Reports of PS3 2.42 Firmware Difficulties Surface

Another PS3 update, another round of complaints. It seems as if people on the official Playstation forums » 8/04/08 11:36am 8/04/08 11:36am are having issues with discs not reading, games locking up, and fans blowing out of control under the . We don't know if it's just uber-paranoid people who were burned by 2.40 or an actual problem that Sony will…

PlayStation 3 2.40 Firmware Now Live (Trophies, In-Game XMB)

Go download that 2.40 firmware update now for your PS3! It's got trophies, in-game XMB as well as a Google Search Bar. The trophies (achievements from Xbox 360) will be great for hardcore gamers, and the in-game XMB, which allows you to access various settings and send messages to your friends while inside games,… » 7/02/08 1:11am 7/02/08 1:11am

PS3 Firmware Update 2.40 Arriving for E3, Plus Full Feature List

The PS3 firmware update you've really, really been waiting for-2.40, which brings in XMB access and achievements-you're gonna have to wait a little longer for. Like, 'til E3. CVG says that Sony's holding the update back for its address at E3 in about three weeks. But, to tide you over, they've got the supposed full… » 6/25/08 9:20am 6/25/08 9:20am

Sony Confirms PS3 Firmware 2.40 Bringing In-Game XMB and Trophies

The hot and heavy rumors that an imminent PS3 firmware update would finally bring in-game access to the XMB (cross media bar, the PS3's menu) are true: Sony's official PlayStation blog confirms that firmware update 2.40 will include the long-awaited menu access, along with trophies-the PS3's version of… » 6/17/08 7:31pm 6/17/08 7:31pm

Holux GPSlim 240: Little, Doesn't Eat Much Power

The Holux GPSlim 240 is a GPS receiver that can interface with a PDA, smartphone or notebook via Bluetooth or USB. It's very small - about the height of a key - and runs off a rechargeable 8-hour lithium-ion battery (or car charger, etc). And the GPSlim 240 uses SiRF Star III architecture, which is the latest,… » 10/08/06 10:26am 10/08/06 10:26am