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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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!!!
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...
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.
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.
This video is a tutorial video. This video is showing the viewer how to change the visualize on their Playstation 3. He shows a step by step guide on how to get to the visualizer on your Playstation and he shows what the play station should look like if you are following the steps correctly. He shows the features that you can manipulate on the visualizer. He shows how you can change the color and change the overall look of the visualizer. He explains how the Playstation is easy to manipulate ...
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.
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?
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
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
At the beginning of regular gameplay in Grand Theft Auto 5, you play the role of Michael robbing a bank in North Yankton with his accomplices—shooting police and evading a high-speed train in the process. While you do revisit North Yankton during regular gameplay in Los Santos, it's strangely unavailable for online play.
Buttons feeling sticky? Too much cheese puff dust lodged in the control sticks? This video will show you all of the steps that you need to dig in and really clean your Playstation 3 controller thoroughly. Just remember to check the factory warranty before you take the controller apart.
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.
Unlocking all of the 40+ playable characters in Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 is the most challenging and rewarding part of the game for hardcore fans of the series. If you've been wondering how to unlock Killer Bee, it's quite a process, but this video will get you most of the way there by teaching you where to find and retrieve all of the Cursed Dolls that you have to find to unlock the quest that in turn unlocks Killer Bee. Fight on.
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.
There are ten rifts in Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, which hide a series of puzzles. This walkthrough shows you how to solve the third cluster of these puzzles. Use the code wheel and then figure out the solution to the chess puzzle.
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.
Since the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 rivalry began, Sony fans have always turned to one simple feature the PS3 dominates over the 360: Blu-ray. Yes, Xbox took a gamble with HD DVDs and since their demise, the PS3 has dominated in the video department. But of course like any bit of technology, things can break. So if you have a messed up PS3 blu-ray player, this tutorial series may be the answer you are looking for. Find out how to repair or replace a PS3 blu-ray drive laser and mechanism. Rem...
At first, the Black Ops 1.04 patch seemed like a godsend. It was supposed to fix the horde of issues plaguing Call of Duty: Black Ops on the PlayStation 3.
This video will show you how-to boost the wifi signal running to your PS3. You know what a drag low or no signal can be, so check out the video and see what to do to make a booster and up your signal.
If you're having trouble playing video files on your Playstation 3 from your media server this is a quick fix.
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.
Altair or Ezio? If you've played both Assassin's Creed games you've probably pondered that question yourself, and creators Ubisoft catered to both by including an unlockable Altair costume in Assassin's Creed 2. Watch this video to learn how to unlock that costume and improve your Assassin's Creed 2 play in general.
Finding it hard to beat the bosses in the slick shooter Vanquish? Well, this quick walkthrough from IGN will show you where you need to be, and when. Master the tips and you'll be on the way to Vanquish victory.
Killer Bee might be the hardest of the many unlockable characters to unlock in Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2. First you have to collect all 36 Cursed Dolls, THEN do the Fragment: Eight Tails Jinchuriki quest that emerges. This video will teach you how to complete that quest.
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.
GTA 4 is a sweet game, and now you can get into the guts of it and create some sweet mods for yourself. Cars, weapons, perspectives, and many, many, many more mods can be created. Follow the steps and open the doors to new cools things with this great game on Sony PS3.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to hack the prestige mode in the game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Prestige Mode is an option that a player can choose after they progress to Level 55 (Commander) and gain a little more experience. With this hack, viewers will be able to prestige their account to any level, and unlock all emblems and titles. Users will need a USB drive to transport files between the computer and the video game console. This video will benefit those viewers who play...
The first thing you need to do in this mission on Battlefield Bad Company 2 is to hop out of the copter and get in the sand buggy and head to your marked location. You'll need to locate and head to each station on the map: Bravo Base Station, Charlie Base Station, and Alpha Base Station. After that, complete the Triangulation Point. Watch this video walkthrough to learn how to complete the Sangre Del Toro mission in Bad Company 2 on the PS3.