is a speedtest in the connection test. So next time you turn on your ps3, you can find what your ps3 is pulling down, and the upload speed too."
Next up, PSNAtHome.com states that a PS3 Slim 'game content' download fix is included in the update, as follows:
If you just recently bought a PS3 Slim and wanted to download your game content to your Slim PS3 it will say to you "Please Deactivate a System", I then decided to call Sony because I knew I only have 2 Systems the Original PS3 and the newest Slim version.
After being on hold, a tech support told me the reason and the reason is and I do quote him:
"I am not suppose to tell anyone about this but, since retailers sold the slim PS3 before the release day which is September 1st, the PlayStation...