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.
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...
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?
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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...
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.
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 lying when I say that my iPhone is at my side at all times, and is really one of the best devices I own. My second favorite gadget would be my PlayStation 3, however, when it comes to browsing apps like YouTube, it's pretty terrible.
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.
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.
A video of me showing you how to download supported PS3 videos using your PS3 browser.
This video demonstrates the easiest way to play your old PS1 games on a PS3 system. Check it out and learn how to do it, then dig into your old game box, dust off the classics and replay them again today!
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!!!
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.
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.
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.
There are already hundreds of glitches out there for Grand Theft Auto 5 Online, but most of them are useless. Most of them don't do anything to benefit your gameplay, but they're still pretty fun to mess around with. One such glitch, shown off by YouTuber AquibTV below, lets you inside any building in Los Santos. Los Santos is a big ass city and there are tons of buildings that you cannot get into without using a glitch like this one.
If you're having trouble playing video files on your Playstation 3 from your media server this is a quick fix.
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.
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.
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.
It's tough for a cop in L.A. Noire- you've got all sorts of bandits all over the place. For a little help dealing with the Shoo-Shoo Bandits, check out this walkthrough of the Shoo-Shoo Bandits Street Crime mission for PS3 or Xbox 360.
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.
A two-part tutorial on installing the Yellow Dog Linux operating system on a Sony Playstation 3 (PS3). With this, you can install firefox on your PS3.
Here is the "Rolled Over" Achievement.
Here's a handy guide to unlocking all of the alternate costumes available from the Krypt in Mortal Kombat 9, on the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 consoles. Expand your Mortal Kombat wardrobe by exploring the Krypt and purchasing the alternative costumes for your favorite characters.
The final boss of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is Satan himself, quite literally the Lord of Shadow, King of the Underworld, there's more, but that I think you get the picture. He's a tough guy to beat, but there's a strategy! In this video you will get a tutorial on how to crush Satan himself and beat Castlevania: Lords of Shadow!
After over three years of development, the PlayStation 3 unlock exploit has finally been released. This is an extremely advanced procedure, not for the feint of heart. Be sure to check out the exploit's author's page at geohot PS3.
A detailed look at how to unlock the Secret Survival mode in Mortal Kombat Shaolin Monks.
This video tutorial was created by SCEA for Sony PlayStation fans and readers on how to use their PS3. Learn how to import an audio CD on your PS3. Once you learn the ease of importing music CD's on your PlayStation 3, you won't be able to stop.
You can't just fight in L.A. Noire, you've got to be better than that. Watch this walkthrough video to learn how to beat the Boxing Clever Street Crime level. Whether you play on PS3 or Xbox 360 this video will show you how to solve the case.
One of the coolest parts of DC Universe Online is it's tremendously complex super hero character creation system. The system i pretty daunting at first, but this video will guide you through making an awesome character that will be the envy of your guildmates online.
There's all kind of bandits in L.A. Noire. If you're looking to catch the hotel bandits, from the Hotel Bandits Street Crime mission, check out this walkthrough video. Get the tips and tricks you need to know to solve this case on PS3 or Xbox 360.
Check out this 2 part walkthrough of RE 5 Chapter 2-3 Savanna. This Resident Evil 5 Walkthrough is being played on Veterans Difficulty in Co-Op mode with Chris Redfield being played by Reule and Sheva Alomar being played by RavenVanHelsing.
In this video by Modern Warfare glitch professionals Map Monkeys, learn how to complete the unlimited care package glitch, after patch, in Playstation game Modern Warefare 2. To do this glitch, the first sep is to get a care package, sentry gun, or emergency air drop. Then, find something to climb over, by pressing A (X on PS3). Hold the care package, climv over, and as you're climbing, press right on the D-Pad twice quickly. If done correctly you will still be holding your care package once ...