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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
Get moving! Learn how to walk, run and jump your way through LittleBigPlanet. LittleBigPlanet exclusively for the PLAYSTATION 3. It lets you PLAY alone, or with friends, in a world of infinite possibilities. Run, jump, grab and swing your way thru imaginative levels and mini-games. If you're feeling creative, you can CREATE your own levels, enemies, obstacles and even storyline. Once done, SHARE them with our online community of thousands of User Generated Levels from around the world for
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 tutorial, we learn how to set up and us Netflix on your PS3. First, insert the DVD that Netflix sent you into your PS3. You will also need to have a pc nearby, all you will need to do is enter an activation code. Once the DVD is loaded, you will be able to browse movies through different categories. When you want to play something, you can simply press play and then wait for the movie to buffer. You have all the usual buttons, so you can rewind, pause, and fast forward. To go back to ...
In this tutorial, learn where to find the special unlock code and how to use it to get a special Adidas U11 team for FIFA World Cup video game. This method will get you fun new features and a whole new level of gameplay, so check it out!
Make sure you're getting the best experience from your Blu-ray movies on your PS3 by optimizing your PlayStation 3's audio, video and display settings. Scott Lowe for IGN, shows you step-by-step, the exact process for an enhanced Blu-ray experience.
Although your Blu-ray Disc player inside your PlayStation 3 may be working just fine, there are cases where they have been known to fail, specifically the laser. This is a very rare case, but if it happened to you, if your Blu-ray player isn't reading your movies anymore, this guide aims to help you fix it. Watch the video to learn how to disassemble the PS3 to retrieve the Blu-ray player.
In the City of Olympia, you'll find Helios. This is one hard battle Kratos must endure, and your want to get the Head of Helios. At first, Helios will be protected by a bunch of men with shields who you can't immediately attack. Once you win, you'll need to lay your hand over Helios to block out the sunlight. Watch the walkthrough for Helios's Head in God of War III on PS3.
What's the best way to cheat death in Dark Souls? By cheating of course. IGN reveals an exploit on the PS3 that allows you to stop the game during a save and resume it with humanities and souls intact. Be sure to use this exploit at your own risk.
You have to admit, the armor set on the front of the Fallout New Vegas cover is pretty awesome, but the only way to acquire the armor, besides console commands on the PC, is to kill an NCR Ranger Veteran. There's a way to pull it off without getting any negative fame with the NCR, and the info is in this video!
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...
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...
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.
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.
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 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.
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!
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...
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'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...
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.
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.
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'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.
A detailed look at how to unlock the Secret Survival mode in Mortal Kombat Shaolin Monks.
OK, you've played through GTA IV many times and you're looking for a new kick. Check out this video and see what sweet mods you can apply to take this awesome PS3 game to a whole new level. From weapons, to vehicles, colors, characters, physics and more, these mods will let you blast, jump and bend your way to the end of this game which redefined the whole world of an open play gaming reality. Check it out! Go check it out and learn how to hack GTA 4 for the PS3!