Why Is the PlayStation 3 Netflix App Way Better Than the Xbox 360 App?

The other night I was watching The Dark Knight Rises on Blu-ray on my PS3 but it was getting late and I didn't think I'd finish, so I switched to Netflix. And I was completely blown away by the movies it was suggesting across its various verticals. They were actually movies I'd want to watch and things I never knew… » 12/12/12 8:00pm 12/12/12 8:00pm

Sony's New Playstation 3 Video Unlimited Interface Looks Pretty But…

A few weeks ago we got a look at Microsoft's updated Xbox Live interface. Now Sony's got a public preview of its new interface for browsing video on the Playstation Network on the Playstation 3, called Video Unlimited. » 9/27/11 10:20am 9/27/11 10:20am

PlayStation Hacker Must Hand His Hard Drive Over to Sony

The notorious George Hotz, AKA GeoHot and the man who cracked PS3's tough encryption system, has been ordered to hand over his computer to authorities by a federal judge—so that Sony can "inspect" files relating to his exploit. The judge also ordered Hotz not to delete any files before Sony gets its hands on the… » 2/11/11 6:40am 2/11/11 6:40am

LG Tries To Ban PS3 Sales In the US

Patent fights! Long a staple of the mobile industry, IP litigation's now coming after your console. Upset that Sony's PS3 allegedly infringes four Blu-ray related patents, LG has asked the United States International Trade Commission to halt imports of the gaming system until the legal smoke clears. How will this end?… » 2/08/11 11:30am 2/08/11 11:30am

Root Key for PS3 Now Available, Hacker Claims

After German hacker group fail0verflow showed they'd hacked the PS3 to run pirated apps and games, another hacker has published the PS3's root key online, which allows precisely that. [Geohot via Kotaku and PSX-SceneThanks, Affan!] » 1/03/11 4:20am 1/03/11 4:20am

Do I Need an Apple TV?

By lowering the price to $99, Apple has made a bold thrust into the living room, proclaiming, "This is the streamer for the masses." But, ho, masses! Should you add this relatively inexpensive box to your increasingly cluttered TV system? » 10/12/10 11:20am 10/12/10 11:20am