While it's not a highlight of the PlayStation 3, you can actually control the video game console with your smartphone. However, only certain aspects of the PS3 can be controlled from your iPhone, and it's not very obvious what you can and can't do — but that's where we come in.
For the month leading up to the release of Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online, I had daydreams of how wonderful the experience would be to rob banks, smoke in my apartment, and visited strip clubs with all my friends. When the day finally came, I got this message... Are you fucking kidding me?
This video shows how to change the NAT type on a PS3. Go to connection settings>network settings>internet connection settings>OK>custom>wired connection>auto detect>manual. Choose an IP address that is different from your router, any other consoles, etc. Click right>automatic>do not use>enable. Press x to save settings, and test your connection. In this example, NAT type is 2. Now go to your PC and open IE. In the address bar, input router IP address, username and password. Go to Firewall Rul...
While the PlayStation 3 is an awesome gaming console and the iPhone is an awesome smartphone, Apple and Sony have made two devices (that could be perfect for each other) nearly incompatible. Truth be told, this is more Apple's fault than Sony's, but we'll get into that later.
If you own a PS3 slim and you'd like to jailbreak it (read: hack) this video will show you what to do. You'll be dealing with a firmware of 3.41 or lower, and you'll need an iPhone (2G or 3G only) or an iPod Touch (First Generation Only)
I'm not ashamed to admit that I've spent a fair amount of time at the various strip clubs in Los Santos in Grand Theft Auto 5. Some of my characters may have even met a few "overly friendly" dancers. Nonetheless, having a strip club in a video game is great, and they're so much better than they are in real life...
This video shows you how to make money fast in GTA Vice City by using a money glitch. The first thing you have to do is get a cop car and bring it to one of your houses that has a garage or it won't work. Press R3 and put the car in the garage. You have 59 seconds to do this or it won't work. The cheat you enter is R2, L2, R1, L1, L2, R2, box, triangle, circle, triangle, L2, L1. Go back to the cop car, get back into it and out again, repeating this over and over to get more money.
If your Blu-ray Discs aren't playing properly in your PlayStation 3, then the answer may be as simple as a dirty lens in the Blu-ray Disc drive. Anybody with a few screwdrivers can do this themselves, right at home, no repair costs. But it would void your PS3 warranty, so beware.
It's easy to forget sometimes that even when you're sitting in the basement playing Grand Theft Auto 5 Online that you're not really alone. Everything you say into the mic can be heard by anyone else in that same session.
In this Video Games video tutorial you will learn how to fix a PS3 Black Screen of Death. For this you got to put the PS3 into stand by mode. Press down the button located at the top end of the console for 7-10 seconds and listen for 3 beeps. Repeat this step again. Then this message is flashed on the TV screen – ‘connect the controller using a USB cable etc’. Once you connect the USB cable, the trouble shooter prompt comes up displaying 6 options. You can use the 6 options to troubleshoot yo...
In this video we learn how to use a proxy server to hack PS3 store. First, go to settings and then internet settings. From here, go to the custom method and then click continue until you see the option for a proxy serve. Then, enable this with it and make sure all your connections are automatic. Then, your internet connection will be tested. When it's finished, test out the connection to see if it's working. Then, go to the PS3 store and you should be able to hack it using your proxy server. ...
The PlayStation 3 is a sweet gaming system, and even though Blu-ray discs didn't really live up to all the hype and there is still no HBO GO app available, I love my PS3. One of the coolest things about it is that you can customize it to look however you want. One of the most common ways to do this is by changing the wallpaper, but most people use their computers to transfer wallpaper images over.
There are already a ton of glitches on Grand Theft Auto Online, and one of the newest ones to be uncovered lets you make millions in less than an hour, but you will need a million to get the job done. This glitch, revealed by YouTube user Caspahz below, lets you duplicate exotic cars that you already own so you can sell them for quick cash.
In this clip from IGN, learn how to use take down and ground skills in the Ultimate Fighting Championship game UFC: Undisputed. This trick will help you land on top and beat your opponent no matter what your fighting style is, nor that of your opponent. K-O!
After you've already taken your PS3's Blu-ray Disc drive apart and fixed anything necessary (or maybe nothing at all), you going to have to reassemble the drive (obviously). This video teaches you how to do just that.
People are always looking for ways to save money, and for the most part, saving money and cheating the system are synonymous when it comes to things like free internet access. Practically every new gadget is capable of connecting to the web, which means more and more people are looking for ways around those hefty internet bills.
Now you can play old school Nintendo games on your Playstation 3! This tutorial shows you how to add an SNES emulator to your PS3 running 3.55 firmware. It's not difficult, but make sure you don't skip any of the steps.
One of the most annoying things about the PlayStation 3 is its lack of backward compatibility on some models. There are several hacks out there to do this, but most of them involve extra hardware, like the Cobra-USB Dongle, or downgrading, which can cause all sorts of problems. Photo by borisvolodnikov
My favorite game of the year is hands down Grand Theft Auto Online (of which I just finished single-player mode). It's all about online, and you've gotta know the best and fastest tricks to move on up in the world of Los Santos. Just like in the real world, C.R.E.A.M. If you don't have cash, you can't buy any clothes, weapons, ammo, cars, or pretty much anything else.
Looking to mod GTA 4 for the PS3? Here's how to do it. This video gives you the info and links to get tweaking this already killer game. You will need: a PS3 on Firmware 3.41, an external HDD, a device to hack your PS3. Watch the vid and learn how to hack GTA 4 for PS3.
Want the best view of Los Santos in Grand Theft Auto 5 without having to purchase a plane or steal a chopper? You can enjoy the sights of the Los Angeles replica by hopping on one of the trains rolling around the city—and forget about riding in one of the cars, we're going straight into the cockpit.
There's nothing better or more rewarding in the tech world than finding a hidden feature on your favorite app, and that app today is Netflix. If you've updated Netflix lately on your Apple or Android device, you can now use it to control the Netflix app on your PlayStation 3. This will work on any iPad, iPhone, iPod touch running iOS 5 or higher. Android smartphones, the Kindle Fire, and the Nook tablet require Android OS 2.3 (Gingerbread) or higher. All other Android tablets will need Androi...
When a game or DVD gets stuck in the disc drive on your PlayStation 3, don't reach for that butter knife just yet. Digging in there with a serrated blade will do way more harm than good. If your disc has been devoured by your PS3, the only true way to make it puke it out is to open that sucker up and perform some minor console surgery.
As you level up in online gameplay for Grand Theft Auto 5, certain vehicles become inaccessible—no longer spawning as they regularly would. One such vehicle is the Cargobob helicopter, otherwise known as the largest and heaviest helicopter in the game. If you're no longer able to spawn a Cargobob in GTA 5 and want one for your own, you can purchase one with a little help from YouTube user omgurheadsgone.
In this tutorial, we learn how to stream web content to your PS3. If you want to do this for free, you will go to PS3 Media Server. Once on this site, you will download their player, then you will be able to stream content from your computer straight to your PS3. This will give you real time audio and direct streaming of movies. You can do this one other way, which will cost you $49.99, the website you will visit is PlayOn. When you download this, you will be able to stream advanced content t...
One thing that might be causing some unwanted PS3 disc drive failure is improper alignment, usually caused from blunt force trauma. Okay, it doesn't have to be that kind of forceful damage, it could be something as little as a jiggle of the console, but if you're drive isn't working, it might need properly aligned. This video will show you a list of the major things to check when doing the PS3 drive alignment.
Blinking red (or yellow) light of death got your gaming on hold? Feeling particularly DIY? Save your games (and your money) by watching this video to learn how to repair a blinking red or yellow light of death. This in-depth tutorial will tell you which tools you need and demonstrate how to disassemble, repair, and reassemble your PlayStation 3 so it's like new again. It's alive! IT'S ALIVE!!!
Unlocking all of the features in a game is one of the most annoying parts of owning one oftentimes, especially if the unlockable content is a major part of the game and the game is less fun without it. This video will teach you how to hack Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 for the Playstation 3 to unlock all of the Special Ops missions in the game. Don't waste your time playing through all of single player, do this and unlock the potential of your game!
FROMAN1115 teaches you how to change your NAT type to Open on your PlayStation 3. On the PlayStation 3, go to Settings-Network Settings-Settings and Connection Status List and write down your IP. Go to your PC and start your internet browser. Type in 192.168.1.1. This will bring up the router settings page. Go to Applications and games and then DMZ. Check the first box that says Enabled. Enter your IP address below and click ok. Your settings have been saved and you can enter a new internet m...
It's easy to watch Hulu on your Playstation 3 console. Using a free trial version of PlayOn, you can watch a variety of internet TV & movie sites on almost any game console - including your Wii. Who needs cable anymore? This video will show you how to set up your PlayOn account and use it to watch your favorite media sites on the console of choice.
Many people wonder if it's hard to install mods on the Playstation 3 (PS3) version of Unreal Tournament 3. The host of Epileptic Gaming, djWHEAT, takes you through the very EASY process of downloading a mod, and loading it onto your PS3 using a computer and a USB Memory Stick.
You need money to become King and then run a country, and in Fable 3 this is especially true. If you need more gold in Fable 3, you've come to the right place, because this video will show you how to get unlimited, infinite gold. Literally as much as you want. Cheat away, good friends, before this glitch is patched.
After you have your PlayStation 3, you should set up your PlayStation Network account so you can fully benefit from PS3 games. In this video walkthrough, tour everything game related for download onto your PS3. Discover exclusive titles, demos, themes and add-ons to enhance your gaming experience. The PlayStation Store is a simple, user-friendly interface that's easy to use. Download games on your PS3 from the PlayStation Store.
This how-to video is about how to make PS3 controller work on the computer that have either Windows XP, or Vista or 7 as their operating system.
This video will show you how to play PlayStation 1 games on your PlayStation 3 without modding the system. Note, this how-to does require you open up your machine, so if you're still under warranty you may wan to think twice!
Despite the recent problems with the 1.04 update for PlayStation 3 gamers, Call of Duty: Black Ops remains a juggernaut for Activision in the gaming community, and its sales alone prove it.
Sometimes (it happens to everyone), your PlayStation 3 will eat your discs. Your Blu-ray DVDs will be… you will be unable to eject them. You may not know what to do in this case, but after watching both parts to this video, you should be able to emergency eject a stuck disc in your PS3's Blu-ray Disc drive. Recover it without scratching and damaging it.
Looking to rid L.A. Noire of Street Crime missions? Watch this walkthrough video to get off on the right foot and solve the Masked Gunman case. This video will show you exactly what to do to get your man and put him behind bars.
In this gamer's guide, you'll learn how to use a signal booster when playing Shaun White Skateboarding for the PS3. For all of the details, and to get started using signal boosters yourself, watch this video walkthrough.
Learn how to access the PS3 secret recovery menu by following this tutorial. You will need a PS3, PS3 remote, and a USB charger cable. Hold the power button on your system. Listen for three beeps (as you keep your finger on the power button). The third beep will turn your system off. Repeat this process, but this time, you will hear only two beeps (one beep followed by a quick double beep). Turn your TV on and it will tell you to connect your controller to the PSP. Connect your USB cable to t...