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.
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
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.
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?
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.
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.
If your PS3 is YLOD (flashing the Yellow/Red/Green Light Of Death), try sticking it in the oven. Why does this work? Instructables user formulajake88 explains what causes YLOD and why the oven re-flow method will (likely) work:
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!
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...
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.
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.
The puzzles get harder the more of them you find. This walkthrough shows you how to solve all of the puzzles in Cluster 5 of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood. Each puzzle you solve reveals a little more about the backstory for the setting.
djWHEAT shows you how to add keyboard and mouse support to the Playstation 3 (PS3) version of Unreal Tournament 3.
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...
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...
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!
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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...
After you complete all ten of the cluster puzzles in Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, you get access to a special bonus mission. This walkthrough takes you through from the beginning of the mission and shows you the easiest way to complete it.
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.
The trick to getting a 100% on this level is to not lose more than a single block of health while doing it. Since there are no enemies in this level, it all comes down to making sure you don't fall!
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.
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...
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)
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.
When most people think of playing movies on the Playstation 3, they think about its capabilities as a Blu-Ray player. Well, it can play more movies than just those new-fangled things! This video demonstrates how you can download DivX movies from the internet directly to you Playstation 3. Now you have access to all of the free movies the internet has to offer.
This video contains instructions for disassembling the Blu-ray Disc drive in your PlayStation 3. If you've never attempted to take apart the Blu-ray drive, then you must watch this, or you may possibly damage your PS3 for good! See how to teardown the Blu-ray player, all the way down to the laser transport. This is very useful if you need to replace the drive and want to save about $70-$100.
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.
Aphrodite — the goddess of beauty, fertility and sexual love, and once you find her in Aphrodite's Chamber, you'll know exactly why. Before speaking with Aphrodite, grab the Minotaur Horn out of the chest, then start the minigame with Aphrodite. Watch the walkthrough for the Aphrodite's Chamber in God of War III on PS3.
Want all of the GTAIV cheats? This is a Grand Theft Auto hack like you'd never believe. Get the cheat codes for every glitch and cheat in the game.
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.