Team Cobra, the people behind the Cobra USB dongle (one of the many piracy dongles available on the PS3) announced two days ago that they are ready to start the production of their upcoming hardware mod for the PS3. If the device actually does what it announces, then it’s pretty much a revolution in the world of the PS3, as Team Cobra claim their upcoming modchip is compatible with all existing models of PS3.
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Our friends are Exophase were lucky enough to be at E3 this year and test the PS4. Several tech blogs mentioned that the PS4 seemed to have some lags here and there, but frozenIpaq was apparently the only person there interested enough to take a screenshot of an actual crash of the device.
Today was Sony’s E3 conference, and, as expected, the conference focused mostly on the upcoming PS4. As we’ve already mentioned, they announced a price of $399 and a release for the holiday Season this year.
As part of their E3 presentations, both Microsoft and Sony announced the price of their Next Gen consoles.
Ever heard of PSIO? No, I hadn’t until recently but it’s something that has certainly fascinated me. The PSIO project is a way of playing PlayStation One games on the original console without any form of chip or back up disc, but through an SD Card that will have its own built in multifunctional operating system with the ability to play PlayStation One games, and possibly even Homebrew.
Here’s a brief summary from the project’s page:
If you’re like me, the Xbox One reveal was a bit of a let down for you. The lion’s share of the presentation focused on watching TV, watching movies, and browsing the Internet. The general consensus in the gaming community is that the reveal was a major gaffe by Microsoft. But it wasn’t, and in this article, I’ll tell you why. Read the rest of this entry »
It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that the Vita is not performing well in the marketplace. The prevailing public opinion seems to be that “there aren’t any games for it,” and that “it is too expensive.” Are these claims true? The purpose of this article is to examine the Vita, and to determine its strengths (and weaknesses) and how Sony could shore up sales of the Vita. Read the rest of this entry »
How many times have you imagined, going anywhere and not having to even look at your phone to answer a call. How many times have we dreamed of speaking and having a machine translate it for you? How many times have we imagined having computers in every (no, smartphones don’t count) part of our life? Well, it is all finally here! So, what should we expect? and what is the general opinion on this device? Lets find out Read the rest of this entry »
If you ever dally in the world of PC gaming, there is one thing for sure: at some point, you will need to upgrade your video card.
Hey everybody, it’s week 2 of my news summary, and if you haven’t realized I’ve decided to re-name it. It’s a bit better, don’t you think? Anyway, on the topic. This week lots happened. Xbox announced the reveal of their next gen console, there’s a new colour controller coming to US, Amazon lists Fifa 14 for the Vita, and here’s the fun one. A 90 year old had a go on the Oculus Rift!
At the bottom of the page, I will provide a full article for you to read if you are interested and want to read more about it.
The PlayStation 4, Sony’s latest console device (No PlayStation console is JUST a gaming console ) seems to be nearing its release as Sony slowly prepares to introduce the world to the next generation of gaming. This time it is about the next generation of our favorite controller, the Dual Shock 4!
Leaked reports from the NPD Group (a market research company covering, among other industries, the video games market) indicate that the Vita has sold about 33’000 units last month in the US, as reported by ArsTechnica.
By comparison, the 3DS reportedly sold about 7 times this amount.
Now, before you click to read, believe it or not this isn’t and never was a kickstarter project. I recently came across something called Sugru, It’s a special compound silicone that……. nevermind. It’s blu-tac that dries
The Android console OUYA, which I backed almost a year ago, progressively started shipping to the backers recently. Some of the kickstarter units have already been shipped, and ended up in the hands of popular “tech” websites such as CNET, Engadget, or The Verge, who all wrote reviews about it. Although most of these sites were very clear about the fact that they were reviewing an “early” product, the average-to-very-bad feeling that got out of these reviews certainly impacted lots of potential buyers.
The article on The Verge in particular, was especially harsh. Although the review’s content itself seems fair, the final mark (which is what will stick in people’s mind) of 3.5 out of 10 is the equivalent of a nail in the coffin for such a young company.
Still on a lower firmware and don’t want to update? Here is a comprehensive guide to manually updating to a firmware, activating and linking a Ps Vita, getting exploits after they’re pulled, copying content and more! Read the rest of this entry »