123w ago - Today Dancing Pixel Studios have released a PS3 SixAxis Controller v0.1 application for Android users that allows the SixAxis and DualShock 3 PlayStation 3 controllers to be used as Bluetooth input devices on many mobile phones and tablets alongside a video of it in action below.
To quote: Up to four controllers are supported at once, and key mappings are completely configurable, as well as the analog sticks, which are currently emulated as digital key presses.
Important - Due to the non-standard protocol that the controllers use to communicate with the host, this application requires root access. Additionally, it is incompatible with most HTC devices and some newer Samsung devices. This is due to the required bluetooth protocol not being implemented on these devices. We are actively...
168w ago - Update: The PICGroove Mod PS3 SixAxis Guide is now available as promised for those interested in JailBreaking your PS3 with a PlayStation 3 SixAxis Controller!
Today hasuky at Spanish site Elotrolado.net (linked above) posted a video (below) of what appears to be a PS3 JailBroken using a PlayStation 3 SixAxis controller.
According to el_apren on IRC he plans to share a guide tomorrow on how it was done. When asked if the controller is usable afterwards he confirmed that it does indeed work normally on the PS3.
Below is the video courtesy of ryohasuky via YouTube along with a rough translation of his post, as follows:
"Start by telling you, not to say bad words are one of those many people that maybe criticize the work of others without having done any research or evidence.
Give me a little sorry for yourself and for those who doubt this project because I've spent a bit of my time and achieved what I wanted to do, not having a separate usb device, I wanted to run from the command Psgroove Sixsaxis and step be updatable via PC with just the controller and a USB cable for your bad luck has made the video I'm uploading...
297w ago - In a not-so-surprising statement, a Sony representative confirmed today that SIXAXIS controller will officially be on its way out with the release of the force-feedback enabled DualShock 3 later this month.
Sixaxis will no longer be offered after it's completely sold through at retail (likely by the summer timeframe).
So if you absolutely don't care about rumble support, take this as a cue to stay on the lookout for clearance deals on the old SIXAXIS controller.