Still mashing your thumbs on the original PS3, after the PS3 Slim failed to ignite your fire? Yeah, me too—but unfortunately Sony's not going to give us love anytime soon, looking at these FCC documents.
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For an upcoming ad campaign, Sony Australia used a vehicle safety testing facility to ram the 7-pound PS3 Slim into the face of a Bravia KDL46X LCD TV. The results are hypnotizing.
Not feeling the PS3 Slim? Short on cash yet really jonesing for a PS3 something fierce? This deal may be for you, if you don't mind the fatter, older hardware.
In this demonstration, conducted by the same source as the original testing, we see the PS3 Slim (firmware 2.8) load Uncharted: Drake's Fortune against the PS3 Slim (firmware 3.0). The difference is considerable (you know, for adjustments to software alone), and we don't see why most other games wouldn't encounter…
A slew of videos out this weekend have revealed the unthinkable: PlayStation 3 slim owners could be wasting valuable seconds of their lives as their new console boots up slower than the original PS3!
Kotaku made a handy chart comparing the two $300 game consoles from Microsoft and Sony, and it sure looks like the PS3 comes out on top. Unfortunately, none of this stuff actually sells consoles.
Sony claims that their new PS3 Slim uses 34% less power than previous generations. But when Crave compared the original 60GB PS3 to the Slim (even further back in the line), they found power savings to be greater than 50%.
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
Obviously the PS3 Slim made its debut this week, but Kotaku ran plenty of other interesting stories, including the first impressions of Diablo III and the latest screens of a 4-person, post-Apocalyptic shooter called Borderlands. (Oh, and Megatron showed up.)
The PS3 Slim only just got announced, but its full abilities are starting to emerge. The latest: Apparently it actually can bitstream Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio directly to your receiver. Can I get a w00t from the audiophiles?
Sony's slimmed-down PS3 is a cute little ugly duckling, and not without its concessions. From fewer USB ports to an over-priced vertical stand, and its removed "Install Other OS" feature, here's what you should know before picking one up.
The PS3 Slim's stand is not free. It costs $24, or about 8% of the console's $300 price. Worth it? (Spoiler: No.) Here's the detail shot: