Category Archives: PlayStation 3

How to Use USB Internet on PlayStation 3

Recently, I bought PlayStation 3 and as I played more and more, I got to know about to PlayStation Network and PlayStation Store. They interested me. Then I tried connecting my USB internet with the PlayStation 3 because my modem internet was not anywhere near the PlayStation 3.

But, I wasn’t able to connect the USB internet on my PS 3. After days of searching about it, I finally got the solution. There was a need of configuring my netbook’s network settings. I just felt that many people required such a tutorial and that’s why I have come up with this post.

Materials Required: LAN Wire, USB Internet, Netbook or Laptop, PlayStation 3

Note: This tutorial has been practiced on Windows 7.

ON YOUR NETBOOK/LAPTOP:

1. Open Control Panel and search for Network and Sharing Center. Open it.
2. Click on the name of the connection.
3. Click on Properties.
4. Click on “Sharing” tab.
5. Tick the first box and select “Wired Ethernet Connection” in the drop-down box.
6. Click on OK. Close the Properties box.

ON YOUR PLAYSTATION 3:

1. Switch on your system.
2. Go to “Settings”.
3. Find “Network Settings”.
4. Click on “Internet Connection Test”.

It will then search for the required information and your internet would be connected.

You may need to update your PlayStation 3 to 3.72 version to sign up on PlayStation Network and use the online features of the games. That’s all what you require to do. Adding internet to PlayStation 3 makes your whole PS experience a lot more better and awesome. You can create hundreds of friends using PlayStation Network and if you have the PlayStation Eye(Motion Sensor for PlayStation Move), you can also video chat with your friends adding a lot of fun.

If you have any problem, you may use the comments to tell me about the problem. I will try my best to solve them and bring the best experience to you.

Share your views and opinions in the comments.

Tutorial: How to Jailbreak PS3 using Kmeaw 3.55 CFW

In a previous post we discussed all the pros and cons of jailbreaking your PS3 system. If you came to this post after reading that you clearly have decided to take the leap to the dark side. This tutorial will show you how to jailbreak a PS3 slim model on official firmware 3.55 or less. If you have a firmware version higher than this, there’s no existing jailbreak solution for you yet and also Sony does not allow firmware downgrading.

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10 Pros and Cons of Jailbreaking Your PS3

Today we are discussing five advantages and disadvantages of jailbreaking Sony’s Playstation 3. The term jailbreaking is a household term these days thanks to the iPhone’s popularity and the number of people in jailbreak community actively working on it.¬†However, jailbreaking a PS3 may be whole lot different than jailbreaking an iOS device. We’ve tried to shed some light on this after the break.

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How to Configure Router for Nat Type 2 on PS3 or Xbox 360

If you play a lot of online multiplayer games like Call of Duty: Black Ops or Modern Warfare on your PS3 or Xbox 360 you might have come across terms like Strict NAT, Open NAT, NAT Type 2 etc. If you are on NAT Type 3 then you will have some issues connecting to online games. This guide explains what is NAT Type and also how to achieve NAT Type 2 on your router.

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Sony Releases PS3 Firmware 3.60, Adds Cloud Storage for Game Saves

Sony’s latest PS3 firmware update 3.60 brings a brand new feature for PlayStation users. Actually, for now its only for the PlayStation Plus users. You can now upload all your PS3 Game Saves to Sony’s Cloud storage space for safekeeping and anywhere access. They have also added a twitter based customer support system @AskPlayStation.

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Tip: How to Manually Update PS3 using a USB Disk Drive

This guide will show you how to manually update your playstation 3 by downloading update file on Mac or Windows Computer and updating using a USB drive. One of the drawbacks of System Update on PS3 is that it doesn’t have resume support. Therefore, you have to restart from the beginning in case download fails in between.

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