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.
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
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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. ...
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...
How To: Unblock Netflix, Amazon Instant and 60 Other Channels with No Location Restrictions on Your PlayStation 3 or 4
There are several ways to get around location restrictions on subscription sites like Netflix and Hulu using apps, extensions and proxies, but they tend to only work on laptops and computers. Users who want to access content from mobile devices and gaming consoles are usually out of luck.
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...
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)
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!!!
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.
A video of me showing you how to download supported PS3 videos using your PS3 browser.
This will let you mod Fallout: New Vegas if you have a jailbroken Playstation 3. If you've already jailbroken your PS3, here is how you can mod to give yourself all sorts of extra when you play Fallout: New Vegas.
While the PlayStation 3 is great at playing BluRay discs, if you want to play back downloaded videos, it can prove to be quite problematic. Use this software hack to unlock the Play Station 3 for video playback, whether it be from a hard drive or streamed off the internet.
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.
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?
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
Learn more about the sinister forces pulling the strings of the world in Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood. This tutorial shows you how to solve Cluster 7 of the puzzles in Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood. Find out which Supreme Court Justice is a Templar!
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...
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.
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.
Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies takes the Nazi Zombie multiplayer mode from World at War to a whole new level! The one map in Zombie mode based off the original game is called "Kino Der Toten" and features the characters from World at War. It's a tough game, and if you need help gutting some zombies in the "Cinema of the Dead"— this two-part video will give you the best solo strategy for this highly difficult map in Black Ops Zombies.
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...
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.
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.