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...
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...
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.
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.
Eventually, you and Kratos will make it to the Path of Eos in the City of Olympia where cave fighting will be met. You'll be entangled with harpies, reapers and other enemies. Watch the walkthrough for the Path of Eos in God of War III on PS3.
Looking to boost your koin count in Mortal Kombat 9? Head to the krypt! This video will show you where you can find a secret stash of koins when playing Mortal Kombat 9 on the Playstation 3 or Xbox 360.
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...
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
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.
How to record gameplay from your Playstation 3 (PS3). You'll need: -Dazzle
In this video Dynamite Jack from Hugegamer shows you how to get the most out of your Playstation 3 by setting it up to instantly stream movies and video from Netflix. Start by ordering your free Netflix streaming disc, from Netflix, once you receive the disk load it into your PS3 and start your system. You will also receive an activation code so that you can go online to register your PS3 with your Netflix account. Once your PS3 is booted go to the "video" section on your PS3 and bring up the...
Just scored that hard goal? Or just a really clean goal? Just enjoy celebrating the fact that you just scored on their goal and you want to rub it into their faces? There's a large list of various celebrations that are in the game that you can perform. In this video you will get a demo of each of these celebrations as well as the button combos for each.
Unlock the Endangered Species Achievement in GTA IV: Achievement Hunter presents this eight-part video walkthrough of Grand Theft Auto IV for the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3. Knuckles takes you through a full walkthrough of the Endangered Species Achievement.
This video tutorial was created by SCEA for Sony PlayStation fans and readers on how to use their PS3. Learn how to set up remote play on your PS3 and PSP. Once you learn the ease of setting up remote play for your PSP on your PlayStation 3, you won't be able to stop. You could play anywhere!
Want to beat Mission 4 of Call of Duty: Black Ops on the Veteran difficulty setting? Learn how with this gamer's guide, which presents a complete walkthrough of the "Executive Order" mission on Veteran in the Black Ops single-player campaign mode.
Indy Mogul's Backyard FX series has another great video for making high quality props and special effects. In this installment, you'll learn how to make a destructible wall, perfect for the big action sequence in your next low budget film project.
You've almost figured all of them out! If you're stuck somewhere on the ninth rift puzzle, check this video for the solution. Solve the photo puzzle, the chess puzzle, and then decrypt the phone records to hear another creepy call recording.
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?
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. ...
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!
The Three Judges of the Underworld is a complicated mission for Kratos. There's a lot to accomplish, like battling unarmed souls, gorgons, and minotaurs. Among these battles, you'll need to acquire the Gorgon Eye and Minotaur Horn and Phoenix Feather. Watch the walkthrough for the Three Judges in God of War III on PS3.
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.
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...
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.
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!!!