Ben Heck's PS3 Slim Laptop is Monochromatic Cool

Modder extraordinaire, Ben Heck, is back in form with a sleek pin-striped laptop based on the new PS3 Slim. Like his Xbox 360 laptop, it has a big 17-inch Gateway 1775W screen (1280 x 720 resolution). Watch his walk-through: » 10/01/09 4:33am 10/01/09 4:33am

Is The PS3 Firmware Update Breaking Knock-Off Controllers?

The PlayStation 3's Firmware 3.00 improves the XMB interface, and seems to help the Slim model load games and Blu-ray discs faster, but some users are reporting that their third-party controllers have stopped working since they installed the update. » 9/04/09 4:05am 9/04/09 4:05am

PlayStation 3 Slim Teardown Shows Optical Drive Taking Up a Load of…

iFixit has a teardown of the PlayStation 3 Slim. What did iFixit find? That the Blu-ray optical drive still takes up an assload of space. » 8/25/09 7:56pm 8/25/09 7:56pm

Some Best Buys Already Have the PS3 Slim (Confirmed: We Bought One)

The PS3 Slim is coming out in September. This is true! Unless, apparently, you live in Florida, where residents in two separate towns are reporting that the console is already on shelves floors in their local Best Buys. UPDATED » 8/25/09 12:59pm 8/25/09 12:59pm

Sony's PlayStation 3 Slim Is $300 in September

As if K-Mart's front-page ad wasn't enough to confirm, Sony's officially announced their PlayStation 3 Slim that retails for $100 less than the current PlayStation 3 fat, which is also getting a price cut. Update: We've got first impressions here. » 8/18/09 1:35pm 8/18/09 1:35pm

Is This the PS3 Slim in a Kmart Flyer? (Update: Nope, Just Fake…

A tipster sent in some shakey shots of what looked to be a 120GB PS3 Slim listed for $299.99 in a Kmart flyer. It felt like Shenanigans and Update: Kmart owner, Sears, says so, too. » 8/13/09 3:30am 8/13/09 3:30am

The PS3 Slim Approaches (So the Evidence Says)

Whether it's the PS3 Slim or the PS3 Rocket Ride, something is happening in Sony land. Let's review the crazy (and growing) pile of evidence: » 8/04/09 9:40am 8/04/09 9:40am

PS3 Slim In Production Now for July Shipments?

It all seems a little bit early for Ars Technica's fall release prediction, but according to the Economic Daily News, Sony has awarded two companies contracts on the PS3 Slim for shipments starting this July. » 6/30/09 4:40pm 6/30/09 4:40pm

Ars: PSP Go! Will Be Announced at E3, Sold Alongside Old PSP; PS3 Slim…

Ars Technica has it from a "very well-informed mole" that the rumored flash-based PSP Go! will be announced at E3, and later sold alongside the current model. As for that PS3 Slim, it's real too, but don't expect an announcement next week. » 5/28/09 7:52am 5/28/09 7:52am